Tag Archives: Winter

Top Holiday Season Things To Do In Vancouver

Top things to do in Vancouver this Holiday Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  The lights twinkle a little more brightly, the air is crisp, and there’s a party going somewhere. Best Vancouver Christmas Attractions Vancouver Christmas Market I love the Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s a taste of Europe here in Vancouver. The new location is pretty swank ...

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Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year in Vancouver’s Chinatown – Year of the Monkey

Celebrating 2016 Chinese New Year and Valentines Day in Vancouver’s Chinatown – 2016 Year of the Monkey 猴 The Chinese New Year Parade will return for the 43rd time on Sunday, February 14th, 2016, and it’s also Valentines Day. Clever Monkey! 恭喜發財! Gung Hay Fat Choi! (Happy New Year!) 情人节快乐 (And Happy Valentine’s Day) One of my favourite neighbourhood Vancouver events, ...

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Vancouver Christmas Market 2015

Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. Family entertainment. Tasty authentic food. The aroma of mulled wine. A truly enchanting atmosphere. Mmm… tasty winter food. If you haven’t been, its at least worth visiting once. I like to visit once every year, take in the festive decorations, and get into the spirit! From November 21 to December 24, 2015, the Vancouver Christmas Market ...

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Vancouver Christmas Market 2014 Holiday Fun

I love the Downtown Vancouver Christmas Market, it’s festive, it’s romantic, it’s got great food and gift ideas, and it’s an affordable, family holiday activity! This year the winter season Christmas Market is open from November 22 to December 24, 2014. Colourful décor. Authentic gifts. Family entertainment. Tasty authentic food. The aroma of mulled wine. A truly enchanting atmosphere. Mmm… ...

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4th Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival

The 4th Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival presented by CityFood Magazine is back with even more chocolate makers who’ve come together to spike their hot chocolate drinks with the wildest, most delicious flavours you can imagine. January 18 – February 14, 2014. Chocolate will make you happy. Festival Walking Maps : http://www.cityfood.com/hotchocolate/your-walking-map 25 Venues — 28 days — 60+ Inspired Hot ...

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2013 Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden

2013 Festival of Lights at VanDusen Garden, Vancouver Festival of Lights at VanDusen Botanic Garden in Vancouver is a magical Winter Holiday experience for the whole family with 1.4 million twinkling lights. Spend a special Christmas holiday evening strolling the garden paths among hundreds of thousands of brightly twinkling lights while sipping on hot spiced cider or chocolate, listening to ...

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Finding Fabulous Hot Chocolate in Vancouver

Vancouver’s Best Cups of Hot Chocolate As Vancouver starts to feel the winter chill, hot cocoa is a perfect way to warm the spirit, indulge is something luxurious, and share a moment. After the initial seasonal egg nogs, I turn to something less cloying, something more earthy and complex.  Cacao has a long history, considered sacred by the Aztec, and still ...

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