Paris In Vancouver: Le Marche St George

Paris In Vancouver: Le Marche St George - The cutest little French cafe hidden in Riley Park area

Want to know a secret locals spot? There’s the most darling french cafe-slash-bakery-slash-general store nestled in Riley Park. You probably haven’t seen if before because it’s buried in the middle of a residential neighborhood. Le Marche St George is it’s name, and it’s located at the corner of St George Street and 28th Ave in a rustic old green house with peeling paint.

Once you see it for yourself, you’ll fall in love too. You may even feel the same inner conflict of whether you should shout it from a rooftop how adorable this cafe is, or hope no one else discovers it so it can remain your little secret. Continue reading

Categories: British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver
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Vancouver’s Hidden Hangouts: Secret Tree House In East Van

Vancouver's Hidden Hangouts - Secret Treehouse in East Van

We don’t get many opportunities in our adult life to hangout in a tree house. A secret tree house at that. City living, for many of us in Vancouver, means a lack of a back yard and definitely no woods to call our own.

That’s alright, though. Some awesome people built a secret tree house in East Vancouver for us all to enjoy. Just don’t all go enjoy it at once, k?

It’s actually pretty easy to find once you know where to look.

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Categories: British Columbia, Canada, Vancouver
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Vancouver’s Hidden Hangouts: Secret Bunker In Lighthouse Park

Vancouver's Hidden Hangouts: Secret Bunker in Lighthouse Park

Searching for hidden hangouts is one of my favorite things to do in this city I’ve been fortunate enough to call home for the last decade. Our good friend Hep is to thank for showing us this super cool secret bunker hiding in plain sight at one of the most popular parks in West Vancouver.

Lighthouse Park sees many daily visitors. There are a number of trails to hike, oceanfront spots to picnic at, and view points in which to take in the stunning sunsets.

Most people coming to Lighthouse Park tend to stick to the well beaten paths, though. And unfortunately for them, that means missing out on this unique hangout spot.  Continue reading

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Architectural Walking Tours Of Vancouver’s Neighborhoods: Gastown

Architectural Walking Tours of Vancouver's Neighborhoods: Gastown

Every summer the Architectural Institute of BC hosts guided walking tours of some of Vancouver’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The cost is a mere $10 per person and offers a really neat perspective on this animated city.  I assure you, it’s a really great value for the price.

Whether you’re here on holiday or you’re a long-time resident, this tour will surely prove to be informative and enjoyable. At the very least it will be a good photo opportunity for tourists and locals alike. Continue reading

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Eagle River Rope Swing | Powell River BC

Eagle River Rope Swing in Powell River BC

There’s a secret little swimming hole in Powell River with one of the most epic rope swings around.  Continue reading

Categories: British Columbia, Canada, Powell River, Sunshine Coast
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