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His Take: Arms Reach Bistro

His Take: Arms Reach Bistro

Vancouver is a rare city in that almost every single tourist attraction is just as popular with locals as it is with visitors. Take a stroll on the seawall and you’ll find a just as many tourists out for a bike ride as you will Vancouverites training for the next marathon. If you’re in half decent shape, you can make ... Read More »

His Take: Wind Down the Night at Gringo in Blood Alley

His Take: Wind Down the Night at Gringo in Blood Alley

A lot of the restaurants that Jamie and I have recommended over the past few years have been stand-outs in a culinary sense. I wouldn’t be surprised if the good majority of our friends, who know us quite well, would have assumed that we were quickly becoming – God forbid – foodies. I hate that word, with a vengeance. It’s ... Read More »

His Take: Ridiculously Cheap Sushi, Lunch Special at Sake Maki

His Take: Ridiculously Cheap Sushi, Lunch Special at Sake Maki

Although the list of things to love about Vancouver is endless, any local would agree that the city’s sushi should be right at the top. After spending 4 years of University in Montreal with buddies that almost entirely hailed from Van City, I became enamored with their stories of “Vancouver sushi” which eventually pushed the food to legend status in ... Read More »

His Take: Cypress Mountain, Best of the Vancouver Locals

His Take: Cypress Mountain, Best of the Vancouver Locals

I’ll just go out and say it, Vancouver is probably my favorite city on the planet. On a sunny day, I don’t think that there’s many people who would disagree with me. But it’s not just the city, it’s the lifestyle. I think my sister’s boyfriend said it best, “Vancouver is where people do whatever makes them happy, and everyone ... Read More »

His Take: Cliff Jumping in the Okanagan

His Take: Cliff Jumping in the Okanagan

There are few pleasures in this world that deliver as much of a rush as cliff diving. I don’t know what the difference is about leaping from a pure rock face when in comparison with a diving board that may be just as high, but the rock face wins every time. Perhaps it’s that a diving board suggests that you ... Read More »

His Take: Surf The Icy Side of the Pacific in Tofino, B.C.

His Take: Surf The Icy Side of the Pacific in Tofino, B.C.

For those of you who have thought about giving surfing a try, I’m sure you envisioned yourself coasting toward the shore in the shallow waters of Waikiki. Or perhaps your first introduction to the sport would be in one of the countless hot-spots across Australia. What about this: tightly wrapped in a wetsuit while you fight against the frigid currents ... Read More »

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