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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 »

Her Take: Satisfy Your Sushi Cravings at Sake Maki in Vancouver

Her Take: Satisfy Your Sushi Cravings at Sake Maki in Vancouver

When Kyle and I ate at Sake Maki in Vancouver it happened completely by chance. We originally headed over to Broadway for lunch at The Eatery, another amazing Vancouver sushi hotspot, which happened to be closed. The great thing about this city is if one sushi spot is not open, another gem awaits just around the corner. Source: Sake Maki ... 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 »

Your Take: Finch’s Tea & Coffee House in Vancouver

Your Take: Finch’s Tea & Coffee House in Vancouver

A few weeks ago my brother, also known as the author of “his take,” asked me to share some of my favorite restaurants on Couple of Yuppies. It took less than a millisecond for me to decide I wanted to write about Finch’s Tea & Coffee House in Vancouver. This past summer I was lucky enough to work around the corner ... Read More »

Her Take: Skiing Cypress Mountain in Vancouver

Her Take: Skiing Cypress Mountain in Vancouver

For Christmas 2012, Kyle and I headed home to Vancouver to visit friends and family, as well as remember what fresh air actually smells like. Being in “The Big Smoke” for the past year can be tricky when you’re used to mountains and nature at your doorstep, so it was great to kick back and enjoy everything Vancouver has to ... 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: 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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