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Vancouver — If you’re looking for a city with spectacular natural surroundings, look no further than Vancouver, British Columbia. Surrounded by water on three sides and boasting more than 190 parks, the city is, besides being ideally suited for lovers of the great outdoors, filled with the cultural opportunities one would expect of a city of this caliber. Nestled beneath the dramatic, jagged Coast Mountains, it’s no surprise that it was chosen to host the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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Savvy Souvenirs: 7 Great Museum Gift Shops

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September 26, 2014 by Christine Dayao

When you think of whale watching, you might imagine sitting on a boat with a pair of binoculars, waiting for the world's biggest creatures to appear before your ... Read More »


8 Daredevil Bridges with Amazing Views

September 25, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

Some of the world’s best views come from the middle of the world’s scariest bridges. That’s not to mention the adventure you’ll get from crossing these ... Read More »


How to: Visit Vancouver on a Budget

June 02, 2014 by Teresa Bitler

City forests, trendy neighborhoods, and a formidable dining scene make Vancouver one of Canada’s most popular travel destinations. It isn’t the cheapest, though. ... Read More »


Deal Alert: Earn Free Travel on Amtrak

January 28, 2014 by Karen Gardiner Dion

If you like to take it slow or love to watch the landscape unfold from a comfortable seat, you should take a look at these three deals from Amtrak. All three ... Read More »

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