Celebrate the Season with Festive Cocktails at the Westin Bayshore

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Photo Credit: Westin Bayshore

Holiday Happy Hour, anyone? With its prime location on the shores of Coal Harbour and next to Stanley Park, not only is the Westin Bayshore a luxury city hotel featuring the signature Westin Heavenly Bed and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors providing breathtaking views; it’s also the home of some of Vancouver’s best Christmas cocktails. The hotel’s H Tasting Lounge and H2 Rotisserie & Bar are serving up specially curated festive libations for the holiday season.

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Celebrate the Season with Festive Cocktails at the Westin Bayshore

Get Cozy this Winter at Vancouver’s Heated (and Covered!) Patios

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Baby, it’s cold outside! But thanks to awnings, heaters and cozy blankets, patio season is still alive and well at many restaurants Vancouver. So cozy up – here’s a list of eateries and bars with outdoor where you can enjoy Happy Hour or eat a hearty meal without catching a chill!

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Get Cozy this Winter at Vancouver’s Heated (and Covered!) Patios

Get Festive: 8 Unique to Vancouver Christmas Season Activities

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The holiday season spirit is alive and well in Vancouver! If you’re looking for a fun date night, family outing, or something to checkout on your own, let us illuminate you with some the city’s unique offerings of holiday cheer. (Also make sure to have your camera at the ready, as all of the below has been waiting all year to be featured on your Instagram!)

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Get Festive: 8 Unique to Vancouver Christmas Season Activities

VanDusen Festival of Lights Opens December 1

VanDusen Botanical Gardens dazzles during Festival of Lights.

The holiday season is one of my favourite times of year in Vancouver, because it means I get to experience one of my favourite Christmas traditions: the VanDusen Festival of Lights! Opening December 1, this unique annual event is a winter wonderland in the city.

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VanDusen Festival of Lights Opens December 1

Stay Active in Vancouver this December

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Whether you’re ready for it or not (I am!), the holiday season is in full swing in Vancouver. It’s a season to indulge and feel joy, but don’t forget to get those endorphins going while you’re in the city!

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Stay Active in Vancouver this December

Celebrate World Vegan Month in Vancouver at These Plant-Based Comfort Food Restaurants

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November is World Vegan Month, and while (full disclosure) I’m not vegan, I am a big fan of Vancouver’s plant-based eateries and their hearty, vegan comfort food options. They are perfect for the chillier November weather, so here are some of Vancouver’s veggie-forward eateries and what to try when you go!

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Celebrate World Vegan Month in Vancouver at These Plant-Based Comfort Food Restaurants

Keep Warm and Find Your Zen at These 5 Vancouver Yoga Studios

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The weather outside isn’t frightful, but it’s definitely getting cold enough to merit most visitors and locals wanting to stay indoors. Yoga studios are a great place to either get cozy and relax or get moving to start or end your day. Whether you want to get your sweat on or find some quiet zen, Vancouver’s yoga studios and their internationally renowned teachers have got your back – bring your mind, body and spirit into balance in Vancouver!

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Keep Warm and Find Your Zen at These 5 Vancouver Yoga Studios