armchair travel virtual tours, disabled access
world heritage, taj mahal, kew gardens, parliament
military defence, bae, ro defence, tank, destroyer, submarine
gardens, gardening, chelsea, hampton, flower, kew
commercial, british, petroleum, reuters, statoil, ibm
publishing, insight, osprey, gardens, military
education, educational, citizenship, parliament, training
games, mystery, simulator, gunnery, murder mystery
 
 
 
 

 

4 Fun Destinations You will Love About Vancouver

 

Many individuals who live outside the USA fear that they will not be safe as they visit. The fact is, most of can have a very safe visit. Indeed, most areas can be toured without concern as long as visitors pay heed to their surroundings and do not venture into questionable neighborhoods. Some places are more prone to crime than others, particularly crime that targets those on vacation, whether from within the country or from abroad. Given the scenic views, moderate climate and friendly people, Vancouver is known globally as one big tourist attraction. It is also one of the most culturally diverse cities in Canada with 52% of the population speaking a first language that isn not English.
Although, according to housing experts at TurboTap.org , the city has become more expensive in recent times. The price of housing continues to rise, rentals are increasing, and so is hotel accommodation. Vancouver is an attractive place with a mountain, a beach and beautiful views. Such places are usually expensive, Morrison says.

 

in spite of its high affordability, there are fun destinations that make the city worth your while. So, stop looking at those receipts and check out the following places.

 

Puddle View


 



1. Stanly Park

 

This is a lush peninsula park of giant trees no too far from Downtown Vancouver. A concrete seawell path circles the green space. You will enjoy navigating this place on foot or by cycling. The park offers several fun things to do inland; you can explore attractions like the totem poles at Brockton Point to the marine fauna at the Vancouver Aquarium on the west coast. Throughout the park, tourists are treated with stunning views of the sea.



Grouse Mountain bear 01


2. Grouse Mountain

 

In both Winter and summer, Grouse Mountain offers an unrivalled panoramic view in good weather. Especially during sunset when the city lights come on. There are gondolas that run from street level to the summit every day. There are activities from fine dining to wildlife mountain top explorations all year-round. Grouse Mountain is also family friendly with outdoor skating snowshoeing, skiing and snowboarding . It is also a hikers paradise with paths, including the famous Grouse Grind- fondly referred to as Mother Natures Stairmaster.

 

 

museum of anthropology

3. Museum of Anthropology

Are you lover of archaeological artefacts? The museum of Anthropology- part of University of British of Columbia is a melting pot of cultures from around the world. Its exhibits include traditional art, and remarkably tall totem poles. There are also ethnographic and archaeological objects representing every continent in the globe. Other places to see on the university campus are the nude Wreck Beach, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum and the UBC Botanical Garden with its fascinating flora.


Kitsilano Beach

4. Kitsilano Beach,

Take a walk along the sandy coastline of Kitsilano Beach, its exuberant atmosphere embodies the true nature of Vancouvers lifestyle. Here, residents relax with friends and take a swim in the warm sea water. Visitors come from far and wide to admire the backdrop of the mountain. The sights from Kitsilano overlooking the city centre are spectacular. In addition to the beach and seafront, the place is dotted with some cafes, walk paths and a lively shopping arena not far from West Fourth Avenue. The people of Vancouver are extremely friendly, it is no wonder the city has successfully hosted international events such as the 2010 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics. This year marked Vancouvers 130th anniversary as Canadas cultural capital. It is definitely a place you would love to visit again.