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For the wanderluster who wants everything at their doorstep but isn’t so keen on spending hours travelling from location to location, there’s no better destination than Vancouver. The Canadian city has an abundance of rare wildlife, some of the most gorgeous mountain scenery and hiking trails on earth, and a thriving cultural scene that can go toe to toe with anything in the Old World. And that’s not mentioning the world class skiing facilities just ninety minutes away.

The great thing about the city is it so seamlessly blends everything you could want, while maintaining a high standard of, well, everything. It’s why you can eat at a world class restaurant on the same day you go whale spotting, or spend an afternoon taking in a serene hiking route and the evening strolling around thriving, historic Gastown. It’s also one of the only cities in the Western world where over half of the residents aren’t native English speakers (hence the varied culinary offerings). Vancouver is a city of extremes, definitely, but one that does them all so well you’ll be wondering why anybody ever leaves.

Vancouver

For the wanderluster who wants everything at their doorstep but isn’t so keen on spending hours travelling from location to location, there’s no better destination than Vancouver. The Canadian city has an abundance of rare wildlife, some of the most gorgeous mountain scenery and hiking trails on earth, and a thriving cultural scene that can go toe to toe with anything in the Old World. And that’s not mentioning the world class skiing facilities just ninety minutes away.

The great thing about the city is it so seamlessly blends everything you could want, while maintaining a high standard of, well, everything. It’s why you can eat at a world class restaurant on the same day you go whale spotting, or spend an afternoon taking in a serene hiking route and the evening strolling around thriving, historic Gastown. It’s also one of the only cities in the Western world where over half of the residents aren’t native English speakers (hence the varied culinary offerings). Vancouver is a city of extremes, definitely, but one that does them all so well you’ll be wondering why anybody ever leaves.

   
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Soundtrack of the city

Spending in Vancouver

  • Food

    3 course meal for 2: £42.95

  • Coffee

    A regular cappuccino: £2.56

  • Beer

    A medium beer: £4.01

  • Taxi

    One-way (Local Transport):£1.72

Spending in Sydney

  • Food

    3 course meal for 2: £42.95

  • Coffee

    A regular cappuccino: £2.56

  • Beer

    A medium beer: £4.01

  • Taxi

    One-way (Local Transport):£1.72

Soundtrack of the city

Reflections on the City of Glass

The climate in Vancouver is typically Canadian, although the city benefits from being one of the warmest cities in the country during the winter and is slightly more temperate during the summer than the hot, humid interior of the Great White North.

There is a lot of rain and snow over winter, but the city infrastructure is set up to deal with this. In the summer, it’s usually quite dry, so you won’t be sweating too much unless you take on one of the harder hikes.

Discover the real Vancouver

Eating your way around Vancouver is like eating your way around the world. There are enough restaurants across the city to cover every meal you’ve ever heard of and then some, so whether you’re a pasta obsessive or want to dig into some Ethiopian lentil curry, you’ll find a world class version of the dish at your doorstep if you come to visit. Even those who are looking for the less refined experience will be left stuffed by the plethora of incredible street food.

We could write a series to rival Game of Thrones that wouldn’t begin to cover what there is to do in Vancouver, but we know you’ve come here to get the best of what’s available instead of a telephone book list of attractions. The Canadian city has cultural exhibits, stunning mountain scenery, is on the coast, and is home to a hospitality scene that would make any big city proud. City-slickers and nature-lovers alike will have plenty to see and do here.

With so much to do, it can be overwhelming to figure out your Vancouver itinerary. Organised tours and other similar options can be useful, but for a unique experience it’s sometimes best to plan your own way. We at Orbzii have the local knowledge to make sure you get the best out of your experience.

Food & Drink

Eating your way around Vancouver is like eating your way around the world. There are enough restaurants across the city to cover every meal you’ve ever heard of and then some, so whether you’re a pasta obsessive or want to dig into some Ethiopian lentil curry, you’ll find a world class version of the dish at your doorstep if you come to visit. Even those who are looking for the less refined experience will be left stuffed by the plethora of incredible street food.

See & do

We could write a series to rival Game of Thrones that wouldn’t begin to cover what there is to do in Vancouver, but we know you’ve come here to get the best of what’s available instead of a telephone book list of attractions. The Canadian city has cultural exhibits, stunning mountain scenery, is on the coast, and is home to a hospitality scene that would make any big city proud. City-slickers and nature-lovers alike will have plenty to see and do here.

Guides & Tips

With so much to do, it can be overwhelming to figure out your Vancouver itinerary. Organised tours and other similar options can be useful, but for a unique experience it’s sometimes best to plan your own way. We at Orbzii have the local knowledge to make sure you get the best out of your experience.

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More of the Australia

Adventures here lead you from the vast to the genuinely unimaginable. A sun-baked continent is the last place you’d expect to ski. Or marvel at a giant pineapple. But that’s Australia’s unmistakable charm. Drive into the outback, scamper in cities or just enjoy some of the world’s best waves. The Opera House and architecture might be fascinating, but it’s the indigenous and ancient Australia that’s the real draw.