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Takashi Murakami Celebrates Birthday in YVR Style

Takashi Murakami Celebrates Birthday in YVR Style

Celebrating his 56th birthday in Vancouver, international Japanese artist Takashi Murakami had a vibrant day filled with media events and festivity. An early morning at the Vancouver Art Gallery saw a brightly robed Murakami presenting the The Octopus Eats Its Own Leg exhibition of over […]

Grab Your Bidding Tablets – The Bacchanalia Gala is Back!

Grab Your Bidding Tablets – The Bacchanalia Gala is Back!

The Vancouver International Wine Festival has announced the date and details of the highly anticipated annual Bacchanalia Gala Dinner + Auction as taking place on February 24th. In the next breath, VIWF has also announces that all 450 seats are sold out – wonderful for them […]

PARQ’s Victor Launches with a Fete Fit for Queen V

PARQ’s Victor Launches with a Fete Fit for Queen V

PARQ Vancouver launched another new restaurant this month when the 170-seat Victor threw open its doors and welcomed the city’s top foodies, bloggers, and media personalities in. Situated on the 6th floor of the Douglas Autograph Collection hotel, the restaurant boasts unprecedented views of False […]

Robots, Snorkeling, and Deep Arctic Exploration

Robots, Snorkeling, and Deep Arctic Exploration

Named after Sedna, the goddess of the ocean in Inuit lore and the mother of all marine mammals, this experiential Arctic ocean outreach program for Inuit youth and Elders will take place in Qausuittuq (Resolute) and Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet). This is where Sedna’s sea women […]

FLEUR Bridal Show Takes Luxury Up a Notch

FLEUR Bridal Show Takes Luxury Up a Notch

Sunday, January 21st was a very special day for brides-to-be in Vancouver. The FLEUR luxury wedding show and forum blossomed under a replica Eiffel Tower in the 4th floor ballroom of the Douglas Autograph Hotel at Parq Vancouver. FLEUR was the city’s first wedding show […]

10 Most Expensive Essential Oils

10 Most Expensive Essential Oils

Throughout history, gathering from nature and creating extractions for medicinal purposes has been a way humans have sought to cure themselves of ailments and illness. Essential oils, containing the aroma of a particular fruit or plant, have been in use since the 13th century. These […]

Behold the Shocking Pinkness of TWG’s Breakfast Bulldog Tea

Behold the Shocking Pinkness of TWG’s Breakfast Bulldog Tea

Usher in the Year of the Dog with TWG Tea’s first Haute Couture Tea of 2018, the Breakfast Bulldog Tea, a bright and sunny morning blend as invigorating as a run in the park. Perfect when paired with a celebratory brunch, this limited edition blend […]

2018’s Top Travel Hit List for Satisfying Wanderlust

2018’s Top Travel Hit List for Satisfying Wanderlust

With the lineup of ‘places to go next’ growing by the minute, deciding on your next trip can be a challenge. To help you along, take a boo at the list that my friends at Bannikin Travel & Tourism have created! Travel the Archipelago of […]

Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

Chef Alvin Leung Talks Diabetes

When The Demon Chef wants to talk diabetes, you sit down and listen. Chef Alvin Leung and I met at Botanist Restaurant over a steaming bowl of steel-cut oats, dried fruits, fresh blueberries, and almond milk. Chef Leung was casual in his signature head-to-toe black topped by a bespoke Play No More […]

Roots Launches Cabin Concept Inspired by Algonquin

Roots Launches Cabin Concept Inspired by Algonquin

Iconic Canadian retailer, Roots unveiled its new Roots Cabin concept store to the public on November 8. Located in Vancouver’s CF Pacific Centre, it is the first of its kind in Western Canada, and one of just three in the world. The entrance to the store was set-up […]