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Vancouver

Vancouver (population 1.9 million) is a modern city, surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Ocean and coastal mountain range. Vancouver has a diverse cultural community, vibrant entertainment scene, broad range of outdoor activities and temperate coastal climate. In (2001) Vancouver was declared the number one city in the world to live in by the world’s largest human resource consultancy William M. Mercer.

Accommodations

Maps

Transportation

  • Public Transit – Translink (covers Greater Vancouver)
  • Taxi – There are four taxi companies in Vancouver.If you’re in a popular downtown area, you’ll be able to find a taxi easily.If you aren’t, it is probably best to call the cab company and request pick up.
    • Yellow Cabs: 604-876-5555, 604-681-1111
    • Vancouver Taxi: 604-255-5111
    • Black Top Cabs: 604-731-1111
    • MacLure’s Cabs: 604-731-9211

Restaurants

  • Fodors has a great site for finding a restuarant in Vancouver, the site allows you to search by location, price and cuisine type see: Fodors.com

Arts & Culture

Outdoor Activities

Ski/Snowboarding

Sea-Kayaking

Shopping

Tourism Sites