Vancouver Blog

Discover the Sights and Sounds of Downtown Vancouver


Holiday HoHoHo in Downtown Vancouver

Both visitors and locals alike would agree that Vancouver is visually picture postcard perfect, especially when it boasts mountains and an ocean nearby for a handy backdrop, but this world class cosmopolitan city in the Pacific Northwest is absolutely captivating when she’s all glammed up for the holidays.

Vancouver, spring is in the air!

It’s time to enjoy longer stretches of drier weather, beautiful blossoms and pleasant strolls in one of the many gorgeous parks in and around downtown Vancouver: spring is in the air!

Tea for Two In Downtown Vancouver

Without a doubt Vancouver reigns supreme as having a huge coffee culture, but there’s something altogether soothing about a mid-afternoon cup of tea to escape the frenetic cacophony of downtown Vancouver.

Fun & Frolic with False Creek Ferries

An exceedingly pleasant way to see the city as well as to get across False Creek with an exceptional view from the water involves climbing on board one of the little blue boats that glide effortlessly on the waterways: False Creek Ferries is probably one of Vancouver’s best kept secrets as a notable and interesting mode of transportation.

‘Tis the Season in Downtown Vancouver

To celebrate the season, go and see what downtown Vancouver has to offer during the holidays whether it be for shopping, strolling, visiting beautifully decorated seasonal venues or just having a twirl around an ice rink in the center of the city, there’s something for everyone.

Shop Til You Drop in Downtown Vancouver

Shopaholic Alert: If you’re on the prowl for a premier shopping destination, look no further than beautiful downtown Vancouver which boasts a dizzying array of choices from department stores to indie boutiques, all conveniently located in the downtown corridor just steps from The Auberge!

Eat, Drink & Shop in Gastown, Vancouver

Essentially Vancouver’s oldest ‘hood with heritage designations on most of the buildings but also the most hip and happening: Gastown has plenty of indie boutiques, one of a kind art galleries, cutting edge interior design stores, critically acclaimed restaurants as well as a host of cool cocktail lounges and bars plus a whole lot more!