17 Jan 2016

Chocolate v. Vortex

There comes a time – fingertips blue, wrists no longer bending – when one realizes that Vancouver fashion mittens are no match for a New York polar vortex. If a massive trudge has taken you to Soho, there is bubbling relief in sight. Head to Mariebelle Chocolate, duck into the

16 Aug 2015

The Island Markets

In Vancouver, we are lucky to be just a boat ride away from so many beautiful islands, each with their own unique character. It could be a quick ferry to Bowen, or a little farther to Hornby, Pender, Qualicum Beach or Metchosin. For those looking for a fun day or

09 Jun 2015

Hot Shop Chihuly

How would you like to spend your day toiling in front of a furnace heated to 2150° Fahrenheit? You will hold tight onto your stick of molten silica and batch, and you will poke it in and out of the deadly cauldron. After a long while standing at the Gates