MY TRIP TO VANCOUVER, BC

Summer trips to Vancouver are the best! If you are the kind of person who enjoys nice spring weather (high 60's to low 70's Fahrenheit) then this is one of the many great places to visit during the summer months! 

Check my trip pictures and videos below!

FOOD

Green Lettuce
Green Lettuce

In the mood for some awesome Indo-Chinese food? Green Lettuce is your best choice for it! I would definitely recommend ordering their Veggie Egg Fried Rice and Manchurian Chicken. It's a family fave for us!

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Granville à la Mode
Granville à la Mode

When you visit Granville Island and you are hungry for some good food, I would recommend visiting a restaurant inside the market called à la Mode. From bubble to to clam chowder, this place has all the good food. I would recommend getting the Chicken Pot Pie. Check out the next image for details.

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White Spot
White Spot

White Spot is another spot (hehe) where you can joy great food. t's very much along the lines of Swiss Chalet. I would recommend the Fish Tacos when you eat at White Spot.

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Green Lettuce
Green Lettuce

In the mood for some awesome Indo-Chinese food? Green Lettuce is your best choice for it! I would definitely recommend ordering their Veggie Egg Fried Rice and Manchurian Chicken. It's a family fave for us!

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TRANSPORTATION

Compass Card
Compass Card

The best way to get around in Vancouver is by using their amazing transit system, which for those who live in Atlanta or in any city with bad public transportation will appreciate very much. To get around, you can buy this Compass Card at any station! Note: the deposit for the card is $6 CAD, but you can get the $6 back when you return the card at the Stadium-Chinatown station.

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Old Transit Tickets
Old Transit Tickets

If you have these yellow tickets like we did, you're in luck! These tickets are no longer in use and you can exchange them in for some $$! For the value of each ticket (which is $2.10), you can return these tickets and either get cash back or load that amount onto your Compass card so you can use it on your trip. How convenient!

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Skytrain Map
Skytrain Map

This map is super helpful! Everything is super accessible from the trains, even buses! Unlike some other train maps, this is really simple and easy to read!

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Compass Card
Compass Card

The best way to get around in Vancouver is by using their amazing transit system, which for those who live in Atlanta or in any city with bad public transportation will appreciate very much. To get around, you can buy this Compass Card at any station! Note: the deposit for the card is $6 CAD, but you can get the $6 back when you return the card at the Stadium-Chinatown station.

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SIGHTS

View of the Mountains
View of the Mountains

Whenever you get a chance to visit Vancouver, enjoy the view as much as you can. The entire city is bordered by beautiful mountains! One of these set of mountains is called Whistler.

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Whistler Mountains
Whistler Mountains

If you enjoy the mountains more than the beach, then Whistler is the perfect place for you to visit when you go to Vancouver! Although I didn't get the chance to go to Whistler this time around on my trip, I can definitely say from personal experience that when you get to the top of Whistler, the view of the mountains is absolutely breathtaking! You may feel like you are looking at the Swiss Alps but in a better price range. For more details, check out their website!

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Granville Island
Granville Island

Welcome to Granville Island! From fresh fruit to precious jewelry, Granville Island has it all, not only is it a public market, it is also a great place to listen to live music and enjoy amazing weather by the bay water!

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View of the Mountains
View of the Mountains

Whenever you get a chance to visit Vancouver, enjoy the view as much as you can. The entire city is bordered by beautiful mountains! One of these set of mountains is called Whistler.

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