“You’re gorgeous, baby, you’re sophisticated, you live well…Vancouver is Manhattan with mountains. It’s a liquid city, a tomorrow city, equal parts India, China, England, France and the Pacific Northwest. It’s the cool North American sibling.” - The New York Times


We hope that everyone is staying safe in this Vancouver heatwave! The worst is behind us, but we thought we’d advise on some tips for you and your homes to stay cool. There are also 10 cooling centres around the city you can duck into for a respite. Want to know more? Scroll down!

Symptoms of heat-related illness and heat exhaustion

Watch for the following symptoms as signs of heat-related illness and heat exhaustion:

  • Extreme thirst

  • Dizziness

  • Confusion

  • Weakness

  • Fainting

  • Rapid breathing and heartbeat...

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If you’re looking for a way to enlarge your home without shelling out for a full-scale addition, converting your garage into a living space or home office typically adds about 600 square feet (assuming it’s a two-car garage) of extra room! Read on below for all the details about this cool renovation!


Because a garage already has a foundation, walls, and a roof, using the existing structure typically costs around half of what you’d spend for an all-new addition. Different needs...

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It’s the middle of the week! I hope that your start to June has been awesome so far, check out my new block post for the latest events happening this week! Which ones do you want to go to? If you want to hear more about these, read on!

Vancouver Children’s Festival

Reimagine fun at the 2021 Vancouver International Children’s Festival with an extraordinary online line-up of world-class theatre, music, dance and storytelling created specifically for children. The reimagined 2021 Festival...

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Mother's Day is coming up this Sunday, so we wanted to show you a few Yaletown restaurants that you should visit!

Homer Street Café

Address: 898 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W5

This classic comfort food restaurant is serving up a Mother's Day brunch special: Butter poached halibut, poached hen’s egg, hollandaise, grilled asparagus, and pickled fennel.

Wildtale Yaletown

Address: 1079 Mainland St, Vancouver, BC V6B 5P9

Wildtale is serving up a special Mother's Day lunch only at the...

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The recent announcement of the partnership between JD.com and Juwai has just simplified the way for the Chinese to purchase a home outside of China.


JD.com is a Chinese E-commerce organization, comparable to Amazon, with its headquarters located in Beijing, China. With 266.3 million active users, it is noted as one of largest business to consumer online retailers in China.


Juwai is a Chinese online portal for buyers to purchase properties that are overseas. Retrieving information from...

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