No list of the world’s most liveable cities seems to be complete without Vancouver getting some attention. British Columbia’s cultural centre ticks so many boxes that it doesn’t seem fair, to the point where an entire concept of urban architecture grew from the city. Vancouverism is all about the quality of life, and there is plenty of evidence that it works. With those surroundings, that diversity and those parks, how could it not?
A fully-rounded trip to Vancouver is as much about getting out of the city as spending time within it. Even the most cursory glance at its borders will prove that as mountains streak high into the sky and practically beg you to lace up the hiking boots and get to work. There is plenty to do within the city itself, with innovative galleries and museums aplenty. The best things to do in Vancouver are like Vancouverism itself; they tick all the boxes. Energy is required, but luckily the city is filled with fantastic coffee to get that blood flowing.
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