Our stay at the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront in Vancouver signified the start of our package tour of the Canadian Rocky Mountains with the Rocky Mountaineer.  In fact, the Rocky Mountaineer had several choices of hotels for us (banded at different costs), one of which was the Georgian Court Hotel where...

Shopping at Robson Street, Vancouver

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Once we were safely tucked away in our temporary abode at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver, it was time to hit the streets for some shopping!  Just a short walk away from the YWCA Hotel Vancouver was Robson Street, the city’s best known shopping precinct.   From upscale fashion shops to international...
We were pleasantly surprised when we were informed at check-in to the Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront that complimentary dinner and breakfast was provided for us at the hotel’s in-house restaurant P2B Bistro & Bar.   While we did get CAD $800 worth of credits to redeem for meal plans as part of...

Strolling along Yaletown, Vancouver

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Once an industrial district, Yaletown today has developed into one of Vancouver’s most sought-after neighbourhood.  Situated in the southeastern portion of downtown Vancouver, it is bordered by False Creek and by Robson and Homer Streets.From our lodgings at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver, it was relatively easy for us to spend...
Our main aim of getting to Vancouver was to embark on the Rocky Mountaineer’s famous train ride and package to the famed Canadian Rockies.  So after a most gruelling long flight from Singapore to Los Angeles and then connecting to Alaska Airline flight to Vancouver and staying overnight at the airport...
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