Tag Archives: Vancouver

Find Yourself In The Largest Estate Property Currently In Vancouver, BC

Picture yourself pulling up to an estate, yours, feeling impressed with the grandiosity of it every time you see it. Now picture yourself walking through that impeccable home with a fine balance between modern sophistication and traditionally-valued design. Mix that with views that stretch to the Gulf Islands, looking out on your property, the largest estate property in Vancouver. Enter The Gables Estate in Vancouver This is what you can expect at the spaced out, 4.25-acre property, nicknamed ‘The Gables Estate‘, listed by Engel & Völkers Vancouver. This 10,000 sq. ft. expansive Tudor mansion is surrounded by a manicured green landscape[Read More]

The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel Will Make You Love Layovers

You know, one of my favourite views is when big international planes fly into the airport. I used to watch airplanes fly into the airport when I was younger and loved the sights and sounds. The flights going in and out, taking off, full of people going to a new city, going home or off to discover something new. The Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel brings in that unique perspective directly outside its windows. Making it one of the most unique views I have experienced. Before I get to the room and the hotel, I just want to say how convenient[Read More]

Driving British Columbia’s Sea-to-Sky Highway in a Porsche 911 Carrera 4S To Whistler

What if you had a week to experience everything on-and-off the road in a Porsche? I mean everything. City streets, mountainous winding roads, snow, hail, rain, off-roading and driving full-tilt on the track. You probably thought it wasn’t possible to really find all extents of the car in such a short time. Well, for the Porsche Performance Tour in British Columbia, all driving conditions found us and we conquered them all. We started off with a meeting at the Fairmont Vancouver Airport where we paired up and found a driving buddy. BC Living Magazine writer and Yacht enthusiast, Lisa and I[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Marks 10 Year Anniversary With A Beautiful Upgrade To Their Flagship Store In Vancouver

Happy 10 year anniversary in Vancouver, Tiffany & Co.! To celebrate, Tiffany & Co. has opened its doors to its newly renovated flagship store on Burrard Street in the heart of the retail district in Vancouver. The store has expanded to two floors with beautiful winding marble staircases on each side as you come in through the tall ceilinged entrance. How nice. You can feel like the newly renovated flagship store had the customer experience as a top priority, after all, these meetings at Tiffany & Co. could be celebrating the start of a monumental moment in your life. So, with such[Read More]

The Dalmore Launches Single Malt Collection Valued Over $200K

Are you a Scotch drinker? Then you will love this. A new collection of some of the rarest single malts in the world is going on sale at the British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch’s (LDB) flagship Signature liquor store located at 39th & Cambie Street. For the first time in Canada, The Dalmore has released their rare collection of scotches valued at $218,500, which will officially go on sale March 27th at 6:30pm. The Dalmore will release their Constellation Collection with the very best of their whiskies created between the years of 1966 and 1992. The whiskies were created at their iconic Scottish[Read More]

The Fastest 4-Seater Convertible in the World

[W]hich car can bring the whole luxury standard up and then exceed it? The New Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible. Bentley’s legendary stride in the luxury car market has not only raised the bar, it has surpassed it, became bored, and started it’s own city. The Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is now the fastest 4-seater convertible in the world, with a top speed of 325 km/h. What does it need to bring that car to such amazing speed? The muscular twin-turbocharged, 6.0 litre W-12 engine, capable of 616 bhp. It’s fanatic, yet it’s what you secretly  want in a[Read More]

2013 Aston Martin Vanquish

Price: From $296,000 MSRP [H]ave you ever been walking along the street and noticed something that you can’t take your eyes away from? Just the loud sound of bright colours, shiny and edgy styles that make you forget about your daily life, just for a second. That car might have been the new 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish. The 2013 Aston Martin Vanquish has made it to Canada, released at Vancouver’s Luxury & Supercar Weekend where it got a lot of attention at the Van Dusen Botanical Gardens. “As Aston Martin’s new flagship, the Vanquish continues the brand’s enviable tradition of producing[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates 175th Anniversary With New Collections

[T]he Tiffany Blue Box, something that awaits surprise and anticipation, something so iconic that it can be recognized from a mile away. So how do you celebrate an iconic jewellery box and world class jewellery company’s 175th birthday? Well to commemorate Tiffany & Co.’s lustrous 175 year career, after becoming a household name in jewellery business, Tiffany & Co. celebrates their amazing milestone with the unveiling of RUBEDO™ metal, a new jeweller’s metal. RUBEDO™ metal is the first such creation in Tiffany’s history and takes its place among the most beautiful metals in the world RUBEDO. Metallurgists experimented with different alloys over[Read More]

2012 Fisker Karma

Price: $110, 565 – $132,065 The award-winning 2012 Fisker Karma has been turning heads in Europe as one of the most stylish hybrid cars on the market today along with the recent openings of their four Canadian dealerships. More and more people are starting to notice them around town and it’s time to answer that question on most curious Canadians’ minds: ‘what is that car?‘ It’s the Fisker Karma. This modern luxury hybrid provides the best of both worlds in terms of both power and efficiency. It’s powered by a 403-hp engine paired with dual-electric motors that produce 959 ft-lb or torque. With[Read More]

Tiffany & Co. Celebrates Mother’s Day with Sparkling Gifts

With Mother’s Day fast approaching there’s a lot of pressure to find the perfect gift. Luckily, Tiffany & Co. has a selection of jewellery and accessories to honour Mother’s day in a very elegant way. Offering a wide variety of elegant pieces, Tiffany and Co. has a selection that will fit any and all of her unique and fashionable styles. Tiffany Celebration® Rings Tiffany Celebration® rings are a beautiful way to celebrate life’s most special occasions, so why not show Mom what she means to you with some extravagance. Show how much you care with a ring of round brilliant,[Read More]

Living Frames by Urban Foliage

Living Frames Price Range: $990 – 2,990 Living Frames made by Urban Foliage is a great new modern picture frame that has beautiful plants growing from it to create a nice, unique piece. Made in Vancouver, these ‘Living Frames‘ are beautifully designed and a great addition to any home. They definitely make a great conversation starter! Their modern style makes them the first of their kind in North America and provide great design to any room. These frames have an extremely low amount of maintenance required, only watering after every 2-3 weeks, perfect for Canadians who are on the go,[Read More]

Tiffany & Co.: Paloma Picasso’s Venezia Collection

Tiffany & Co.: Paloma Picasso’s Venezia Collection Price range: from $140.00 – $88,000.00 One of the most recognizable brands in fashion, in the world, and on nearly every woman’s must-have list is Tiffany & Co. Tiffany & Co. is a brand that exudes luxury, style, and design, and it all comes in one of the most recognized jewelry boxes, the classic sea-foam green box. Regardless of which special occasion it is for, be it an anniversary or birthday, one of the best gifts to give is any Tiffany & Co. necklace, pendant, or ring. Tiffany & Co. has introduced a brand new line[Read More]