Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver was named in TIME’s World’s Greatest Places awards, their annual listing of 50 extraordinary travel destinations around the world. To compile the list, TIME solicited nominations of places—including countries, regions, cities and towns—from its international network of correspondents and contributors, with an eye toward those offering new and exciting experiences. Vancouver was recognized for its eclectic cuisine and diverse dining landscapes.
Vancouver also recently topped the KAYAK City Index for Mindful Travelers. KAYAK created their index for people looking to reduce their carbon footprint when travelling. 167 cities were analyzed based on 28 factors that sustainability-minded travelers are likely to consider, including from how to get to a city to what activities to do. Vancouver ranked #1 in both Canada and North America at large.