Every four years, I let an obsession overcome me and I watch as much as I can take — the daring spins and throws of figure skating, the jumps of snowboarding, and the thrill of speed skating at the Winter Olympic Games.
This year my obsession is even worse because the 2010 Olympics are in Vancouver, an eco-friendly city that I happen to love. In honor of the Olympics, here is our complete guide to Vancouver 2010 — from restaurants and things to do to green Vancouver and the Olympics.
Vancouver is home to a diverse population and its array of restaurant choices reflects that diversity. Don’t be overwhelmed by the endless dining choices — read these guides to find the best eats in Vancouver.
The New York Times: Eating Vancouver (read the comments)
No matter where your interests lie, Vancouver will have something to entertain you. Check out these lists of things to do in Vancouver for ideas.
The Calgary Beacon: Things to do in Vancouver
Culture and Arts at Vancouver 2010
photo credit: adrian8_8
It may be too late to find affordable accommodations during the Olympics, but if you’re visiting Vancouver after the games, you’re in luck. Vancouver has it all from hotels to hostels to bed and breakfasts.
Dog Friendly Hotels and B&B in Vancouver BC
2010 Winter Olympic Games
If you can’t make it to the Olympics, these posts will make you feel like you’re there — almost.
Last-minute guide to attending the Vancouver 2010 Games
With the array of local businesses, public transportation, and outdoor activities Vancouver offers, the green traveler should have no trouble staying busy in the city.
Vancouver was already a culturally diverse city and the 2010 Olympic Games have taken that diversity to a whole new level.
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Events: Aboriginal BC Culture
Whether you’re in Vancouver for the 2010 Olympics or just visiting for the weekend, the city offers low-impact activities, accommodations, and dining options for every traveler’s taste.