Lifestyle

Wealthy buyers are clamoring to snatch up a secluded mansion on Vancouver Island. Look inside the award-winning home that’s perfectly suited for a quarantine retreat.

An award-winning, $US9.5 million Vancouver Island mansion in a secluded oak preserve has seen an uptick in buyer interest during the pandemic, the owner told Bloomberg in May. The six-bedroom, waterfront home comes with a covered outdoor pool, a caretaker’s house, and a motorised boat ramp. Located just 30 minutes […]
Wealthy buyers are clamoring to snatch up a secluded mansion on Vancouver Island. Look inside the award-winning home that’s perfectly suited for a quarantine retreat.
Lifestyle

Vancouver’s most iconic doughnuts use a 40-year-old recipe

Lee’s Doughnuts was started by a self-proclaimed “hippie dippy” couple, and their same recipe has been used since 1979. Their signature doughnut is the Honey Dip, which locals and tourists alike love for its melt-in-your-mouth quality. Only locals knows that you have to arrive right at 10:30am to get the […]
Vancouver’s most iconic doughnuts use a 40-year-old recipe
Lifestyle

A developer in Canada is offering a year’s worth of free avocado toast to anyone who buys a $300,000 condo, and it shows just how outrageous the ‘amenities war’ is getting

New homeowners who purchase a condo with Canadian developer Woodbridge Homes will receive a year’s supply of avocado toast, Vice reports. The condos – known as the Kira project – begin at nearly $US400,000 ($300,000 USD) for a one-bedroom unit, but go as high as $US650,000 ($480,000 USD) for a […]
A developer in Canada is offering a year’s worth of free avocado toast to anyone who buys a $300,000 condo, and it shows just how outrageous the ‘amenities war’ is getting
Lifestyle

Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law — and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap

College kids are renting mansions in Vancouver for cheap, reported Natalie Wong and Natalie Obiko Pearson of Bloomberg. Mansion owners in Vancouver are trying to rent their empty homes to avoid new taxes that have been implemented to bring expensive housing prices down. Vancouver is heading for a “bumpy landing,” […]
Vancouver homeowners are rushing to fill their empty mansions to avoid a new tax law — and college kids are snapping them up for dirt cheap
Markets

The 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world

Global consultancy Mercer ranked world cities by quality of life in its 2019 Quality of Living Ranking. It looked at housing, education, public services and transport, natural environment and other factors. The top 10 cities on the list are shown below. Businesses around the world are waking up to the […]
The 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world
Strategy

9 surprisingly affordable luxury vacations you can take this spring

Some of the most popular tourist destinations in the world are surprisingly affordable to visit this spring. We found deals on luxe hotels and scouted flight deals to find nine upscale getaways that won’t break the bank. The most affordable luxury destinations this spring include Paris, Amsterdam, and Shanghai. While […]
9 surprisingly affordable luxury vacations you can take this spring
Markets

The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019

The 15th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey has revealed the most expensive cities to live in around the world. The study looked at 309 housing markets in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK, and the US. It uses the “mean multiple” approach – the median […]
The 10 most expensive cities to live in around the world in 2019
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