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Travelling in a New Direction

Community-based tourism is a responsible way to travel, preserving a destination community’s culture and environment.

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On the Rise

Green roofs are on the rise for their environmental benefits and their ability to bring communities together.

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App Happy

From health to travel to languages, apps can improve the quality of many aspects of a person’s life.

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Death in Bloom

Environmentally friendly burial options are offering people the chance to carry their environmental ethics beyond the grave.

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Preserving Chinatown

An investigation into the ongoing housing crisis of Vancouver’s Chinatown and Downtown East Side, and the groups trying to solve it.

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Grow Your Own

Taproot, Kauai, is a farming community that supplies herbs, spices, and exotic fruits and vegetables to adventurous chefs.

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Urban Homesteader

With a few inexpensive, eco-friendly lifestyle changes, helping Mother Nature has never been so easy. Here are a few options to consider adopting in your everyday life.

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Kimchi Kitchen

Spicy or sour, vinegary or salty – Kimchi is a Korean vegetable dish that tastes different every time. Try this recipe!

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Casual Asian Fusion at Bao Down

Fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, exotic flavour pairings, and heavenly tempura tempt even the fussiest diner to try more.

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Future Harvests

Innovative UBC program provides a new generation of farmers with agricultural education and hands-on experience.

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Not Your Grandmother’s Choir

A look at the rise of community pop choirs and the health benefits of group singing.

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Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun’s Unceded Territories

What to expect from the current exhibit, Unceded Territories, by artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun at Vancouver’s Museum of Anthropology.

Growing Alternatives

From mushroom surfboards to bamboo bicycles and hemp beer: once futuristic, eco-friendly alternatives are available now.

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Chasing the Sunset

The Vic-Maui Yacht Race takes sailors on an epic journey across the Pacific Ocean.

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Life on the Waterline

Adventurous live-aboard boaters spend their lives traversing the world’s waterways.

The Naked Truth About Denim

Nudie Jeans Co., from Sweden, utilize Japanese selvedge denim to create a social consciousness.

Very Superstitious

Unfortunate 4s – superstitions in Chinese culture.

Better City, Better Life?: The 2010 World Expo in Shanghai

For the first time, a developing country gets ready to host the 2010 World Expo.

The World of Professional Hosting

Choreographed flirtation, all-nighters, and maybe, a free Mercedes… welcome to the world of professional hosting.

One Bored for Another

The Japanese rising class of freeters: the lifestyle at Miyazaki.

A Stronger Community

Harmony through the martial art of aikido.

Mixed Messages

Eurasians are on the rise in North American marketing.

Crowning Glory

Eastern values meet Western Culture in the Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant.

The Colder Side of B.C.

The West Coast is becoming the hot spot for divers in the fall and winter.

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