#gilovebc  Vancouver

Clockwise from top: Downtown Vancouver as seen from the southern shore of False Creek, The University of British Columbia, Lions Gate Bridge.

The skyline

Vancouver, Canada Vancouver is surrounded by coastal mountains, the Pacific Ocean and scenic foliage. Home to one of North America’s largest urban parks, Stanley Park, Vancouver has been praised for its green living.

The upside down house, Vancouver

More info: It was too hot for New York City; too hot for Stanford University. But a controversial, imposing sculpture by renowned international artist Dennis Oppenheim finally found a public home in laid-back Vancouver.

The Stanley Park Totem Poles

The Stanley Park Totem Poles