Although a somewhat undiscovered gem until recently....Vancouver is now known world wide for its natural beauty, range of outdoor activities, relatively mild climate, cultural diversity, and its amazing arts, entertainment and food culture.  Surrounded by ocean, beaches, mountains, and stunning architecture, Vancouver is one of the most picturesque cities in the world and now finds itself on many lists as one of the globe's top bucket-list tourist destinations. 
But on top of its popularity for visitors, it also happens to be one of the most livable cities in the world.