Double Take: Sydney vs. Vancouver
Face-off: Sydney vs. Vancouver
LEFT: Australia's sun-drenched cultural hub
RIGHT: Canada's rugged cosmopolitan center
SYDNEY, LEFT: At the corner of Glenmore Road and Oxford Street on the fringe of the city, The Intersection is a true crossroads of high fashion and up and comers.
VANCOUVER, RIGHT: While Robson Street anchors international brands, Main Street is Vancouver's epicenter of cool, with original Vancouver and Canadian fashion, antiques, books, and more.
Best Buy for the Beach
SYDNEY, LEFT: Golden Age Cinema and Bar at Paramount House pairs a restored screening room showing classic, cult, and new independent films with an adjoining bar pouring movie-inspired cocktails.
VANCOUVER, RIGHT: In North America's third-largest Chinatown, the Keefer Bar puts out small, Asia-inspired plates and serves apothecary-style cocktails made with ingredients from local Chinese markets.