CultureShock! Vancouver is your handy and informative guide to discovering this beautiful cosmopolitan city of majestic mountains and vast oceans. The author shares, with much enthusiasm, tips and insights to help you in all aspects of settling in, from understanding home rental ads, opening a bank account and enrolling your child in school, to finding the right activity for you and your family every season of the year. Don't step on toes by mistaking a Canuck for an American or by calling a Senior 'old', and learn how to bond with your fellow 'La-La Land' residents over ice hockey and dim sum in this sports-loving city that celebrates the diversity of its population. Whatever the length or purpose of your stay, CultureShock! Vancouver will equip you with all the information and advice you need.