The second edition of the Rough Guide to Vancouverhas been expanded to provide even more in-depth and colourful accounts of this fascinating city. The guide's breadth of coverage reflects the diversity of the area, it provides everything from advice on sea-kayaking off the Gulf Islands to illuminating commentary on the museums and galleries downtown. A full-colour introductory chapter includes stunning photography of the city highlights from the streets of Gastown to the semi-wilderness of Stanley Park. As well as providing discerning reviews of the city's latest hip nightspots and eateries, the coverage extends to the surrounding region, including Victoria Island, the Sunshine Coast and the world-renowned ski resort of Whistler. Seventeen maps and plans help the reader pinpoint recommended hotels, restaurants and attractions.