A bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia, is among Canada’s densest, most ethnically diverse cities. The city was also named the Top Destination in Canada in TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travelers’ Choice awards, and was chosen as the best place to live in North America (and number five in the world) in Mercer’s 2016 Quality of Living survey. Vancouver is a comfortable yet dynamic place to study abroad. The best time to visit Vancouver is in the summer. It’s typically sunny and in fact, often suffers from drought. The winter is dark, rainy and dreary.