All posts by Lucas Aykroyd

Lucas Aykroyd is an award-winning Vancouver-based travel writer and public speaker. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Geographic Traveler, the Globe and Mail, and the Toronto Star. ***** Lucas Aykroyd est un rédacteur touristique primé et conférencier qui vit à Vancouver. Ses articles ont été publiés dans le New York Times, le Washington Post, le National Geographic Traveler et le Toronto Star.

Sustainable Vegetarian Restaurants in Victoria

I’ll never forget the classic Yellow Pages TV ad. It showed a school bus labelled “Vegetarians of Victoria” arriving at a … Continue Reading

Sustainable Craft Beer in British Columbia

During my 1980’s childhood in Victoria, I thought my dad’s cans of Molson Old Style Pilsner epitomized beer greatness – mostly due to the colourful … Continue Reading

Five Fabulous Sustainable Sushi Restaurants in Vancouver

Vancouver residents are notorious for talking up their city’s great sushi and commitment to green policies. And yes, I’m one of those delightfully obnoxious raw … Continue Reading

Bookstores, Food, and Nature: It’s Time to Book a Trip to Sidney

Growing up in Victoria in the 1980’s, Sidney-by-the-Sea, as it is endearingly nicknamed, was just the place where my family occasionally drove to buy kippers … Continue Reading

Treat Yourself: The Best Chocolate Shops Across Canada

My chocolate-tasting career has taken me all over the world. I’ve toured the original Hershey’s Chocolate World in Hershey, Pennsylvania and completed a chocolate-making course … Continue Reading

Seven Places in Canada to Get Nostalgic this Summer

The Canada 150 celebrations of 2017 may be over, but there are still plenty of reasons to revisit some of our nation’s most nostalgic attractions. … Continue Reading