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.

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

Five Great Day Trips from Vancouver

Living in downtown Vancouver, I love indulging in my urban comforts near Stanley Park and the North Shore Mountains. Sipping that Americano at a … Continue Reading

Beyond TIFF: The Best Small Film Festivals Across Canada

If you’re like me, you gravitate toward film festivals with documentaries like Red Army, American director Gabe Polsky’s gripping history of the Soviet national hockey … Continue Reading

Where to Find Canada’s Best and Heartiest Meals

As a 17-year-old boy, I believed the Uncle Willy’s all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant chain in Vancouver and Victoria represented the pinnacle of dining excellence. … Continue Reading

For Brad Sinopoli, Life in Ottawa is a Touchdown

In Ottawa, the beating heart of this year’s Canada 150 celebrations, Brad Sinopoli has had a lot to celebrate in recent years. The … Continue Reading

Autumn’s Best Craft Beer Festivals

When I look at this fall’s burgeoning slate of Canadian craft beer festivals, it reminds me that I’ve always had a fondness for 1984, and … Continue Reading