Vancouver

Après-Ski: Cross-Country Skiing and Dining Out in Canada

Fun fact: cross-country skiing has its roots in Scandinavia, where it was originally a way to hunt in the snowy landscapes of those Northern-European countries. … Continue Reading

The Best Doughnuts in Vancouver and Victoria

In the 1990’s, I got into double digits more than once with Tim Hortons doughnuts at the University of Victoria’s annual Week of Welcome barbecue … Continue Reading

Unique Holiday Markets For One-of-a-Kind Shopping

Forget stinky perfume sets and novelty socks this holiday season—give gifts that speak to what your loved ones really love. The best way to find something … Continue Reading

Exploring Vancouver’s West End Neighbourhood

If you’re looking for a sure-fire way to spark an argument amongst normally peace-loving Vancouverites, ask them to name the city’s coolest neighbourhood. While hipsters … 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

Western Canada’s Hidden-Treasure Music Venues

For travellers on their way out west looking for the best local arts and music talent, attending a concert at one of these small venues … Continue Reading