• Best Donuts in Metro Vancouver
    I consider myself a bit of a “donut nut.” Once upon a time I loved a good Tim Horton’s Canadian Maple donut. But local donut shops have upped their game in the last decade (and well, the iconic Tim Horton’s donuts have left something to be desired the last few years). Below you will find … Read More
  • 99 Things to do in Vancouver British Columbia
    If you are looking for the best things to do in Vancouver, then you are in for a treat! Vancouver is a world-class city in British Columbia with plenty of things to do at any time of the year. Located on Canada’s west coast, it is full of natural beauty, and a temperate climate. Vancouver … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Date Night Ideas in Vancouver
    If you are looking for the perfect date night idea in Vancouver then you are in the right place! Nestled between the majestic mountains and the glistening waters, Vancouver sets the perfect stage for a captivating date night. With its unique blend of natural beauty and urban charm, Vancouver beckons lovers to indulge in a … Read More
  • How to Get From Vancouver to Whistler: Car, Bus, Plane, Train, Tour Options
    Wondering how to get a from Vancouver to Whistler? Do not worry, there are not a million options, so it is not actually very difficult. In this post I have provided all of the options when it comes to getting from Vancouver to Whistler. Each type of transport then has further information on how to book … Read More
  • How to get from Vancouver to Tofino
    Vancouver Island’s rugged west coast and pristine beaches are part of what draw visitors to road trip from Vancouver to Tofino. What awaits is one of Canada’s best road trips, starting with views aboard BC Ferries, a drive past lakes, over mountains, and through old-growth forests. This kind of trip is not seen in much … Read More
  • Best Whale Watching Tours in Vancouver
    If you are looking for the best whale watching tours in Vancouver then you are in the right place. There is not much more thrilling than seeing the majestic whales in their natural habitat off the coast of Vancouver. It is a bucket list item for so many visitors to British Columbia, including me! The waters off … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Swimming Beaches in Metro Vancouver (and Beyond)
    The sun is shining and you are looking for the best beaches in Metro Vancouver to go for a swim! This post lists some of the most popular swimming beaches in Metro Vancouver. All of these beaches are family-friendly and perfect for the weekend warriors and those enjoying summer break! None of these are beaches … Read More
  • Horseback Riding in Vancouver
    There are several places to go horseback riding around Metro Vancouver. Well known areas such and Langley have acres and acres of farms and horse stables (it is also home to Thunderbird Show Park, an Internationally known show jumping facility). While inside the city of Vancouver, there are not really options for riding, you do … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Things to do in Vancouver in June
    June is a great time to visit Vancouver. The local kids are still in school and the summer visitors have not arrived. If you live in the city, the days are getting warm (and sometimes hot). Sunny days are gorgeous and patios and beaches are full of locals who are ready for summer! Below you … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Things to do in Vancouver in May 2023
    May is a great time to visit Vancouver. The local kids are still in school and the summer visitors have not arrived. If you live in the city, the days are getting warm, the cherry blossoms have made way for spring blooms all over the city. Sunny days are gorgeous, but the rain is still … Read More
  • 20 Perfect Things To Do in Vancouver in Summer
    Summer is the best time to be in Vancouver. It is known for its mild climate, scenic beauty, and cultural diversity. There are plenty of things to do in Vancouver in the summer and it is rarely too hot to enjoy the outdoors. Locals and visitors alike fill the city’s many parks and beaches. Patios … Read More
  • Exploring the 5 Best Weekend Getaways from Vancouver You Will Want to Take!
    If you are looking for the perfect weekend getaway from Vancouver and want some fresh ideas, you can find great destinations just a few hours from the city. British Columbia is filled with so many great destinations that are just a few hours from Vancouver. Pack up the car, pack up the kids (and perhaps … Read More
  • When is the Best Time for Whale Watching in Vancouver
    April to October is traditionally the best time to see whales in Vancouver. Most whale watching charters out of Vancouver and Vancouver Island will offer guaranteed sightings to guests! With that being said, there are definitely some things you will want to keep in mind when it comes to whale watching in Vancouver! There is … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Vancouver Souvenirs and Gifts
    There are so many things to buy in Vancouver. There is high-end retail, there are locally made products and there are iconic Canadian items. When you are visiting the city, whether it is your first time or you are looking for a gift for a friend, keep an eye out for these perfect Vancouver souvenirs. … Read More
  • Vancouver Weather In April: A Quick Guide
    Vancouver weather in April is typically mild and comfortable with occasional spring showers. The average temperature during the day is around 12°C (54°F) with lows of around 6°C (43°F) at night. April gets less rain than March, but it is still recommended to pack a raincoat or umbrella as the city can experience some rainfall … Read More
  • Use this Interactive Map to find Cherry Blossoms in Metro Vancouver
    Cherry blossoms in Vancouver are a spectacular sight to behold. Every year in early spring, the city is blanketed in pink and white as the cherry trees burst into bloom. The cherry blossom season typically lasts for a few weeks, with peak bloom usually occurring in late March or early April, depending on the weather. … Read More
  • 10 Perfect Things to do in Vancouver in April (2023)
    Flowers are blooming all over Vancouver and April brings a welcome sign of spring. The sun is warm when it comes out from behind the clouds and new blossoms are everywhere. Locals are seen outdoors now that the winter weather is gone and everyone is eager to enjoy the outdoors. There are so many things … Read More
  • Best Bakeries & Coffee Shops in North Vancouver
    Looking for the perfect sweet spot? Whether you are looking for savoury bread, a delicious pastry, a strong coffee, or all of the above I have curated a list of my favourite bakeries & coffee shops in North Vancouver for you to check out! These bakeries are perfect to stop in for breakfast, lunch or … Read More
  • Fairmont YVR’s Holiday Suite: Vancouver’s Magical Holiday Hotel
    From the moment we unlocked the door to the Fairmont Vancouver Airport’s largest and most luxurious suite, we were enveloped in the magic of the holiday season! With a fully decked-out Christmas Tree to festive holiday linens and towels, the entire Jade Suite was transformed for the perfect holiday experience. Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel Holiday … Read More
  • Sustainable Tourism in Canada: 5 Ways to Incorporate Responsible Travel in your Trip
    Canada is the second-largest country in the world. There are few places in the world that are as perfectly suited for sustainable tourism as Canada. One of the best ways to experience eco-tourism in Canada is to immerse yourself in the vast and scenic wilderness, whether it be the coastline, the forest or somewhere in … Read More
  • Best hotels in Vancouver with Hot tubs or Jacuzzis
    Are you looking for a hotel in Vancouver with a hot tub or Jacuzzi? Whether it is just a preference or the perfect way to end a date night in the city, this post has you covered! One of the best cities in North America, Vancouver is a perfect mix of natural beauty and man-made … Read More
  • Top Haunted Places in Vancouver (and Beyond)
    The spooky season of Halloween has arrived, visiting a Haunted House attraction sounds to be a decent adventure. How about visiting a real haunted place this time for a supernatural encounter with vanishing figures and eerie sounds? I list out just a few haunted places in British Colombia, which one will you choose?
  • Top Things to do in Vancouver in December
    December brings alight the holiday events all over British Columbia. There are dozens of things to do in Vancouver in December, it is almost impossible to fit all of them in. While some holiday events in Vancouver actually occur in November, most celebrations and events are in December. If you are wondering what to do … Read More
  • Where to Celebrate Christmas in British Columbia
    There are so many perfect places to spend Christmas in British Columbia. Whether you are from BC or will be traveling here for the holidays, there is no shortage of great places to pick. By the time you finish this post, you will have plenty of ideas of where to spend Christmas in British Columbia. … Read More
  • Things to do in Vancouver in January (2023)
    January is right in the middle of winter in Vancouver and the perfect time to take in all that winter has to offer in Vancouver. While the skies are mostly grey, locals take advantage of those crisp sunny days that do occur in Vancouver in January. While a typically rainy time of year, there are … Read More
  • Things to do on New Year’s Eve in Vancouver (2022)
    Wondering what to do in Vancouver on New Year’s Eve? From boat cruises to parties and fireworks, there are many ways to enjoy NYE in Vancouver in 2022. Here is a list of some of the most fun New Year’s eve events in Vancouver where you can ring in 2023! Things to do on New … Read More