If you’re visiting Whistler this fall, time your trip to take in one of these special autumn events. Here’s the scoop on Whistler’s best fall festivals. Cornucopia Whistler’s biggest bash of the season is this annual food and wine festival that runs from November 6 through 16, 2014. Expect decadent wine dinners, entertaining tasting events, […]
If you don’t expect a major metropolis to be ringed with beaches, then perhaps you haven’t visited Vancouver. Many downtown streets lead to the water, and the city has beaches popular with nearly everyone. There are family-friendly beaches and gay-friendly beaches, people-watching beaches and water-sports beaches, quiet beaches, bustling beaches, and everything in between. When you’re looking for a favorite stretch of sand, check out our list of Vancouver’s best beaches.
With more than 130 wineries, the Okanagan Valley is the largest wine-producing region in western Canada. About five hours’ drive (or a speedy one-hour flight) east of Vancouver, this sunny temperate stretch of British Columbia makes an excellent escape for wine tasting and touring. Interested in where to go and what to sip? We’ve got […]
If you’re looking for a meal in British Columbia’s capital city, but you don’t want to shell out big bucks, look no further. Just study these suggestions for downtown Victoria’s best cheap eats.
It was a quiet morning when we met our guide, Stephanie, at the Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver’s Chinatown. The neighborhood was still sleepy, the big boxes of showy produce and dried lizards not yet lining the sidewalks. This meant we had the free side of the Chinese garden mostly to ourselves. (The Garden has a paid entry side too, and you should absolutely go back and see that, it’s beautiful, and worth it.) It was in the gardens where got an introduction to Chinatown history.
In Vancouver and its surrounding areas, it’s all about the views. Now, there’s a new way to take in those stellar vistas of the west coast’s mountains and fjords: the Sea To Sky Gondola.