When John and I have visitors arriving in Vancouver for the first time we try to accomplish two things: Get them out on the water, and get them up on the mountains. From both vantage points you can experience the wild nature of our region while looking out on our City of Glass. The trip […]
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I’m not sure where January and February disappeared to but I can’t believe that March is here already! Crocuses are popping up, cherry blossoms are budding, and the city is hopping with activities, special events, family fun, and more. Photo credit: BX Photos on Flickr Jump to: Saturday, March 1st to Sunday, March 2nd, 2014 […]
If you are familiar with Lions Gate Bridge history then you’ll know that its construction was made possible by the Guinness family (yes, that Guinness) but did you know that its iconic string of lights was nicknamed Gracie’s Necklace? Photo credit: Shannon Leigh Photography on Flickr The Guinness family, of Irish beer fame, was convinced […]
Vancouver is spectacular from almost any angle but I really love getting above it all when I’m taking a seaplane flight, helicopter ride, or am fortunate to do a ride-along with a traffic plane. There’s quite a bit of aviation history here in BC, as you can find in the Canadian Museum of Flight and […]
Vancouver shines during the holidays and this month’s event list will help you and your family enjoy the best lights, sights, sounds, and activities in communities across the region. The list below will be updated daily so be sure to bookmark it and check back often for ideas. Photo credit: qasic on Flickr Jump to: […]
Click here for 2014 ceremonies Remembrance Day is coming up and around the region there will be special events to commemorate and remember those who represented our country and gave the ultimate sacrifice. Veterans Affairs Canada has provided an interactive map of events across the country and I have researched a few ceremonies, concerts, and […]
Neighbourhood Toy Store Day is once again being celebrated at local, independent toy retailers across Canada on Saturday, November 9, 2013. This one-day celebration encourages you to shop local and enjoy family fun with in-store specials, activities, discounts, deals, giveaways, and more. Participating retailers in the Vancouver area include: Granville Island Toy Company Location: 3298 […]