Archive for the category "west vancouver"

4 Scenic Vancouver Viewpoints

August 11th, 2014 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

March Events in Metro Vancouver

February 27th, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Lions Gate Bridge at Night: Gracie’s Necklace

February 11th, 2014 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Biplanes

January 15th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

December Events in Metro Vancouver

November 29th, 2013 @ 6:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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: […]