Whenever we have family or friends visiting us in Vancouver I always try to do two things: Get them up a mountain and then get them out on the water. From both vantage points they can immediately scope out the landscape, get their bearings, and get a unique introduction to the city. These were the […]
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The 13th annual Richmond Maritime Festival is serving up a salty stew of music, artists and wooden boats this weekend. The free, family festival, presented by Port of Vancouver, attracts more than 40,000 visitors to the Britannia Shipyards on the Steveston waterfront each summer. Richmond Maritime Festival Dates: Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th […]
Last year was my summer of kayaking, this year it’s canoeing. I’ve been out twice in a canoe in the last few weeks, spending Memorial Day on Iowa’s Maquoketa River (a Mississippi tributary) and a few weeks ago I paddled down the Nechako River (a Fraser River tributary) near Prince George. My time in Prince […]
In one day on the upper Sunshine Coast I had an awesome breakfast, learned how to play the violin, strolled along the beach, interviewed some fascinating locals for a FestivalSeekers article, drove up to Lund, hopped in a zodiac, ripped past Desolation Sound and landed on an island referred to as the “Galapagos of the […]
The 54th annual Vancouver International Boat Show cruises into BC Place and around Granville Island this month with demos, activities, rides, skills training, and more. Vancouver International Boat Show Western Canada’s largest consumer boating event will have hands-on skills training at Granville Island, in-water boat displays and free boat rides. Take the free water shuttle […]
The mission of my trip to the Okanagan in early October was to taste, sip, and experience a bounty from the Okanagan Wine Festivals Society and its members but along the way I discovered a few more points of interest worth exploring the next time you’re in the area. One of said attractions is the […]