Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Guided Nature Walks Around Metro Vancouver


Monday, April 3rd, 2017 — 9:56am PDT
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You can learn something new with every footstep you take in our remarkable coastal rainforests, especially if you do so under the guidance of knowledgeable volunteers and experts. Here are just a few ways the whole family can connect with, and learn about, nature this season: Guided Nature Walks Around Metro Vancouver Surrey Join guided […]

Giveaway: Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours


Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 — 10:20am PDT
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I love digging into Vancouver’s history (as evidenced by my 1,000 plus posts about local history on this site) so when Will Woods first came along with his Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours about five years ago, I was very excited to see that it would be shared with locals and visits alike, in a creative […]

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise


Monday, September 19th, 2016 — 10:19am PDT
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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 […]

Vancouver Mural Festival Tour


Monday, September 12th, 2016 — 12:12pm PDT
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The Vancouver Mural Festival launched this summer, with walking tours and live music all around the Mount Pleasant, Main Street, and False Creek Flats area. Over 40 murals popped up, splashing the neighbourhood with colour and providing many priceless photo ops. If you missed the tour on opening weekend, there’s another coming up on Saturday. […]

Sharing the Knowledge: First Nations Plant Walks in Stanley Park


Monday, August 15th, 2016 — 10:17am PDT
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This post has been contributed by Kathleen Stormont, Communications Specialist with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End over a decade ago and I have been a member for four years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their news, events, […]

Tour Arthur Erickson’s Garden


Saturday, July 30th, 2016 — 9:10am PDT
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Talk about a hidden gem! This summer, tours will be given of Arthur Erickson’s garden, a secret oasis designed by the late, great architect. Erickson designed everything from Robson Square and the SFU quad to condos, temples, libraries, office buildings, and hotels — and they’re all some of the most recognizable structures in Vancouver, and […]