Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Giveaway: Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours


Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 — 10:20am PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 PST
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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 […]

BC Day at the BC Sports Hall of Fame


Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 — 11:36am PST
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The BC Sports Hall of Fame has a special deal for those who play Pokemon Go this BC Day. They’ll be open on during the holiday, 10:00am to 5:00pm with lures, tours, and much more for players and non-players alike. BC Day at the BC Sports Hall of Fame Enter the BC Sports Hall of […]