Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Talaysay Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC

July 9th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently spent a day with Aboriginal Tourism BC and some of its stakeholders/partners to share unique local opportunities that help you experience your own city like never before. This is the first post in a three part series. Talaysay Tours with Aboriginal Tourism BC “When I was growing up, three of my closest friends […]

Guided Tours on Salt Spring Island

June 23rd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Salt Spring Island is a lush, bucolic gem that blends forests and mountain lookouts with valley vineyards and the very best of seaside living. Over the years John and I have come to appreciate many aspects of the Salt Spring, from piling wood onto our fireplace at Hastings House in winter, to cycling around the […]

City Drinks at the Sun Tower

June 11th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was once the tallest building in the British Empire and you have the chance to tour a renovated floor of this iconic building during Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s “City Drinks at the Sun Tower” event this month. Pender, East of Cambie. Archives Item# Str N164. Photographer: W.J. Moore Enjoy music, drinks, history, and a tour […]

World’s Best Food Truck Tour in Vancouver

May 14th, 2014 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Did you know that the World’s Best Food Truck Tour is right here in Vancouver? It’s also one of the top 4 activities in Vancouver on Trip Advisor out of every possible attraction — that’s pretty impressive! Vancouver Foodie Tours invited me on this signature tour to experience the best street eats that the city […]

Sea to Sky with Landsea Tours

May 13th, 2014 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Living in the West End — near Robson Street, hotels, Stanley Park and other attractions — I am frequently surrounded by tour buses and sightseeing vehicles. In such a tourism-oriented city, it takes a little something extra to stand out and I think Landsea Tours just might have struck gold with their new Sea to […]

Sea to Sky Gondola

May 12th, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The official grand opening of the Sea to Sky Gondola will take place May 16th but this spectacular attraction, that makes the wild of the sea to sky corridor accessible, is up and running right now as a preview. I attended a media tour last week where we met with locals and got a tour […]

Musqueam Tour with Vancouver Heritage Foundation

March 25th, 2014 @ 11:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Browsing the Vancouver Heritage Foundation’s roster of upcoming bus and walking tours I found the mother of all tours – the history of local histories – the Musqueam Tour! Metro Vancouver is situated within the unceded traditional territories of Coast Salish First Nations, specifically Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, and Squamish. The Musqueam people have lived on the […]

DOA Pledge Music Campaign

December 12th, 2013 @ 1:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has its share of awesome history and food-focused tours but there’s one experience coming up that will be truly unique — a Vancouver Punk Tour. Not only will you have the chance to reach into punk history with this two-hour driving tour around the city, it will be followed by a private D.O.A. concert […]