Archive of posts tagged "tour"

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 […]

Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour Vancouver Trolley Company

December 2nd, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Hop aboard the Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour with Vancouver Trolley Company to enjoy some of the best holiday activities in the city with your own festive soundtrack. Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Trolley Company. Karaoke Christmas Lights Tour Upon pickup, guests will sing their way past the city lights of downtown before arriving at Bright […]

Vancouver Foodie Tours: Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tours Giveaway

November 28th, 2013 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the best ways to get to know a city, in particular your own, is through its food scene and Michelle Ng from Vancouver Foodie Tours has been linking locals and visitors to Vancouver’s culinary heartbeat since 2010. It’s a great time of year to not only experience a tour for yourself but to […]

Taste Vancouver Food Tours: Little Italy

November 16th, 2013 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a drizzly Saturday afternoon I became re-acquainted with one of the most interesting and diverse neighbourhoods in Vancouver thanks to the Taste Vancouver Food Tours: Little Italy tour. Having enjoyed the Gastown food tour operated by Jewel Taylor back in December of 2011, I knew that I was in for a treat with the […]

Tour Guys Murders Mystery and Mayhem Tour

October 24th, 2013 @ 1:42pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Walking tours are a fantastic way for visitors to learn about our city and for locals, they help us understand more about our own backyard — while often being highly entertaining. Tour Guys, Vancouver’s largest walking tour company, has re-launched their overwhelmingly popular “Murders, Mystery and Mayhem” tour for a third straight year. Photo credit: […]