Archive of posts tagged "tour"

Vancouver Craft Brewery Shuttle

March 10th, 2015 @ 10:23am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has officially established long-lasting and passionate love affair with craft beer, and the growth of the craft beer industry in BC has been astounding in the last few years. The market share for artisanal beer in British Columbia has doubled in the past four years, from 9 per cent of all beer sales in […]

Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours

January 20th, 2015 @ 10:26am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The summertime watershed tours now have a winter counterpart, which involves snowshoeing, education about our local environment, and a cup of hot chocolate. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours Enjoy a moderately strenuous snowshoe tour as you learn about the important role our snowcapped mountains play in the collection and storage of […]

Secrets of the Penthouse Tour

January 12th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There is more to the Penthouse Night Club on Seymour Street than a neon sign and a boxy marquee encouraging you to book your stag party. This unassuming “after-hours watering hole for the famous and infamous” was the place to be seen in the 1950s and 1960s and the upcoming Secrets of the Penthouse tour […]

Gifts for Tourist in Their Hometown: Vancouver Gift Guide

December 3rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nearly 9 million people visit the Greater Vancouver region each year1, about 60 per cent of them from Canada, and yet there are so many locals that have new been up Grouse Mountain, never driven the Sea to Sky, or never experienced an exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery. I have a series of Vancouver […]

All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

October 23rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver’s only cemetery, is as old as the city itself. Made up of 106 acres along Fraser St between 21st Ave and 43rd Ave, it is home to several specialized tours and events throughout the year. Photo credit: John Allison on Flickr All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery The 10th annual Night […]

3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

October 21st, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: Bailey Bros. Host: Stanley Park History […]