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Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour for Halloween 2013

October 2nd, 2013 @ 2:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Trolley Company and Vancouver Police Museum are joining forces to bring you spooky tales and infamous local ghost stories for the Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour this season. Photo courtesy of the Vancouver Trolley Company As the night falls and shadows begin to appear, you will be whisked away by trolley where you will […]

Walt Disney Family Museum San Francisco

August 20th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are various San Francisco activities and landmarks that make a trip to the City by the Bay complete such as a tour of Alcatraz, dinner at the legendary Tonga Room, family fun at Pier 39, photo ops at the Golden Gate Bridge, riding a cable car or navigating Lombard Street. For families, fans of […]

Touring Alcatraz in San Francisco

August 19th, 2013 @ 5:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One place I have always wanted to visit when in San Francisco is Alcatraz, which is as notorious as some of its former prisoners. The 9 hectare island sits about 2.4kms from San Francisco and has had many lives. First as a lighthouse, military fort and military prison in the 1860s, then as a federal […]

Vancouver History Walking Tours

July 29th, 2013 @ 10:43am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is so walkable that it makes sightseeing on foot the ideal way to learn more about the city and its past. Aside from popular food tours that take you to culinary corners and neighbourhood kitchens, historic walking tours have always appealed to me. I love history, I love learning about my town, and I […]

Island Gourmet Trails: Comox Valley Culinary Tours

July 22nd, 2013 @ 11:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On a typical grey day in early May I spent an afternoon touring three wineries, a bistro, and a chocolate shop in the Comox Valley with a media group as we sampled delicious treats from some of the region’s best local producers. The trip was hosted by Tourism Vancouver Island and when we reached Courtenay […]

Win A Getaway With Wildcoast Adventures

July 18th, 2013 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

British Columbia, in all its splendour, is such a thrill to explore. There’s not much that can make me appreciate this province more than a mossy forest walk through towering Douglas Firs or a paddle around a cove, rolling over waves and water so clear I can spot the sea kelp stretching to reach surface […]

Tour The Orpheum This Summer

June 26th, 2013 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Entertainment Hall of Fame is giving you the chance to tour The Orpheum Theatre this summer. Take a 90-minute guided walk around the “Grand Old Lady of Granville Street” and learn about all of the city and entertainment history it contains (and maybe a ghost story or two). 1946: The Orpheum on Granville. […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour

June 25th, 2013 @ 12:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ever since my first Circle Farm Tour in Harrison and Agassiz back in 2009 I’ve been hooked on these free, self-guided farmgate programs that can be found in Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows, Langley, Chilliwack, and Abbotsford as well. These tours introduce you to the great people who cultivate the bounty that grows in our […]