Tag: British Columbia

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Flightseeing in Vancouver: Grouse Mountain helicopter ride

It is not a secret that I am somewhat taken with Vancouver. It must be something between its amazing cityscape, its super-friendly and entrepreneurial inhabitants and its spectacular natural surroundings that attracts me, like so many others, and the fact that it feels very familiar; perhaps it’s the fact that like London, its winters are long, grey and rainy, but… Read more →

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A taste of luxury at the Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver

During my recent trip to British Columbia, I stayed with Fairmont Hotels in both Whistler and Vancouver. Having a jam-packed schedule and only a couple of days to explore, I was happy to find that the Fairmont Pacific Rim was located right where I wanted it to be – by the water, in walking distance of great attractions and with… Read more →

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Mountain biking and canoeing in Whistler

“Pedal and paddle” – mountain biking and canoeing in Whistler, British Columbia. When I saw this activity listed as one of the activities on the itinerary of my recent trip to British Columbia, I couldn’t possibly NOT go for it. Admittedly, the other options for our only morning in Whistler were quite enticing, too (a spa in the mountains, ziplining… Read more →

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