Vancouver is quite something. It’s a dangerous place. That’s because once you’re there, there is a huge risk you may never want to leave again. Vancouver has its appeal. Not only is it the warmest city in the country, but the gateway to Whistler, it’s by the coast, you could go skiing and sailing in […]
Discovering Vancouver | Cycling in Stanley Park One of the best things to do on a sunny day in Vancouver is spending some time in beautiful Stanley Park. 400 hectares of greenery and scenery await and you’d better rent a bike for the day and get exploring on two wheels, or you won’t be able […]
If you’re new to Vancouver and would like to get an overview of this beautiful city, there’s no better way to discover it than by foot or by bike. False Creek is an inlet that basically separates Downtown Vancouver from the rest of Vancouver to the south. In terms of landmarks, False Creek starts at […]
The things you can explore in a leisurely stroll along downtown Vancouver’s waterfront: history, culture, art, nature and all sorts of oddities! Make sure you don’t miss Coal Harbour’s waterfront walkway. My last Vancouver post focussed on First Nations art and history in Stanley Park. Today, let’s explore another treat of downtown Vancouver: the waterfront […]
“Steveston, a historic fishing village.” “Steveston, Canada’s largest fishing port,” or “Steveston, home to the ‘Monster Cannery.’” Steveston really is a lot of things to a lot of people, but one thing it certainly is not, and that is boring. To be honest, when I discovered Steveston was on the itinerary for the WhyYVR Virgin […]
Ever wanted to explore Vancouver and British Columbia from the air? I did, and, courtesy of Virgin Atlantic, went on a Grouse Mountain helicopter ride!