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Serrano ham and octopus at Bar Oso, Whistler

The 20 Best Restaurants in Whistler for Every Budget

With nearly 200 establishments serving up an avalanche of culinary delights, it wasn’t easy to pick the best restaurants in Whistler. Why? The village foodie scene here now rivals the best restaurants in Vancouver. Whether you’re in town for a day trip or skiing up a storm, let me...

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A Vancouver Weather Guide for Travelers in 2021

Let’s be honest: Vancouver weather can get dark and gloomy. It’s known around these parts as ‘Raincouver’ and ‘Raincity’, yet it doesn’t stop us locals from complaining when it gets wet. But is our city’s bad reputation entirely deserved? I...

The entrance to the Vancouver Maritime Museum

Navigate the Vancouver Maritime Museum Like a Pro

The Vancouver Maritime Museum has an extensive collection of maritime art, photography and interactive displays that provide visitors with a fascinating glimpse into the city’s rich nautical history. This small hidden treasure is guaranteed to have something for visitors of all...

A pond at VanDusen Garden, Vancouver

A VanDusen Garden Guide + Skip the Line Tickets

VanDusen Garden is a 22 hectare urban oasis that is home to over 7500 plant species sourced from all over the world. The vivid colours and sweet aromas are guaranteed to instill a sense of peace and tranquility in visitors of all ages, making it the perfect foil to the hustle and bustle...

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How to Travel from Vancouver to Victoria (5 Options)

Victoria’s colonial architecture, stunning scenery and bohemian ambiance currently attracts around 4 million visitors a year, making it one of Canada’s hottest tourist destinations. Better yet, it’s close vicinity makes it a perfect side-trip for those already visiting the Vancity...

The entrance to the Vancouver Art Gallery

A Vancouver Art Gallery Guide + Skip the Line Tickets

While Vancouver is clearly more famous for its mountains than its mosaics, who says the city can’t do art? In fact the Vancouver Art Gallery is conveniently located right in the heart of the city’s downtown. This allows visitors to add in a little culture with their nature with a...

The Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Having been dubbed “the best urban garden in the world” by National Geographic, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is undoubtedly Chinatown’s main attraction. This tranquil oasis provides locals and visitors alike with a peaceful sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of urban...

The entrance to the Vancouver Police Museum

Vancouver Police Museum & Archives

If you’re a fan of murder mystery novels or television forensic science dramas, then the Vancouver Police Museum is just the attraction for you. It’ll give you a rare firsthand look at the history of crime, law enforcement and forensic science in the City of Vancouver. We’re here to...

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler in front of Whistler Mountain

14 Best Hotels in Whistler for Every Budget

I counted all the Whistler hotels and I got to somewhere north of 150. This should come as no surprise. With a population of just 12,000 and a 30,000 person strong peak visitor capacity, there’s plenty of people looking for beds. So I came up with a Whistler hotel guide so you...