Top attractions and things to do Victoria British Columbia, including whale watching, beer tasting, bike rides, museums, castles and harbour ferry tours.
The mysterious Whistler Train Wreck Tucked away in an old-growth forest, hidden between train tracks and the Cheakamus River, the Whistler Train Wreck site has quietly become a popular Whistler tourist attraction. The Train Wreck is home to several decaying box cars that were abandoned after a crash that occurred in 1956. Train derailments were […]
Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia Located on the shores of Harrison Lake and surrounded by evergreen mountains, the quaint Village of Harrison Hot Springs is a perfect family getaway for Vancouverites. We’ve known about Harrison Hot Springs for years (it’s a recommended day trip from Vancouver), however, this recent visit was also our first. As […]
Scenic Float plane views of BC’s South Coast We boarded the small float plane in British Columbia and flew from downtown Vancouver to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. This was the first time our boys experienced taking off and landing on water, so this float plane experience was a memorable one for them. While […]
We’ve lived in Vancouver for over 15 years and, during this time, we’ve hosted many first time visitors to the city. We’re often asked the question, “what are the most popular things to do in Vancouver?” Our responses tend to vary depending on the time of year, but there are several places in Vancouver that […]
We originally published this post back in the summer of 2014, when our boys were still quite young. We’re re-publishing this post today because this is the time of year when many first time visitors to Canada are exploring the Via Rail from Vancouver to Jasper. Riding the overnight train is a memorable way to […]
Year in Review: 50 Photos from our 2018 travels Every year we have good intentions to write our ‘Year in Review’ posts before the year is complete. And, every year, we fall short of this goal. This year was no different. We had a wonderful end to the year and have spent the past week […]
Sasquatch Mountain Resort, British Columbia As part of our quest to visit every ski resort in British Columbia, our goal is to visit at least one new ski resort each winter. This season, we spent 5 nights at Sasquatch Mountain Resort over the holidays. If the name of this ski resort is not familiar, that’s because […]