Lynn Canyon Hike

The beautiful valley of Lynn Canyon is a stunning place to spend a day, full of hidden gems and natural wonders. Lakes, waterfalls, winding trails and swinging bridges are all to be found is this entirely free nature park (making…

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Gastown: Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide

For a glimpse into a part of old Vancouver, head for a walk down Gastown, the oldest neighborhood in town. As of 2009, Gastown is a National Historic Site which includes the Steam Clock, the first of its kind. It is…

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Granville Island: Vancouver Neighbourhood Guide

One of the loveliest neighbourhoods in Vancouver is this tiny little island tucked under the Granville Street Bridge just south of downtown. Granville Island is well-known for its food, markets, outdoor summer street performances and abundance of artisan-focused shops, boutiques,…

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Baden Powell Trail: Horseshoe Bay to Cypress Mountain Hike

The Baden Powell trail is a 48km hike stretching from Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay across Vancouver’s North Shore. The trail is divided into four sections: Deep Cove to Lynn Valley, Lynn Valley to Grouse Mountain, Grouse Mountain to Cypress…

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My Thoughts on Tourists

As a self-proclaimed world adventurer/explorer/traveler, rarely do I find myself in the shoes of a local. In fact, as a third-culture kid who has lived in three countries with heritage in many more and upwards of ten countries visited at…

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Grouse Grind & Thunderbird Ridge Hike

The Grouse Grind is a famous hike in Vancouver, known for its tough stairs and intense workout. It’s a hike I’ve always wanted to tackle – but it’s definitely not for the faint of heart! The hike is exhausting, and…

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