Go Inside Vancouver, Literally: Tour the Britannia Mine Museum

photo: Britannia Mine Museum

photo: Britannia Mine Museum

Ready to put on a hardhat and plunge a few hundred feet below a Vancouver-area landmark?

The Britannia Mine, situated less than an hour outside the city, was once the largest copper mine in the entire British Empire. From 1904-1974, around 60,000 workers labored here, digging a tunnel network more than 120 miles long. Now it’s your turn to take a peek inside. Continue reading:
Go Inside Vancouver, Literally: Tour the Britannia Mine Museum

Party in Vancouver’s Famous Urban Forest: Celebrate Stanley Park, Aug. 24-25

Siwash Rock

 
It was 125 years ago that an enlightened Vancouver city council petitioned the federal government to set aside more than 1,000 acres on the edge of the city for park and recreation purposes.

Fast-forward to the present and Stanley Park is one of the world’s premiere urban forests and a must-see destination for visitors. Located in the heart of a city of millions, the park manages to remain stubbornly wild, with tracts of old growth forest, rugged cliffs plunging to the sea and pristine lakes. But these days there’s also something for everyone – from ornate gardens to a world-class aquarium and an idyllic seaside promenade.

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Party in Vancouver’s Famous Urban Forest: Celebrate Stanley Park, Aug. 24-25

Off the Eaten Track: New Foodie Tour Explores Vancouver’s Hidden Gems

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Donald Market | East Village Photo: facebook.com/offtheeatentrack.vancouver

Vancouver has a reputation for fresh, West Coast cuisine and daring fusion dishes. But with so many great restaurants, how do you find the hidden gems?

That’s where Off the Eaten Track comes in. The unique tours focus on hunting down some of the city’s most popular, off-the-radar eateries – the secret spots only locals seem to know about. For visitors, it’s a unique chance to plug directly into the latest crazes in Vancouver’s edgy dining scene.

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Off the Eaten Track: New Foodie Tour Explores Vancouver’s Hidden Gems

Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Thailand Ticket Giveaway!)

Engagement Rings by Dennis Oppenheim + Fireworks

Lots of cities put on fireworks shows. But how many host a three-night, international competition every summer featuring pyrotechnic all-stars from around the globe?

The Honda Celebration of Light returns to Vancouver July 27, July 31 and Aug. 3. This year, teams from the United Kingdom, Canada and Thailand will light up the sky over downtown’s English Bay beach. Each squad has 30 minutes to impress the judges with the most eye-popping pyrotechnics, all tightly choreographed to a matching soundtrack.

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Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Thailand Ticket Giveaway!)

Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Canada Ticket Giveaway!)

Engagement Rings by Dennis Oppenheim + Fireworks

 
Lots of cities put on fireworks shows. But how many host a three-night, international competition every summer featuring pyrotechnic all-stars from around the globe?

The Honda Celebration of Light returns to Vancouver July 27, July 31 and Aug. 3. This year, teams from the United Kingdom, Canada and Thailand will light up the sky over downtown’s English Bay beach. Each squad has 30 minutes to impress the judges with the most eye-popping pyrotechnics, all tightly choreographed to a matching soundtrack.

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Honda Celebration of Light – July 27, 31 and August 3 (Canada Ticket Giveaway!)