Conscious and Delicious Eating at Vancouver’s Planted Expo and Plant-Based Establishments

Surrounded by natural beauty, Vancouver lends itself to a lifestyle that focuses on health and sustainability. People’s commitment to wellness means there are many ways to eat plant-based in the city, ranging from attending the upcoming Planted Expo to visiting diverse vegetarian and vegan restaurants and food trucks.

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Conscious and Delicious Eating at Vancouver’s Planted Expo and Plant-Based Establishments

Spring Shopping in Vancouver: Diverse, Local, and Sustainable

Photo: Park Royal

Spring brings with it the promise of new beginnings due to the warmer weather and the blooming of flowers in the city. Also, if you’re in the mood for a wardrobe refresh, Vancouver has a wide variety of shopping experiences, from extensive shopping centres to local boutiques specializing in sustainable artisanal products.

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Spring Shopping in Vancouver: Diverse, Local, and Sustainable

How to Celebrate Earth Day 2024 in Vancouver

Two people e-biking on the Coal Harbour Seawall in Vancouver

Cycling in Coal Harbour. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Hubert Kang

Vancouver is consistently rated one of the greenest cities in the world, so it should be no surprise that our city loves to celebrate Earth Day each April. From museum exhibits to shoreline clean-ups to street festivals and more, here’s what to do on Earth Day 2024.

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How to Celebrate Earth Day 2024 in Vancouver

Earth Hour: Where and How to Learn about Sustainable Vancouver

On March 23, 2024, from 8:30pm to 9:30pm, people around the world are encouraged to go “lights off” and spend 60 minutes contemplating and committing to action to further the well-being of the planet. Earth Hour resonates with Vancouver, a city known for its commitment to sustainability and green living.

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Earth Hour: Where and How to Learn about Sustainable Vancouver

5 Ways to Wind Down and Destress in Vancouver

Photo: Spa by JW Aqua Lounge

With its beautiful natural surroundings, Vancouver offers the possibility of finding tranquility. In addition, because the West Coast lifestyle places a priority on both physical and mental well-being, there are numerous ways to relax and unwind in the city.

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5 Ways to Wind Down and Destress in Vancouver

How to Explore Vancouver By Bike Share

Two people ride Mobi bike share bikes in Vancouver.

Photo: David Niddrie/Mobi Bikes

Exploring Vancouver on two wheels is easy (and environmentally-friendly) thanks to its bike sharing program. We’ve got the details on how the system works and the best places to ride.

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How to Explore Vancouver By Bike Share

7 Ways to Explore Átl’ka7tsem / Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Region

Mountains tower above Howe Sound

Mountains in Howe Sound. Photo: David Ivanchikov/Unsplash

Stretching from the ocean floor to mountain peaks, the Átl’ka7tsem / Howe Sound Biosphere Region just north of Vancouver has lots to explore. Kayak through its waters, hike to its peaks, admire the old-growth trees, and lots more.

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7 Ways to Explore Átl’ka7tsem / Howe Sound UNESCO Biosphere Region