Where to Warm Up by the Fire in Vancouver

Couple drinking cocktails by the cozy fireplace at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Photo: Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel

It’s brisk out there, folks! Whether it’s a campfire or a fireplace feature in a snazzy hotel, there’s just something about sitting by the fire. It time to get cozy for date night or dinner with friends in Vancouver. Warm up by the fire over dinner or cocktails at some of Vancouver’s best restaurants and hotels.

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Where to Warm Up by the Fire in Vancouver

Guest Member Interview: FlyOver Canada

FlyOver Canada tells us more about their spook-tacular Halloween ride: HowlOver Canada. Join Biker Mama the Witch on an unforgettable Halloween flight ride for all ages. HowlOver Canada lets you soar through the skies with a band of spooky sidekicks on your way to a music festival that’s out of this world!

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Guest Member Interview: FlyOver Canada

Urban Axe-Throwing and Archery Adventures Now Available in Downtown Vancouver

Whether it’s Tolkien’s elves or Katniss Everdeen, archery and primaeval weaponry have caught the imagination of the modern-day citizen. Academie Duello offers serious instruction, a way to be in the same room again with a chosen “bubble” and a much-needed distraction into the past as the world continues to navigate strange, new times.

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Urban Axe-Throwing and Archery Adventures Now Available in Downtown Vancouver

Vancouver Asian Film Festival celebrates diversity in film and the Asian diaspora

The Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) is pleased to announce the countdown to its much anticipated 24th annual celebration of diversity in film and the Asian diaspora, brought to you virtually from October 31 to November 8, 2020 in the comfort of your home, with a few surprises in store… Continue reading:
Vancouver Asian Film Festival celebrates diversity in film and the Asian diaspora

Diving for Primitive Life…

Photo: Stephen Pearce

By Stephen Pearce

NASA? Astrobiology? British Columbia?

Believe it or not these all come together at beautiful Pavilion Lake in Marble Canyon Provincial Park – about a four-hour drive from Vancouver.

Pavilion Lake is one of the few places in the world that is home to colonies of microbialites; a rock or sedimentary deposit made of carbonate mud that is formed by microbes. It can occur regardless of sunlight and has been the subject of astrobiology research both NASA and the Canadian Space Agency. Some of the larger pillars in Pavilion Lake have been growing for thousands of years.

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Diving for Primitive Life…

#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Float plane above Stanley Park and downtown Vancouver

Float plane above Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge. Photo Tourism Vancouver / Harbour Air

Shift your perspective on Vancouver: get up in the air and out on the water. If you keep your feet firmly planted on the ground, you can only see our beautiful city from one angle. But you’ll discover a whole new Vancouver if you soar through the skies or cruise the ocean. Here are seven #VeryVancouver experiences to see the city from floatplanes, helicopters, boats, and more.

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#VeryVancouver Experiences: 7 Epic Ways to Get Up in the Air and Out on the Water

Travel the World at These Vancouver Attractions

Tropical garden at Bloedel Conservatory Vancouver

Walking path at the Bloedel Conservatory. Photo: Your Vancouver Real Estate

We’re not travelling abroad for a while… but that doesn’t mean we can’t experience the world from our own backyard. From tropical paradise to zen Asian gardens, there are so many places in Vancouver to visit that will make you forget you aren’t going on vacation this year. Let’s travel the globe in Vancouver!
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Travel the World at These Vancouver Attractions