The Great Canadian Bucket List? You make the call!

Photo credit: gebuehren-scout | Flickr

Photo credit: gebuehren-scout | Flickr

So by now you’ve conquered the Capilano Suspension Bridge, endured the Grouse Grind and paddleboarded deep into English Bay.  Looking for a new adventure?

A new book by a Vancouver author highlights the best adventures Canada has to offer, in the city and beyond.  The Great Canadian Bucket List explores more than 100 must-do-before-you-die experiences across the country, from tracking spirit bears to harvesting icebergs.

So what’s there to do in our neck of the woods? B.C. experiences included in the book range from familiar favourites to options sure to surprise even jaded adventurers.  I’ve included 5 bucket listers from the book below, but I’d like your take: What are the absolute must-do, bucket-list experiences in Vancouver and British Columbia? Weigh in below.  

  • Mountain bike the North Shore: Vancouver’s North Shore was one of the places where downhill mountain biking was born and still boasts some of the best trails anywhere.

An Interview with Robin Esrock, Renowned Travel Writer and Vancouverite (Free Book Giveaway!)

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Vancouver-based Robin Esrock is a renowned travel writer, author, speaker, and host of the OLN/CityTV/Travel Channel series, Word Travels. Former adventure columnist for the Globe & Mail, MSN, Vancouver Sun and others, Robin has MC’d the Explorer’s Club Annual Dinner in New York, written for publications including National Geographic Traveler, The Guardian and Chicago Tribune, and been profiled by everyone from the CBC to CNN. After traveling to over 100 countries, Robin turned his attention to Canada for his first major book, The Great Canadian Bucket List. Spanning all 10 provinces and 3 territories, Robin has created the definite guide to 115 experiences one must do, and can only do, in Canada before you die.

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An Interview with Robin Esrock, Renowned Travel Writer and Vancouverite (Free Book Giveaway!)