Vancouver’s Hidden Hangouts: Secret Bunker In Lighthouse Park

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Searching for hidden hangouts is one of my favorite things to do in this city I’ve been fortunate enough to call home for the last decade. Our good friend Hep is to thank for showing us this super cool secret bunker hiding in plain sight at one of the most popular parks in West Vancouver.

Lighthouse Park sees many daily visitors. There are a number of trails to hike, oceanfront spots to picnic at, and view points in which to take in the stunning sunsets.

Most people coming to Lighthouse Park tend to stick to the well beaten paths, though. And unfortunately for them, that means missing out on this unique hangout spot.  Continue reading

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Architectural Walking Tours Of Vancouver’s Neighborhoods: Gastown

Architectural Walking Tours of Vancouver's Neighborhoods: Gastown

Every summer the Architectural Institute of BC hosts guided walking tours of some of Vancouver’s most vibrant neighborhoods. The cost is a mere $10 per person and offers a really neat perspective on this animated city.  I assure you, it’s a really great value for the price.

Whether you’re here on holiday or you’re a long-time resident, this tour will surely prove to be informative and enjoyable. At the very least it will be a good photo opportunity for tourists and locals alike. Continue reading

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Feasting on Ribs at RibFest | Port Moody BC

Feasting on Ribs at Port Moody's Annual Ribfest

Summertime is magical in Vancouver, if for no other reason than the vast array of festivals and events happening around the city and neighboring towns.

Port Moody’s annual RibFest is an event that’s new to us as of this year, but one we could see ourselves attending time and again.  Continue reading

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Sloquet Hot Springs | Vancouver BC

Sloquet Hot Springs Vancouver BC

What’s better than delightfully warm natural hot springs on a cold rainy day?  Nothing.

Okay, maybe a few things.  But natural hot springs are pretty awesome, cold day or not. And the fact that Vancouver BC has some just a day trip away is even more awesome.

Sloquet Hot Springs are the first we’ve been to on Canada’s west coast, but they certainly won’t be the last.  Hot spring hunting blood now pumps through these veins of mine.   Continue reading

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Walking the Stanley Park Seawall: Winter in Vancouver

Vancouver in the Winter, winter in Vancouver, walking Stanley Park Seawall | Perogy and Panda

 

Some of the best views of Vancouver can be spotted from the Stanley Park seawall.  A 9km paved loop that encompasses the city’s most famous park.  Continue reading

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