For the second year in a row, I visited Manning Park around opening weekend to participate in some winter wonderland adventures. This time around, I was on snowshoes to document my trip for SnowSeekers. Making my own tracks on a guided snowshoe tour with my guide Janja Klemencic, I spot footprints that were not made […]
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We are so fortunate to have three amazing alpine destinations so close to Vancouver, with each coming alive in the winter time. The beauty of having these mountains in our own backyard is that we can easily drive up for some fun, but even if it’s not snowing on the roads, it’s important to be […]
It’s tough to save money during the holidays while going to gatherings of friends and family, hosting dinners, and exchanging gifts. However, I know of several activities that will get you in the holiday spirit without sliding you into debt. Here is my second annual list of Free Christmas Activities in Metro Vancouver*: Free Christmas […]
Vancouver’s largest outdoor carolling competition is returning to Gastown for its 2nd year! Yule Duel brings together Vancouver’s top choirs and some of the city’s most notable personalities to fundraise for May’s Place which provides much-needed compassionate end-of-life care to vulnerable people in the Downtown Eastside. Yule Duel in Gastown Under the canopy of fairy […]
On November 17th I will be sleeping outside in Downtown Vancouver so that homeless youth don’t have to. It’s a miserable evening in the cold (and rain) that I wouldn’t wish on anyone. There is a great part to the experience though, I get to help raise funds for Covenant House so that no youth […]