Getting from Vancouver to Victoria

As the crow flies, Vancouver and Victoria are less than 70 km (43 miles) apart–less than an hour’s highway driving. If only there was a highway. Instead, BC’s largest metropolis (Vancouver) is separated from its capital (Victoria, on the southern end of Vancouver Island) by a large span of water, […]

Vancouver in August

Always a laid-back city, Vancouver ramps up the chill factor in August. Tourists may be thick on the ground in the downtown core, but traffic is significantly lighter as most locals stay away from work to enjoy the last lazy days of summer vacation. Days are warm–even hot–and the late […]

Things to Do in Vancouver: Theatre Under the Stars

Somewhere between Glee and Broadway, you’ll find Vancouver’s Theatre Under the Stars. Generations of Vancouverites have passed a toe-tapping summer evening at Malkin Bowl, the outdoor stage located inside Stanley Park. Like Bard on the Beach, the Shakespeare festival at Kits Point, TUTS is a real rite of summer in […]