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Vancouver winter light displays

Vancouver winter light displays

Vancouver has some seriously amazing winter light displays over the Christmas period that continue well into the New year. This post will share some of the pretty festive lights we visited this winter. There are plenty of other festive light options, so if this whets your appetite for pretty twinkly lights, I’ll include more possibilities at the end of this post. The Christmas-related light displays tend to light up Vancouver from November to January, but a couple of them (like…

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Weekend in Vancouver – Best things to do

Weekend in Vancouver – Best things to do

Vancouver is a pretty awesome place to live. I mean it is a city full of tasty food and friendly people, surrounded by mountains and beaches. It is also fun to visit this city as a tourist. My first suggestion for the best things to do in Vancouver is obviously going to include some hikes. Still, not everyone loves hiking, so I thought I’d write up a list of the best things to do for a perfect weekend in Vancouver….

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Vancouver Walks – Dog Mountain

Vancouver Walks – Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain might be the easiest mountain climb I have ever done! The payoff amazing. It is an easy hike with hardly any elevation gain, but you are rewarded by some stunning views over Vancouver as well as the surrounding mountains of the North Shore. The trail-head starts in the car park for Mount Seymour. This means most of the hard work is done by your car, as the start of the walk is already quite high up. Unfortunately this…

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Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Squee! I am going to share another amaaaazing walk near Vancouver – Coliseum Mountain. This might be the most epic walk so far! There was a long hike before the start, several hours of steep climbing followed by some epic scrambling up to the top. Coliseum Mountain is also the biggest faker of a mountain. There are so many views that look like they are the peak from below. I thought we’d reached the summit at least six times before…

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