For British Columbians looking to stargaze in a peaceful setting, there are numerous options across the province.
When Mekong Fine Thai Cuisine opened its doors in Creekside Village on Canada Day, it brought an eclectic blend of spices to British Columbia’s Coast Mountains, adding to Whistler’s already diverse gastronomical array of restaurants.
While British Columbia boasts numerous exceptional snow sports destinations, SilverStar has remained somewhat under the radar.
Schrader Cellars, Double Diamond Wines, and Mount Veeder Winery return after the 2020 vintage was wiped out due to wildfire.
The diet of the average Canadian university student leaves much to be desired. However, if a dearth of dining options is part of the issue, then things are looking up at the University of British Columbia, where Wildlight Kitchen + Bar, an elegant new restaurant with a proudly West Coast menu, is upping the ante.
One of the quintessential things about Victoria is its blend of easygoing West Coast culture and British tradition. Tea is a tradition local residents have embraced for decades, and a walk through the city takes you past specialty tea shops, restaurants, and cafés offering afternoon tea. But it’s hard to beat the elegance, history, and careful attention of tea service at the Fairmont Empress.
Fresh from a two-phase, multiyear renovation that began during the pandemic, the Fairmont Chateau Whistler revealed its updated 519 guest rooms and suites in December 2022.
Unveiled this past summer, the twelve new cabins at Haida House on Haida Gwaii—the remote, emerald archipelago off the coast of British Columbia—look out onto the Hecate Strait, 1,30 kilometres of open water stretching to the mainland.
Year after year, Victoria defends its unofficial title as one of Canada’s most pleasant cities. With Victorian architecture, cobblestone streets, gardens aplenty, and half as much rain as Vancouver, there’s a lot to love about B.C.’s capital.