A Look Inside Canada’s First Pod-Style Hotel, Now Imminent in Whistler Village

The 88-suite hotel is scheduled to open its doors - and, hopefully, change the local accommodations game - on Thursday, August 9th.

This Tiny Cabin for Beer Island, Please

With solar panels on its A-frame, the stilted construction has very little impact on its immediate environment and did not require building permits because of its diminutive size.

The Fitting Nickname for Pemberton That May Have Come From Australia

"We biked and hiked our way into a secret backcountry camping spot with an amazing lake view up in Pemberdise last weekend..."

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If it Had a Museum of Rocks That Look Like Faces

The museum is the only one of its kind, dedicated entirely to rocks that look like human faces. Surely we should have one of our own!

Galiano Island’s Bodega Ridge Opens Brand New Property, Bodega Cove

Usually around this time of year everything worthwhile has already been booked up, but we’ve got some good news...

Field Trip

24 Hours Soaking Up LA’s Silver Lake Neighbourhood

6 Places

Silver Lake is a hotspot for eating, boozing, kitsch and cool. Think Main Street, but with palm trees and a lot more sunshine.

Understanding the Kitsch Wine Designed for People “Who Love to Slay Rosé”

This "Message in a Bottle" Q&A asks Kitsch winemaker Grant Biggs all about his delicious 2017 rosé.

Heading to the Sunshine Coast for the Long Weekend? Check Out These Two New Spots

Recently launched Buono Osteria and Lone Wolf Bakery are making life on the Sunshine Coast a little more delicious.

The 500 Year Old Inspiration Behind the Painted Rock Estate Winery Brand

The story behind the family brand and its values began many centuries ago and is designed to endure long into the future.

Spaced

Wanting This Concrete Cabin in Mexico Near a Tofino Beach

Designed by Aranza de Arino (and available on Airbnb), it's close to the big wave surfer's paradise of Puerto Escondido.

Take a Look Inside ‘Nowhere’, Now Open in Victoria

The new seafood-focused restaurant from the chefs that gave us Hanks is now open at 1001 Douglas Street.

Field Trip

Slowing Down in La Paz

12 Places

How to eat and drink exceptionally well between unforgettable swims with dolphins and sharks in the Sea of Cortez.

Field Trip

The Scout Guide to Tofino

15 Places

Heading to Tofino this summer? Take this handy, mobile-friendly map/guide of good things to eat, drink and do with you!

Sherwood Cafe & Bar Takes Shape in Victoria

The highly anticipated new project from the owner of Habit Coffee is primed for a July opening across from City Hall.

Epic 1959 Road Trip From England Through the Sahara to Southern Africa and Back

Three friends took a military surplus runway control vehicle from London to Bulawayo in 1959, documenting their trip in colour.

Vancouver Would Be Cooler If It Had This Shop Stocked With Wines by Women Winemakers

This female-forward, animal-friendly Silver Lake wine shop would be perfectly suited to Main Street.

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Five Great Reasons to Hit the Sunshine Coast in May

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From drag racing and delicious ice bars to forest hikes and farmers markets, check out these cool things to do on the coast this month.

You Need To Try This Locally-Caught Halibut Masterpiece at Wolf in the Fog

Fork this cake-like piece of fish surrounded by a tangle of bright green brassica, nettles, peas, clams, radish coins and little perogies.

Hanks Crew to Open ‘Nowhere’ Restaurant in Downtown Victoria Later This Month

The team behind one of Victoria's best restaurants has a new project in the works. Take a look inside 'Nowhere'.

The Courtney Room Launches This Week in Victoria

The new, smartly-designed restaurant, cheffed by Sam Harris, opens this week in the lobby of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa.

Vancouver Had Three of These But Destroyed or Obscured Them All

"I'm thinking about buying a cold sixpack of Hermann's on my break. Want to split it in the shade at the Whale Wall after work?"

You Need To Try Chef Paul Moran’s Perfect Beef Dip Sandwich at The Hatch

Invented in Los Angeles in the early 20th century, the Beef Dip is an undersung beauty. This new restaurant does it exceedingly well.

Big Interview With Winemaker Tyler Harlton of Summerland’s TH Wines

The Saskatchewan import dishes on the art of restraint, Daniel Day Lewis and tucking in curse words for colour.

Community News

Everything You Need to Know About Feast Tofino Festival — April 20 to May 6

12 Places

Experience "boat to table" food culture with Tofino's best chefs (plus guest chefs) at events for every meal, mood and budget.

How a Mutual Love of Religious Iconography Produced the ‘Tacofino’ Logo

The Virgin of Guadalupe-inspired image went through several iterations to eventually become the local company's praying hands brand.

How TV Introduced the West Coast to Canada

A look back at The Beachcombers, the long-running TV show that put Gibsons on every Canadian's radar.

Field Trip

On the Delicious Joys of Montreal in Winter

20 Places

Trying to make sense of one of Canada's top food cities in just a few days (with a side trip to the Eastern Townships).

Defining One of the Many Hidden Costs of Making Wine

"We were hoping to bring in more Gewurtztraminer for this vintage but we ended up paying almost 40% in bear tax."