British Columbia

Vancouver's Japadog – Taste the Strange

“Japadog” sounds like a word David Letterman would say for comic effect. In actuality, Japadog is a Vancouver street vendor that sells grilled hot dogs, both Japanese style and those referred to as “regular hotdogs” ...

Hope, British Columbia

With only forty minutes of planning, two friends and I decided to visit a friend who was working on an archaeological dig in Hope, British Columbia. Eager for a road trip, we cleared two weeks ...

Victoria, British Columbia

Next time you visit Seattle, it’s a quick hop over to the lovely garden city of Victoria in British Columbia. Make sure to bring your passport, and climb aboard the Victoria Clipper on the Seattle ...

Summer Tripping

Democratic congresswoman Susan Davis, who regularly travels the world for free, thanks to junkets staged by the Washington-based, nonprofit Aspen Institute, has been at it again. From August 14 through 21, according to House travel ...

Going Outdoors in Whistler, British Columbia

The drive from Vancouver Airport up to Whistler Village is about two and a half hours of pure eye candy. Although I mention a drive, you really don’t need a car in Whistler at all. ...

Winter Olympics Backgrounder

The first time I visited Vancouver was in the late ’60s. I was living in Fairbanks and decided to spend the winter outside, which is what we called any place not in Alaska. Since it ...

Vancouver, B.C.

My first impression of Vancouver was that the general vibe is less hectic than in most U.S. cities. People are friendly, and when they ask “What do you do?” it seems they’re more interested in ...

Autumn in Vancouver

Autumn is an ideal time to visit Vancouver, British Columbia, when the foliage is particularly vibrant. A sophisticated city with a mix of gardens and woodlands, Vancouver can be described as temperate rainforest within a ...

Bugaboo Range Heli-Hiking, Canadian Rockies

While on a "heli-hiking" trip in the Canadian Rockies (more specifically the Bugaboo Range), we were hit suddenly with a heavy snowstorm, which was unusual for July. Heli-hiking involves a small group, with a guide ...

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