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What’s Whistler’s Culture Like? Let a Local Tell You

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A large proportion of Whistler’s population is made up of young people from all over the world who have come to Canada on working holiday visas (although you’ll soon notice that Australians and Brits are the strong majority!). Despite the transient nature of this town’s workforce, Whistler has a strong sense of community at its…

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6 Outdoor Spots to Practice Yoga | A Wanderlust, Whistler Crash Course

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Whistler has long drawn outdoor enthusiasts from around the world for its skiing, mountain biking, and hiking. But in recent years, it’s become a mecca for a more mindful kind of visitor too. Yoga in Whistler is booming, and it’s easy to see why. In Whistler, people are passionate, in love with nature, and determined…

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Whistler’s Favourite Mountain Biking Apres Bars

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The Apres, a time to sit back, relax and tell the tales of the shredded berms and sick whips of the day. Wait just a minute, you may say, that’s not what you talk about at the Apres-Ski! Well, move over winter and snow, the tradition of the Apres has migrated to the world of…

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Get the Scoop | International Axe Throwing Day

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We’ve always thought we axe throwers deserved our own holiday.  And now we have one! International Axe Throwing day is coming up on June 13. For committed axe throwers, it’s a great excuse to celebrate everything they love about the sport. The satisfying thud of the axe into the wood, the thrill of making the…

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Canada Day in Whistler 2019

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O, Canada. The country of Tim Horton’s, ice hockey and saying sorry a lot. It’s a great place, and Canadians are pretty proud to be Canadian. And never more than on July 1 – Canada Day. A whole day dedicated to our plaid-wearing, overly-polite nation. Wherever you are in Canada, you’re sure to find parades,…

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Where to Find Weed in Whistler | Its Complicated

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Everyone in Whistler is asking, “Where can I buy weed in Whistler?” Yes, recreational use of cannabis is legal all across Canada, but in Whistler, the supply is well…. Dry. There are no dispensaries in the town, with locals and visitors alike wondering why they don’t have the same access as everywhere else in the…

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Your Guide to Fly Fishing in Whistler, Canada

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While it may be best known for its boundless ski area, and it’s serious downhill biking credentials, Whistler is fast becoming famous for its fly fishing too. And when you look at the landscapes we’re surrounded by, it’s hardly a surprise. From the saltwater of the Howe Sound in Squamish, where the sea meets the…

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Top 5 Axe Throwing Destinations in Canada

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So, you want to learn to be Canadian? You’ve bought a plaid shirt, grown a beard, developed a taste for Caesars and started putting maple syrup on everything you eat. But let’s be honest, you won’t truly feel like a Canadian until you’ve discovered your inner lumberjack. Luckily for you, these days you don’t have…

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Whistler Tattoo Artist Round Up

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Whether you’re in Whistler for a weekend or a lifetime, it’s hard not to be inspired by the epic landscapes and the adrenaline junkie culture. It’s no wonder then that plenty of people choose to commemorate their time in Whistler with a tattoo – a permanent reminder of the unforgettable memories you made here. With…

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Where to Eat, Drink & Be Merry at Whistler Cornucopia 2018

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Cornucopia in Whistler is an annual food and drink festival based in our beautiful mountain town. It lasts 11 days, and this year’s Cornucopia Whistler runs from November 8-18th. With over 90 food and drink events taking place over this festive period, figuring out what’s a hit and what’s a miss from the Cornucopia schedule…

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