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How to make friends in Victoria

I’m originally from Victoria and so have a bit of a social network here but it seems like most people I meet have moved here from somewhere else. It can be challenging to meet people and make new friends when you move to a new town but it’s not impossible! For whatever reason Victoria has…

Your Guide to Coffee in Victoria: Our 13 Favourite Cafes

Imagine this, you’re wandering around downtown Victoria and you’re thinking “I wonder what’s the best spot for a coffee downtown?“, we’ve all been there! Luckily for you Victoria has some amazing coffee shops! Coffee shops and cafes aren’t just for grabbing a drip coffee to-go. They are first date spots, office spots, study spots, meeting…

Your Guide to Happy Hour in Whistler: Our 21 Favourites

Picture this, you have just spent a fantastic day in Whistler exploring the mountains, and you make your way back into the village. You are thirsty. You are hungry. You need a Whistler happy hour. Happy hour is a non-skiers Apres with menu items offered at super reduced prices. The usual happy hour is right…

How to plan a work party… that doesn’t suck

Hey you, yes you! The person who just got assigned to plan their next work party and you’re researching what to do to make your work party awesome. Maybe it’s a holiday party, retreat, offsite, or just a celebration of some sort. There’s no reason that a work party has to be bland, in fact…

Axe Throwing in Victoria, BC – The ultimate group adventure

Welcome to the exhilarating world of axe throwing in Victoria! Forged is thrilled to announce the opening of our newest location in amazing Victoria, BC! Whether you’re planning a corporate event, a bachelor party, or just a fun outing with friends, our latest venue offers the perfect blend of excitement and competition for groups up…

Unleash the Adventure: Group Activities in Victoria, BC – Outdoor thrills, indoor delights, and unforgettable bonding experiences!

Victoria, BC is a destination that offers a perfect blend of outdoor thrills, indoor delights, and unforgettable bonding experiences for group activities. Whether you’re planning a team-building excursion, a family reunion, or a getaway with friends, Victoria has something to offer everyone. From exploring the beautiful Butchart Gardens to embarking on a kayaking adventure in…

What to do in Squamish…When it Rains

Alright, we’ll level with you. Sometimes it rains in Squamish! That’s the price we pay for living in such a beautiful place, we guess. But don’t despair. While you might have been dreaming of endless days hiking in the sunshine, there’s still heaps of things to do in Squamish when it rains. In fact, if…

Guide to Nordic and Cross Country Skiing in Whistler

Have you ever dreamed of cross-country skiing through pristine, snow-covered forests with majestic mountains as your backdrop? If so, then cross-country skiing in Whistler is the perfect winter activity for you.  With miles of groomed trails and stunning views, it’s no wonder why so many people flock to this ski destination every year.  To help…

14 Hidden Secrets in Whistler That Nearly All Visitors Miss

Whistler, BC: Home of the world’s greatest mountain bike competition and the largest ski resort in North America. There are world class adventures by the hundreds here. But what about the many places you won’t see in the glossy magazines and Instagram feeds? If you venture off the beaten track in Whistler, you’ll find a…

How to Plan the Best Bachelor Party in Whistler

A world-famous ski resort and vacation destination, Whistler has long been a go-to playground for adults. Whether you’re looking for a trip filled with outdoor adventure, world class dining, or wild nightlife, planning a Whistler bachelor party is a world full of possibilities.    Calendar Book Your Whistler Axe Throwing Experience   With no shortage…

Planning a Trip to BC? Start Here!

For anyone looking to explore nature and the outdoors, few places rival British Columbia (BC). Often making the lists of best cities to live in around the world and ranked as an outdoor adventure capital, BC is full of opportunity.  With BC trip ideas ranging from North America’s largest ski resort in Whistler, to whale…

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Whistler in Spring (2023 Update)

As spring creeps in and the days get longer, Whistler becomes a magical blend of snow-capped mountains, sunshine, and budding greenery.  Whether you’re planning a Whistler spring break or looking for a spring skiing adventure, this time of year is a fantastic time to check out Whistler and work on your ski-goggle tan.  What to…