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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…

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…

Whistler Pride 2023: Canada’s Premier Queer Ski Festival

Whistler is famously known as a hub of activities, nature, world-class dining, and nightlife. While it may not be the first place that comes to mind as an LGBTQI+ destination, this small but mighty town is full of surprises, hosting the largest pride festival of its kind across Canada.  From what started out as a…

Where to Find Weed in Whistler | 2024 Update

Weed has been legal in Canada since 2018, yet you still can’t legally buy it in Whistler… until NOW! A Little Bud has just opened their Whistler location right down the road from us in Function! A little bud, Whistler’s new dispensary. As of February 2nd, 2024 Spirit Leaf Cannabis is opening in Creekside! https://www.instagram.com/p/C20oEmcvMxo/…

Whistler Craft Beer Month: Your 2021 Guide

One thing that Whistler folks love is their craft beer.This October, come celebrate the delicious golden beverage at the Whistler Craft Beer Month, where the city comes together to offer exciting events, deals, and celebrations. The Whistler Craft Beer Month runs at several restaurants and bars around Whistler from October 1 through 31. In addition,…

Whistler Turkey Sale | A Locals Guide

It’s just around the corner! One of the best events of the year! Whistler folk finally get the awesome deals on ski gear, we’ve been waiting for at the Whistler Turkey Sale. But is the Whistler Turkey Sale worth it? Potentially, we get to save hundreds of dollars to winter ski gear for the coming…

5 Things Every Whistler Local Wants You To Know

Are you planning to Visit Whistler soon? Did you know real-live locals call this fantastic mountain town home? While the term “local” gets thrown around a lot in Whistler. It ranges from being used to describe someone who has been here for 30 years to the kid who has been here three weeks and heard…

A Do-It-Yourself Guide to the River of Golden Dreams in Whistler

Want to spend a summer afternoon on the river like a Whistler-ite? Then you’re going to want to get your butts down the River of Golden Dreams. A local gem, a local dream.  Wave bye-bye to that gnarly throw-yourself-down-a-hill crazy bike park malarkey and say hello to the laid back do-it-yourself river cruise.  What is…

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

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…