Planning a Winter Getaway? Here are Seven Things to do in Golden, BC

You don’t have to be a skier or snowboarder to enjoy the great outdoors this winter. Located in the heart of six of the most stunning national parks Canada has to offer, Golden, BC offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventurers to enjoy an extended visit to this winter wonderland. There are accommodations to suit every budget, ranging from…

Ladies’ Getaway at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler

Needing a break from the city, two of my girlfriends and I took an overnight trip to Whistler this weekend. Driving up Sunday, we arrived to the beautifully rustic Fairmont Chateau Whistler.  As Whistler Blackcomb has not officially opened for the winter ski season (opens this week, November 23), the hotel was buzzing with anticipation of…

Go Further with Ford Canada: Introducing the Ford Escape 2017

About a month ago, I was invited by Ford Canada to Harambe’s Ethiopian Restaurant on Commercial Drive, to hear about Robin Esrock’s bucket list experiences from his book “The Great Canadian Bucket List”. From hearing about his adventures, we were all inspired to take on our own bucket list item, in a brand new Ford…

The Holidays Have Arrived at High Street in #Abbotsford

Saturday, November 19th at 5pm marked the Official Tree Lighting and fourth annual holiday event at Highstreet. Highlights included the arrival of Santa Clause, the lighting of a 65-foot Christmas tree, Rudolf, Frosty the Snowman, Spandy Andy the dancing elf, a 40-piece marching band, a team of festive dancers and, of course, a magical snowfall. …

CANDYTOWN – A YALETOWN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL 2016

 On Saturday, November 26, 2016, the fifth annual CandyTown will bring to Yaletown a Christmas bash that’s just as fun and bustling as Santa’s workshop. Beloved across the city, the neighbourhood-wide celebration is hosted by Yaletown’s generous merchants through the Yaletown Business Improvement Association, and promises to infuse holiday spirit into even the most stubborn of…

#VAFF20 Amazing Asian-Canadian Films

The Vancouver Asian Film Fest (VAFF) celebrated its 20th anniversary last weekend, and Vancouver Bits and Bites were delighted to walk the red carpet along with them. The schedule was packed with panels, shorts, and feature films, all centered around the theme “homecoming”. Alice and I got the chance to see four films and a collection…

Sereni-TEA at the Vancouver Tea Festival 2016

The third annual Vancouver Tea Festival happened on November 5th at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. It was the first year at this venue and I loved how it all seemed to mesh together seamlessly. The garden is a serene retreat in the middle of a big city, you almost forget where you are!…

Vancouver Asian Film Festival Nov 3 – 6

This upcoming weekend, Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) will be celebrating its 20th annual celebration of Asian diaspora and diversity in film. From November 3 to 6, Asian films both made in North America and in Asia will be shown at Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas downtown. Vancouver Bits & Bites will be reviewing some of the movies at this…

Potter’s House of Horrors 2016

Potter’s House of Horrors is back for 2016 and scarier than ever. This haunted house is a Surrey tradition that brings animatronics, actors and props to create a unique and truly horrific experience! (In a good way). I’ve been a fan of Potter’s for a long time, and I couldn’t wait for Dylan to be old…

Vegas Baby

I find Vegas to be one of those chameleon places –  it’s never the same; it becomes whatever you want it to be in each visit. Having been there a few times already, and it not being my all time favourite place, I wanted to experience a different kind of Vegas. Something less touristy, finding pleasure in the…