If you like your beer then British Columbia, in Western Canada, is the place to visit! In the last decade the number of independent breweries, micro-breweries, and brewpubs has dramatically increased as demand for craft beers and unique flavours has skyrocketed. There are now more than 50 breweries and brewpubs in BC, many of which can be found around Vancouver, Victoria and the Interior. So if you want to sample some of the best beers in British Columbia, where should you go? Here’s a brief guide to the beer culture of BC.
Spring in Canada is a lovely time of the year. The temperatures begin to warm up, flora blooms, animals come out of hibernation and give birth to their young. It is a great time to visit Canada, but when exactly is it “spring”? The fact is, the seasons do vary from one side of the country to the other, so if you’re thinking of visiting Canada in the spring, read on to find out when you should be planning your visit.
Ice hockey – it is Canada’s passion, and for good reason. Canadians believe that they invented the national sport, though some recent research suggests this may not be entirely true. Still, whether or not it was invented in Canada, ice hockey is the official winter sport of Canada, and when you visit the Great White North you really must catch a game to see what all the fuss is about.
Ever wanted to go dog sledding on the snow? It’s not something you can usually experience in Australia, but in Canada it’s a different story. Dogs have been used for centuries for transporting goods and people over the snowy and icy terrains of winter-time Canada and are still used today for recreation, competition and transportation. If you’ve wanted to know all about these amazing dogs and what happens to them during the summer, read on to find out more!
Nothing quite beats a family holiday in Canada! From the spectacular scenery, to the wildlife, to the festivals and the cities this awe inspiring country has so much to offer families. But as the world’s second largest country, where do you start?