Amy Watkins

Amy Watkins is a British writer who fell in love with Vancouver when she visited on an assignment and then moved here. She writes about travel for national UK publications and writes BCLiving's weekly events column.

Recent Posts

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for May 20 to 26

This week: celebrate the best of B.C. food and wine, dance like nobody is watching, check out a musical +...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for May 13 to 19

This week: pick up some spot prawns, get energized at the Dance Fitness Expo, make Mom laugh + more

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for May 6 to 12

This week: celebrate Cinco de Mayo, check out a night market, learn how to identify mushrooms + more

Travel
4 Festivals to Celebrate Springtime in Osoyoos

Canada's only desert is ready for its close-up in the springtime

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for April 29 to May 5

This week: check out Vancouver's secret bike rave, shop at your local spring pop-up market and raise a glass for...

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for April 22 to 28

This week: check out Canada's largest adult LEGO convention, celebrate the spoken word, party for the planet for Earth Day...

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for April 15 to 21

This week: celebrate Vaisakhi with a parade, enjoy some Canadian cinema, shop for handmade gifts + more

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for April 8 to 14

This week: embrace spring at a tulip festival, celebrate local distillers, watch a movie in a morgue + more

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for April 1 to 7

This week: celebrate spring with sakura and sake, discover South African cinema, join in a feathery flash mob + more

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for March 25 to 31

This week: check out one of the hottest dance companies in North America, pitch in to clean up the shoreline,

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for March 18 to 24

This week: drink up a special celebration of B.C. wine, shop some historic fashion, enjoy the rides at Western Canada’s...

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Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for March 11 to 17

This week: Experience the Aquarium at night, explore Amazon culture, dance a jig for St. Patrick's Day + more

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