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

Travel
Our Weekend Guide to Tofino

From quaint wooden inns to stunning oceanside sunsets, experience the best that island life has to offer in Tofino

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for February 25 to March 3

This week: celebrate The Cobalt's seventh anniversary, eat hummus for breakfast, get healthy at The Wellness Show + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for February 18-24

This week: share a laugh with Sarah Silverman, walk or run to help raise funds for guide dogs, indulge in...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for February 11-17

This week: Ski and snowboard all day and night, celebrate Family Day with the kids, check out a winter festival...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for February 4-10

This week: check out an Olympic soccer rematch, indulge in truffles, take in some live theatre + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for January 28-February 3

This week: Sip on a tiki cocktail, enjoy a four-legged performance under the big top, pig out at a Southern-inspired...

Food & Drink
7 New Ways to Experience Dine Out Vancouver

Back for its 15th year, the Dine Out Vancouver Festival brings $20, $30 and $40 menu deals to 284 local...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for January 21-27

This week: Go on a brunch crawl, shop a vintage flea market, chow down at a food truck festival + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for January 14-20

This week: Check out Canada's largest gluten-free expo, stay up late at the Aquarium, experience Harry Potter burlesque + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for January 7-13

This week: Experience la dolce vita at an Italian film fest, take a self-guided noodle tour, enjoy one of the...

Food & Drink
Top 3 Places to Start on Richmond’s Dumpling Trail

Whether boiled, deep-fried or steamed, dumplings are the ultimate comfort food for winter. Here's where you'll find some of the...

Food & Drink
19 Places to Eat Your Way into 2017

These decadent dinners in top Vancouver restaurants will keep you partying past midnight this New Year's Eve

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