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History of the Nine O'Clock Gun

Credit: Graham Cox Not far from the Georgia Street entrance of Vancouver’s Stanley Park rests the famous Nine O’Clock Gun. One of the city’s older monuments, this gun has watched Vancouver expand into the metropolis it is today.  Unlike so many landmarks that reach a point where they shift from an active member of the […]

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs - Exhibit Review

Credit: Royal BC Museum Ancient Egypt has always enthralled the world with its mysteries. So when the Royal BC Museum announced its latest feature exhibit, it was easy to see why people began planning their next trip to Victoria. Given the enchanting title of, “Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs,” visitors have the chance to explore […]

Afternoon Tea in Vancouver

Credit: Neverland Tea Salon Afternoon tea has always been a fun way to experience an iconic British tradition. With a variety of teas and unique locations available, many different hotels, cafes, and salons offer their own versions of this popular activity. Additionally, it’s a social opportunity that doesn’t leave you feeling rushed. I think that’s […]

Seafood in Vancouver

Credit: Ancora Waterfront Dining and Patio There are a lot of perks to having the ocean as your backyard, and one of our favourites is the abundance of seafood. With restaurants in Vancouver promoting fresh and quality ingredients, sampling local seafood is easy to do. The best part is the many different kinds of seafood available, from […]

The Landsea Guide to Government Street

Credit: Tourism Victoria  The Victoria and Butchart Gardens Tour is a favourite for many of our tour guides. From a scenic perspective, it’s easy to see why. Unlike so many cities where historic architecture has begun to crumble under the pressures of time and gentrification, Victoria has maintained and preserved their vibrant Victorian buildings seen along […]

Top 10 Haunted Places in Vancouver

Halloween is fast approaching. It kind of snuck up on us, no? Are you ready? Do you have your plans set and your costume planned? If you are like me, you'll wait until the last minute and find something from your closet to throw on. If costume parties aren't for you, maybe you like to […]

Top 5 Reasons to Take a North Shore Tour

Visitors to Vancouver have a lot to choose from when they visit this picturesque city: what to see, where to go, and what to eat. Visitor blogs and books are filled with the must-sees and -dos while visiting Vancouver, and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and Grouse Mountain are almost always listed. These attractions are in […]

Top 5 Spring Activities in Vancouver

The weather is warming up quickly this week in Vancouver with highs in the 20's! It's time to shed the winter coats and put on the sunglasses. Here is our list of the top five spring activities in Vancouver and where the best places are to enjoy them. 1. Tour the Cherry Blossom trees Every […]

A Passion for Landsea - Vol. 4

Our last blog in our "A Passion for Landsea" series was written by our Training Director, who was a tour guide for Landsea Tours & Adventures originally for three seasons before moving up! Have a read of her blog post below about her time as a tour guide:   Ever wonder what it's like to […]

A Passion for Landsea - Vol. 3

Here is our third post in our series written from a tour guide who’s been with Landsea Tours & Adventures for two years. She describes her love for Landsea and some of her favourite memories. Read her blog post below:   I was hired as a tour guide at Landsea in the Spring of 2014. […]

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