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British Columbia is a stunning province on Canada’s west coast. From vibrant Vancouver to the mountains and Vancouver Island, discover the breathtaking wonder of British Columbia Canada.

British Columbia offers diverse experiences, from food and wine of the Thompson Okanagan region to sailing around the islands of Vancouver Island.

Love skiing? Whistler, Sun Peaks, Big White, Silverstar and a host of other world-class ski resorts are in British Columbia.

What is British Columbia famous for?

British Columbia is a known for its stunning mountains, Vancouver Island and the lovely city of Vancouver. Vancouver is one of the largest and certainly one of the most beautiful urban centers in Canada.

Why do they call it British Columbia?

The name British Columbia was chosen by Queen Victoria when it became a British colony in 1858. The name British Columbia is a reflection of the province’s origins as the British remainder of the Columbia District of the Hudson’s Bay Company.

How many cities are there in British Columbia?

There are 51 cities in British Columbia. The largest city is Vancouver while the smallest city is Greenwood.

Okanagan Tabjito Cocktail – A Twist on the Classic Mojito

When visiting Canada, the classic cocktail to try is a Caeser Cocktail but next time you're at a bar or a restaurant in the...

3 Days in the Thompson Okanagan – Oliver, Naramata, Kelowna

You could easily spend a week or more exploring the Thompson Okanagan region but if you only have three days to spare, here's how...

Glamour Farming in the Okanagan Valley

At 50th Parallel Estate, Curtis Krouzel and Sheri-Lee Turner-Krouzel welcome us at the entrance with a chilled bottle of 2015 Pinot Gris and more...

Off to the farm – Davison Orchards Okanagan

In the fertile Okanagan Valley near Vernon in British Columbia, the produce barn at Davison Orchards Country Village is packed with shoppers filling up...

Planet Bee – Food of the Gods In The Okanagan

The mead bar at Planet Bee Honey Farm in Vernon, British Columbia, is buzzing with activity. In this wine region of Canada, visitors can...

Okanagan Food And Wine Secrets

If there's anyone who knows everything about food and wine in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley, it's Jennifer Schell. Author of three international award-winning cookbooks...


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Best of British Columbia

20 amazing things to do in British Columbia

Majestic mountains, tranquil rivers, lakes and abundant wildlife are some of the things that make British Columbia an awe-inspiring place to visit. Home to the tranquil...


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