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 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

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for December 17-23

This week: Enjoy shopportunities at local craft fairs, watch amazing acrobats at Cirque du Soleil, take a Christmas trolley through town plus more...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for December 10-16

This week: watch a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious musical, take a holiday cookie class, listen to gospel versions of Christmas carols + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for December 3-9

This week: Enjoy Christmas lights around the city, meet Santa Claus, ride the Sea to Sky Gondola + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for November 26-December 2

This week: catch classic Christmas flicks at the drive-in, get gift inspo at the Vancouver Christmas Market, check out a...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for November 19-25

This week: see stand-up at Big Rock Brewery, get lost in in the world's largest Christmas maze, check out local talent at...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for November 12-18

This week: Buy handmade Christmas gifts, enjoy a five-course truffle dinner, shop fresh produce + more

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for November 5-11

This week: enjoy a taste of Mexico, hang out with Vancouver Firefighters for a good cause, channel your inner nerd...

Entertainment
Vancouver Adventures: Our Picks for October 29-November 4

This week: Zombie dance to Thriller, listen to gruesome tales by graveside, kick off Movember + more

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