On the eve of my first ever snowshoeing experience I enjoy dinner at a pub in downtown Vancouver with my girlfriends – who are a mixture of Canadians and British ex-pats.
Talk turns, as it always does at such gatherings, to the benefits of Vancouver as a city and place to call home – and of Canada compared with Europe.
I take one of my BC-born friends as my date the next evening on the romantic Saturday night chocolate fondue-fuelled snowshoeing tour on Mount Seymour – much to both our boyfriends’ amusement.
But there’s still plenty of time for you and your beau to be together amongst the snow this Valentine’s weekend.
Read on to hear why snowshoeing really is sweet – and to win a pair of tickets…