When August rolls around, a feeling of serenity hangs in the air over Whistler, British Columbia. With the world-famous ski season now a distant memory, the warm sunshine beckons yogis from around the world to celebrate the annual Wanderlust Festival.
Whistler may ring a bell as one of the top ski and snowboard destinations in the world and host to the 2010 Winter Olympics, and you’d be right, but that is just the tip of the iceberg. In this local’s guide, you’ll discover a different side to Whistler.
Host to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and home to Whistler Blackcomb ski resort, Whistler is a bucket-list destination for many winter travelers. But did you know, it’s now the town’s summer activities that attract approximately 56% its 2.7 million visitors each year?
Can increasing your connectedness to nature have positive psychological and biological effects? According to mounting scientific evidence, yes. But while it’s easy to get in touch with Mother Nature in the summer months, how do we keep it up through the winter?