Get the Best out of Winter Storm Watching on BC’s West Coast

Feb 24, 2014 No Comments by

Winter storm watching is one of the best ways to experience the west coast of British Columbia. Vacationers have been flocking to Ucluelet and Tofino to go storm watching and west coast sightseeing for years. The storm watching season begins in November and goes through March, with the peak of the season falling from December […]

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The Culinary Delights of Nature’s Way Farm and Blue Moon Winery

Dec 10, 2013 No Comments by

Agricultural tourism is still very popular, and this Vancouver Island attraction doesn’t hold back from offering its farm fresh, organic delights right to your mouth. This great little spot is only a 5-minute drive from downtown Courtenay, and is very rural, or better put, rustic. That word was earned from years of hard work, keeping […]

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Take a Walk on the Wild Side in Port Hardy

Dec 03, 2013 No Comments by

Welcome to Port Hardy, the very end of Highway 19 and a community exceeding 5,000 on the tip of Vancouver Island. Edging along the Queen Charlotte Strait, the land was first settled by the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation over 8,000 years ago. Today it is a busy tourist spot for its many outdoor adventures, as well as […]

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Mount Washington: Vancouver Island’s Top Destination Spot

Nov 29, 2013 No Comments

Mount Washington Alpine Resort is one of the most impressive Vancouver Island attractions, located on the eastern edge of the Island. It is a beautiful destination spot year-round with the closest communities more roughly 3 hours away in the Comox Valley. With magnificent peaks and the Pacific Ocean as backdrops, this resort area should move […]

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Witty’s Lagoon Has Plenty of Natural Splendour

Nov 26, 2013 No Comments

Witty’s Lagoon is a treasured little spot that has been enjoyed by many people over the years. Only about 30 minutes from downtown Victoria, it is certainly worth the drive. Once you are here at this Vancouver Island attraction, it’s fairly accessable for most ages and fitness levels as it is a 1.1 km hike […]

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Why You Should Visit Merridale Ciderworks

Nov 19, 2013 No Comments

Located in Cobble Hill just south of Duncan, Merridale Ciderworks is a beautiful establishment in Cowichan Valley’s wine territory. This is an ideal stop if you want to make your wine tour more balanced with the addition of cider and spirits. I have been to the Ciderworks a few times now, and have always been […]

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The Natural Wonders of Strathcona Park Lodge & Training

Nov 12, 2013 No Comments

Strathcona Park Lodge & Training Centre is a natural wonderland for climbers, hikers, campers, kayakers, and students. The Lodge is a self-sufficient haven for those seeking adventure and a beautiful place to unwind and have someone else do all the healthy cooking. The park itself is the oldest Provincial Park in BC, all 250,000 hectares […]

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Chemainus Offers Quaint and Theatrical Sights

Nov 07, 2013 No Comments

Like most typical towns on the Island, Chemainus got its start by being home to the Nation of the Coast Salish people. Later, the Europeans showed up and got the industrial side of things going— Chemainus’s sawmill, in the mid-1800s. An iron mine was installed soon after in the early 1900s and by then it […]

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The Royal BC Museum is a True Journey through Time

Nov 06, 2013 No Comments

Visiting the Royal BC Museum is a great plan for when the weather is not enjoyable, or for entertaining kids in an educational way for a few hours. Conveniently located alongside the Inner Harbour in Downtown Victoria, the Royal BC Museum has a few historical features on its property before you even get in the […]

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Vancouver Island’s Haunted City

Oct 31, 2013 No Comments

Everyone has heard a ghost story, and many have first hand experiences with the spirit world ranging from brief glimpses to full-on encounters. I find it fascinating and am always up for a good story; the freakier the better.

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