A Taste of Nanaimo Food & Drink Tour

A tour with Vancouver Island Expeditions allows you the time to really get to know the owners or dedicated employees of the businesses you are visiting. It’s the type of tour where you feel completely relaxed to just sit back and enjoy the ride. Central Vancouver Island has been my home base for just over […]

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A Tour of 40 Knots Winery

Named for the gale force winds that often strike the coast of Vancouver Island, 40 Knots Winery is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to offering their customers delicious natural wines. When thinking of wineries on Vancouver Island, our thoughts typically lead us to the Cowichan Valley – a place well known […]

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Taste of Victoria Food Tour

To celebrate a milestone anniversary, my husband and I overnighted in Victoria. While there, we packed in as much fun stuff as we could handle. The Victoria food tour experience with A Taste of Victoria is most definitely a top highlight of our mini-getaway. Tour Experience Not only do you sample delicious food, but you […]

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Most Romantic Restaurants on Vancouver Island

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it prudent to round up a few of our most favourite romantic restaurants across Vancouver Island. OpenTable recently released its annual list of the top 100 romantic restaurants in Canada. This year, three restaurants from Vancouver Island made the cut. And two out of three of them […]

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The Cowichan Valley Flavour Trail – The Ultimate Foodie Road Trip on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island has much to offer. There are beaches to explore, trails to hike, lakes to swim, waterfalls and massive trees to gawk at, and plenty of scenic drives to partake in. But why not experience our beautiful island a different way? As you drive through that countryside or pass by that city you can be […]

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Coombs, More than just Goats on the Roof

Coombs is synonymously known as “Goats on the Roof”. More than a million visitors arrive each year to see the goats who live on the roof of the Old Country Market. While some of these visitors stop only to marvel at the permanent four-legged tenants, others stay to immerse themselves in the many unique galleries, […]

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6 Simple Steps to Enjoying a Romantic Getaway on Vancouver Island

Almost everyone agrees that being near the ocean brings on a certain amount of romance. Which is why Vancouver Island is bursting with ideas for a romantic getaway. There are just so many places to make those magical sunset strolls happen. According to Amazon, Victoria is rated the #1 most romantic city in Canada for the […]

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The Best of Yellow Point

  Did you know that Yellow Point, a small community located between Cedar and Ladysmith has some of the best kayaking spots in Nanaimo? I love being out on the ocean, especially while kayaking. There is just something so soothing about being able to hear nothing but seagulls flying overhead and the crashing of waves […]

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