Pedder Bay RV Resort and Marina

The Pedder Bay RV Resort & Marina offers the seclusion one is looking for while camping, yet with the amenities and conveniences one desires. Surrounded by forest and ocean, and located in the wilds of Metchosin, you feel like you are out in the middle of nowhere, but in reality, only 30 km’s from the […]

Hidden Waterfalls Between Parksville and Courtenay

Vancouver Island is blessed with an abundance of waterfalls. So many, in fact, I happen to hear about another one almost weekly. While I hope to eventually write about them all, this post will showcase the hidden waterfalls between Parksville and Courtenay. This means the following article will not highlight the more commons ones, such […]

A Hike to the Dark Side

Hiking the Dark Side has been on my list of places to go for quite some time. The kids even waited in anticipation, if only for the lure of its name (they figured it must have something to do with Star Wars). This past weekend we finally had a chance to get down to South […]

Natural Wonders of Oceanside

“Oceanside” is a local term for the vast area between Nanoose Bay in the south to Deep Bay in the north. It also includes the area leading up to Cathedral Grove to the west.  There are 12 small communities within the Oceanside area, with the most well-known being Parksville, Coombs and Qualicum Beach. The area […]

Rosewall Creek Falls is one of the many accessible (and truly magnificent) waterfalls found on Vancouver Island.

The Magnificient Rosewall Creek Falls

I’ve been on a bit of a waterfall hunt lately, which is thankfully easy to do on Vancouver Island. We are definitely blessed with a lot of beauties here. So many, in fact, that writing about them will have to be broken down into regions. Which is exactly what I plan on doing…soon. But this […]

Situated off the northeast shore of Vancouver Island you will find the hidden gem of Malcolm Island. It's a place where Orca go to rub up against the smooth pebbled beach, and where humans go to create lasting memories.

Malcolm Island is a Place of Harmony

Malcolm Island is a place where Orca’s go to rub up against the smooth pebbled beach, and where humans go to create lasting memories. Situated off the northeast shore of Vancouver Island, you will find this hidden gem. While relatively small in size (24 km long and 3 km wide at its narrowest point) and […]

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