Hidden Waterfalls Between Parksville and Courtenay

join.booking.com 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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Your Vancouver Island safety guide. Essential information about potentially harmful and dangerous wildlife encounters you may experience while hiking around Vancouver Island.

Potential Wildlife Encounters on Vancouver Island

  Vancouver Island has some incredible hiking opportunities. From short strolls to epic multi-day adventures, you can find trails of all lengths. While the scenery is almost always breathtaking, there are a few hidden dangers that may be lurking in those woods. This article shares the potential wildlife encounters you may experience while hiking around […]

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) […]

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