Month: July 2012

Tips: Camping With Canines

The countdown is on and in only a few hours I’m about to embark on my first camping trip of the summer season! While I can hardly wait to be laying by a pristine lake with sunglasses on… Read More

Chefs Across The Water At Salt Spring Island’s Hastings House

Sprawled over lush green acreage on stunning Salt Spring Island waterfront, Hastings House Country House Hotel is one of the southern gulf islands’ most unique properties. Built more than seven decades ago, this 11th century Sussex-style home features… Read More

Nanaimo Marine Festival and World Championship Bathtub Race

Dinghies, yachts, kayaks, canoes and ferries: these are all watercraft you can expect to see on Vancouver Island’s shores. But a bathtub? That’s something entirely unique but it’s not unheard of. The Nanaimo Marine Festival and World Championship… Read More

Parksville Sand Sculpting Exhibition

Thousands flock to the sandy shores of Parksville and Qualicum each summer for sun-soaked days by the ocean. However, it’s the region’s annual sand sculpting competition that brings together competitors from all corners of the globe, eager to… Read More

Spectacular Summer In The Sky

Visiting Mount Washington Alpine Resort in the summertime is as exciting as it is in the wintertime. A mile-high chairlift ride to the peak of it all promises expansive views across the Island’s mountains and the Georgia Strait…. Read More