Month: August 2012

2012 Alpine Wine & Food Festival

Though only mid-August, the days are getting shorter but the sun is still burning hot on Vancouver Island. As the summer months wind down, Mount Washington Alpine Resort is getting set to host one of its most popular… Read More

Trails, Food & Wine: Cycling In Victoria

With slow food cycle tours quickly gaining traction in the foodie community, Victoria-based Fawcett & Company Cycling Expeditions have designed a tour with the more seasoned cyclist in mind. Photos: Alastair Smith on Flickr; Nourish CafĂ© & Bistro… Read More

The Great Outdoors: Oregon Coast, Day 2

The second day of our great American adventure started with a morning trip to a great American beach. Picturesque in every quintessential Americana way you can imagine, the town of Seaside did not disappoint. Think carousels, bumper cars,… Read More

Campbell River Salmon Festival

While fresh seafood and the West Coast have always gone hand-in-hand, few communities epitomize the local fishing industry as much as Campbell River. This weekend the community is getting set to celebrate what it’s best known for –… Read More

The Great Outdoors: Oregon Coast, Day 1

Not long after we started dating, J and I took an overnight trip to Portland, Oregon. While we wanted very much to see the coast, time wasn’t on our side so we vowed to come back someday. This… Read More