Category: Island Profile

Free Fall Activities in Victoria

Autumn is my favourite time of year, and there’s an abundant cornucopia of free fall activities in Victoria to make the most of the season! Crunchy leaves underfoot, rain drops on windowpanes, and an unmistakable chill in the… Read More

Mystic Beach at Juan de Fuca Provincial Park

An easy day trip from Vancouver, Mystic Beach is found in Juan de Fuca Provincial Park north of Sooke. Having been born and raised on Vancouver Island, one would assume I’ve been everywhere and seen everything the island… Read More

Island Profile: Seal Bay Nature Park

Located on a back country road between the Town of Comox and the Old Island Highway, Seal Bay Nature Park is incredibly popular with area residents. However, it tends to be one of those places that, though you… Read More

Island Profile: Saltspring Soapworks

Few things make me as giddy as “bathroom stuff” does. Hand creams, shampoos, body lotions, bubble bath, essential oils – all of it gives me a serious case of the oohs and ahhs. However, as much as I… Read More

Island Profile: Tugwell Creek Farm And Meadery

In the south Island community of Sooke, you’ll find a farm that beautifully combines Bob Liptrot’s affection for beekeeping with his decades-old skill of mead production. Tugwell Creek Farm and Meadery is one of a handful of Vancouver… Read More