View from the Top – Finding the Best Views on Vancouver Island

We’re lucky here on the West Coast with Septembers that are usually mild and sunny. And while the leaves may have started to change, the harbinger of the fast-approaching fall, the weather is still warm and dry. This is the perfect time to get out there and explore, enjoy the late summer breeze and find […]

Harvesting the Last of Summer – Farms to Visit on Vancouver Island

With the end of summer approaching, it’s time to make the most of the long, warm days while they’re around! There are lots of ways to squeeze every last drop of summer before the weather changes but one of the best ways is to visit a local farm and load up on some late summer […]

Wine Not? Cowichan Valley Wine Tours

The Cowichan Valley is a magical little pocket of Vancouver Island. The name “Cowichan” comes from the Hul’q’umi’num word “shquw’utsun” which means “to warm one’s back in the sun” and “Quw’utsun”, the name given to the valley by the Quw’utsun people. Uniquely located in the only maritime Mediterranean climatic zone in Canada, Cowichan has the […]

Paddleboarding in Victoria – Everything You Need to Know Before you Go!

When you are planning your trip to Victoria, you’re probably thinking about all the outdoor activities that you can do around this stunning city. There’s year-round cycling, hiking, jogging, whale watching charters to book, kayaking and so much more. But there’s one water sport that has become incredibly popular in recent years for its short […]

Get the Scoop on Where to Go for the Best Ice Cream on Vancouver Island!

It’s official – it’s summertime on Vancouver Island! This time of year is a magical one here on the West Coast, with glistening waters, blue skies and endless greenery, the island comes alive when the warm weather hits. The outdoor activities are myriad, whether it’s cycling, hiking, exploring new places on the island, revisiting old […]