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The Marine Detective

On the surface, the waters off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island are often too dark to peer into; the most evident signs of marine life tend to be sea lions...

Rockin’ The Engine Room

Rocky Milino Jr. is playing chords on a keyboard only he can see. He bounces his fingers on the desk in his Port Moody home studio, running them up and down invisible...

Sea Sounds

It is a crisp, June morning in 2016 when I board a ferry bound for Powell River, on the Upper Sunshine Coast. As the vessel departs, the familiar, low rumble of its...

West Coast Wellness

Go Forest Bathing in Parksville According to Japanese researchers—and Japanese custom—time spent in the forest can do wonders for your mental health and well-being....

Where the Wild Things Are

It’s just after 7 a.m. and I’m standing in a 12-person passenger boat that’s skimming the Johnstone Strait, headed for Knight Inlet in the Great Bear Rainforest....

Add Some Culture to Your B.C. Vacation!

Each travel package from Aboriginal Tourism BC includes unique ways to explore the province’s Aboriginal landmarks and traditions. From Vancouver to the remote coast...