Vancouver Island

Storm Watch Like a Pro

On Vancouver Island’s west coast, moody skies, enormous waves and blustery winter days aren’t a reason to hibernate. In fact, getting outside and admiring the stormy...

A Sweet Tooth’s Guide to Vancouver Island

With Halloween upon us, and the festive holiday season just around the corner, now is one of the best times of year for sweet-lovers, chocolate fanatics, and those who...

An Insider’s Guide to Golfing the Island

As far as golf trails go, one of the best in North America is the Vancouver Island Golf Trail. With 13 golf courses in four distinct regions, the 250-kilometre trail,...

From Victoria to Tofino

It makes perfect sense that if you’re headed to the picturesque town of Tofino, with its laid-back vibes and sandy beaches, you’ll want to get there as soon as...

For the Love of Salmon

It’s the moment most anglers live for — those first few euphoric seconds when a fish, hopefully a chinook, tugs on the line deep in the ocean, causing the rod to...

Chasing the Light

There are two designated dark sky parks in BC: McDonald Park near Abbotsford and Cattle Point Dark Sky Urban Star Park in Oak Bay (close to downtown Victoria). Shielded...

The Ultimate Surf Sister

Surfing in Tofino can feel truly magical, no matter your skill level. Gentle waves roll evenly and consistently to the sandy shore, splashing beginners with a salty good...

Immersed in Nature

Bodega Ridge Galiano Island As the first stop on the Southern Gulf Islands ferry route from Tsawwassen, Galiano is convenient to get to, but it also feels delightfully...

Sweet Summer Treats

For an Old-Timey Vibe with a Twist Welcome Parlour Ice Cream Welcome Parlour Ice Cream. Photo by Darren Lebouf. North Vancouver  |  Old meets new at Welcome Parlour....

BC Blooms

With winter’s grey days receding across BC, now is the time to head outside and hunt down some soul-stirring springtime hues. Plants are suddenly bursting into life...