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Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

Eat, Drink and Be Merry!

After the busy holiday season, where food usually plays a major role, the new year starts off with some more food and drink festivals to tempt your palate. Victoria hosts its 13th Victoria Whisky Festival at the Hotel Grand Pacific, from January 18th through the...

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Christmas in Victoria

Christmas in Victoria

With its mix of old and new, oceanfront and green spaces, Victoria is a very popular destination any time of year.  But there's something extra special about Victoria at Christmas time. While not located in downtown Victoria, Butchart Gardens is a magical place at...

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A Day In The Life Of A B&B Innkeeper

A Day In The Life Of A B&B Innkeeper

6:00 am The alarm clock goes off for the innkeeper at our Bed & Breakfast.  Guests are having breakfast at 8 o'clock so time to get up, get dressed, put your face on and head to the kitchen.  Fabulous breakfasts are always included at a real B&B.  While we do...

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#Explore Vancouver Island

#Explore Vancouver Island

Relax and take your time when exploring Vancouver Island!  This westernmost part of Canada and the largest island on the west coast of North America, is all about its laid back life style, small communities, artisans, vineyards, wildlife and outdoor pursuits. Southern...

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The Shuswap – Your Summer Playground

The Shuswap – Your Summer Playground

Summer time in the Shuswap - a great place to relax and play and enjoy all the things you love about summertime. The location of the Shuswap region, midway between Vancouver, BC and Calgary, Alberta makes it a favored destination for a lot of folks.  Of course one of...

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Prince George: The Hub of Northern BC

Prince George: The Hub of Northern BC

Prince George is considered the hub of Northern BC, yet if you look at the BC map, it's not even half way up the province if you're counting from the US border. This "northern capital" city, with a population of around 74,000, is not only the center for culture and...

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Enjoy Summer in the Kootenays

Enjoy Summer in the Kootenays

British Columbia is, among other things, known for being an outdoor paradise, and the Kootenays Rockies region certainly fits that bill.  Small towns are scattered among the many lakes and rivers, waterfalls, mineral hot springs, wildflower meadows and snowy...

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