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Grotto Spa at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Continuing our Girls Island Getaway in beautiful Parksville and Qualicum, Keira and I checked into the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort for two days and a luxurious night of pampering. The Tigh-Na-Mara Resort features seaside condos for rent, log cabin cottages, and bungalows near the Grotto Spa. Our room was in the Ballenas condo facing the […]

Adventuress Kayaking – Girls Island Getaway

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week Keira and I were invited over to the Island for a girls getaway adventure in the Parksville and Qualicum region. Our time was action-packed from the minute I arrived at the Departure Bay ferry terminal and we headed up Island toward Nanoose for our afternoon kayaking trip. View Adventuress Kayak Trip in a […]

Spinnakers Victoria Gastro Brewpub and Guesthouses

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub is located just a quick harbour ferry ride across Victoria’s inner harbour and is the home of Canada’s first purpose-built brewpub. Spinnakers produces at least ten different types of ales (not lagers) and they turn around new beers each month, often designing custom brews for community events and fundraisers. During our visit […]

Royal BC Museum in Victoria

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the highlights of any Victoria trip for me is always the Royal BC Museum. They have seasonal exhibits combined with traditional displays and the IMAX which make it enjoyable for all ages, any time of year. We were on a mission to explore “Treasures: The World’s Cultures of the British Museum” that is […]

Sea Cider on Vancouver Island

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nestled up on a hill overlooking the peninsula, Sea Cider in Saanichton is an orchard oasis. Producing almost a dozen varieties of cider this 3-acre orchard, and 7-acre forest, creates delicious and refreshing organic spirits year-round. For Kristen Jordan, who founded Sea Cider with her husband five years ago it was a natural move when […]