A few weeks ago we spent the weekend at Black Rock Resort in Ucluelet, just ahead of Valentine’s Day. We did a rain-soaked late night drive across the Tofino Highway, arriving on a Friday, and took the ferry home from Nanaimo on Sunday afternoon. Probably one of the best hotel room views in the world. […]
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The annual Parksville Uncorked event kicks off tonight as lovers of fresh local food, wine, and beer enjoy a series of events on Vancouver Island’s east coast. Untapped What: A best-of-BC beer tasting event paired with gourmet local cuisine. When: Thursday, February 24, 2012 starting at 6:30pm Where: The Beach Club Resort Tickets: $49 per […]
This morning John and I set out from Black Rock Ocean Front Resort to explore a small portion of the Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet. We walked the brisk Lighthouse Loop which is about 2.5km long, winding through wind-swept forest trails along the ocean’s edge. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Photo credit: John Bollwitt […]
Located across from historic St. Ann’s Academy on Humbolt Street, I’ve stayed at Parkside Victoria twice in the last year and realized that I haven’t written a word about it. The hotel, that also has residences, is one of the capital city’s newest accommodations and has LEED® Platinum Certification on top of its designer touches […]
This is the final installment of the BC Travel Tuesday series. Over the last few months I’ve worked with Brian from backyardbc to bring my readers options for local getaways and have been able to award prizes to a dozen winners from Vancouver Island and Squamish to the Okanagan. backyardbc is a new travel website […]