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Nanaimo Celebrates Canada 150 This Summer

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The best way to explore a city’s history is to go for a walk. Lucky for me, when I was on assignment with FestivalSeekers in Nanaimo, I had two amazing guides. The first was Chris Sholberg, the city’s Culture and Heritage Planner, and the second was Brian McFadden, Vice President of the Vancouver Island Military […]

Parenting Paradise in Parksville

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Guest post contributed and written by Jen Murtagh I have often joked with fellow moms that there is no such thing as “vacation” when you have young children. The sheer amount of work it takes to pack, travel, plan and unpack with little ones isn’t really my idea of relaxation. However, this past weekend in […]

Explore Victoria This Summer and Check Out These Events

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It’s no secret that John and I love to get away to Victoria as often as possible. Its beautiful parks, ocean-side walks, ample attractions to brush up on BC’s history, and great food and craft beer are just some of the reasons why. If you’re looking for a summer escape, here’s a list of what’s […]

Experience Festival Nanaimo in March

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It’s always an adventure when I travel to Nanaimo to preview some of their awesome festivals. I came back with a pirate doll, a box of Lucky Charms, and a bottle of local craft beer — all totally relevant to what I was researching (including a wee dram of whiskey in my belly). I was […]

Win a Getaway to the Victoria Film Festival

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The 23rd annual Victoria Film Festival (“VFF”) invites you to bring your eyeballs to theatre screens around BC’s capital city to celebrate feature films and enjoy cinematic events February 3-12, 2017. Victoria Film Festival The Victoria Film Festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and longest-running film festival. Celebrating 23 years, VFF screens over 100 films over […]