Prince George has this funny way of surprising you. The city known for fur trading, railways and sawmills has reinvented itself as a vibrant centre of commerce, shopping and festival spirit. What has never changed though is it’s stellar setting. It is still the gateway to wilderness adventure. FestivalSeekers sent a crew of writers — […]
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Outdoor activities, family fun, and creative culinary creations await in Prince George. Whether you want to mountain bike, hike or paddle, or sit back to enjoy live music and local berry wine, this hub in Northern BC has something for everyone. I had the pleasure of visiting the city twice this spring and have put […]
Last year was my summer of kayaking, this year it’s canoeing. I’ve been out twice in a canoe in the last few weeks, spending Memorial Day on Iowa’s Maquoketa River (a Mississippi tributary) and a few weeks ago I paddled down the Nechako River (a Fraser River tributary) near Prince George. My time in Prince […]
It’s time to get the Sharpie and the calendar out and start planning your festival season. My friends at FestivalSeekers have done all the leg work and found the best early-season festivals for British Columbia and Alberta. And I mean the best food, best trails, the best music and the best foam. Foam? Yep, read […]
In one day on the upper Sunshine Coast I had an awesome breakfast, learned how to play the violin, strolled along the beach, interviewed some fascinating locals for a FestivalSeekers article, drove up to Lund, hopped in a zodiac, ripped past Desolation Sound and landed on an island referred to as the “Galapagos of the […]
Nanaimo’s annual festival of food, Feastival returns for the second year, June 17-18, 2016. It features a tradeshow event, family cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and Sips at Feastival, featuring local craft breweries, small-batch island wineries, local artisanal spirit producers. I recently wrote a story for FestivalSeekers about another major component of the festival: the third […]