It’s a Nanaimo thing. World Championship Bathtub Racing is a high-thrills, adrenaline pumping sport that’s been a tradition on Vancouver Island since 1967. I had the chance to go out on the water with a bathtub racer earlier this spring to learn more about the sport, its history, and the community festival that has been […]
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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 — […]
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 […]