After a very long work week, on a Friday that seemed never to arrive, my sister picked me up in Downtown Vancouver and we headed for the Horseshoe Bay ferry terminal. A little black rain cloud carrying the stress of the week followed us up from the car deck to the onboard cafe as we […]
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On the first sunny morning after a string of rainy days, my sister and I set out for a brisk morning hike from our home base at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort in Parksville. Little Qualicum Falls was our destination, just 20 minutes away up Inland Island Highway with a turn onto Highway 4 towards Port […]
Food, wine, a pairing dinner, craft beer, bubbles, brunch, and those gorgeous eastern Vancouver Island sunrise views. The 8th annual Parksville Uncorked Food and Wine Festival is happening February 18 to 21, 2016 at Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort and The Beach Club Resort. Parksville Uncorked Food and Wine Festival Tickets are on sale now for […]
Looking for a simple, refreshing vacation to wrap up summer or kick off fall? Parksville and Qualicum Beach are just a three-hour car trip from Vancouver, including the scenic ferry crossing from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Whether you prefer nature, dining, exciting rides, shopping or culture, there’s more to do […]
I think that every British Columbian should have two things on their experience bucket list: The first is to witness and capture a Tigh-Na-Mara sunrise and the second is to attend a wine and culinary festival on Vancouver Island. Luckily you can accomplish both if you head over to the 7th Annual Parksville Uncorked this […]
“We should do this when your parents visit,” is a phrase that I’ve said to John for the last six years, which is the amount of time it’s been since his mother and father traveled to Vancouver from Iowa. My in-laws are incredible people who just happened to be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this […]