Escape to the Comox Valley at The Kingfisher

The Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa – An Ideal Getaway For Any Season This summer Michael and I spent a bit of time exploring British Columbia and a definite highlight was our night on the Island at the Kingfisher Oceanside Resort and Spa. My pal Dawn Schultz recently moved to the Island and is now the…

Fly, Stay and Play in Comox

Comox is Just a Quick Flight Away I am so very fond of traveling to Vancouver Island and do so at least several times a year. One of my favourite reasons to go is always the BC Shellfish Festival and I am looking very forward to it again this year. Last year I flew over…

Sooke Harbour House

Staying in Sooke – Fall at Sooke Harbour House I adore fall and find there’s nothing better than a stroll on a  coolish day when the sun is still shining, yet there’s a crispness in the air and a need for an extra layer to insulate one from the impending chill. This is the best time…

Holiday Season Getaway at Victoria’s Magnolia Hotel

While there’s much to do in Vancouver during the holiday season, there’s a certain special vibe across the straight, in Victoria. I nipped over for a few night’s in November for a sneak peak of the Magnolia Hotel & Spa’s Christmas in Victoria package, available until January 2. Why not leave the car at home and…

MOUNT WASHINGTON ALPINE FOOD FEST

Pictures from 2009 Mt. Washington Food Festival From September 3 to 5, 2010, Vancouver Island’s Mount Washington Alpine Resort located three hours and 30 minutes north of Victoria, BC, celebrates the finest of Island fare at the Mount Washington Alpine Food Festival. With products from the farms, ranches, waters, and kitchens of the Comox Valley…

Fall Deals Abound in Parksville-Qualicum Beach

Parksville-Qualicum Beach, BC Accommodation and dining prices have fallen with the autumn leaves in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area of Vancouver Island. From now until mid-December you’ll Dine Right, Sleep Tight enjoying excellent savings from luxury resorts and restaurants, such as Pacific Shores, The Beach Club and Tigh Na Mara Seaside Spa Resort. Visitors can get…

Sea Cider Pours for Parkinson’s

Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse hosts 3rd annual Pouring for Parkinson’s event, on Tuesday, November 10th, 6pm-9pm, 2487 Mt. St. Michael Rd, Saanichton, BC  V8M 1T7 Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse, in partnership with the Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Centre, is hosting its 3rd annual Pouring for Parkinson’s fundraising event on November the 10th.  The…

Getaway to Victoria and Sooke in style

From Tourism Victoria Visitors to Victoria, BC can experience the best of downtown city life and the tranquility of an ocean retreat in one trip with a new package offered by Victoria’s Abigail’s Hotel and world renowned Sooke Harbour House. Valid until December 15, 2009, the two-night Island retreat package, called “Vancouver Island at its…

FIELDS OF PLENTY

The Vancouver Island Feast of Fields is celebrating twelve years. This year’s event will be held on September 20, 2009 and for the first time is returning to a previous host farm, Providence Farm. Located in Duncan, 45 minutes north of Victoria, BC, Providence Farm provides programs for people who are encountering barriers to education…

Care to be a cider cellar manager at Sea Cider?

Sea cider is trying to fill the position of Cellar Manager at effectively immediately. A link to the position description is available on their website at http://www.seacider.ca/job-opportunities/ www.seacider.ca