Celebrate Summer “Island Style”

Here on the west coast summer seems to stretch on forever, and we love making the most of it! Vancouver Island hosts a plethora of summer festivals, from music to beach fests and more. So pack [...]

Seaside Summer Markets

If there’s one thing Vancouver Islanders love doing, it’s supporting our locals. We shop local, we eat local, we favor local entrepreneurs and businesses, and every summer we organize a plethora [...]

Rathtrevor Provincial Park Fun

If there’s one thing that Parksville is famous for, it’s the beaches. Sprawling white sand lines the west side of the Oceanside area, making Parksville an extremely popular summer destination [...]

Writing Your Love Story

Every relationship is a story; it starts with a smile, a date, a kiss. From there you mark the milestones – the first I love you, the first weekend away, the first Christmas. All of these little [...]

Seaside Food for Thought

If there’s one question that comes up more than any other while on vacation, its where should we eat? If you’re not a local, it’s difficult to know whether that cute little café down that [...]

Shopping by the Sea Shore

The Oceanside area is primarily a summertime tourist wonderland; come May, our sleepy seaside town wakes up and throws open its doors for visitors who flock from far and wide. Central Vancouver [...]

Spring Break Flights of Fancy

There’s never a shortage of things to do in the Oceanside area, regardless of the season, but spring in Parksville is especially action-packed. Especially during spring break. On Vancouver [...]

Spring into Parksville

With its sprawling beaches, abundance of attractions, natural beauty, and toasty summer days, it’s not difficult to understand why people flock to Parksville in droves every summer. They bring [...]

Parksville Made the Top 10!

Check it out! Parksville made the list of the Vancouver Sun’s Top 10 Places to Visit on Family Day article. Below is a quote from the article about the Parksville Qualicum Beach area. See [...]

ABC’s of Love

We have so many different ways of saying I love you; it can be said with kisses or interlocked fingers, a morning coffee made just right or an inside joke repeated for the hundredth time. Every [...]