Archive for the category "vancouver island"

Longwoodstock Music and Craft Beer Festival


Thursday, July 20th, 2017 — 7:13am PDT
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Contributed by Megan Kennedy via FestivalSeekers Get out of the big city and head to Nanaimo’s Longwoodstock Music and Craft Beer Festival! The 604 is a great area to explore, but there are times it’s well worth venturing further afield. For BC mainlanders, Vancouver Island holds many attractions, not the least of which is the […]

Savouring Sooke at the Prestige Oceanfront Resort


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 — 11:08am PDT
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It was one of those gorgeous Pacific Northwest afternoons where the morning rain left every leaf glistening with colour while the sun poked through the clouds and bounced rainbows off Salish Sea. The only thing that took me away from the view at the Sooke Prestige Oceanfront Resort, was the spectacular 1,920-square-foot Pacific Penthouse, which […]

Atmosphere Gathering in Cumberland


Friday, June 9th, 2017 — 10:13am PDT
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Did you know BC still has a 3-day outdoor festival with awesome live music, DJs, dancing, family fun, and on-site camping in a gorgeous valley setting with mountain views? It’s Atmosphere Gathering in Cumberland on Vancouver Island, and I recently researched a story for FestivalSeekers where I discovered great food, music, culture, and even better […]

Nanaimo Bathtub Race and Marine Festival


Thursday, June 8th, 2017 — 12:44pm PDT
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Last year, I got to witness competitor Jamie Garcia ripping around in a wicked fast bathtub. This year, I got to ride in a tub… a 12 person tub! It’s always fun out on the water in Nanaimo but when you’re in the world’s largest bathtub, celebrating the amazing World Championship Bathtub Race, it’s pretty […]

Nanaimo Celebrates Canada 150 This Summer


Thursday, June 1st, 2017 — 10:32am PDT
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The best way to explore a city’s history is to go for a walk. Lucky for me, when I was on assignment with FestivalSeekers in Nanaimo, I had two amazing guides. The first was Chris Sholberg, the city’s Culture and Heritage Planner, and the second was Brian McFadden, Vice President of the Vancouver Island Military […]