Welcome to the Vancouver Island Blog - your source for news and updates, prepared with love and served with a side of sass by team VI.
Here's where you'll find links to the latest updates over at our main website, as well as late breaking news of interest to visitors and locals alike.
Like oh, say...rogue seagull warnings, or maybe news of a new luxury camp ground offering big screen TVs at every site, heated sleeping bags, and complimentary hot dogs and marshmallows for the kids.
Hey, I'd wanna know about that, wouldn't you?
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We visited the Calico Cat Tea House in Nanaimo for lunch and tea leaf readings. Come see what we thought of the whole experience!
Chemainus BC is definitely worth a visit, with its outside murals on walls all over town and its renowned Chemainus Theatre. The town is quaint and offers laid back shopping and places to relax.
The Maple Mountain day hike is one of just many on Vancouver Island with stunning ocean and mountain views. Get detailed route information here.
Located on east coast Vancouver Island, the city of Nanaimo is centrally located. The 2nd largest city on the Island, it has plenty to do, & great restaurants and pubs.
Hemer Park is a hidden gem located in Cedar, BC. Join Teresa and her family as they enjoy an outing at this oasis of natural beauty just a few minutes from downtown Nanaimo.
Lady Rose Marine Services offers a passenger ferry and tour service from Port Alberni through Barkley Sound to Bamfield on Vancouver Island.
The West Coast of Vancouver Island is located on the Pacific Rim and is noted for the challenging West Coast Trail, big wave surfing and winter storm watching.
The city of Port Alberni BC is the gateway to the West Coast, not far from Tofino. See a video about Port Alberni.
Get the inside scoop on Vancouver Island, prepared by the locals and served up with plenty of personality. We know what your travel agent doesn't!