Vancouver Island is a stunningly beautiful island just an hour and a half away from Vancouver by ferry. You can depart from Tsawwassen to get to Victoria, or from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver to get to Nanaimo. I was going to Parksville which is just 30 minutes from Nanaimo so it was a Horseshoe […]
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I’ve heard so many great things about the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and the Parksville area in general over the years, yet somehow I always bypassed it while on my way to… somewhere. Whether I was headed to Tofino, Campbell River, or Cape Scott, Parksville was simply neglected. I’m here to tell you… this is a destination. This […]
A couple of weeks ago I stayed at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and Spa in Parksville, B.C. (Post on the resort coming in a couple of weeks!) Rathtrevor Beach is right in front of the resort, and I can’t decide which has the bigger draw… the beach or Tigh-Na-Mara’s Grotto Spa. I’ll call it a draw! […]
Artist, Traveler, Fun-Seeker
Who am I? I’m an artist, a jewelry designer, traveler, writer, beer lover and full time cookie maker. I left my jewelry design business in 2011 to travel around Europe as a (totally awesome) 40th birthday gift to myself and to refill the tank, so to speak. I've started a cookie company called Short and Sweet Cookie.