Category: Beach, Boating and Water

The Authentic Nanaimo 360 Experience

August 15, 2017

When I’m travelling I want to experience everything the location has to offer by fully immersing myself in the history, culture, and day-to-day life of the locals. Just like anyone else, sometimes I forget to get in touch with the place I call home. But lucky for me, that place is Nanaimo. This city has everything anyone could wish for: lively marine ecosystem, diverse indigenous wildlife, and a trendy downtown urban sanctuary. When I feel like I’m losing touch with my hometown, I take advantage of the first opportunity I can to experience Nanaimo all over again. Day 1 Breakfast: […]

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A Free Spirit’s Guide to Nanaimo

August 8, 2017

Nanaimo’s locals are eager to take the plunge when it comes to new adventures, and we knew Heather from the Adventure 360 team would be interested in sharing what a free spirited two days in Nanaimo would look like. We asked her to share her ideal 48 hours in the Harbour City—her Nanaimo 360. Check out what Heather gets up to… I don’t know about you but when I travel I want it to be an adventure. I want to experience the best of wherever it is I’m visiting has to offer, from the region’s best cuisine to the best […]

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Lady Rose: A Day Trip

November 8, 2016

Written by TN Blogger Helga Anyone that knows me, knows that I am not a big fan of boats. My personal philosophy is to stay as far away from them as possible (totally logical for me to move to an island, right?) Last time my grandma came visiting us from Germany, my mum and I decided to take her on the MV Frances Barkley for her birthday present We had to be in Port Alberni for 7:30am, which made this an early start to the day. So one Starbucks drive-through and approximately 1:15h drive later, we made it to the […]

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Falling for Westwood Lake

November 1, 2016

  Words by Guest Blogger Chris Istace   The days have become shorter The air has become crisp and a bit cooler The rain falls a little more often The clouds and fog roll amongst the trees   To many on Vancouver Island this sounds perfect and signifies that Fall is in full swing outdoors. A time to celebrate the changing of the seasons. To welcome new experiences in familiar places.   Recently I was in Nanaimo for an all day event on a Saturday and new that I would want a break during my stay.  I had stopped briefly […]

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