Winter Activities in Nanaimo

Beat the cold: stay warm and entertained with these winter activities in Nanaimo While we’re certainly not heralded as snow destination, the Harbour City gets its fair share of cold …

5 Photo-Worthy Waterfront Parks In Nanaimo

Among the many things that make this city a special place, the sheer number of waterfront parks in Nanaimo makes…

Four Random Facts About Nanaimo

#1. You Can Dive Sunken Wrecks In Nanaimo Here’s a fun fact about Nanaimo you might not know: it is…

Your Guide to Westwood Lake Park

Chris Istace here, aka the Mindful Explorer.  I was recently in Nanaimo for an all-day event on a Saturday and…

Just An Island Away – Gabriola

The clouds lay low, the breeze is sharp, and the sea is rolling as if to welcome us to the…

Local Insight: How To Get To Blueback Beach In Nanaimo

Photo by Dana Wacker Blueback Beach is one of Nanaimo’s best-hidden gems. Located in North Nanaimo, below roughly 200 stairs,…

Experience Adventure: Family Activities in Nanaimo

Give your family a dose of adventure with these family activities in Nanaimo. This family-friendly community has over 200 +…

Gabriola: A Day Exploring The Isle Of Arts

The clouds lay low, the breeze is sharp, and the sea is rolling as if to welcome us to the…

Swimming with the Fishes

As we arrived and entered the facility, we were greeted by the smell of smoked and candied salmon, and the…

Paddles & Pods: A Day Out On The Water

On a bright August morning, six of us set out from the Nanaimo harbor in 3-double kayaks, guided by JD…

Bathtub Weekend 2018

July 20th-22nd It all started in 1967 when former mayor of Nanaimo, Frank Ney, famously donned a pirate costume, raised…