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 …

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…

The Best Kids’ Stores in Downtown Nanaimo

If you’re out shopping for the wee ones in your life, there are plenty of amazing kids stores Downtown Nanaimo.…

A Sneak Peek At What Vancouver Island Market Has In Store This Winter

Vancouver Island is a haven for artisans, which makes finding that perfectly unique gift for your friend, colleague, or family…

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…

The Ultimate List Of Rainy Day Activities In Nanaimo

When you live on Vancouver Island, you learn to fully embrace the rain and when you visit Vancouver Island, you…

Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Gabriola Island is known as the Isle of the Arts, and for good reason. This Gulf Island, located a short…

Nanaimo Museum – Historical Fall Lantern Tours

Nanaimo’s mysterious, exciting, strangely wonderful past is on display this Fall with the following guided walking tours offered by Nanaimo…

Step Back In Time: 3 Historic Walking Tours In Downtown Nanaimo

Hear the echoes of the old railway and mine whistles, where the sounds of coal miners’ hobnailed boots still reverberate…

Catch of the Day: Nanaimo’s Best Fish & Chips!

Nanaimo is home to some of Vancouver Island’s best fish & chips – after all, this is the Habour City,…

Food & Drink Tours In Nanaimo, BC

Food is a powerful thing. It brings people together, associates memories to flavours, and creates opportunities for new experiences. Whether…