Parksville Activities, Parrot Parksville, Vancouver Island parrot refuge, butterfly gardens

World Parrot Refuge On Vancouver Island

Have you been in uncharted territory on your own and before you know it, you are in over your head and a giant parrot tries to land on your kid’s face? No? So I am the only one then?

Beach acres, Parksville

A Vancouver Island Beach Acres Resort Holiday

It’s our last night here at Beach Acres Resort and we just put the kids down. My middle child, Titus, just whispered in my ear, “Daddy, I don’t want to go, please can we stay?

Rathtrevor Beach Campsites, Vancouver Island Camping, family camping

8 Reasons Why We Love Rathtrevor Beach Campground

We have a long list of reasons why we love Rathtrevor Beach Campground on Vancouver Island, but we narrowed it down to our top 8. Rathtrevor fills up every summer! See how to guarantee your spot ahead of others.


An unexpected visitor in Alaska

Landing a plane on a remote beach, salmon fishing in the wilderness, Alaska Jim, guns, and an unexpected guest… makes one amazing story!