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A Quick Review of the Black Rock Resort

A Quick Review of the Black Rock Resort

  Our tour of Vancouver Island continued in Ucluelet, on the far west coast of Canada. Here, we got to experience looking out over the vast Pacific Ocean with nothing to block our view! We stayed at the Black Rock Resort during our stay. We did not have a lot of time to stay there […]

4 things to do in Parksville, BC!

4 things to do in Parksville, BC!

I think you may be aware by this time, but we recently spent some time on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. We spent a big chunk of time in Parksville on the east side of the middle portion of the island. We stayed at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort, which was a great place to see in […]

A Review of the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

A Review of the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort

  As previewed in some great photos, we recently journeyed by ferry over to Vancouver Island. Our first stop on the road was at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort in Parksville, BC. We really enjoyed our stay at the resort and thought we would share some of the things that stuck out for us. The Grounds Before […]

The Yearly Vacation

The Yearly Vacation

  We have written in the past about our need to get away from it all and enjoy some true relaxation time. We find the best spot for us to do this is at the family cabin located on Okanagan Lake in the Okanagan region of British Columbia, Canada. This year has been an extremely […]

Photo Post: Parksville on Vancouver Island, BC

Photo Post: Parksville on Vancouver Island, BC

  Well we have just returned from an excellent and relaxing vacation at the Tigh-Na-Mara Resort and Spa! We enjoyed much of what the city of Parksville on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada had to offer. We will have much more to come on our time there and the great experiences we had, but […]

Finally…our next trip!

Finally…our next trip!

Yes, it feels like it has been awhile since we were last able to slip away from our busy lives, but shortly we will be on the road again…literally this time, too. For our next trip, we will be taking a road trip (along with some ferry time) to Vancouver Island. Vancouver Island is a […]

4 Summertime Travel Essentials!

4 Summertime Travel Essentials!

As many people’s summer travel adventures get underway, we thought we would share some of our summertime travel essentials. In the summer (and sometimes all year round), we don’t leave home with out these gems! Ziploc Bags This is a year round must for us. We don’t travel anywhere with out some of these in […]

Tip-toeing through the Tulips… in La Conner, WA

Tip-toeing through the Tulips… in La Conner, WA

  La Conner, WA, USA may be a long way from Holland, but it shares one key feature…wonderful fields of tulips come early spring! Of course, it is not to the same extent of the tulip fields you may see in the Netherlands, but it was still a spectacular experience. We visited the Roozengarde Flowers […]

5 Ultimate Settings for Beautiful Pictures

5 Ultimate Settings for Beautiful Pictures

  May is Photo Month and, in its honour, Holiday Lettings has recommended 5 places where even a novice photographer can take incredible pictures. From ancient temples to breathtaking skylines, which will get you snapping away? Architecture – Kailasa Temple, India Photo credit: Jean-Pierre Dalbéra (license) via flickr.com This may just be the world’s most […]

5 Must-see monuments: from the Golden Temple to the Golden Gate Bridge

5 Must-see monuments: from the Golden Temple to the Golden Gate Bridge

  From lost cities to medieval palaces, the world’s full of striking landmarks. But which are the absolutely unmissable sites? Holiday Lettings has compiled a list of marvellous monuments from Croatia to Petra. Where’s next on your list? Ancient City Walls – Dubrovnik, Croatia Photo credit: Dennis Jarvis (license) via flickr.com Dubrovnik’s Old Town is […]

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