48 hours on Vancouver Island

48 Hours on Vancouver Island

What if you have just 48 hours to spend on Vancouver Island? Well, there’s so much to do that we’ve focused on just the southern part of the island here. Getting here Getting to any island you really have just a few options but if possible, in terms of time, try and come by ferry. Sailing from Tsawwassen on Canada’s mainland to Vancouver Island will take about an hour and 35 minutes. More importantly, the route takes you across the Strait of Georgia and between the smaller Galiano and Salt…

8 Great Reasons to Visit Manitoulin Island

featured blog image Manitoulin Island

If you’re looking for variation when you’re traveling then make sure to visit Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron, Canada at some point. We visited the island twice, once in summer and earlier this year, in spring when we had our last visitors over before the move. Did you know that Manitoulin Island… Is the biggest freshwater island in the world? contains over 100 islands itself which in turn have their own islands, one of them called Treasure Island (in Lake Mindemoya) has a rich history that includes indigenous peoples, voyageurs,…