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  • Five Spots to Ice Fish and Camp this Winter in British Columbia
    Photo Courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

    Photo Courtesy of Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC

    Ice fishing is often overlooked as a winter activity, especially if you live in southern B.C. But fishing opportunities do not stop when the temperature freezes - they only get more exciting. Ice fishing is a very social sport and requires only a limited amount of gear or experience. The entire lake becomes accessible without the need of a boat and you don’t need the often complicated casting techniques required in other fisheries. It’s as simple as drilling a hole and dropping a line. Don’t winterize that RV just yet; there are many parks open year-round close to great hard water lakes. Continue Reading

  • Vancouver Island, BC Off-Season Adventures
    Stocking Creek Falls

    Stocking Creek Falls

    To get you started let me give you just a couple of very different 'cool season' activities on different parts of Vancouver Island, along with two fantastic year-round RV parks located close to each mini adventure. Life’s too short not to visit the best places, right? So let’s start this Island winter season sampler Continue Reading

  • Looking for a Last Minute Gift for Your Camping Enthusiast?

    Every year I bring you the top 5 gift possibilities for the avid camper.  Well, campers come in all sizes.  So this year I have included the kidlets, after all, approximately 10% of the yearly campers are under the age of 15. These last minute gifts are easy to find items that will make a big difference on your recipients next camping trip.

    Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

    Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam

    My first fantastic find is the ... Continue Reading


  • First Time RVing In Winter – What To Know About Renting An RV
    Canadream RV at a campsite in the winter

    RVing in a campsite winter wonderland!

    My husband's family lived in the Arctic Circle before he was born, and his formative years were spent in Manitoba. So it should come as no surprise that he wants to go camping ... in the winter. I, on the other hand, don't really "do winter". I'm more of a rainforest girl. But I love to camp and amiss it all winter long. Enter the perfect solution, or so we hope ... a winter RV trip. All the adventure of camping, all the chill of winter, but with the comforts of home. Continue Reading

  • 5 Ways to Enjoy Winter in Wine Country, Okanagan, British Columbia
    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    SilverStar Mountain Resort. Photo Credit Destination BC/Blake Jorgenson

    As cooler temperatures emerge, and the snow blankets the vineyards, the valley transforms from a sun-soaked paradise to the ultimate winter destination. From champagne powder to frozen waterfalls to theatrical sleigh ride shows, the winter can be a magical time to explore the Okanagan. Continue Reading

  • Exploring British Columbia’s Recreation Sites and Trails: Lundbom Lake
    Lundbom Lake Sunset

    Lundbom Lake Sunset

    Sometimes, the weather can be tough in the lower mainland of British Columbia. Rain and overcast skies can put a serious damper on our motivation to get out of the house and into the great outdoors. Last spring, we put the dreary weather behind u... Continue Reading


  • Olympic Legacy Cabins at Porteau Cove, BC: Camping for the Non-Camper
    Legacy Cabin at Porteau Cove

    Legacy Cabin at Porteau Cove

    Although I really love tent camping, my husband does not. He does however love being outdoors and exploring new parts of BC, so how did we get to explore the amazing Porteau Cove Provincial Park without the tent? Simple - we booked a weekend at the one of the Olympic Legacy Cabins. Cabin camping is the perfect way for non-campers to camp: you still get the opportunity to unplug from everyday life and relax in the outdoors but without sleeping in a tent. Continue Reading

  • The Chilliwack River Valley: An Outdoor Enthusiast’s Paradise
    Chilliwack River Valley - Ken Bramble

    Chilliwack River Valley – Ken Bramble

    About one and a half hours east from Vancouver International Airport is one of the Lower Mainland’s best kept... Continue Reading


  • RV Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Exterior in Top Shape
    Setting up the RV

    Setting up the RV

    Go RVing Canada has created a handy checklist of maintenance tips to keep your RV exterior in top shape and I have added a few comments of mine gleaned from friends and a tiny bit of experience this year after I purchased my first trailer in July 2017. Continue Reading

  • Glacier National Park is a Spectacular Destination in BC & its Free to Visit with Your Canada 150 Parks Pass
    Bear Creek Falls, Glacier National Park

    Bear Creek Falls, Glacier National Park

    Glacier National Park, in BC's Kootenay region, is the first national park established in British Columbia and is one of the most interesting parks I have visited, as the spectacular views from the highway are juxtaposed with the challenges of accessibility. Continue Reading

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