Food/Campfire Cooking

  • “Unglamping” in BC: Camping Unplugged

    I must admit, three years ago, camping without hookups scared me. Our camping companions suggested that we try Herald Provincial Park in the Shuswap, a campsite without power, water and sewer. I panicked, no microwave, rice cooker or outlets to charge my cell phone. But more importantly, how would I make my coffee in the morning without my coffee maker? Continue Reading

  • Sooke to Port Renfrew: A Day Tour to Experience the Rugged Pacific Coast on Vancouver Island, BC

    Along the route are sandy beaches, panoramic mountain and ocean views, sea lion caves, tidal pools, surfing, hiking trails and a variety of places to dine. Continue Reading

  • Exploring Sechelt on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast
    Smuggler Cove. Photo: Mary Ann Bell

    Smuggler Cove. Photo: Mary Ann Bell

    Upon arrival on the Sunshine Coast you may notice that time seems to ebb away and with it, the need for speed. Slow down and enjoy the drive from Langdale, through Gibsons to Sechelt. Continue Reading

  • Planning Your First Camping Trip? Make it Easy
    Thompson Okanagan

    A good resource to help find all campgrounds (provincial, private, national and recreation sites) located throughout British Columbia is You can also make a reservation at some provincial parks at DiscoverCamping. For national parks go to Parks Canada Reservation Service. To reserve at a private facility, contact the individual campground. More information on Recreation Sites can be found at Continue Reading

  • 5 Great Tips for the New Camper in British Columbia
    Kids at the Campfire

    Kids at the Campfire

    If you live in Canada you know that 2017 is Canada’s 150th Birthday, and I think one of the best ways to celebrate our amazing country is to go camping, but not just your usual camping trip. To fully embrace what makes Canada so special, invite someone who has never camped before to join you on your next camping trip and introduce them to one of Canada’s best features - the wilderness! Continue Reading

  • Cooking Up an RV Adventure on Food Network Canada’s Chuck & Danny’s Road Trip
    Chuck & Danny Road Trip

    Chuck & Danny Road Trip

    Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday the Montreal-based chefs will travel coast to coast meeting local farmers, fishermen and foragers and cooking up a storm, both in the RV and around the campfire, and having lots of fun along the way. What better way to experience Canada’s stunning landscapes and diverse food offerings and with two of the 6 episodes right here in British Columbia. Continue Reading

  • Vedder River Campground and Summer Fun, British Columbia
    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    Vedder River is fun for the kids

    For the third year in a row, my family and I have been camping at the Vedder River Campground, located in Chilliwack, BC.  Just under an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, it is the perfect long weekend getaway, close yet not too close. Situated along the Vedder River, it offers an array of various activities for the w... Continue Reading

  • Campfire Cooking With Kids in British Columbia
    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Campfire Cooking with Kids

    Looking for some fun and delicious ways to get your kids excited about cooking over a campfire? These are some of the best ways to have awes... Continue Reading

  • Camping on a budget
    Coolers on a picnic table and a tent in background

    Camping is simple- food and gear!

    Camping in B.C.’s great outdoors is still a totally do-able activity, even if your ex... Continue Reading

  • Keep camping food cool and safe
    Two empty containers on a counter

    Empty containers are great for ice in a cooler

    Even with the improvements that have been made to make coolers more efficient, it’s hard to... Continue Reading

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