Fish and chips may very well be popular British grub, but it was in Canada that I had the tastiest serving ever of this delicious staple dish. I was visiting Tofino, on the wild Pacific coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, when my taste buds were tantalised by the offerings at… View Post

How lovely are these lanterns at the Old Country Market in Coombs, Vancouver Island? They were literally hanging all over the place and provided a real hippy vibe. In fact, this area of British Columbia, Canada is generally brimming with hippies and the alternative minded. International foods, clothing… View Post

Tofino on the west coast  of Vancouver Island, Canada, was mostly deluged by wind and rain during the few days I visited.  But there was one beautiful evening to start with where the sky was clear and the mountains were visible, allowing for a gorgeous sunset.  In the… View Post