Cameron Lake, Mount Wesley, Wesley Ridge, Parksville Wedding Photographer

Wesley Ridge Springtime Sunset ~ Adventurous Mountain Photoshoot, Parksville, BC

We Met on the Mountain & Made Magic on the Mountain This view. Oh!!!! I regularly hike up the local Wesley Ridge mountain near Cameron Lake for the amazing view and incredible health benefits of a steep hike. I joke that this mountain is the place to look if I ever go missing. In fact, I did come home really late from a date once and my folks were concerned […]

Ammonite Falls Engagement Session ~ Heat Wave in BC? Let’s Go Swimming ~ Parksville Wedding Photography ~

During a BC Heatwave, Let’s Go Swimming For Our Engagement Photos! Paulo and Torill were scheduled to have their adventurous engagement session during one of BC’s 2021 summer heat waves. It was a HOT day. Very hot. These two were visiting Vancouver Island from the big city on the mainland and we couldn’t reschedule the engagement shoot. They wanted an adventurous, nature-rich setting and we had decided on Ammonite Falls […]

Century Sam Lake Hike | Vancouver Island Hiking | Strathcona Park Elopement Photographer

Hiking Century Sam Lake, Strathcona Park ~ Turquoise Blue Waters and an Ice Cave ~ Strathcona Park Elopement Photographer

Hiking Century Sam Lake, Strathcona Park The turquoise blue waters of Century Sam Lake in Strathcona Park lure the hikers and the wanderlusters to its mesmerizing sights. Hiking to this beautiful place has become quite popular due a “social media wildfire,” and its relatively easy access. By easy I mean that it doesn’t require multiple days to get to, however you definitely don’t just park your car beside the lake. […]

Tofino Elopement Photographer | Ucluelet Elopement Photographer | Black Rock Resort Elopement | Meares Island | Lone Cone Mountain Hiking

Tofino and Ucluelet Elopement Locations ~Camping Meares Island and Hiking Lone Cone Mountain~ | Tofino Elopement Photography

Tofino and Ucluelet Elopement Locations~ Camping Meares Island and Hiking Lone Cone Mountain There are so many incredible Tofino and Ucluelet elopement locations, and I want to describe Meares Island. This place definitely makes the list for an incredible location for a Tofino elopement! It is accessible only by boat, giving it a truly remote and small island feel. The sandy beaches give amazing views to the other nearby islands, […]

Tofino Elopement Photography | Tofino Elopement Locations | Virgin Falls

Tofino Elopement Location ~Virgin Falls~ | Tofino Elopement Photography

Virgin Falls, an Adventurous Tofino Elopement Location ~ Tofino Elopement Photography Virgin Falls is a beautiful Tofino elopement location for the more adventurous souls. The stunning waterfall, bubbling creek and West Coast forest make an amazing setting for your Tofino elopement. It is accessed by 110km of logging roads (round trip) and is best suited for AWD vehicles with high-clearance. Once you’re parked, the trail leading to the waterfall is […]

Landslide Lake Hike | Strathcona Park Elopement Photographer | Camping Vancouver Island

Camping and Hiking Landslide Lake, Strathcona Park ~ Strathcona Park Hiking and Backpacking

Backpacking to Landslide Lake in Strathcona Park Me and a few new friends spent a warm summer weekend backpacking to Landslide Lake in Strathcona Park a couple of summers ago. This is definitely one of the most beautiful lakes I’ve visited yet within the Strathcona Park boundary. I am so excited to tell you that it was this very trip that I touched my first glacier and saw my first […]

Vancouver Island North Road Trip Ideas | Atluck Lake Camping | Zeballos Things to Do | Zeballos Road Trip

Atluck Lake Camping, Zeballos Road Trip ~ Another Northern Vancouver Island Camping Road Trip

Atluck Lake Camping and Exploring Zeballos ~ Road Tripping Northern Vancouver Island I will never get enough northern Vancouver Island road tripping; there are dozens of communities to check out and thousands of lakes, recreation sites, beaches, and other natural wonders to explore. Every time I go, I see so many new things and the feeling like I want to go home just never happens. Exploring remote communities like Zeballos […]

Vancouver Island Road Trip Ideas | North Vancouver Island Adventures | Vancouver Island Camping | Things to do Vancouver Island

Camping with Kids, a North Island Road Trip, August 2019 ~ Vancouver Island Road Trip Ideas ~ Camping Vancouver Island

Road Tripping Northern Vancouver Island with my BFF and Her Two Kids- Camping Style Last August my BFF and I loaded up my Subaru to the absolute fullest and then added two kids in car seats to top it off. We would be road tripping northern Vancouver Island and camping each night so we did need a lot of equipment, particularly the equipment needed for kids! Jaxson was three and […]

Alert Bay Road Trip | North Vancouver Island Road Trip | Vancouver Island Road Trip Ideas

Alert Bay Road Trip, Another North Vancouver Island Adventure ~ an Autumn Exploration

Exploring Alert Bay, a Northern Vancouver Island Road Trip Adventure In November, myself, my two great friends and their young daughters loaded up the Subaru and hit the road for a Northern Vancouver Island road trip adventure. Our destination was specifically Alert Bay, where beach combing and exploring are plentiful. We could only squeeze in this trip over a weekend, so we spent just one night in the little town […]

Lady Rose Marine Services | Lady Rose Bamfield | Port Alberni Adventures

Bamfield Day Trip via the Lady Rose ~ Port Alberni Things to Do

Day Tripping to Bamfield via the Frances Barkley, Lady Rose Marine Services, Port Alberni Day tripping to Bamfield is usually done via 90 km of logging roads from Port Alberni- or even further if starting from Victoria and travelling through Lake Cowichan. A less-common but well-loved way to get to Bamfield is via boat. The Frances Barkley, operated by Lady Rose Marine Services of Port Alberni, travels to remote West […]