Savoring Chocolate Tofino – Amazing Flavors on Vancouver Island

Savoring Chocolate Tofino – Amazing Flavors on Vancouver Island

Chocolate Tofino Tasting on a Plate © Linda Sheppard On a trip to Tofino, British Columbia, found on Vancouver Island's beautiful west coast, I savored chocolates at Chocolate Tofino. Chocolatiers Kim and Cam Shaw were recently recognized by Lonely Planet's Global Chocolate Tour. The pair guided me through different flavors of their artisan chocolates. They taught me roughly five percent of what...

Tofino Will Make You Fall in Love With Vancouver Island

Tofino Will Make You Fall in Love With Vancouver Island

River on the Drive to Tofino © Linda Sheppard Tofino will make you fall in love with Vancouver Island’s beauty. Whether you drive or fly, you will see magnificent mountains, crystal-clear rivers, and gorgeous log-strewn beaches as you approach the Tofino area. Vancouver Island, British Columbia, is the largest island on the west coast of North and South America. Interestingly, it is about the...

Victoria: 21 Best Things to Do on Vancouver Island

Victoria: 21 Best Things to Do on Vancouver Island

Victoria Inner Harbour and the Parliament Buildings © Linda Sheppard Victoria, the Capital of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. The city has a vibrant downtown area, Inner Harbour. And it has stunning views, a fantastic food scene, and gorgeous gardens. Victoria was officially named Fort Victoria in 1843 in honor of Queen Victoria; the city proudly reveals its...

Best Ways to Have the Most Fun in LaGrange Georgia

Best Ways to Have the Most Fun in LaGrange Georgia

Lafayette Square in LaGrange Georgia The best way to have the most fun in LaGrange Georgia is to stay downtown and be able to walk everywhere. LaGrange, Georgia, is a fantastic place to visit. It’s a small town in western Georgia with plenty of history and charm. Halfway between Atlanta and Chattanooga, LaGrange is sometimes called the “City of Elms and Roses,” the historic homes and...

Adventures on the Gorge and Fun Things To Do at New River Gorge National Park & Preserve 

Adventures on the Gorge and Fun Things To Do at New River Gorge National Park & Preserve 

The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, and Adventures on the Gorge, are nestled between West Virginia’s Appalachian Mountains. Adventures on the Gorge abuts America’s newest national park, overlooking the New River. The second oldest river in the world continues to carve its way northward through the Appalachians, deepening and widening what is already the deepest and longest gorge...