Tess Van Straaten

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Sipping and savouring Sooke

From Sheringham Distillery to Shirley Delicious, the area has plenty to tempt your taste buds

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Enjoy March Madness, Nanaimo style

Festival Nanaimo and other events bring cultural elements together in the Harbour City

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Enjoy Valentine’s Day fun with daring date nights

From axe throwing to escape rooms to dance lessons, there’s many ways to have fun with a partner

TESS VAN STRAATEN: Changing things up puts spice into winter

Try something different like visiting a new restaurant, or even skating in Oak Bay