Igniting the spark between curiosity & adventure. Eat & Drink Stay & Relax Play & Explore Community & Culture Explore Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands & Beyond! Search for: On A Branch AgainI found myself humming the tune from Willy Nelson's On the Road Again while I was brushing my damp hair after my shower last evening... Read More Tania | Jun 14, 2019 | 0 Comments Satellite Fish Co. Ltd.A few seagulls float on the salty breeze calling out to their peers. Some perch on top of silvered pilings. They eye up the fish market next... Read More Tania | Jun 11, 2019 | 0 Comments Sidney Pier BistroA quaint ocean bistro sits brightly on a short, concrete pier at the end of Beacon Avenue in Sidney, BC. It’s dwarfed by the fish market... Read More Tania | Jun 7, 2019 | 0 Comments Sidney Whale WatchingAfter experiencing my first whale watching tour ever, I returned home with a better understanding and appreciation of marine life... Read More Tania | Jun 5, 2019 | 0 Comments Sombrio BeachA crackling fire burns in the sand under a sparkling diamond sky. The crashing surf ebbs and flows and lulls you into a parasympathetic state while... Read More Tania | May 24, 2019 | 0 Comments Shirley DeliciousThere’s nothing like getting out of the city on a weekday when most people are bustling around doing business or locked away in cubicles. It beats... Read More Tania | May 5, 2019 | 0 Comments Kizmet Café & Humsa Food TruckAfter hearing so much about Salt Spring Island and the artsy, hippie culture here, I was stoked on my first visit to the island to find a couple of... Read More Tania | Apr 26, 2019 | 0 Comments Salt Spring IslandLittle Red Corvette blared from my stereo speakers as I sang along slapping the steering wheel of Silver, my Honda Civic and partner in crime... Read More Tania | Apr 25, 2019 | 0 Comments Sweet DelightsWith Valentines Day right around the corner, this is a good time to visit Sweet Delights, a unique candy store in Oak Bay Village, for sweet gift... Read More Tania | Jan 28, 2019 | 0 Comments Your Neighbourhood ButcherVillage Butcher and The Whole Beast, with their warmly-lit and slightly old-fashioned ambience, has the right touch of modern. I feel both... Read More Tania | Jan 22, 2019 | 0 Comments Don't miss a post! Keep current on new Niche Places! Success! You are subscribed! First Name Last Name Email Subscribe to blog Get in touch! Have a niche place worth sharing? Name Email Address Message 7 + 10 = Send Message FollowFollow Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada Email: email@example.com Phone: 778-557-3189 HOME | ABOUT | CONTACT Igniting the spark between curiosity & adventure.