Words and imagery by Henhouse Photo Co. When you search the #explorecowichan hashtag on Instagram, you’ll find almost 50,000 visually captivating results and it’s no wonder; this photogenic destination features everything from breath-taking scenery to historical landmarks. Whether you’re snapping a selfie on a mountain top or capturing that perfect shot of your beautifully crafted culinary … Continued
Blogger Stephanie Forrer shares her tips to Eat and drink your way through Cowichan We invited food and travel blogger Steph Forrer to Cowichan to take part in November’s Eat Stay Play packages and share her experience! Below is a list of some of her favourite places and must-do activities in Cowichan. This piece was … Continued
The holiday season means many things to many people. It’s a time to share with loved ones, a time for good food and good company, a time to celebrate a new year and reflect on the last, and it’s also a time for rest and relaxation. Whatever your style, there’s something magical about the holiday … Continued
Free Spirits are highly social and open-minded. Their enthusiasm for life extends to their outlook on travel. Experimental and adventurous, they indulge in high-end experiences that are shared with others. Find your travel type here: quiz.canada.travel Shanti Chai & Co Shanti Chai – Authentic Chai Blend: Made from well-sourced organic spices and organic gunpowder-style Assam … Continued
Authentic Experiencers are typically understated travellers looking for authentic, tangible engagement with destinations they seek, with a particular interest in understanding the history of the places they visit. Find your travel type here: quiz.canada.travel Beaver House Fudge Holiday Tin With Special Edition Flavoured Fudge: Beaver House Fudge is a melt in your mouth, decadent treat, … Continued
Cultural Explorers are defined by their love of constant travel and continuous opportunities to embrace, discover and immerse themselves in the culture, people and settings of the places they visit. Find your travel type here: quiz.canada.travel Cowichan Valley Soaps Lake Cowichan Series, Western Red Cedar: Cowichan Valley Soaps are for those trying to eliminate harsh chemicals … Continued
It’s that time of year here in Cowichan when the sun is out and the days are hot. The locals here know how to escape the heat while having some fun too. On top of offering many amazing spots along the coast to witness wildlife and relax at the beach, Cowichan also has a bunch … Continued
1. Get into the Halloween Spirit! Hop onboard the Halloween Train at the BC Forest Discovery Centre! Ride the Green Hornet through ghostly scenes around the museum. Once you’ve recovered from the train ride enjoy Halloween crafts, trick or treating and a haunted house for those who dare! Visit the Halloween Train Oct 20 – … Continued
In honour of Canada’s 150th birthday, we’d like to share a few of Cowichan’s best-kept historical secrets. Cowichan’s history was born by some fantastic events and with it, some truly incredible places that remind us of our past.
If one were to describe the Cowichan Valley in one sentence for it’s natural offerings I think they would be hard pressed to accomplish it or even succeed. Tall trees, mighty flowing rivers, mountain vistas, craggy cliffs, ocean coastlines and waterfalls are but a few of what would need to be included.