Category Archives: British Columbia

A halt for beer in Nanaimo

My mate Quinno likes real ale and runs an excellent blog detailing the pubs of Aberystwyth and the surrounding area. I will not attempt to imitate his efforts, but I am going to take a little time to discuss a pub I think he would enjoy.

Last night we came across Fibber Magees in Nanaimo. It has styled itself as an Irish pub and sure enough the obligatory Guinness was there, complemented by Kilkenny, Harp and Smithwicks. But to look at the branding is to sell the place short.
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A trip to Kamloops – and through time

Last week Rebecca and I went on a road trip to Kamloops and Kelowna, where we caught up with some friends and family. Spending hours in the car may not sound like fun, but it was great to spend some quality time together and enjoy the beatiful British Columbian countryside. Taking a trip to Kamloops up mountain roads like the Coquihalla is a scenic joy – and our destination provided a learning experience too.
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