Category Archives: Unique Trips-Sales-Announcements

48th annual Bathtub Race in Nanaimo

Clad in pirate gear, Frank Ney raised his sword and launched Nanaimo’s first bathtub race. The year was 1967. The vessels were bathtubs strapped to pontoons and powered by engines hooked, sometimes precariously, to the back. Why in the world would Ney, Nanaimo’s mayor at the time, think up such an event? It was to [...]

Cast Your Vote

IT’S BACK! Our annual “Vote For Your Favorite San Juan Island” Facebook contest is going on right now. From now until August 2, you can vote for the island in the San Juans you want us to put on sale for $89. That’s up to 35% off our regular fares! Goodness. Are you as excited [...]

Argosy Cruises’ Strictly, Simply, Sincerely Seattle Contest

Seattle during the summer – does it get much better? We think not. The mountains. The sound. The lake. We wake up every day excited to take it all in. It never gets old. We’re constantly stunned by how beautiful the PNW is. Heck, have you ever seen anything that comes close to Mount Rainier [...]

5 Last Minute Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is tomorrow. Have you made plans to tell Dad just how much he matters? Or, are you a tad bit behind? If you’re still in need of a little help, don’t worry. We have you covered. The Car Loving Dad Tomorrow, hundreds of classic and vintage cars will line Front Street in downtown [...]

Nanaimo Bar Trail Look 1

I’m headed back to the sweet, sweet Nanaimo Bar Trail. That’s right ladies and gents. Right now, I’m headed off on a sugar packed adventure with Evening Magazine’s Joan Kinsey. In May, I spent two days exploring this harbour city. I discovered lots of amazing things including tea at the Grand Hotel, lunch at Crow [...]