Keith and Heather Nicol are freelance travel writers and photographers and are new comers to the Comox Valley. Prior to that they lived in Newfoundland and together they have produced over 800 newspaper magazine articles for varied publications like the Globe and Mail, Explore, Ski Canada, Ski Trax, Skier and many other regional magazines. As well Keith has published two books: Best Hiking Trails in Western Newfoundland  and Images of Western Newfoundland.