MOTHER’S DAY 2017

Who deserves to be cherished more than your own mother? Happy Mother’s Day to our amazing mothers, those unshakable women who brought us into this world and raised us to become the people we are today. Mom deserves the best. She deserves a day or night out on the town, delicious food, and a good…

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There’s always some new culinary hot spot offering fresh delicious delights to check out. In 2016 we saw the arrival of a few new local favourites, including Saveur (the new top-ranked Victoria restaurant on TripAdvisor), Fishhook, and Nubo Japanese Tapas. Saveur offers contemporary French-inspired cuisine, perfect for those looking for a fine dining experience. Fishhook…

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We are so lucky to have an incredible museum down the street. Yes, you read that right – we’re talking about a museum. A collection of antiques, art, and artifacts from our past, put together in exhibits highlighting everything from the story of our indigenous language and ancestors to colonial history and the gold rush….

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A WHALE OF A TIME

Have you ever been whale watching? It’s one of those activities that absolutely must be crossed off the old ‘bucket list’ and few places offer a better chance to see orcas in their natural habitat than Victoria! Our local Southern Resident Killer Whale population is considered endangered by the US Fish & Wildlife Service, though…

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VICTORIA FILM FESTIVAL 2017

Once again first two weeks of the most romantic month of the year will see our local theatres showcasing a diverse selection of films from across the globe as Victoria’s premier film festival returns this February 3rd through 12th! It’s the perfect time for cinephiles and movie fans to experience Victoria, while the downtown core…

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It’s that time of the year again – and we’re not referring to Christmas! No, it’s time to reconnect with loved ones, family, and friends – and the best way to do that is to break bread together, to enjoy delicious food and drink. The question then becomes ‘where do we go?’ Fortunately, Victoria has…

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BRING IN THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE

How will you be ringing in the new year? Off in some faraway paradise, surrounded by sands and tropical waters? In some distant rainforest, the sounds of the jungle as your ambiance? Or perhaps in a cozy city, overlooking a spectacular skyline? If beautiful sunsets and a perfectly-convenient location are what you desire, we can…

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MAMMOTHS AT THE MUSEUM

“Millions of years ago, giants roamed the earth…” We’ve always been fascinated by what remains of these past goliaths that once roamed our world. Dinosaurs continue to inspire awe and wonder today, often in films like the Jurassic Park franchise. But in addition to these massive reptiles there have been gargantuan mammals like the Woolly…

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What are your plans this Halloween? What about this winter? Thanks to the incredible weather we experience in Victoria (at least, by Canadian standards) we are fortunate to have outdoor weather all year long. We also have far fewer rainy days than either Vancouver or Seattle, so we are able to go outside and enjoy…

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