With Valentine’s Day coming up, now is a great time to start planning a romantic getaway in Victoria. Victoria is named one of the most romantic cities in Canada, and has been for the past 5 years. Being crowned the top spot in Canada for lovers, there is no short of romantic date ideas to…

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Free Things to do in Victoria

                            Among the things to do in Victoria, including world-class attractions such as Butchart Gardens or the Royal BC Museum – there are also plenty of activities to do if you’re on a budget. We’ve compiled a list of activities to enjoy…

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9th Annual Culinaire

                            One of the most popular events in Victoria is approaching on March 8th, 2018 – CULINAIRE – Victoria’s Premier Food Tasting Experience. Don’t miss out on the 9th annual Culinaire, and experience a selection of the most unique restaurants and purveyors…

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One of our favourite long walks starts right outside our doors: James Bay & Fisherman’s Wharf. After turning right (south) down Wharf Street, you’ll circle around Victoria Inner Harbour for about 20 to 25 minutes (1.8km) to reach Fisherman’s Wharf (directions). It’s a beautiful walk with many wonderful stops along the way, including the RBC…

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Historic Chinatown

Historic Chinatown in Victoria BC is busy all-year long, attracting locals and tourists to its unique shops, restaurants, architecture, and vibrant culture. Victoria’s Chinatown is the oldest in Canada, beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, and we’re lucky enough that it’s only a six-minute walk from the Victoria Regent.   From the late nineteenth century, to…

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Location, Location, Location

One of the best perks about staying at the Victoria Regent is its location – right in the heart of downtown Victoria. Just steps from our front doors are many shops, restaurants, and activities for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re coming to Victoria for business or pleasure, there’s always something new to experience.   Many…

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It’s not always easy to eat at your favourite restaurant in Victoria. While some places make it easy for walk-ins to get a table and sit down for a delicious meal, others can be more challenging due to their popularity. Ebizo Japanese Restaurant and Brasserie L’école are definitely two restaurants that fit that description. Both…

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END OF SUMMER FESTIVALS

Summer comes to an end next month – that means the end of the festivities, right? Not in Victoria! Transitioning from summer to autumn is cause for celebration in Southern Vancouver Island, and in some ways we like to save the best for last. The Victoria Fringe Festival runs from August 23 through September 3…

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