Scary Stuff! – The Most Haunted Places in Downtown Victoria

There’s just something extra special about Victoria. It’s beautiful and peaceful, the people are friendly and the food is phenomenal. But beneath the shiny exterior, lurks a shadowy past full of tragic events, callous characters and grim circumstances. In part one of our two part coverage of haunted places in Victoria we are giving you […]

Out and About in October!

It’s officially October and with it comes longer nights, cooler temperatures and spooky season! It’s the perfect time to fill your calendar with fall events and scary celebrations to get out and about! With ghost walks, cocktail parties, Parisian songbirds and Frankenstein in Craigdarroch, Victoria has events to make your October fun and memorable!  October […]

Comfort Food – Our Favourite Ways to Get a Taste of Fall

In the summer, there’s a keen awareness that the heat and blue skies are impermanent and therefore, we try to spend as much time soaking up the sun as possible. In the fall, there’s a change in attitude, a sadness that another summer has passed and what lies ahead are grey days and long nights. […]

Harvesting the Last of Summer – Farms to Visit on Vancouver Island

With the end of summer approaching, it’s time to make the most of the long, warm days while they’re around! There are lots of ways to squeeze every last drop of summer before the weather changes but one of the best ways is to visit a local farm and load up on some late summer […]

Wine Not? Cowichan Valley Wine Tours

The Cowichan Valley is a magical little pocket of Vancouver Island. The name “Cowichan” comes from the Hul’q’umi’num word “shquw’utsun” which means “to warm one’s back in the sun” and “Quw’utsun”, the name given to the valley by the Quw’utsun people. Uniquely located in the only maritime Mediterranean climatic zone in Canada, Cowichan has the […]

Paddleboarding in Victoria – Everything You Need to Know Before you Go!

When you are planning your trip to Victoria, you’re probably thinking about all the outdoor activities that you can do around this stunning city. There’s year-round cycling, hiking, jogging, whale watching charters to book, kayaking and so much more. But there’s one water sport that has become incredibly popular in recent years for its short […]