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. […]

View from the Top – Finding the Best Views on Vancouver Island

We’re lucky here on the West Coast with Septembers that are usually mild and sunny. And while the leaves may have started to change, the harbinger of the fast-approaching fall, the weather is still warm and dry. This is the perfect time to get out there and explore, enjoy the late summer breeze and find […]

A Picnic in the Park – Our Favourite Places to Eat Alfresco

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June is a funny month here in Victoria. Locals lovingly refer to it as June-uary because of the temperamental weather patterns but we can all agree that no matter how sporadic, the return of warmer weather and our favourite warm weather activities, is a reason to celebrate. One of the best and most relaxing ways […]

Eat Your Greens! The Best Farm Markets to Visit this Summer

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There are so many wonderful things about summertime in Victoria. Days are long and the  weather is perfect for cycling, hiking, kayaking, fishing, shopping, dining…the list is endless in this city. But there’s one thing that you won’t want to miss during your summer stay; the farmer’s markets. With beach days and BBQ’s ahead, you’re […]

Put the Spring Back in Your Step! Stunning Spring Hikes on Vancouver Island

Beautiful view on the hike

On Vancouver Island, there may not be a more beautiful season than spring – especially if you’re a hiker. Whether you prefer easy hikes through the woods or challenging yourself with a climb, the spring provides the perfect mix of warm weather, wildflowers, budding trees and spring breezes. To celebrate the spring, we’ve rounded up […]