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Contest Alert: Name Our New Evening Food Tour!

Contest Alert! We are launching a new evening food tour and we want your help in naming it! If your tour title is picked you will win 2 tickets to the new tour launching April 2nd, 2019. Winner will be announced Sunday March 17th. Here are some hints about the tour:...

How to Book With a Be A Tourist VIP Card

We are excited to be a part of the fun Be A Tourist in Your Own Hometown program running FEB 22-24 & MAR 01-03. Here is how you book the tours with us to get the 2-for-1 tickets: Step One: Purchase your VIP Card. You must show us the card on the day of the tour....

Top 5 Things You Must Eat & Drink In Victoria

Here are our top 5 things you must try when you visit Victoria: Seafood: I could list a lot of places in Victoria where you can get great local fresh seafood such as the mind-blowing crab cakes at the Blue Crab or iconic Ferris's Oyster Bar for their amazing oysters...

Eat Like a Canadian For Canada 150

What do Poutine, Nanaimo Bars, and a Caesar cocktail all have in common? They are all Canadian dishes invented in Canada, consumed in Canada, but virtually unheard of outside of our borders. In celebration of the 150th year of Confederation, here are our top 5...

Top 5 Farm-To-Table Restaurants in Victoria

The farm-to-table movement has been gaining popularity in the past 15 years in Victoria and now you would be hard-pressed to find a restaurant that isn’t capitalizing on our local farms. amazing seafood, and access to locally made beer, wine, and spirits. Here are our...

Top 5 places to get a good workout and where to eat after

1) Modo Yoga / Vegan Hippie-Chick Class to try: Barre Fusion - a combination of yoga, pilates and ballet. Dish to try: Raw Pizza - Made on a sprouted buckwheat crust with 3 unique flavours like Trippy Taco and Route 66 BBQ Chick’n Pizza.  @veganhippiechick 2) The...

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