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December Events in Victoria, BC

December Events in Victoria, BC

  Tis the season... There is something magical about the holiday season in Victoria. It's a time to indulge in decadent treats, spend time with family and friends, and enjoy the lights and sights of the city. Here are our top five holiday activities in Victoria...

Top Things to Do In Victoria In August 2022

Top Things to Do In Victoria In August 2022

Everyone heard what the city of Victoria is famous for- stunningly beautiful beaches, historic architecture, and restaurants galore. August attracts over 100,000 tourist every year with vivid summer flowers, rich, bold colours of summer and sunny and warm days with...

Neighbourhood Foodie Guide: Cook Street Village

Neighbourhood Foodie Guide: Cook Street Village

Cook Street Village is a community of five blocks packed with restaurants, cafes, boutique shops, and street-side patios. It's where the locals like to hang out, gather with friends over a beverage, and get away from the busy downtown core. Read on for our guide to...

Top 10 Must Try Victoria Dishes

Top 10 Must Try Victoria Dishes

  There are some dishes in Victoria that you absolutely HAVE to try when you are here. From local cult favorites to popular tourist landmarks, these dishes define the culinary scene of Victoria. Some of the dishes have been around for 30+ years and some are new,...

Top 5 Upcoming Foodie Events 2022

Top 5 Upcoming Foodie Events 2022

It's Dine Around & Stay In Town time again and we've been scouring the menu's to decide where we will visit this year. There are some great options this year but here are our Top 5 Under $40 Dine Around menu's that we are most excited to try.$20 Breakfast MenuWhat...

Eat Blanshard Street Guide

Eat Blanshard Street Guide

Blanshard Street is fast becoming a top destination for restaurants in Victoria. From Middle Eastern cuisine to gourmet hotdogs, this street is chock-full of amazing local foodie establishements. Read on for our guide to our favorite stops and a few that are set to...

Top 6 Saanich Peninsula Farm Stands

Top 6 Saanich Peninsula Farm Stands

Now is the time to visit a farm stand to stock up on in-season fruits and vegetables at dirt cheap prices. Here are our favorite farm stands in the Saanich Peninsula, be sure to bring some cash and a basket! What you will find: fresh cut flowers homemade jams and...

Top 10 Things To Do in Downtown Victoria in August

Top 10 Things To Do in Downtown Victoria in August

Welcome to Victoria! A city full of beautiful beaches, historic architecture, and restaurants galore. This post lists some of our favorite under-the-radar tidbits as well as some of the most popular tourist hotspots. Be sure to view each venue’s website for the most...

Vancouver Island Ice Cream Road Trip

Vancouver Island Ice Cream Road Trip

  From adult sundaes to traditional Italian gelato, we are truly lucky to have such a plethora of small producers here. Most are using seasonal fruits & berries, organic dairy, and other local ingredients like wine, nuts, and even herbs. There are 1o stops on...

Our Favorite Ways to Drink Wine Online

Our Favorite Ways to Drink Wine Online

Staying home sucks. Drinking alone can suck too. So while we are still in a stay-at-home situation, why not drink some wine online with strangers. Here are our favourite ways to log on and get lit.  Drink Haywire Gamay Noir with a certified sommelier while eating...

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