Upcoming Events this Fall season in Victoria, British Columbia

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The fall winds are beginning to blow into Victoria and the summer is coming to a close. With the outdoor parties and events winding down you might find yourself wondering what to do now that the season is beginning to change. Don’t worry,…

Moving from Calgary to Victoria BC

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The Gas Prices are Nice But... Heck even the gas prices in Calgary are getting a second glance with an 11c per litre price jump on Monday the 28th that's officially ruining the local optimism that comes with a sub $1/litre gas. Price…

Exploring Cordova Bay in 2015

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A few years ago (time flies!) we put out a nice little post on the East Saanich Neighborhood of Cordova Bay. This is a historic community with a lot of retirement activities that neither needs major changes nor seeks to reinvent itself. It's…

Spring Events in Victoria BC

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Spring Events in Victoria BC One of the highlights of living on Vancouver Island and having access to Victoria, the capital city of our great province, is the many events that are put on by local community organizers and businesses. Have…

Tim Hortons Near CFB Esquimalt

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Here’s some critically important information for military personnel who are newly transferred to CFB Esquimalt in Victoria BC.  Heck, this is important to anyone who is moving to Victoria!  I mean really, on your first day in a new city…

Lady Marmalade – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

I love going for breakfast or lunch at Lady Marmalade!  The place has such a funky, cheerful atmosphere with intentionally mismatched decor lending to the eclectic ambiance.  It’s often busy, that’s because the food is amazing.  I don’t…

John’s Place – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

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If you’re living in Victoria BC, you probably already know about John’s Place!  This diner style restaurant has been serving hungry diners since 1984, and serving us well.  I’ve been going there on a semi-regular basis for the past 20…

Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub in Victoria BC

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It’s time to visit a brewpub in Victoria BC!  The Moon Under Water Brewery and Pub to be exact.  This fine establishment takes its evocative name from a fictional Victorian pub in an essay by George Orwell published in 1946 in the London…

Langford Lanes – Victoria’s ONLY Ten Pin Bowling Facility

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Victoria BC enjoys a storied history of bowling, but when the last ten pin facility closed down bowlers living in Victoria were left without a venue in which to enjoy their sport until 2011, when Langford Lanes opened their hybrid bowling center…

Fisherman’s Wharf in Victoria BC

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Fisherman’s Wharf is an excellent place for both visitors and people who are living in Victoria to check out. Located just around the corner from the inner harbour, you can get there from St. Lawrence Street or Dallas Road.  This multipurpose…