The 2013 Curling Classic in Victoria BC

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Mark your calendar!  March 20-24, are the dates of the 2013 Victoria Curling Classic.  People who are living in Victoria have the opportunity to watch some of Canada’s top men’s teams compete against international champions from Scotland,…

The White Heather Tea Room in Victoria BC

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What could be more ‘Victorian’ than visiting a tearoom?  Very little, I say!  Victoria BC is steeped (pun intended) in British tradition and there are several establishments serving an authentic tea service.  Tourists and people who are…

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub in Victoria BC

Spinnakers Brewpub on the VicWest side of Victoria BC’s harbour enjoys spectacular views of to go along with their great selection of tasty nosh and of course, the beer!  They’ve been brewing their own since 1984, and growing a devoted…

The Blue Crab Bar and Grill – Jodi’s Restaurant Reviews

I’m not claiming to be a professional restaurant critic, but I like to eat and one of the many benefits of living in Victoria is our plethora of fantastic restaurants.  Because our fair city is a popular tourist destination there are so many…

Upcoming Events in Victoria BC: The Victoria Film Festival

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The 2013 Victoria Film Festival is set to go from Feb 1-10.  People who are living in Victoria can look forward to escaping winter (yes, we call it winter here, though most Canadians scoff at our winter weather) into the cozy confines of several…

Church and State Winery in Victoria BC

While Victoria doesn’t automatically come to mind when people think of wineries in British Columbia, there is now a burgeoning viticulture community on Vancouver Island and a number of wineries in the Greater Victoria area.  One of these…

Rifflandia is Here!

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A huge crowd of music lovers who are living in Victoria are now enjoying one of the premier music entertainment events of the year – Rifflandia.  This uber-successful festival began with a bang in 2008, and has continued to grow in popularity…

Rifflandia Festival Announces their Artist Lineup

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Rifflandia Festival has just announced the artist lineup for this years expanded music festival.  This year Royal Athletic Park will host a number of concerts, which should a larger and more varied audience access to numerous exciting performances. …

Moving to Victoria - Victoria Royals, Our New WHL Hockey Team

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In April it was announced that the Chilliwack Bruins of the Western Hockey League (WHL) would be moving to Victoria for the upcoming 2011-2012 season.  Hockey fans that are living in Victoria would like to welcome this new franchise to our…

New Events in Victoria BC

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One of the many benefits of living in Victoria is the multitude of fun, exciting and entertaining events that occur here throughout the year.  Being a tourist destination does have its advantages!  Here are a couple new events for 2011, one…