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…

Victoria BC – One of the Friendliest Cities in the World!

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If you’re considering moving to Victoria BC, here’s some interesting news for you.  Victoria BC was voted one of the friendliest cities in the world in 2014 by Conde Nast Traveler readers.  In fact, of the top ten (or eleven actually,…

Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park

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School is almost out and it’s high time for some unstructured play and summer relaxation.  One of my favourite local destinations is Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park in Metchosin.  Located off Metchosin Road, the park offers: Excellent…

Ogden Point Breakwater

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The Ogden Point breakwater is one of this city’s treasures, as anyone who is living in Victoria can attest.  Almost every resident and a good number of visitors have enjoyed strolling atop this unique structure at some point, and for some…

Greater Victoria Craft Fairs

Now that Halloween has passed, many of us who lead busy lives check the calendar and start planning for the next big holiday… yes, I’m already thinking about Christmas.  My apologies to those who would rather not think about it yet.  I…

Victoria’s First Halloween Mud Run

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After your Halloween sugar rush subsides you can experience the rush all over again, but in a much healthier way!  On November 2nd the inaugural Mudd, Sweat and Tears Halloween 5k race takes place at Westshore Motocross Park. It’s the perfect…

Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

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If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids (or grandkids) in October, you should check out Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms; running each weekend from now until the end of the month, this event offers family friendly entertainment for…

Music in Victoria BC – Lunchtime Concerts in the Square

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Summer is not quite over yet in Victoria BC, you still have a little time left to enjoy the free concert series downtown.  The ‘Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts’ continue until September 27th so take your lunch down to Centennial…

The Saanich Fair - A Victoria BC Tradition

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August is winding down, Labour Day long weekend approaches and the return to school looms for children (and some adults) in Victoria BC.  It must be time for the Saanich Fall Fair!  This agricultural fair has marked the end of summer in Victoria…

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…