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Victoria City Neighbourhoods

The City of Victoria BC has some beautiful residential neighbourhoods within walking distance of the downtown core.  Whether you are looking for a hip urban condo/apartment in the city or a character rich home in nearby James Bay or Fairfield,…

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…

East Saanich Neighbourhoods – Gordon Head

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Gordon Head is a well-established ocean-side neighbourhood in East Saanich just north of Victoria BC.  This largely residential suburban neighbourhood is tucked up against gorgeous Mt. Doug Park and sits just south of Cordova Bay Beach, both…

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…

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…

Boat Charters in Victoria BC

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Summer is prime boating season in Victoria BC.  Not that it’s the only boating season; our temperate climate means you can enjoy boating year round, depending on weather conditions, but more people get the urge to get ‘on the water’ during…

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…

June Events in Victoria BC | Esquimalt’s Buccaneer Days

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It’s June – time for Buccaneer Days in Esquimalt!  This unique community event owes its theme to the naval tradition of Esquimalt, one of the oldest municipalities in Victoria BC.  Buccaneer Days has been a fun-filled family tradition…

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…