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Victoria Tea Festival February 12 and 13

posted on Jan 07

The vision of afternoon tea at the Empress Hotel is something that most every visitor to Victoria has in mind when coming here.  However, the "tea scene" in Victoria is far greater than this historically significant ritual. Apart from a number of other Tea Rooms, retail tea outlets and the general…

Canadian Figure Skating Championship Comes to Victoria

posted on Jan 07

The 2011 BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championship is set to take place at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre from January 21-23.  If you're a fan of this dazzling sport and want to watch the best of Canada's figure skating talent competing for top honours, you'll want to make plans to…

The Little Villages of Victoria

posted on Jun 26

Many visitors are not aware that the City of Victoria is comprised of several neighbourhoods, which have come to be known as local villages. This is not to be confused with the various municipalities, such as Oak Bay, Esquimalt, Saanich that make up the area known as Greater Victoria. Each of these Victoria…

Royal BC Museum Hosts a World of History

posted on Apr 29

It’s been years in the making. (About 1.5 million, in fact.) But it’s finally on its way: from May 1 to September 30, 2009, the Royal BC Museum is proud to present the North American premiere of Treasures: The World’s Cultures from the British Museum. Spanning the globe across hundreds…

Victoria Garden Tours

posted on Mar 12

Travel BC has recently come up with a wonderful web site that allows visitors to plan out their own tours of Victoria?s beautiful gardens. Simply by visiting their web site you will find a wealth of information about our gardens and you can plan your visits so that you can make the best of your time…