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High Tea at the White Heather Tea Room

posted on Jan 30

High tea is one of those traditions that is often pursued by those who visit Victoria, BC and we?ve discovered one tea room that, in our opinion, excels in offering what we believe to be the best traditional English High Tea in the city. The White Heather Tea Room, located at 1885 Oak Bay Avenue is a…

Cole Island-A Jewel In Victoria?s Crown

posted on Dec 01

A little-known island, located in Esquimalt Harbour, Cole Island holds the potential for fast becoming one of the Capital Region?s best-loved tourism sites. But first, much work has to be done to protect this valuable part of Victoria?s history. Cole Island is a short sail, paddle or motorboat ride from…

Victoria Harbour Ferry Gorge Tour

posted on Nov 27

  One of my favourite cruises is to tak the 45-minute tour along the Gorge Waterway on board on of Victoria’s Harbour Ferries. It’s a relaxing experience that takes you past historic homes, shipyards, and a variety of sea life. Their Gorge Waterway Tour is a 45-minute marine adventure…

Conde Nast Traveller Picks Victoria

posted on Oct 28

I knew that it was only a matter of time before this happened. In the 2008 "Reader?s Choice Awards" Conde Nast Traveller magazine has named Victoria as the third best city to visit in the Americas (tied with Quebec City). In the same poll Vancouver Island has been named as the top island to visit in…

Vancouver Island Blues Bash

posted on Aug 29

August 29- Sept 1, the Canadian Labour Day weekend festival brings a celebration of blues and R & B music to Victoria with free afternoon and ticketed evening performances featuring over 14l bands over the three afternoons and three evenings. The main outdoor stage is located at Ships Point on Victoria’s…