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Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #7

posted on Jun 16

7 Gardens.   Victoria was once, more well known, as The Garden City and, although this monikor has faded into the past, we still take great pride in our ability to grow and produce some of the most diverse plant species in all of Canada, ranging from tropical palm trees to hardy winter spruce…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #6

posted on Jun 04

6. The Royal BC Museum.  It’s an incredible place to spend a morning, afternoon or a whole day. The displays and historical artifacts are so very interesting and the travelling exhibits that come to visit are some of the best you’ll see anywhere in the world.  The focus on the history…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #5

posted on May 27

 Independent coffee shops.  Forget about Starbucks and Tim Horton’s (although there are many of them in Victoria) the local baristas and coffee roasters are really what coffee is all about in Victoria, and we have some that are absolutely the best. Just a few of the ones we love are 2%…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #4

posted on May 12

4. The downtown waterfront.  From the trail along Dallas Road past the breakwater at the Ogden Point cruise ship terminal, then onto Fisherman’s Wharf and the recently restored, historic CPR Shipping Terminal along to the Inner Harbour and the Causeway, over to Ships Point, then across the…

Top 10 Reasons For Loving Victoria - #3

posted on May 07

3. Beacon Hill Park.  The park occupies a huge green space in the middle of the city, overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  Within the park there’s an incredible diversity of flora and fauna; a children’s petting zoo, a water park, a cricket pitch, a children’s play area,…