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The Mountains Of Victoria, BC

posted on Jan 03

Victoria is a city that is, for the most part, surrounded by the ocean.  But, that's not all, we're also surrounded on 3 sides by mountains, I like to call them The Mountains of Victoria!  Looking south, the spectacular Olympic Mountains  on Washington State's Olympic Peninsula…

A Busy Victoria Christmas

posted on Dec 23

When I was a little boy, Christmas was so exciting. I can remember going out with friends and family to sing Christmas carols on star-filled nights when I could see my breath in the air.  I hope that the magic of Christmas will never be forgotten and I feel that we are so fortunate to be living…

Flying Over And Around Victoria, BC, Canada

posted on Dec 11

Take a moment to watch this fascinating video.  It is an aerial flight over and around Victoria and southern Vancouver Island that shows just how beautiful our Island can be.  Just about all of the places over which this plane flies are within a 2-3 hour drive from Victoria, making our city…

Hello December

posted on Dec 07

The Christmas Holiday Season is upon us and we love it! At this time of the year Victoria has an "old fashioned" Dickensian Christmas feeling to it, with carollers on the downtown streets, pantos in the theatres and little shops that are all lit-up and shining for the holidays. Although Greater Victoria…

Great Location In Downtown Victoria BC

posted on Nov 27

We're often asked about our downtown locations.  This photograph clearly shows exactly where our Metro, Urban and City Panorama Suites are located.  See the three tall buildings all in a row, at about "4 o'clock" in the photol? The tallest one, in the middle, is The Astoria and it's…