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Victoria Trivia

posted on Jan 28

Did you know?  Victoria is the dryest city in Canada during the summer.  Our city averages over 2,000 hours of sunshine a year.  We are sunnier than Vancouver, Seattle and many other cities in the PNW. Victoria attracts more than 3.65 million visitors per year. Vancouver Island is almost…

Winter In Victoria

posted on Jan 23

Well, we've had our wintry blast in Victoria and soon it will be spring.  A week ago, downtown was covered in snow and, as this picture demonstrates, it was a veritable "winter wonderland".  But today, January 23rd, felt like spring, and as I walked through the downtown area I could hear…

Christmas In Victoria BC

posted on Dec 19

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Although we seldom have a "white Christmas" here in the BC Capital, we are very fortunate to enjoy many authentically "olde fashioned" Christmas moments.  This photograph posted by Butchart Gardens shows off the wonderful display of Christmas lights…

Victoria International Airport (YYJ) Web Site Worth Visiting

posted on Dec 18

If you're planning to fly into Victoria, BC you will appreciate the wealth of information that can be found at the Victoria International Airport's Web Site  Everything you need to know about arriving and departing Victoria by air, can be found on their site. Also, the site is a joy to visit,…

Cancellation Policies Explained

posted on Nov 20

Here is an excellent explanation of the cancellation policies used by most Vacation Rental owners. We hope this helps you to understand how and why these work. Thanks to Cindy Rhoades of Vacation Homes of Key West for sharing this on her blog (link below) "In the vacation rental business, most guests…