Why Victoria?

Victoria has long been a destination for the gin & jodhpur crowd. Mild weather, beautiful gardens, fine dining and more mansions than the Island of Capri. But not all of Victoria’s charms come at a cost. There are beautiful public parks and beaches, forest walks, charming coffee houses to while away the long days of […]

Fisherman’s Wharf

Sandwiched between the popular Dallas Road beachfront stroll and the high end hotels of the Inner Harbour you’ll find one of Victoria’s last working docks – Fisherman’s Wharf. Rugged trawlers, brightly painted houseboats and seafood eateries vie for the attention of locals and tourists alike. For a dollar you can by a malodorous herring to […]


Victoria’s Chinatown is the oldest in Canada and second oldest in North America with a history dating back to the mid-1800’s. What it lacks in size it makes up for in spririt and charm, with a colourful group of restaurants, traditional grocers and import shops with housewares, gifts and traditional chinese clothing.

Coffee Shops

West coast coffee culture is alive and well in Victoria. Locals love to while away the dark days of winter with an over-sized cup of the dark elixir. Add cozy surroundings, a tasty snack, good company or a good read and you’ve got the perfect way to warm up, unwind, then wind back up again.