With stunning views of the sea, the Oak Bay Beach Hotel is a tranquil oasis just outside downtown Victoria. Credit: Oak Bay Beach Resort

How to Plan a Romantic Weekend in Victoria, BC

There it is again, the telltale pitter-patter of Seattle’s winter drizzle on the roof. A familiar blanket of gray clouds covering the sky. It’s only…

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The 9 Best Places to See Fall Colors in Victoria, BC

For us, fall’s arrival means two things: vibrant, multi-hued foliage, and the excuse to unapologetically step on, erm, jump into crunchy mounds of…

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The Ultimate Guide to Experiencing The Butchart Gardens

“Breathtaking!” “Astonishing!” “The most peaceful place on Earth…”If you haven’t heard of or been to The Butchart Gardens before, don’t be surprised…

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How to Experience The Butchart Gardens’ Christmas Lights Magic

“Crunch.” “Crunch.” “Crunch.” The satisfyingly squeaky crunch of fresh powder breaks the silence as we stroll through a world blanketed in……

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The Ultimate Guide to Fall at The Butchart Gardens

Golden witch hazel. Ruby red coneflowers. Clouds of mist blanketing the lawn. Fingers of glancing afternoon sunlight. If there’s one word to describe…

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7 Things to do at The Butchart Gardens this Spring

Sensational reds, purples, pinks, yellows and oranges. This time of year, The Butchart Gardens shift into overdrive, showing off mesmerizing colors…

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The Ultimate Guide to Summer at The Butchart Gardens

Flowers in a kaleidoscope of colors. Stunning Night Illumination displays. Live outdoor entertainment plus 10 planned magical Fireworks…

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10 Seattle Gardens to Visit for Swoon-Worthy Blooms

If there’s one thing Pacific Northwesterners know how to do well, it’s take full advantage of sunshiny, outdoor-stroll-worthy weather. Now that the…

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