• Victoria Adventures


    Mal and I picked the perfect day for a wine tour: cloudy and rainy. To be honest, we were bummed about the weather, but we figured that riding around visiting vineyards and tasting wine wasn’t a terrible way to spend a rainy day. Our moods instantly improved when a huge stretch limo picked us up […]


    Organic Fair Inc.

    July 2, 2009


    On our wine tour of Southern Vancouver Island (post coming soon!), our driver planned a “secret” stop for the group. I love surprises, but I didn’t think I would enjoy our top secret visit as much as I did! After a ride up a long, winding hill into the woods, we arrived at a little farmstand […]


    Sips Artisan Bistro

    June 27, 2009


    What a find! “Sips” was the perfect little bistro to experience some of British Columbia’s unique wines and grab a bite to eat.  I’m not sure if a reader suggested Sips or I read about it myself, but I’m so glad that Mal and I decided to stop in.  The decor inside Sips is modern, yet […]



    Enjoying afternoon tea at the Fairmont Empress may have been the highlight of my entire Victoria vacation! We almost didn’t have tea because it’s a tad on the expensive side, but I’m so glad that Mal and I decide to indulge in one of Victoria’s grandest traditions. For almost a century, the majestic lobby of […]