• Victoria Sightseeing


    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 […]


    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 […]


    Introduction to Victoria

    June 23, 2009


    Mal and I arrived safe and sound in Victoria around noon this afternoon, but we’ve already had a great little introduction to the city. Victoria has a ton of cute shops and restaurants, and it’s such a pretty place to walk around and spend a vacation. The city is also sort of romantic! 😉 After […]