Victoria BC Travel Articles

 
Gal-livanting Victoria – British Columbia, Canada
Gal-livanting Victoria – British Columbia, Canada Every year, Jane Cassie escapes with two of her best buds for a weekend of gal-palling. This year, they discover that British Colombia's colonial capital of Victoria, is the next best place to jol
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Road Tripping The West: Travels Through Time – Western North America
Road Tripping The West: Travels Through Time – Western North America home_april7_road.jpgCat George details a
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Victoria, BC – Ocean Pointe Resort Hotel and Spa
Victoria, BC – Ocean Pointe Resort Hotel and Spa The Ocean Pointe Resort Hotel and Spa’s ambiance begins with its location on Victoria’s Inner harbour and continues in the elegant lobby with its gas burning fireplaces. The picture postcard views, from the lobby’s large glass windows across the water to the Parliament Buildings and the Olympic Mountains are unrivaled. It’s fun just to sit […]
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Victoria, BC – Crossing the Border
Canada Customs and Immigration Citizens or permanent residents of the United States require birth or baptismal certificate, voter’s registration card, resident alien card, green card or passport to enter Canada. A driver’s license is not accepted as proof of citizenship. All other international visitors require valid passports, and, in some cases, visas. All persons entering […]
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Victoria, BC – Nightspots
Nightclubs Though all the clubs listed are considered safe spots to hang out, Victoria, like any city, is not a place to wander the streets late at night. The Yates/Johnson St. areas can be particularly dicey, so best to take a companion with you when you go clubbing. Legends is one of the longest lasting […]
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Victoria, BC – Climate
Officially, Victoria’s climate is “sub-Mediterranean” – it’s supposedly moderate all year-round with eight months frost-free. The saying around here is, if you don’t like the weather, wait half an hour – it’ll change. It’s all due to Victoria’s location, perched on the Pacific and open to the vagaries of the fronts that sweep across the […]
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Victoria, BC – March 2000
Victoria, BC – March 2000 Flowers and Family Fun Okay, so it’s not really spring until the 21st of March. And, after days of gloomy gray skies, we are all counting the hours. The crocuses, pansies and early flowering fruit trees are out. The commercial flower growers have fields and fields of daffodils ready for cutting – a sure sign […]
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Victoria, BC – August 1999
G’Day. This is a joint report on Victoria in August by a visitor and a resident. We hope we can pique your interest in visiting this wonderful city sometime. The Waterfront It will become evident, along the water, that this is truly a tourist mecca. Especially for older folks…or can we say that is is […]
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Victoria, BC – January 2000
Winter in Victoria usually means rain and cloudy skies with an all-pervasive grayness to the weather. Hours of daylight are short, and the city does seem to lose its ambiance. However, there are advantages to off-season travel. Room rates can be almost half the high season ones – and there’s still lots to see and […]
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Victoria, BC – Accommodation
Victoria, BC – Accommodation There’s no doubt about it – Victoria is definitely a tourist town with more than 6,500 rooms to rent. From plush places to budget beds and everything in-between (a mix of 1960’s motels, chain spots and plain unvarnished hotels.) For more accommodation info and reservations, contact Victoria Tourism’s toll-free line, 1-800-663-3883. Plush Places Plush places […]
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