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Christmas in Victoria

Christmas in Victoria offers highlights and low-lights to fill your visit here on mild southern Vancouver Island. It’s a time to enjoy traditions from the past, sometimes with a modern twist. Warm, cosy feelings are assured when you walk through … Continue reading

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Japanese Gardens in Victoria

There are three delightful Japanese gardens in Victoria which we thoroughly recommend to our B&B guests. Victoria gardens probably number hundreds in the Japanese style but a curving bridge, stone lantern and some bamboo are mere incidentals to Japanese garden … Continue reading

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Visiting Victoria in the Spring

Visiting Victoria in the Spring makes good sense. 2013 is no exception, especially after the mild winter on southern Vancouver Island. Avoid the crowds, stay at low season rates at Victoria B&Bs and enjoy the new life all around as … Continue reading

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The Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas is a highlight for many of us in the Victoria area as well as those visiting southern Vancouver Island in December and early January. It is my very favourite time at The Butchart Gardens when my … Continue reading

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Your Victoria B&B hosts

It might be said that your Victoria B&B hosts are a motley crew. This photo is surely proof of that. Further, we represent a motley selection of bed and breakfasts. Here you see most of us, Victoria B&B hosts, members … Continue reading

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Butterfly Gardens – the tropics in Victoria

Butterfly Gardens gives a wonderful sense of the tropics even if it should be cloudy on a typical Victoria day here on Vancouver Island. Close your eyes and imagine … You open the doors and are immediately struck by the … Continue reading

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Blue’s Bayou Café

You might think the name of Blue’s Bayou Café is a reference to a genre of Louisiana music. Blue is actually the name of chef and owner Blue Benoit who operates Blue’s Bayou Café together with his partner Lorill Fraser. … Continue reading

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Bed and breakfasts in Victoria

Bed and breakfasts in Victoria BC Canada vary immensely so we have a website listing a good variety to help you find exactly the right accommodations for your visit here. They are on our Victoria bed and breakfasts association website … Continue reading

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