February 2014

There are 6 blog entries for February 2014.

Victoria has many venues hosting all types of events throughout the city. Whether you enjoy going out to a concert or you prefer something a little lower key, there's an event for you coming up. Here are some of the best choices in the city over the next few weeks.

Victoria Comic Book Expo - February 23rd

If you love comic books and some of the most interesting toys on the market, this is the event for you. It will be held at the Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Centre from 11am to 4pm on February 23rd. Admission is free and thousands of comic books will be on display.

Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown - February 27th to March 2nd

This special event will provide plenty of information about regularly visited attractions within the area. It will be

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Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shreveportbossier/5635060455/Sometimes your sweet tooth just needs to be satisfied. Going out for dessert can be a great first date and can help take care of that sweet craving. Here are some of the top choices throughout Victoria for dessert.

Chocolat: Chocolatiere De Victoria - 703 Fort Street

As one of the top chocolate connoisseurs in the area Helene Pappas knows how to provide an incredible dessert. Her creations not only taste amazing, but they also look incredible. This is a small cafe with the perfect mix of chocolate and coffee. You can enjoy all types of delicious desserts here.

Bubby Rose's Bakery - 313 Cook Street

Bubby Rose's provides some of the best baked goods in the area. This bakery is known for their cinnamon buns and they make one of the best desserts in

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Inner Harbour - Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/56705607@N00/3561822122/Charming little things make live so grand and Victoria is full of them. Visiting the Inner Harbour provides a great way to spend the day, but the way you get there also matters. Sure, you could just hop in the car, but that's not really much fun. Instead, hop on a bus and you may just get to ride to the harbour in one of the double decker busses the city uses for transit.

Once you arrive at the harbour, a trip on the pickle boat or Harbour Ferry is in order. This will allow you the ability to see some of the natural beauty of the area. You can also check out the many artisans and buskers found along the causeway. Make sure to check out the Copper Cowgirl, especially if you have children with you.

Usually, the pickle boat skippers are friendly and

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VictoriaVictoria, British Columbia is home to sixteen different neighbourhoods. This city has plenty of great places to live. Here are the major neighbourhoods of Victoria.

Fernwood

Home to a number of cafes and trendy shops, this neighbourhood is very eclectic. It's the place for galleries and provides a great location convenient to most of the city.

Rockland

As one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods in the city, Rockland is a place full of large homes and extensive gardens.

Oak Bay

Found ten minutes from downtown Victoria, Oak Bay is an older neighbourhood with plenty of charm.

Burnside Gorge

This is a quiet area with plenty to offer residents.

Fisherman’s Wharf

Found within the Inner Harbour area, this is a small, but very popular area

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertbanh/3279341002/Many restaurants provide plenty of great options for your dining needs. Whether you want to grab a quick lunch, enjoy a romantic dinner or even find the perfect breakfast place, you have options in Victoria. Here are some of the top breakfast spots in the city.

Shine Cafe

Ask any local in Victoria where you should get breakfast and chances are, they will mention Shine Cafe. This is a longtime favourite for locals and provides one of the best choices in the city for breakfast. They have appeared on The Food Network's You Gotta Eat Here! This helped to provide some fame for the restaurant, but it's the menu that makes them so popular with locals.

The restaurant has a very diverse menu full of great choices including:

  • A variety of Benedicts
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BC Aviation Museum - Photo Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/andymsmith/8957045845/Understanding the history of the city and of other cultures can be a fascinating way to spend your weekends. Many museums are found throughout Victoria, BC and some are very unique. Getting the most out of your museum experience is easy in Victoria. Here are some of the best choices within the city.

British Columbia Aviation Museum - 1910 Norseman Road, Sidney, BC

A trip to the British Columbia Aviation Museum provides an excellent way to get a look into the history of aviation. Whether you enjoy vintage aircrafts or you prefer the pictures and memorabilia, you will find it here. This museum includes the Gibson Twin from 1911 and the Eastman Flying Boat from 1929.

Miniature World - 649 Humboldt Street

A very unique place to enjoy during a rainy

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