Month: August 2011

Alpine Wine & Food Festival

Long known for attracting skiers, snowboarders, hiking enthusiasts and even bird watchers, in recent years Mount Washington Alpine Resort has added foodies and wine lovers to that list. Year-round events at the mountain are rapidly gaining traction, perhaps… Read More

Loonie Tunes

This morning BC Ferries reported that they’ve seen a 3.7 percent drop in passenger traffic and a 4.2 percent drop in vehicle traffic over our dismal summer. These drops equate to $20 million in lost profit that the… Read More

The Oyster Bar

Not since childhood camping trips to Hornby Island had I slurped on a raw oyster, so on my recent trip to Victoria, I grabbed a girlfriend and headed to The Oyster Bar at Pescatores. Taking our seats on… Read More

Giveaway: Enter To Win A Mattel Game On! Prize Pack

UPDATE: Congratulations to Erin W. on winning the Mattel Game On! prize pack. Erin has been notified by e-mail. Thanks to all who entered! One of my favourite parts of summertime camping is evenings spent huddled around the… Read More

The Hudson: Reviving A Victoria Legacy

Nearly half a decade ago, the Townline Group of Companies undertook to restore a bastion of Victoria’s history. Now restored to its former glory, The Hudson is a glittering example of the gentrification Townline hopes to achieve in… Read More