Archive for June, 2009

Spinnakers Victoria Gastro Brewpub and Guesthouses

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spinnakers Gastro Brewpub is located just a quick harbour ferry ride across Victoria’s inner harbour and is the home of Canada’s first purpose-built brewpub. Spinnakers produces at least ten different types of ales (not lagers) and they turn around new beers each month, often designing custom brews for community events and fundraisers. During our visit […]

Ziplining on Grouse Mountain

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The other day I had the chance to go ziplining on Grouse Mountain with their Air Grouse ziplining tour. Essentially you can purchase your zipline pass at the base of the mountain and it will include your skyride (gondola) fare as well at the 2-hour zipline circuit. There are three ziplines at the lodge level […]

Royal BC Museum in Victoria

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the highlights of any Victoria trip for me is always the Royal BC Museum. They have seasonal exhibits combined with traditional displays and the IMAX which make it enjoyable for all ages, any time of year. We were on a mission to explore “Treasures: The World’s Cultures of the British Museum” that is […]

Altar Boyz One-Day Contest for Music Monday

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few month ago I caught the Arts Club production of Altar Boyz on tour in Surrey and had a great time. They’re back again this summer for a stay at the Arts Club’s Granville Island stage and I have two tickets to give away to one lucky reader. Since it’s Monday, and the Altar […]

Sea Cider on Vancouver Island

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Nestled up on a hill overlooking the peninsula, Sea Cider in Saanichton is an orchard oasis. Producing almost a dozen varieties of cider this 3-acre orchard, and 7-acre forest, creates delicious and refreshing organic spirits year-round. For Kristen Jordan, who founded Sea Cider with her husband five years ago it was a natural move when […]