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Win a Victoria Film Festival Getaway

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The 22nd annual Victoria Film Festival (“VFF”) invites you to bring your eyeballs to theatre screens around BC’s capital city to celebrate feature films and enjoy cinematic events February 5-14, 2016. Victoria Film Festival The Victoria Film Festival is Vancouver Island’s largest and longest-running film festival. Celebrating 22 years, VFF screens over 100 films over […]

Win an Art of the Cocktail Getaway in Victoria

Comments 149 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Arguably the cocktail capital of Canada, and home to some of the top ten best hotel bars in the world, Victoria is known and celebrated for its spirited drinks and the mixologists who make them. This is why the annual Art of the Cocktail event explores all areas of cocktails with two full days of […]

A Victoria Day Trip from Vancouver

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Contributed by Steffani Cameron of FullNomad.com, follow her on Instagram @snarkysteff. I may be Vancouver-born and raised, but Victoria’s been home for three years. I’m leaving now to travel the world, but before I go, I had some unfinished business with Miss604, who I long ago promised I’d write about one of my favourite ways […]

5 Ways to Enjoy a Vancouver Island Getaway in Parksville

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Looking for a simple, refreshing vacation to wrap up summer or kick off fall? Parksville and Qualicum Beach are just a three-hour car trip from Vancouver, including the scenic ferry crossing from West Vancouver’s Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay in Nanaimo. Whether you prefer nature, dining, exciting rides, shopping or culture, there’s more to do […]

Parksville Uncorked 2015

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I think that every British Columbian should have two things on their experience bucket list: The first is to witness and capture a Tigh-Na-Mara sunrise and the second is to attend a wine and culinary festival on Vancouver Island. Luckily you can accomplish both if you head over to the 7th Annual Parksville Uncorked this […]

Flight Nights at Magnolia Hotel Victoria

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. We paid a media rate during our stay in September. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

In early September, John and I spent a night at our favourite boutique hotel in Victoria, the Magnolia Hotel and Spa. In town to cover the Rifflandia Festival, it was the perfect way to make the most of a very quick getaway to the capital city. We previously stayed at the Magnolia in February, for […]