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BC Travel Tuesday: Week 8 Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria

Comments 211 by Rebecca Bollwitt

A bit late on the BC Travel Tuesday entry today but it’s another great getaway, to a familiar location. In case you’re just tuning into the series, we’re now 8 weeks into the 12 week series that is showcasing some of BC’s best accommodations and destinations. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 4 Inn at Laurel Point

Comments 243 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The BC Travel Tuesday series is gaining momentum with over 1,200 entries over the last few weeks through comments and Twitter. I hope that this means locals love to travel locally, and if you’re like me – there’s so much more of BC yet to discover and experience. In case you’re just finding out about […]

BC Travel Tuesday: Week 1 Delta Victoria

Comments 243 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s my pleasure to introduce a new series on over the next few weeks, in partnership with, that will promote and support local tourism. backyardbc is a new travel website designed specifically for residents of British Columbia. Essentially a “be a tourist in your own backyard” program, participating hotels & resorts offer residents […]

Spring Break with the Family in Victoria

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

For the last eight years we have been taking my niece to Victoria in the spring for a girls weekend. We shop, visit the museum, dine out, hit the spa, and explore the city by land and sea. This year was different as my sister and I took my niece and her best friend over […]

Hotel Grand Pacific Victoria

Comments 220 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria welcomed John and I as their guests when we were in town for WordCamp earlier this month. I’m a big fan of many of the accommodations in Victoria, from resorts, to boutique hotels, and B&Bs and have walked by the Grand for years. Conveniently located along Victoria’s inner harbour, […]