Our Stay at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria BC

Our Stay at the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria BC

The Fairmont Empress is undeniably Victoria’s most luxurious hotel. Built in 1908, the Fairmont Empress has hosted famous celebrities and many members of royalty, as well as everyday tourists. Because of the hotel’s majestic architecture, it’s known as Canada’s Castle on the Coast. The Fairmont Empress has a number of amenities, a prime location, and excellent…

The Butchart Gardens: Visit Guide, Photos, and Full Review!

The Butchart Gardens: Visit Guide, Photos, and Full Review!

If you’re planning a trip to Victoria BC, you absolutely have to visit one of Vancouver Island’s crown jewels: The Butchart Gardens. The Butchart Gardens are one of the most spectacular gardens you will ever visit. With 5 distinct gardens and over 900 plant varieties, you’re sure to be impressed as you walk its many…

Our Experience Taking the Victoria Clipper!
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Our Experience Taking the Victoria Clipper!

We recently took the Victoria Clipper from Seattle to Victoria BC, and we’re excited to share all about our experience! The Victoria Clipper is a high-speed ferry that takes passengers from downtown Seattle to Victoria’s inner harbor in less than 3 hours. The Victoria Clipper recently sponsored our trip. We couldn’t believe how easy it was…

34 of Vancouver’s Most Instagrammable Spots for Perfect Photos

34 of Vancouver’s Most Instagrammable Spots for Perfect Photos

Vancouver BC is a stunning coastal city filled with numerous Instagrammable viewpoints and attractions. Whether you’re a tourist or a professional photographer, you’ll want to know exactly where to go to see some of Vancouver’s best backdrops. We created this post to share 34 of Vancouver’s most Instagrammable spots. Pack your camera, make sure your…

Best Places to Eat in Vancouver (Ultimate List)

Best Places to Eat in Vancouver (Ultimate List)

Vancouver BC is a foodie’s paradise. As a coastal city, Vancouver BC has fresh seafood, strong coffee, and an international presence. One of the things we really appreciate about eating in Vancouver is that there is an emphasis on using sustainable food practices. During our many trips to Vancouver, we’ve noticed three culinary areas that…

31 Things to Do in Vancouver on a Rainy Day (Complete Guide!)

31 Things to Do in Vancouver on a Rainy Day (Complete Guide!)

Vancouver BC is famous for a lot of things, including its architecture, parks, culinary scene, and of course, its rain! Vancouver receives approximately 146 centimeters of rain annually. (North Vancouver, which is closer to the mountains, receives an estimated 252 centimeters!) Vancouver receives even more rain than Seattle (also famous for its rain), which receives…

23 Things to See in Stanley Park in Vancouver BC (Full Guide!)

23 Things to See in Stanley Park in Vancouver BC (Full Guide!)

If you’re planning a trip to Vancouver BC, you absolutely have to see Stanley Park. Located right in the heart of Vancouver, this public park is where locals and tourists alike come to enjoy the outdoors. Just like New York City has Central Park, Vancouver has Stanley Park. (In fact, Stanley Park is actually bigger than…