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Inside Background
Here is the Tourism Victoria website: http://www.touris... Contact information...
Last edited: 15 October 2013
Victoria enjoys a reasonably warm, dry and sunny summer, and a rainy, cool mild...
Last edited: 6 June 2013
 One fascinating (and yet often overlooked by visitors) piece of architecture...
Last edited: 29 June 2006
Victoria remains the most British of cities in North America, but the lure of...
Last edited: 5 August 2008
Selecting a Hotel in Victoria Unlike many other popular tourist cities...
Last edited: 14 October 2016
Inside Transportation
    Victoria's location allows for a variety of different modes of...
Last edited: 31 January 2016
Walk! Take the Inner Harbour's pedestrian walkways and streets, which are...
Last edited: 26 September 2013
Follow this link to a Vancouver inside page with detailed information on how to...
Last edited: 28 June 2006
There are about 80 bus routes running through Victoria, Sooke and Sidney, as...
Last edited: 21 January 2013
Inside Things to Do
Victoria is a very family friend city. While there may not be a Disneyland or...
Last edited: 9 November 2013
A very popular attraction in Victoria is Butchart Gardens.  The gardens include...
Last edited: 29 May 2013
Victoria is such an easy city to navigate as a pedestrian, that shopping can be...
Last edited: 24 June 2006
You can't miss these spots/activities: Beacon Hill Park (check out the gardens...
Last edited: 1 September 2006
***CLOSED - August 2013*** This is a fascinating attraction built around the...
Last edited: 26 August 2013
From Victoria to Cathedral Grove near Parksville, about 5 hours return plus...
Last edited: 11 January 2016
Pedicab to Fisherman’s Wharf Tourists arriving in Victoria by cruise ship or...
Last edited: 31 May 2010
Recently spent 3 days in Victoria,  Apart from all the regular haunts that have...
Last edited: 25 September 2013
One of the best ways to see Victoria is via a horse-drawn carriage.  Relaxing...
Last edited: 13 February 2009
There are a number of different options for getting to the Butchart Gardens...
Last edited: 10 June 2016
The article at http://www.timesc... has details on these five live-music venues...
Last edited: 17 April 2014
Mount Douglas Park, Gordon Head, Saanich For the more adventurous tourist, a...
Last edited: 22 July 2013
Some places to check out to get in on the nightlife in Victoria: Sticky Wicket...
Last edited: 20 January 2013
Oak Bay Village Arts   Located less than 10 minutes from Downtown Victoria is a...
Last edited: 30 June 2012
Royal Roads is a landmark for the city of Victoria and the entire country. Home...
Last edited: 24 January 2014
There are many people, including locals, who enjoy the opportunity to...
Last edited: 24 June 2015
You can walk along the Boardwalk from James Bay,  Fisherman's Wharf or from The...
Last edited: 7 May 2013
To enjoy the performing arts in Victoria, check out one of the following groups...
Last edited: 2 March 2007
Butchart Gardens Tours Classic Car Tours   Ride-n-Style & experience the...
Last edited: 30 June 2015
Fort Street is a wide, one way, thoroughfare bounded by an assortment of low...
Last edited: 18 February 2011
Victoria's West Shore is about 15 minutes south west of downtown...
Last edited: 10 September 2008
There are many whale / wildlife watching companies operating out of the Greater...
Last edited: 3 October 2013
If you like food, wine and the great outdoors, take a self-guided or guided...
Last edited: 24 July 2010
See the beautiful area of Victoria by sailing aboard the Thane, a two masted...
Last edited: 16 June 2010
BC Ferries is the primary company providing vehicle and passenger ferry service...
Last edited: 26 April 2007
Black Ball Ferry Line operates the MV Coho passenger & vehicle ferry...
Last edited: 29 June 2010
The majestic Parliament Buildings are home to the Legislative Assembly of...
Last edited: 21 June 2010
Government House is the official residence of the Queen's representative in...
Last edited: 27 September 2010
Hatley Park is one of Canada's largest and most diverse National Historic...
Last edited: 15 August 2006
Hatley Park is Canada's largest and most diverse National Historic Site.   At...
Last edited: 2 March 2007
Hermann's is by far the longest-standing jazz venue on Vancouver Island.  It...
Last edited: 19 October 2011
Point Ellice House is under new management, and has not been run by the Capital...
Last edited: 5 June 2011
Victoria Harbour Ferries offer one hour narrated tours of both the Lower...
Last edited: 11 October 2010
Inside Dining Scene
Breakfast The Blue Fox Cafe has a great breakfast selection, reasonably priced...
Last edited: 10 April 2008
Young's Restaurant on Quadra Street: Chinese food - not fancy but very good...
Last edited: 19 August 2008
Victoria is often described as feeling very English. One of its features is the...
Last edited: 18 June 2015
To quote from their website: "Adriana's  Cocina Mexicana is located at 1527...
Last edited: 24 March 2009
The Keg is a steak and seafood restaurant chain that has locations across...
Last edited: 18 September 2009
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: 23 June 2016
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: 31 October 2016
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: 18 August 2016
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: 13 May 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: 13 July 2016
Q)  Will something as simple as bringing your gun on vacation to Canada, ruin...
Last edited: 27 September 2016
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: 18 June 2015
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: 14 August 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: 5 March 2016
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: 15 August 2016
Visa-exempt foreign nationals are not required to have an eTA (electronic...
Last edited: 22 September 2016
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: 26 November 2015
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: 24 August 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: 27 February 2016
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: 16 October 2016
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: 9 September 2015
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: 24 July 2015
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: 12 January 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: 17 May 2015
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: 13 May 2014