Abbondanza

The quiet town of Ucluelet is dishing up some phenomenal pizza. Abbondanza opened recently and has the town a buzz with their creations. They are a family run restaurant and the hours vary. Make sure you check their website or their Facebook page for their current hours of operation. The menu is simple. The pizza dough is one of…

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Black Rock Resort

Black Rock Resort is a stunning hotel perched over the Pacific Ocean. Its picturesque location in Ucluelet, Vancouver Island, makes it one of the town’s best places to stay. The hotel has a unique U-shape. Try to get an ocean front room to fully enjoy all the beauty here. We stayed in a one bedroom…

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Long Beach Lodge Resort

I have been to Tofino quite a few times now. We haven’t really been back to the same place twice yet. I stayed at Long Beach Lodge Resort recently and I know that I will definitely be back. My husband and I both agreed that it was our most comfortable Tofino stay to date. The…

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Blue Fox Cafe

The Blue Fox Cafe in Victoria serves breakfast all day. Victoria has such an amazing brunch culture, I just love it. Restaurants just have one focus and do it really well which is exactly what the Blue Fox is doing. Like many other places in Victoria, its first come first serve. Be prepared to possibly…

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Tacofino Victoria

Tacofino’s ever expanding reach has stretched the other side of Vancouver Island from where they originally started in Tofino. Their Victoria Tacobar has been open since approximately 2015. I had a chance to check out this location on my most recent Victoria holiday. I have also written about the original truck here and their first…

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Bin 4 Burger Lounge

Bin 4 Burger Lounge is a locally owned burger chain in Victoria. They are serving up creative burgers made with locally raised meats (beef & chicken). They have been featured of my fave eating recommendation show, You Gotta Eat Here. They have three locations throughout Victoria (downtown, Saanich & Langford.) This post is about the…

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Pizzeria Prima Strada

I am such a big fan of authentic wood fire oven pizza. I had heard that Pizzeria Prima Strada was making some of Victoria’s best pizza so I paid them a visit. They have 3 locations throughout the city (Cook St, Bridge St and Fort St.) This post is about their Cook Street location. This…

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10 Acres Bistro

I just love the concept behind this Victoria restaurant. The restaurants that belong to this group, the 10 Acres group, all utilize produce from their central farm that is nearby. Whatever the farm cannot supply the restaurants with, they use local producers to fill the gaps. There are three different restaurants in the 10 Acres…

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Oswego Hotel

If you know me, you know that I love going to Vancouver Island. I have fallen in love with the variety of places on the island (city to sleepy towns) and the endless ocean views. I have developed a new found appreciation for Victoria. I recently stayed at the Oswego Hotel right in downtown Victoria…

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Cartems Donuterie

Cartems Donuterie helped to fuel the artisan donut trend in Vancouver. They have come a long way from their humble location on Hastings Street. That location has since been shut down and they now have 3 store fronts throughout Vancouver (downtown, Kits & Main Street). This post is about the downtown Vancouver location on West…

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