British Columbia Travel Guide
The unofficial BC Travel & Tourism Guide

Category: Kids & Family

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Bear Hill Hike

An awesome place to go for a short hike in Saanich is Bear Hill. Early April, when the wild flowers are already out, there are a lot of great spots to go for a hike around Victoria. When you hike up Bear Hill though you can almost be certain to always see eagles, ravens, turkey vultures, and ...

Posted by: Sibylle Zilker Monday Apr 21, 2014 12:14
Categories: Kids & Family, Wildlife & Nature | Tags: bird watching, day trip, farms, hiking, organic food, regional park, Saanich, Sidney, spring flowers, trails, victoria


Portland Island or Princess Margaret Island

We were lucky! I think we caught the most beautiful day in February for our trip to Portland Island. The island is part of the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve and is easily reached by a passenger ferry departing from Canoe Cove. Of course you can also use your own boat or kayak over to the ...

Posted by: Sibylle Zilker Tuesday Mar 18, 2014 09:59
Categories: Adventure, Kids & Family, Wildlife & Nature | Tags: day trip, hiking, National Park, Sidney, trails, victoria, water taxi, westcoast


Breakfast at Sophie's Cosmic Cafe

Breakfast at Sophie's Cosmic Cafe - always a winner! Went there again last week and it was amazing - as to be expected! The funky place has stories to tell, interesting customers, is a Kitsilano landmark by now (since 1988), and the food is fabulous and surely not to be missed. Whether you ...

Posted by: Sibylle Zilker Thursday Jan 16, 2014 20:46
Categories: Food & Drink, Kids & Family | Tags: breakfast, restaurant, Vancouver


The Vancouver Christmas Market

It was my first time experiencing the Vancouver Christmas Market and I was really impressed. Definitely brought back memories of Christmas Markets in Germany and considering that it's only been around since 2010 the organizers have done a really good job. Most of the wooden huts were selling ...

Posted by: Sibylle Zilker Thursday Dec 12, 2013 20:09
Categories: Events & Festivals, Food & Drink, Kids & Family | Tags: ethnic food,, music, Vancouver


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