Explore | Victoria Buzz’s Christmas Lights Tour Map!

CAN YOU BELIEVE it’s only 3 days until Christmas?!?! Like, no. This can’t be. It’s too early.

If you’re like Sarah and I, we’ve been busy at work and have had little time to really throw ourselves into the Christmas season. Having said that, you know what I absolutely couldn’t give up? Seeing all of the Christmas lights around my city. Since I live in an apartment, I can’t really decorate with as much pizazz as I would like – which is why I enjoy driving around and living vicariously through other homeowners’ outdoor Christmas light displays!

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I enlisted the help of my friend Jenna (thanks for the ride, friend!) to help me track down some festively-lit homes. Victoria Buzz recently just put our their 2nd annual Christmas Lights Tour Map, so we followed along to their map which includes homes in greater Victoria, Saanich, the Saanich Peninsula, and even West Shore! Continue reading

Food | Christmas at Il Covo Trattoria

Hello LLVI readers! Is that weird – LLVI?! Sarah and I still aren’t used to the name change (even though we’re OBSESSED with the switch to LLVI) so calling you LLVI’ers instead of LLN’ers is weird!

Speaking of changes, Sarah and I wanted to try some place new in Victoria (since, as you know, we’re newbies here). Which is why, when talks of Christmas dinner with our friend Jenna came about, we knew we wanted to try Il Covo Trattoria:

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Food | Part and Parcel

Moroccan Spiced Fries. Morrocan. Spiced. Fries. YES! Among other delicious, inconspicuous foods these are the holy grail of what Part & Parcel has to offer. According to my Mum and I that is. Part & Parcel in Victoria offers handcrafted cooking, with new dishes being offered daily, local ingredients and counter service it has quickly become one of my favourite places to eat in the city.

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