Meditation is Having a Moment in Victoria, B.C.

Meditation — the practice of gently focusing and quieting a busy mind — is definitely having a moment in Victoria. Victoria meditators told YAM they meditate to ease depression and feel calm and grounded. It has helped them accomplish all kinds of goals, from weight loss to boosting productivity. Read more…

The Best Salsa Recipes for Tacos

Alright, we don’t know if these are really the very best salsa recipes but they sure are close! Try Chef Israel Alvarez’s spicy, smoky salsa as a taco topping and use the corn, avocado, and black bean salsa as a vegetarian taco filler. Roasted Spicy Salsa Recipe Chef Israel Alvarez’s tomato salsa gets its charred, […] Read more…

20 Ways to Celebrate SUMMER in Victoria

Staying close to home this summer in Victoria means you can savour the simple pleasures of the season. Here, you’ll find an abundance of easy ideas for your “staycation” — from relishing the joy of blowing bubbles to mixing a sunset cocktail while you watch the nightfall — to help you make the most of summertime in YYJ. Read more…

Brett Smith-Daniels is a Musician with a Plan

Slight of frame and looking a bit like Harry Potter without the glasses (or scar!) — and, with his British accent, sounding even more like him — Victoria’s Brett Smith-Daniels is a man with a plan. Albeit a young man with a bold plan. A blueprint for the blues. Read more…

The Ultimate Guide to Tacos in Victoria

Tacos in Victoria… with an ice cold beverage and friends to share the meal. Sounds like the perfect summer day. Summer is all about easy living, outdoor dining and casual style — and there’s no food more deliciously suited for the season than tacos. Read more…

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