How to Spot a Great Bed and Breakfast Vacation Rental

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Never Stay at an Awful Bed and Breakfast Again

You’ve probably heard the horror story of a traveler arriving at their vacation rental only to find it was not as advertised. Their whole vacation turns into a nightmare.

Nobody wants to go through that.

It’s enough to turn people away from using a bed and breakfast. That is a great shame because a bed and breakfast can offer the perfect experience at a fraction of the cost of hotels.

How can you avoid landing yourself in a bad accommodation situation?

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The Benefits of a Bed and Breakfast

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4 Great Reasons Your Next Vacation Will Be At a Bed and Breakfast

Deck Chairs Overlooking the Beach at the Lodge in Victoria, BCIf you’re tired of all the hustle and hubbub, what about kicking back and relaxing? Settling into a hot tub and eating a great meal? Exploring a unique and fascinating town? How about relaxing at the beach or perusing through nature?

Isn’t it about time you took a vacation? You might just find the relaxation, excitement, AND afforability by staying at a Bed and Breakfast. For reasons I can’t imagine, travellers often overlook staying at a bed and breakfast vacation rental.

In this article, I’ll highlight several key benefits that make staying at a bed and breakfast the best travel decision you could make this year.

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5 Tips for Great Whale Watching Photography

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How to Capture the Greatest Moments of Your Whale Watching Trip in Victoria, BC

A unique fascination, a bond of cousins (if you will), exists between whales and humans. From the depths of the sea, these incredible majestic mammals rise as they puff the unbelievably fine saltwater mist, right from below their blow holes. They graciously slide back to the depths with the grace of an excellently choreographed ballet move.

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Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family in Victoria, BC

Choose Your Victoria Adventure

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to shed those winter coats and get back outside. Victoria, BC on Vancouver Island off the southwest coast of Canada, is a prime location for outdoor activities. With both ocean and rainforest views from every corner of the island, Victoria offers plenty of options for fun things to do with your family.

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Tips for Planning an Effective Corporate Retreat

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How to Create a Corporate Retreat that Your Staff Will Rave About for Years to Come


When employees list their favorite aspects of their jobs, corporate retreats do not usually reach the top of the list. While necessary for corporate planning and development, these excursions can often feel like a waste of time and company resources from the employee’s perspective. To ace your next corporate retreat in Victoria, follow these simple rules:

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Ultimate Winter Vacation Fun in Victoria, BC

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Things to do in Victoria, BC During the Winter

The winter season is upon us. This is usually a period for you to relax and have some fun. While some travelers want to head south for warmer temperatures, don’t be so quick to dismiss Victoria, BC as the perfect wintertime destination. This beautiful city enjoys a much more mild winter than the rest of Canada and thus allows vacationers to enjoy amazing winter activities without the discomfort of frostbite.

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Unique Autumn Vacation Fun in Victoria, BC

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Things to Do in Victoria, BC During the Fall Season

When you are looking for a vacation destination, there are many factors that you look out for when choosing the right destination. You most likely are searching for a location that is going to offer you an all-rounded experience. You get the ultimate vacation experience if you decide to vacation in Victoria, BC, especially during the autumn time. Below are some of the fun activities that you can take part in during this period.

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Going Green: Powering Your Stay with Renewable Energy

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The Lodge at Weir’s Beach Installs Solar Panels and EV Charging Stations

Living on the Pacific Ocean coast, surrounded by our temperate rainforest, we’ve come to appreciate our environment. Additionally, fossil fuel costs continue to rise leaving many people asking, “isn’t there a better way?”

The Lodge at Weir’s Beach is proud to announce that we are going green! With the help of partners like Tesla Motors and Power to the People, we have installed solar panels and EV Charging stations on site.

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Creating Workshops That People Will Be Desperate to Attend

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Tips on Organizing and Executing the Best Workshop for Your Professional or Creative Group


In a fast paced digital age, slowing things down a bit and organizing a workshop event for a professional or creative group is an impressive way to generate excitement, network with others in areas of interest and boost business success. Spending face to face time with like minded individuals in unique destinations allows new skills to develop and new relationships to form. Hosting affordable, yet memorable, workshops in Victoria may seem daunting but with a few tips your workshop is guaranteed to be a profitable success.

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The Many Hidden Uses of a Bed and Breakfast

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You may be surprised at what you can do at a bed and breakfast vacation rental. The obvious, and most common, is to spend time with a significant other and take a vacation. The stereotype is that a bed and breakfast is solely a romantic destination (which it definitely can be) but there’s quite a few other hidden uses of a bed and breakfast.

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