Entries by Mikaela Judd

The Teahouse at Abkhazi Garden

While coffee is the ‘get up and go’ boost that starts many a day, tea invites the mid-day respite from the hustle and bustle. This afternoon practice brings with it a sense of calm and luxurious indulgence. It speaks to a time when life was slower and device free — as it was when the […]

Top Things to do in Seattle this Spring

Seattle is as well known for rain as it is for coffee. But don’t let the moisture fool you. While there can certainly be dreary days, all that rainfall makes for a lush landscape. During the spring, Mother Nature starts to bless the region with sunshine and new growth.  Flowers abound, turning the plethora of […]

When do the Cherry Blossoms Bloom in Victoria BC

Published 2.27.2022 | Updated 3.20.2023 Thanks to its mild climate, Victoria boasts thousands of cherry blossom trees. Typically, Victoria’s cherry blossoms begin to bloom by mid-February. The stunning display continues from February until May, creating pink archways throughout the city. The picturesque backdrops are just another reason to take advantage of the B.C. capital’s pedestrian-friendly […]

70+ Things to do in Victoria, BC this Spring

With the days growing longer and the weather turning from cold to sun-filled, the BC capital seems to wake up. Hanging baskets once again take their stand throughout the city. Foot traffic increases, though not so much as to be overwhelming. The longer days mean more time spent enjoying meals outdoors, exploring parks, and savoring […]