My first official tea was at the Empress Hotel. It was lovely - a little pricey, but good.
We went on a tour of Ann Hatheway's house (Shakespeare's wife). That was very cool! Learned about the origins of many current sayings like cold shoulder, wake, upper crust, etc.
The Butchart Gardens are spectacular...makes you want to acquire a green thumb. Even if you're not much of a flower person, there are rock gardens and lovely bridges with streams flowing throughout.
A friend went whale watching but didn't see any; he said it was still worth it for the adventure.Quick Tips: We had a great time at a local pub by the docks with outdoor seating - watching the sunset and the passing pe...Read More