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    CityGirlDrinks

    The City Girl Craft Beer Festival Survival Guide

    Enjoying craft beer, West Coast City Girl style. Practical tips and tricks for enjoying a day or evening of hoppy libation with fun, grace and gumption. While summer tends to host the bulk of the adult beverage festivals in BC, they happen year round. Particularly in Vancouver and Victoria. The Brit and I recently attended the immensely popular Great Canadian Beer Festival (GCBF) for the first time, and I think it’s one of my favourite festivals I’ve been to—and the weather was perfect! Because the blog has become a little more liquid focused, I’ve attended a lot of craft beer events. Combined with years of sports/concert/corporate event planning, I’ve seen…

  • CityGirlStuff

    23.5 Things I Love About Living in Victoria

    After almost seven months in Victoria, the Brit and I have quickly adjusted to ‘Island life’. Our scenic new town has a much slower pace and it has been a welcome change. Like any new place, there’s been some quirks to get used to; namely, no rapid transit or tap cards (which I knew I’d miss), and NO IKEA (we struggled with this one #firstworldproblem). But we love it and our cozy city life. Numbered, but in no particular order, here’s what we’re enjoying about Victoria so far:   1. Sunny days According to worldatlas.com, Victoria is one of the sunniest cities in Canada. I’d never thought about it before, but…