How do you live sustainably? Share your green tips on our Living Planet Community and you could WIN a two-night stay for two at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa!
How to enter: Visit our Living Planet Community on the WWF website and join our group. Comment on the group wall with your eco-friendly tips and actions to be entered in a draw for a two-night stay at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa plus a complimentary Spa Massage or Essential Manicure at AquaTerre Spa!
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The Grand Opening and invite-only Gala at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Friday, June 25 were a huge success!
The event kicked off with a champagne sabreing by Pacific Shores Resort & Spa's Sommelier and Director of Food and Beverage Atilla Cimsit before the doors opened to the food and wine exhibition.
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Why should you shop at a farmers' market instead of the grocery store this weekend?
'Tis the season for fresh, local fruits and vegetables - and there are markets popping up all over the island.
It's harder to shop locally during the winter, so take advantage of all the great produce available this summer.
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Celebrate World Oceans Day by taking action!
Since 2008, the United Nations has officially recognized June 8 as World Oceans day - a time to take action and participate in events that raise awareness and help to preserve our world's oceans.
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Are you thinking about an island getaway in beautiful downtown Victoria? Or maybe just thinking about taking a stress-free vacation in your own home town? Well we've got it all planned out for you - with our How to Experience the Best of Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa Day-Plan Guide, exclusive to our Parkside Victoria and Parkside Lifestyle blogs!
Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa, located in the heart of downtown Victoria, BC, is a sustainable resort hotel targeting LEED® Platinum Certification and offering both hotel stays and quarter ownership. Parkside features a 25-metre indoor pool, rooftop gardens, designer furnishings, gourmet kitchens and inviting bedrooms.
So how can you make the best of your stay? Read on!
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The online social network of environmentally-sustainable travel, iStayGreen.org, has awarded Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa and 13 other Victoria hotels with the Prestigious Green-Eco Leaf Rating, based on a comprehensive 70-point eco-audit survey by the website.
An insulating roof top garden, parking stalls with charging stations for electric vehicles, and an edible outdoor garden on the first floor are just a few of the many eco-initiatives at Parkside.
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Professional triathlete, vegan and bestselling author of The Thrive Diet and Thrive Fitness Brendan Brazier will be in Victoria and Colwood next week, June 2 and 3, 2010, to discuss how to live healthy on a whole-food, plant-based diet.
Not only is plant-based nutrition better for your body, but it's also better for the environment.
Brendan, who developed the popular Vancouver-based nutritional product Vega, will be discussing principles from his two books during a seminar on Wednesday, June 2 from 7:30 pm to 9 pm in Salon B at the Harbour Towers Hotel and Suites in downtown Victoria.
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