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Make way for the yurts! Comfortable camping has come to Alberta!

August 3, 2015 2

Every weekend, thousands of Canadians take to the forests, beaches, mountains and fields of this country to go camping. In my experience, those who love camping, love camping. And the rest of us? Well, we love hotels. It’s not that …

Five shows you must catch up on before the new TV season begins!

August 2, 2015

Do you feel that? Even though fall is still a while away, the days are already getting shorter and the nights a bit cooler, so that can only mean one thing: fall TV! Unlike Christmas, for fans of television, the …

Free things to do in and around Calgary this long weekend!

July 30, 2015 1

So here we are. It’s near the end of July and we’ve spent all our money.  Look, it’s not just you.  Summer is expensive. The patios, the super soakers, the patios. It’s all too much. So if you’re like me, …

This is your chance to meet Fred Couples at the Shaw Charity Classic!

July 29, 2015

Presented by the Shaw Charity Classic Last year, thousands of people cheered on golf superstar Fred Couples as he won the Shaw Charity Classic. This year, he’s coming back to defend his title and this time, it’s you that can …

John Oliver has a message for all of Ottawa’s cheaters!

July 27, 2015

By now you’ve probably heard that the site Ashley Madison was hacked last week, exposing it’s millions of members to the threat of, well, being exposed. You see, Ashley Madison is a website intended for people who like to cheat…on …

This Calgarian was just named the world’s sexiest man!

July 26, 2015

When I heard that a Calgarian had been named the hottest man in the world, I was instantly curious to who it could have been. I mean, sure we all have our Calgary crushes, but to think we live in …

Mountains, lakes and waterfalls: A beginner’s guide to hiking in Alberta’s rocky mountains!

July 24, 2015 1

Picture this: you’re standing the base of a mountain. You look up and think, “So people really just climb these things?” It’s a fair question. And the simple answer is: “Yes, some people, not all people and not all mountains.” …

Five must-watch guilty pleasures you don’t have to feel guilty about!

July 22, 2015

These days, when it comes to guilty pleasures, there’s certainly no shortage of them on TV. It seems like television is becoming more and more nuanced and there’s now actually something for everyone. But what exactly is a guilty pleasure? …

Unbelievable photos and videos of the funnel cloud that just blew through Calgary!

July 22, 2015

(Screengrab via @megsprevost) Oh Calgary weather, you do keep us on our toes. Whether it’s disasterous floods, record heat or snow in September, Calgary has seen its share of newsworthy weather over the past couple of years and today, well today …

Can you spot the Calgary locations in the new Fargo trailer?

July 22, 2015

FX just released the first full length trailer for the second season of Fargo, which we Calgarians are proud to say was filmed in and around this city. Or at least I think it was. I mean, it was, that …

Calgary By Bike is a number one best seller!

July 19, 2015

Some of you might know this, but a few weeks ago, I released a little project I had been working on called Calgary By Bike.  It’s a map and guide to the Calgary’s new cycle tracks which were a hot …

Trailers for Fargo (shot in Calgary) and The Revenant (shot in Canmore) are out!

July 17, 2015 2

It’s been a great week for Alberta’s film industry, as two of their big productions released amazing trailers. First was the trailer for the second season of Fargo, which stars Ted Danson, Patrick Wilson, Jean Smart, Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons, Nick …

How to convince your friends to go whitewater rafting with you!

July 16, 2015

I’ve been lucky enough to go whitewater rafting six or seven times in my life, each time more fun than the last.  I’ve always had a hard time finding people to go with, because people seem terrified at the idea. …

That busker you saw in Kelowna? Yeah, that was Steven Tyler!

July 14, 2015

Those walking the beautiful shores of the Okanagan Lake yesterday were treated to a bit of a surprise when they spotted Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler performing along the boardwalk! Tyler, who was in town for a concert sat down …

Road rage interrupts CBC interview, police officer handles it like a true Canadian!

July 13, 2015

I know it’s not fair to say that all Canadians are just genuinely more obedient than in other countries, but a recent road rage incident caught on tape during a CBC interview sort of proves that very stereotype. According to the …

Move over Star Wars, here are some of my favourite Sci-Fi movies!

July 13, 2015 1

Is there anything better than a really great sci-fi movie? When they’re good, they contain all the elements that make movies great: story, effects, originality and yes, romance, even if it is between a human and alien. (I’m looking at …