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Much’s 30th anniversary ignores much of its history!

August 12, 2014 12

For a place that was once known for throwing the coolest parties in Canada, Much’s upcoming 30th anniversary party is surprisingly lame! Remember the awesomeness of parties like annual Christmas Tree Toss, Electric Circus, Much’s SnowJob or the MMVAs (before …

Adventures in rock climbing: Whatever you do, don’t look down!

August 11, 2014

Presented by Tourism Prince George What’s the scariest thing you’ve ever done and more importantly, how did you overcome it? Recently, I got the chance to hang out with some great folks at Overhang in Prince George, BC. Overhang is …

Three BC hotels with big surprises!

August 11, 2014

The province of British Columbia has something for everyone. There’s rain forests, oceans, mountains and world-class urban centres.  The same could be said when it comes to finding a place a fantastic place to stay while exploring the giant province. …

Saying “Yes” to Mount Norquay’s thrilling new Via Ferrata!

August 10, 2014 4

Last week I got a mysterious package from Coors Light asking me if I was ready to ditch the ordinary and “Say Yes to Yes.” I was definitely intrigued and followed up immediately. They asked me to come up with …

Interview: The Tenors talk dinos and a new album!

August 10, 2014

For this weekend’s Amber Ball in Grande Prairie, stars from all over North America descended on the small city to help raise funds for the Dr Currie Dinosaur Museum which will officially open next year.  Some of the people who …

Trailer: Check out Calgary’s First Film Directed By Calgary!

August 8, 2014

I think a lot of people think of Calgary has just oil, gas and the Stampede. And I’ll be honest, it mostly is. But, the part that isn’t oil, gas and Stampede is pretty freaking awesome too! I first heard …

Video: Digging deep for dinosaurs with Dan Aykroyd and Donna Dixon!

August 8, 2014

Presented by Travel Alberta Dan Aykroyd is a man of many talents. Whether you know him for bustin’ ghosts, playing the blues or any number of his projects in between, the Canadian actor is easily one of the busiest guys …

Getting hooked on fishing for the first time ever!

August 3, 2014

I have to be honest about something.  I’ve been going on a lot of adventures lately, but mostly they’ve been things I’ve been thinking about doing for a while anyway, so I like to think of them as convenient adventures.  …

Should the tarps stay or go? Calgary Folk Music Festival weighs in!

July 29, 2014 2

Yesterday I wrote a blog post that caused more discussion than maybe anything I’ve ever written on this blog.  And you thought folk festival goers were a calm people.  My blog post about the Calgary Folk Music Festival‘s tarps resulted …

How to solve Calgary Folk Music Fest’s biggest problem!

July 27, 2014 11

Update: Check out what the Calgary Folk Music Festival had to say about the future of the tarps. It should come as no surprise that I love the Calgary Folk Music Festival. Even though  I’ve only been going for the …

35 reasons why this year’s Calgary Folk Music Festival was AWESOME!

July 27, 2014

Every year Calgary Folk Music Festival wows and woos thousands of Calgarians with its food, fashion and yes, music. But this year’s festival was special because this year, the festival marked it’s 35th anniversary!  An impressive feat, especially considering the …

I’m going back to school….to teach!

July 25, 2014 2

Here’s something I never thought I’d say:  I’m going back to school! But this time, it’s to teach! Yup, nine years after graduating with my B.Ed, I’m heading back to the classroom to teach about really the only thing I …

Fargo coming back for season two!

July 21, 2014

Great news for both the fans of the TV show Fargo and the cast and crew that worked on the show in and around Calgary!  It was announced today that hot of being nominated for 18 Emmy Awards, the show …

Contest: Watch a movie premiere with Daniel Radcliffe! CLOSED

July 20, 2014 12

Okay, this is a super last minute contest, but it was so cool, I wanted to get it up ASAP! First things first, you have to be in the Toronto area by tomorrow, Monday July 21st to win. Why do …

Contest: Stylish Ray Bans for the stylish wine drinker!

July 18, 2014 42

Raise your hand if you feel like you’ve recovered from Stampede?  Hopefully a lot of you have your hands up, because I’ve got a new wine to tell you about. Heck, even if you’re not recovered for Stampede, there’s never …

Contest: Five pairs of tickets to special Holly Cole concert!

July 18, 2014 18

What are you doing on August 4th? Well, it’s a holiday, so hopefully you’re doing something fun with your day off. How’s about a take care of the planning because I’m giving away five pairs of tickets to an amazing …