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This Alberta cat had a better summer than all of you!

September 5, 2017

As kids across the country head back to school this week, one of the most popular questions they’ll be asked is: “What did you do this summer?” Well, whatever their answer, I can pretty much guarantee it’s nothing compared to …
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The Best Calgary Road Trips to Teeny-Tiny Towns (Sponsored by Esurance)

August 31, 2017

This post is sponsored by Esurance Please note: Waterton is currently under an evacuation alert due to forest fires. The town is worth the visit, but maybe some other time.  If you’re heading out on a late-summer road trip, you …
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How to Leave Your Car at Home and Easily Explore Banff National Park!

July 25, 2017

This post is sponsored by Parks Canada One of the best part about living in Calgary is the proximity to the mountains.  But our location is also popular with thousands upon thousands of tourists from around the world.  I guess …
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Finding comfort in Elk Island National Parks’ oTENTiks!

July 12, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta  When the heat of the summer gets intense, or the crowds of tourists have you seeking a more peaceful retreat, look no further than Elk Island National Park. “Where?” you ask. Elk Island National …
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Fun ways to get wet and wild in Alberta this summer!

July 3, 2017

Written in partnership with Travel Alberta.  Since Alberta is a landlocked province, you might not necessarily think we have a lot to do in terms of adventures on the water. But thanks to our glorious rivers, breathtaking lakes and some clever …
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Road Trip: Some of the best places to visit in Southern Alberta!

June 28, 2017

This post is presented in partnership with Ford Canada One of my favourite things about the summer is taking to the open road and going on road trips. Especially here in Alberta, where no matter where you go in any …
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New business makes floating down the Bow River easier than ever!

June 23, 2017

Floating down the Bow and Elbow Rivers is one of the most iconic summertime activities you can do in Calgary.  But for so many of us, it can be annoying.  Not the floating or rafting part, but the coordinating part. …
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There’s a new way to explore Banff and it only costs $10!

June 20, 2017

In partnership with Park Canada For the past couple of years, the small mountain towns near Calgary have been getting busier in busier. Particularly Banff and Lake Louise, which even before this year’s Canada 150 celebrations and free park admission, …
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Unique places to go camping in Alberta this summer!

April 13, 2017

Between the strong American dollar and Canada’s 150 celebrations and free national parks, Alberta’s mountains are expected to be packed this summer. But for Albertans, there’s nothing to fear. Long after the tourists go home, the mountains will still be …
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Winter ready: Ford brings the future to Canadians faster than you think!

April 8, 2017

Presented in Partnership with Ford Canada Winter driving is always a funny thing in Canada. It’s a country where in theory, you could be driving in snowy and icy conditions sometimes six months of the year, but it’s something that …
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Jasper Pride promises to be the biggest one yet!

February 18, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta For the past eight years, Jasper has been growing a unique festival, and it’s one that celebrates every colour of the rainbow. Jasper Pride Festival runs from March 9th to 12th, and if you’re …
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Open for business! Winter in Waterton is waiting for you!

January 10, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta If you’re looking for a winter retreat that features big snow, quiet streets and endless outdoor activities, I have a feeling the town of Waterton, Alberta is what you’re looking for. Did you hear …
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Alberta Travel tips: road trips on a budget

September 2, 2016

It’s the long weekend, which means for some, it’s a great time to pack the car and head out on an adventure. But with all of us tightening our belts lately, road trips can end up being quite expensive. I …
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Gone fishin’! Great fishing spots near Calgary.

August 29, 2016

Photo courtesy of Brookfield Residential I’ve always loved the great outdoors, but when you have a busy job in a city like Calgary, it’s easy to forget that there are so many opportunities for adventure just outside the city limits. …
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Why kids loved Dinos Alive at the Calgary Zoo — and so do I!

August 29, 2016

Your summer is precious. It seems the really nice days can be few and far between, and when you live in a city like Calgary and there’s a million things to do, there just doesn’t seem to be enough time. …
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