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Thinking of going on a trip? Here’s news on where you should and what you should do!

What to do in St. John’s when you only have a day or two!

July 3, 2018

This post is sponsored by Ford Canada Look, I don’t need to tell you that Newfoundland is amazing.  As Canadians, we’ve been inundated with ads of kids flying kites while running through clean laundry, floating icebergs and kitchen parties in …
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Incredible Animal Sanctuaries to Visit Near Calgary

June 20, 2018

As you might know, two of my favourite things in the world are road trip and animals and living in Calgary, I can often take a road trip and discovery some amazing people who have devoted their lives to the …
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Everything you need to know about Alberta’s first nordic spa!

February 25, 2018

On March 2nd, Alberta will be getting its first nordic spa and it’s going to be amazing. A few days ago, I got a press preview (okay, I may have dipped my toes in a few of the pools too) …
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New business turns entire town of Canmore into an Escape Room!

January 7, 2018

I’ll be honest, when I first found out about Mystery Town Tours, it took me a second to figure it out.  By now, we’ve all heard about Escape Rooms, and when I heard about one opening in Canmore, I thought …
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Video: Celebrating Winter Atop Sulphur Mountain

January 7, 2018

Disclosure: This was written after a press trip for Pursuit Collection.   Banff’s Gondola is one of the most iconic things you can do in Canada, and one of my favourite things about it is that it never looks like the …
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Banff gondola staying open late to offer stargazers unforgettable winter experience!

December 14, 2017

Photos via Pursuit Banff Jasper Collection‏ You know what I love about winter? That you don’t have to stay up until the middle of the night just to see the stars. There’s something I love about the stars, and living …
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Save 15% off your stay at Mount Engadine Lodge!

December 14, 2017

(Photos from Mount Engadine website.) With the holidays just around the corner, you maybe be struggling to find the perfect gift for someone on your list, but I have exactly the thing that will make them cheer on Christmas morning: …
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Canmore’s newly renovated Coast Hotel is close, cozy and comfortable!

November 7, 2017

Disclosure: I was provided a room and meals at the Coast Canmore Hotel. But as always, views are my own.  Ahhh shoulder season.  It’s one of the best times of the year to explore Alberta, because for a few short …
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Have you ever noticed how cheap Calgary hotels can be on weekends?

November 1, 2017

Having lived in Calgary nearly 12 years, there’s obviously lots to love about this city. But one thing I think visitors and stay-cationers don’t realize, is just how cheap our hotels are on weekends.  It’s something I noticed years ago …
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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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