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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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The Banff Squirrel is BACK!

August 15, 2016

[image credit: BDFK Photography] Do you remember the Banff Squirrel? He was the one that photobombed some tourists trying to take a timed photo in 2009. He had a bit of internet fame – a Wikipedia page, a Twitter account….hundreds of fake …
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Amazing Alberta adventures 65 million years in the making!

July 19, 2016

This summer, I’ve been teaming up with Travel Alberta to share some of my favourite destinations.  One of the most fascinating parts about Alberta is it’s history, specifically it’s 65 million year old history.  From north to south, Alberta is …
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Five epic adventures in Kelowna this summer!

July 15, 2016

Living in Alberta, I think we get stuck on the idea that if we want to enjoy the beach, the heat, and the sun that other parts of Canada enjoy, we have to get on a plane and head to …
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Four Cool Road Trips for Calgarians This Summer!

June 13, 2016

One of my favourite things about living in Calgary is that when you get an itch to go on a road trip, you can quite literally go in any direction, for any amount of time and see some really amazing …
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Four Epic Road Trips for Every Edmontonian!

June 8, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta You feel that?  The warm air? I think it’s safe to say summer is officially here in Alberta and what better way to celebrate than with a road trip or two? Both Travel Alberta and I …
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Four short road trips for Calgarians (that aren’t the mountains)

May 20, 2016

The snow has melted, the sun is shining and you’ve got a car full of gas. So where are you going to go?  Well, if you’re starting in Calgary, you can pretty much go in any direction find cool things …
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How to spend 24 hours in the West Edmonton Mall and never run out of things to do!

February 5, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta After 35 years, the West Edmonton Mall is undoubtedly synonymous with the Alberta’s capital city. For first time visitors to Edmonton, the mall is almost always a must-do, and even for people like me, who visit …
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Pack your bags! Jasper in January is full of adventures that won’t break the bank!

January 20, 2016

January can be pretty blah.  The weather is colder, our wallets just took a major hit thanks to the holidays and did I mention that it’s cold. But we’re Canadian and that means we’re hearty. And that also means that …
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