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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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Trendy Victoria hotel offering special “nooner” rate for Valentine’s Day!

January 6, 2016

The Christmas holidays may have just wrapped up, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day and one hotel in Victoria has come up with an economical way of…um…”celebrating” the special day with your loved one. From …
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The $20 chairlift: Banff’s best kept secret.

January 4, 2016

Having lived in Calgary for more than ten years, you’d think I know all there is to know about the Banff-area. But that’s of course not true, which is sort of why I love it. Even after all this time Banff …
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The magical world of a Viking River Cruise at Christmas!

December 18, 2015

When it comes to Christmas, travel is pretty much unavoidable.  Whether it’s trekking cross-country in busy airports or driving on wintery roads, heck even Santa needs a magical red sled. And for some, there’s cruise ships, which, while they are …
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KLM’s new flight safety video is miles above!

November 30, 2015

The last couple of weeks have been a bit insane. Between The Social Summit, getting Calgary By Bike ready for the holidays and being the Calgary rep for Shop the ‘Hood, every minute of the past few weeks has been …
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New Whistler reality show highlights the loves and lives of BC’s mountain town!

November 15, 2015

Drama alert! New reality series takes over the mountain town of Whistler, BC!