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12 things to know before you step on board a Viking River Cruise!

September 3, 2015

We’ve all seen the commercials. The beautiful boat floating down Europe’s most beautiful rivers, while in the background lay stunning cities and villages. Ahhh Viking River cruises. Even just thinking about it will likely cause you to read the rest …

Make way for the yurts! Comfortable camping has come to Alberta!

August 3, 2015

Every weekend, thousands of Canadians take to the forests, beaches, mountains and fields of this country to go camping. In my experience, those who love camping, love camping. And the rest of us? Well, we love hotels. It’s not that …

How to convince your friends to go whitewater rafting with you!

July 16, 2015

I’ve been lucky enough to go whitewater rafting six or seven times in my life, each time more fun than the last.  I’ve always had a hard time finding people to go with, because people seem terrified at the idea. …

Five amazing day trips every Calgarian must take this summer!

June 5, 2015

Presented by Expedia Canada I think it’s safe to say that the cold weather is finally behind us, which means that all eyes are on amazing summer packed with adventure, memories, discoveries and lots and lots of Instagram photos! To …

Walk off the Earth singer booted from plane because of crying child!

May 28, 2015

Let’s be honest, crying kids on planes aren’t always the greatest.  And let’s not forget, they’re children. And while they might be annoying on a plane sometimes, there’s not much you can do about it, so you got to suck …

Calgary company hilariously confuses Cape Breton for Newfoundland!

May 20, 2015

Being from the east coast, but living in the west, I can tell you that most people who ask me where I’m from, just assume that the four atlantic provinces are just one big cluster-province. Not that they don’t know …

Video: Westjet flight attendant gets funky

March 10, 2015

Another day, another cute WestJet video. This one is of a flight attendant funking it up to Mark Ronson‘s Uptown Funk You Up. It’s cute, it’s fun, but it begs us to ask ourselves a very important question: How the …

What is Alberta’s best backcountry secret? Meet Mount Engadine Lodge.

February 23, 2015

When it comes to experiences in Alberta’s mountains, there’s probably none more iconic than staying at the backcountry lodge. Far away from civilization, the internet and many of life’s distractions. Not to mention, you usually need to hike/ski/horseback ride to …

Alberta’s best staycation ideas!

February 18, 2015

It’s the time of year when families are thinking about what to do over spring break. But with more and more people watching their wallets, I wanted to come up with a list of family friendly day trips that are …

Unbelievable drone footage of New Brunswick’s ice village!

January 30, 2015

Even though I’m from there, I had never heard of New Brunswick ice village until today! Thanks to the incredible ice footage by photographer Derek Grant, people can see the scope of this tiny ice village that forms during the …

Alberta’s top Instagrammers: How to take the perfect Instagram photo!

October 10, 2014

Loading Just out for a stroll with the family. #myjasper #explorealberta View on Instagram This week, people around the world are celebrating Instagram’s 4th birthday!  Over the past couple of years, it’s become my go-to app for whenever I’m looking …

Aloha from Edmonton: Catching big waves in Alberta’s capital city!

October 9, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta Hawaii Tofino The Dominican Republic. When you think of surfing, those are likely the places you think of. You probably don’t think about Alberta, which would be fair. When it comes to landlocked …

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

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 …