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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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. …
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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 …
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Video: Digging deep for dinosaurs with Dan Aykroyd and Donna Dixon!

August 8, 2014

Presented by Travel Alberta Dan Aykroyd is a man of many talents. Whether you know him for bustin’ ghosts, playing the blues or any number of his projects in between, the Canadian actor is easily one of the busiest guys …
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Travel: Alberta’s most hidden gem really is a getaway from it all!

June 11, 2014

I’m going to let you in on a little secret: I don’t really like Bed and Breakfasts…and I suspect that I’m not the only one. Here’s where it gets complicated. I like all the things Bed and Breakfasts have to …
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Three reasons to travel alone and really love it!

June 8, 2014

You may have noticed that I’ve been doing a lot of traveling lately. I’m not really sure what’s brought on this spike in trips, but I’ve been trying to say “yes” as much as possible, because you really only do live …
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Travel: Best free apps for Eastern European travel!

April 22, 2014

When it comes to travel, Western Europe often gets all the attention. But those looking for a deeper and perhaps richer history, should consider going a little east to countries like Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.  And while those countries …
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Travel: Looking for love in all the right places!

March 27, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta Let’s just put everything down on the table. I was an early supporter of The Bachelor. I remember it in its first few seasons, me and some friends would get together every Wednesday …
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Video: I went to Canada and these are some things that I did….

March 19, 2014

On a recent trip  to Canada to visit his girlfriend, UK writer James O’Malley decided to do some very Canadian things. By things, I think I mean everything. I don’t know why I find this video so captivating, but man, …
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Travel: Checking out the stars’ cars with my dad!

March 6, 2014

When you think of me, you likely don’t think of cars.  That’s fine, no offence taken. I’m not what you’d call a “Car guy.”  I mean, my first car was a Saturn Ion and whenever Tim Taylor was talking about …
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