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

Learning Life Lessons on the Bunny Hill

January 20, 2013

It had been almost five years since I had put on a pair of skis and I had lots of reasons not to put them back on ever again. I had suffered two stress fractures, which made any sort of …

Walking on the wild side with the Calgary Zoo’s penguins!

January 11, 2013

Okay, so it wasn’t a march, but it was definitely a walk. Today, I got a sneak peek at the Calgary Zoo’s Penguin Walk, which opens up to the public on Monday and it was so much cooler than I …

My Christmas in New York City.

January 3, 2013

First things first, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and congrats on anything else that may have happened over the past couple of weeks. I just took the most wonderful vacation in recent memory. I’m sorry that I left the blog …

Travel: Fairmont’s Castle Just Below The Clouds.

November 12, 2012

This weekend, with the temperature dipping in Alberta and the grass quickly being buried underneath several early snow storms, I thought it would be fantastic time to stay at one of my favourite hotels, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Known …

4000 Posts! #bloggity4000

November 5, 2012

Well, I’ve been counting down to this milestone for quite a while. This, my friends and strangers that read this blog, is my 4000th post. Whoa. I’m just going to take a moment. I’ve told the story of this blog …

Three must-watch videos of the weekend!

October 28, 2012

Carly Rae Jepsen FINALLY released her solo follow up video to “Call Me Maybe.” The song is for “This Kiss” which was released on her album “Kiss.” While the song is catchy, it hasn’t had the same potency as “Call …

Photo: An early winter

October 4, 2012

Well, Calgary officially went five whole months without snow. Good or bad, that has to be some sort of record. At least an early winter makes for beautiful photos. Anyone on Instagram? I’ve been posting a lot of fun photos …

Exploring Calgary’s Stephen Ave.

July 20, 2012

A visit to Calgary isn’t complete without a trip down Stephen Ave, whether you mean to or not. The avenue, which is closed to cars during the day, is a main thoroughfare that takes you from one end of downtown …

Ralph Klein Park: Calgary’s best hidden gem.

July 3, 2012

I almost don’t want to tell you about Ralph Klein Park. When I discovered it yesterday, there were a total of five people in the entire park and that includes one employee. To have a huge park all to yourself …

A weekend away in Kelowna!

May 22, 2012

Okay, so I’m little late on posting this, but when you’re in a place as beautiful as Kelowna, it’s hard to find the desire to sit in front of a computer, especially when you can be behind the camera and …

Guest Blog: I Can’t Believe You Don’t Know About…Room 873!

March 21, 2012

I’m taking some time off this week, so I’ve asked some of my friends to step into my shoes and do a little guest blogging for me.  Luckily, I have some pretty cool friends, who will be  weighing in with …

Newfoundland and Labrador make the best short movie of the year!

January 15, 2012

Most of Canada is under a deep freeze warning, which is why the timing for this video perfect. I don’t know who makes these videos for Tourism Newfoundland & Labrardor, but wow.  Can they edit my life to look that …

Lonely Planet names the Maritimes Top Ten!

November 9, 2011

Growing up in the maritimes, I always knew it was the greatest place on earth.  I mean, what’s not to love, McLobsters, Donairs, The Rankin Family, Roch Voisine, oh and the friendly people, but come on, the music and the …

How I spent 48 hours in Madrid with Coldplay!

October 31, 2011

All photos were taken by Mike’s Bloggity Blog. When I sat down to write this blog post about my recent trip to see Coldplay in Madrid with the American Express Unstaged music series, I thought about all the things that …

Is the Bay of Fundy the new natural wonder of the world?

September 16, 2011

Quick, name the most beautiful natural wonder in Canada!  (No, I don’t count.) I bet you all came up with different answers, but according to a new campaign to elect the  new 7 natural wonders of the world, there’s only …