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Everything you need to know about Alberta’s first nordic spa!

February 25, 2018

On March 2nd, Alberta will be getting its first nordic spa and it’s going to be amazing. A few days ago, I got a press preview (okay, I may have dipped my toes in a few of the pools too) …

Columbia Valley is a family-friendly winter getaway that’s closer than you think!

January 29, 2018

This post is sponsored by Travel Columbia Valley  “We’re here already?” Those were the first words I uttered as we passed through Radium’s famous Sinclair Canyon and the Redwall Fault. Even though our GPS told us the drive would be …

Christmas is extra magical at Walt Disney World!

December 19, 2017

(Disclosure: I was given a park pass to explore Walt Disney World, but the day we explored the Magic Kingdom and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party was at our own cost.) It’s December and it’s hot. That’s not something I’m used …

The vikings are coming! The vikings are coming!

August 16, 2017

Here in Alberta, we’re very familiar with our western heritage, but we don’t really ever talk about our viking history. That’s right, our viking history. This weekend, the Danish Canadian Museum in Dickson is inviting families to visit them as …

Now’s the time to head south and explore Alberta’s Cypress Hills!

August 10, 2017

This post is sponsored by Travel Alberta Calgarians are spoiled. I mean that in the best possible way. Given the location of our fair city, quick trips to iconic destinations like Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise can seem like no big …

Six Non-Touristy Things to do in Banff!

August 2, 2017

Written by Kait Kucy If you are like every other Calgarian, the close proximity to the Rocky Mountains has you spending any spare minute heading out to the hills to enjoy the majestic beauty that our wild backyard has to …

Video: Flying with an aerobatic pilot!

July 25, 2017

I’ve done a lot of thrilling things in my day, but they now pale in comparison to my 15 minutes in the air with aerobatic pilot Brent Handy. He’s one of the aerobatic pilots that will be performing at this …

Finding comfort in Elk Island National Parks’ oTENTiks!

July 12, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta  When the heat of the summer gets intense, or the crowds of tourists have you seeking a more peaceful retreat, look no further than Elk Island National Park. “Where?” you ask. Elk Island National …

6 tips to keep your home safe while you’re enjoying your vacation!

June 20, 2017

This post is presented in partnership with Esurance As the school winds down, no doubt everyone’s attention is summer vacations. And whether you’re planning to getaway for a few weeks, or just a really fun road trip, making sure you …

There’s a new way to explore Banff and it only costs $10!

June 20, 2017

In partnership with Park Canada For the past couple of years, the small mountain towns near Calgary have been getting busier in busier. Particularly Banff and Lake Louise, which even before this year’s Canada 150 celebrations and free park admission, …

Flying trapeze experience comes to Calgary!

May 11, 2017

I have important information. There’s a flying trapeze experience in Calgary now! So we all remember that scene from Sex and The City, right? You know where Carrie tries a flying trapeze and all her friends come down to cheer …

Esurance has got you covered! Five Perfect Trips For Calgarians Who Love Animals

May 8, 2017

Presented in partnership with Esurance It’s that time of year again. School is wrapping up, vacations will soon kick in and you’re left wondering what you’ll do to keep everyone busy and having fun this summer. Enter: The Road trip! …

Canmore UnCorked is a 12-day deliciously amazing food festival!

April 27, 2017

Canmore is known for many things, including its scenery, opportunity for adventure and Mike. But those in the know, know that Canmore is also known for its amazing food and delicious wine, and it’s this knowledge that combines to create …

Why now is the perfect time to visit Banff!

April 24, 2017

Thank you to Brewster Canada for graciously hosting me in Banff.  It feels like we’ve been hearing about this summer in the mountains forever.  With the american dollar making a Canadian vacation even more affordable, and Canadians busy celebrating the 150th …

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 …