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8 awesome things I learned at CIMC!

April 8, 2017

The CIMC conference in Squamish stands for Change in The Making after two full days, and I mean packed from sunrise to sunset with really great presentations and panels, I walked away with some really great lessons for both me …

Jasper Pride promises to be the biggest one yet!

February 18, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta For the past eight years, Jasper has been growing a unique festival, and it’s one that celebrates every colour of the rainbow. Jasper Pride Festival runs from March 9th to 12th, and if you’re …

Unplug yourself in BC’s Columbia Valley!

February 5, 2017

Drivable getaways are one of my favourite things. A weekend break from the city, a day trip off the beaten path and a chance to get out and see the amazing scenery that surrounds us. The Columbia Valley is a …

Staycation or vacation, the new Marriott is worth checking into!

January 30, 2017

I have to tell you a little secret. Sometimes we stay at airport hotels, even when we’re not going anywhere. It’s true. Calgary’s new selection of airport hotels offer that feeling of a vacation, but the ease of staying in …

Open for business! Winter in Waterton is waiting for you!

January 10, 2017

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta If you’re looking for a winter retreat that features big snow, quiet streets and endless outdoor activities, I have a feeling the town of Waterton, Alberta is what you’re looking for. Did you hear …

Why Edmonton is the place to be this winter!

January 4, 2017

With its short days and cold nights, winter can be a time where many people want to just bundle up and Netflix the chilly months away. But if you’re looking to shake off the winter blues and get out and …

6 Wonderful Alberta Hotels to Cozy up to this Winter!

December 5, 2016

(Photo via Mount Engadine Lodge) Whether it’s the frost on your windows or the amount of layers you have to wear just to check the mail, there’s no denying that winter is finally here. For some, winter means snuggling in …

Edmonton’s Canadian Finals Rodeo is the ultimate way to celebrate Alberta’s western heritage!

November 14, 2016

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta The dust at the Canadian Rodeo Finals has settled, but I still think I got some in my teeth. This past weekend, we drove up to Edmonton to check out the rodeo finals, and …

Five new things to see in Banff!

November 9, 2016

For more than one hundred years, the mountain town of Banff, Alberta has been dazzling tourists from around the world. Every year, thousands of tourists visit and only get a taste of what Calgarians get to enjoy regularly in their …

Your ultimate Playlist for Playing in Canada!

October 27, 2016

Presented by ParticipACTION To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, ParticipACTION is creating the ParticipACTION 150 Play List – the ultimate list of all the physical activities that make us Canadian. Throughout 2017 every Canadian, in all communities, schools and workplaces from …

Alberta Travel tips: road trips on a budget

September 2, 2016

It’s the long weekend, which means for some, it’s a great time to pack the car and head out on an adventure. But with all of us tightening our belts lately, road trips can end up being quite expensive. I …

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. …

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. …

What’s it like to be a Google Street View trekker for a day?

August 29, 2016

Heavy. Okay, maybe I’m getting ahead of myself. If you were along Calgary’s bike paths last week, you may have spotted me biking alone (on an adult tricycle no less) with a giant alien-looking thing on my back. Well, that …

#TheRoadIsCalling: How to explore Southern Alberta on an epic road trip!

August 24, 2016

This post was sponsored by the Alberta Motor Association, as part of AMA’s “The Road is Calling” summer campaign. Your AMA Membership can save you – whether you need roadside assistance, to book a vacation or at one of our Rewards partners. …