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Canmore’s newly renovated Coast Hotel is close, cozy and comfortable!

November 7, 2017

Disclosure: I was provided a room and meals at the Coast Canmore Hotel. But as always, views are my own.  Ahhh shoulder season.  It’s one of the best times of the year to explore Alberta, because for a few short …

Have you ever noticed how cheap Calgary hotels can be on weekends?

November 1, 2017

Having lived in Calgary nearly 12 years, there’s obviously lots to love about this city. But one thing I think visitors and stay-cationers don’t realize, is just how cheap our hotels are on weekends.  It’s something I noticed years ago …

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 …

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 …

Trendy Victoria hotel offering special “nooner” rate for Valentine’s Day!

January 6, 2016

The Christmas holidays may have just wrapped up, but it’s never too early to start thinking about Valentine’s Day and one hotel in Victoria has come up with an economical way of…um…”celebrating” the special day with your loved one. From …

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 …

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. …

Three Smart Travel Tips for Canadians Going South!

July 17, 2014

I’ve been lucky enough to travel to the States a few times this year, which is always fun, but a fun time away can sometimes be hampered by senseless costs and stressful trips. So, over the past few months, I’ve …

Travel: The long lost art of relaxation on BC’s Sunshine Coast!

February 4, 2014

It might sound crazy, but I have the hardest time relaxing. And I don’t mean that to make anyone feel bad, or “woe is me.” I just mean, even if I’m on a vacation and it’s supposed to be relaxing, …

Contest: Mini Vacation at the Delta Calgary South! (CLOSED)

April 12, 2012

I think we can all agree that there’s nothing better than taking a night away from your home and enjoying the comfort of hotel…especially when it’s free.   That’s why I think you’ll love this contest! The Delta Calgary South Hotel …