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New business makes floating down the Bow River easier than ever!

June 23, 2017

Floating down the Bow and Elbow Rivers is one of the most iconic summertime activities you can do in Calgary.  But for so many of us, it can be annoying.  Not the floating or rafting part, but the coordinating part. …
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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 …
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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 …
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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! …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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Unbelievable Experiences That Make For The Perfect Last-Minute Gifts!

December 22, 2016

Okay, so it’s two days before Christmas and you still haven’t gotten the perfect gift. You’re worried that anything you get between now and Christmas Day will obviously be lackluster. (I’m looking at you, yellow bathrobe.) Enter: The gift of …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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. …
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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 …
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