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Banff gondola staying open late to offer stargazers unforgettable winter experience!

December 14, 2017

Photos via Pursuit Banff Jasper Collection‏ You know what I love about winter? That you don’t have to stay up until the middle of the night just to see the stars. There’s something I love about the stars, and living …
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Save 15% off your stay at Mount Engadine Lodge!

December 14, 2017

(Photos from Mount Engadine website.) With the holidays just around the corner, you maybe be struggling to find the perfect gift for someone on your list, but I have exactly the thing that will make them cheer on Christmas morning: …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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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 …
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How to Leave Your Car at Home and Easily Explore Banff National Park!

July 25, 2017

This post is sponsored by Parks Canada One of the best part about living in Calgary is the proximity to the mountains.  But our location is also popular with thousands upon thousands of tourists from around the world.  I guess …
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Road Trip: Some of the best places to visit in Southern Alberta!

June 28, 2017

This post is presented in partnership with Ford Canada One of my favourite things about the summer is taking to the open road and going on road trips. Especially here in Alberta, where no matter where you go in any …
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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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