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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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#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. …
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Five picture-perfect destinations to explore in Southern Alberta!

August 8, 2016

Presented in partnership with Chinook Country Tourist Association If you’re looking to go on a road trip that features some fantastic small towns, along with stunning scenery and big city amenities, then make sure you leave time this summer to explore …
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Five epic adventures in Kelowna this summer!

July 15, 2016

Living in Alberta, I think we get stuck on the idea that if we want to enjoy the beach, the heat, and the sun that other parts of Canada enjoy, we have to get on a plane and head to …
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Four unique places to stay in Alberta this summer!

June 21, 2016

This summer, thousands of Albertans are expected to stay closer to home. I defnitely one of them, but that’s okay!  Luckily, here in Alberta, we live in a province where millions of people visit every year, because there is just …
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Stop driving by Storm Mountain Lodge, it’s the Rockies best kept secret.

May 23, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta Living in Calgary, one of the things that many Calgarians love to do is head off to the mountains. Sometimes it’s to go skiing, or hiking, or any number of adventurous things there are to do …
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Four short road trips for Calgarians (that aren’t the mountains)

May 20, 2016

The snow has melted, the sun is shining and you’ve got a car full of gas. So where are you going to go?  Well, if you’re starting in Calgary, you can pretty much go in any direction find cool things …
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