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Road Trippin’: From Kangaroos to wine, Kelowna has more than meets the eye.

May 22, 2013

If you find yourself constantly drawn to the heat and wine of California, but shutter at the cost of traveling to the States, well, let me introduce you to Kelowna, BC.  I got the chance to spend a few days there this …
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Road Trippin’: Make time to explore a wide open Field!

May 13, 2013

This past weekend, to celebrate my birthday, we took off to the lovely and very small town of Field, BC. Never heard of it?  You’re not alone.  With a population of just a few hundred people, the town often gets …
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Road Trippin’: Soaking in Turner Valley’s Big Blue Sky!

May 6, 2013

One of my favourite things about the summer time is the potential for epic road trips. Whenever possible I like to pack up the car, load up the iPod and go somewhere interesting, preferably to see or do something I’ve …
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Travel: A colourful visit to Regina

April 22, 2013

For the past few days, I’ve been settled into the city of Regina for the 2013 Juno Awards. When it was time to go home, I decided to book the last flight out to Calgary , giving me a chance …
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Exploring Azuridge: Alberta’s very own Downton Abbey.

February 18, 2013

If you’re like me, you’re currently going through Downton Abbey withdrawal.  Sunday night’s finale (for those of us who waited patiently) was near perfection, coupled with, of course, gutting sadness.  I sometimes wonder if that family is every going to …
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Learning Life Lessons on the Bunny Hill

January 20, 2013

It had been almost five years since I had put on a pair of skis and I had lots of reasons not to put them back on ever again. I had suffered two stress fractures, which made any sort of …
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My Christmas in New York City.

January 3, 2013

First things first, Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and congrats on anything else that may have happened over the past couple of weeks. I just took the most wonderful vacation in recent memory. I’m sorry that I left the blog …
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The beauty of Canada….in a two minute clip. (Video)

November 22, 2012

Being Canadian means that we’re pretty good at talking about how great our country is. But every now and then, it’s nice to have a reminder of how beautiful our country is too. As someone who’s lived on the east …
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Travel: Fairmont’s Castle Just Below The Clouds.

November 12, 2012

This weekend, with the temperature dipping in Alberta and the grass quickly being buried underneath several early snow storms, I thought it would be fantastic time to stay at one of my favourite hotels, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Known …
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No baby penguin for the Calgary Zoo…yet.

October 23, 2012

The Calgary Zoo announced today that their first attempted at breeding penguins has failed. Last month, King penguin Asa laid an egg, however, a few days ago she moving around and the egg fell off of her feet. The egg …
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The decline of COWS: Another childhood memory ruined.

August 13, 2012

I’m not really known for my fashion sense, that’s something that has been consistent throughout my life. While I think clothes can be cool, I just never really know what looks good on a mannequin and what looks good on …
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Newfoundland and Labrador make the best short movie of the year!

January 15, 2012

Most of Canada is under a deep freeze warning, which is why the timing for this video perfect. I don’t know who makes these videos for Tourism Newfoundland & Labrardor, but wow.  Can they edit my life to look that …
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How I spent 48 hours in Madrid with Coldplay!

October 31, 2011

All photos were taken by Mike’s Bloggity Blog. When I sat down to write this blog post about my recent trip to see Coldplay in Madrid with the American Express Unstaged music series, I thought about all the things that …
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Spain in 72 hours: With a LOT of help!

October 24, 2011

As I mentioned in an earlier post, today, I’m heading to Spain to see Coldplay play live in Madrid at the world famous Plaza de Toros de Las Ventas! Yes, that’s a bullring! It’s all part of the Amex Unstaged …
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Canmore: A place to stay…for a while.

August 2, 2011

As you may have previously read, I got to spend this past weekend in Canmore, Alberta.  Although it’s only an hour from Calgary, I rarely get to spend that much time there.  Usually it’s for a quick lunch, or a …
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