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Need to relax? Have you tried staycationing?

September 14, 2013

We recently got a chance to stay at the newly revamped Delta Calgary South. Now, I know what you’re thinking, “Mike, the name of the hotel implies that it is located in Calgary. Aren’t you also located in Calgary? Why …
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Photo essay: A summer to remember in the Maritimes.

August 26, 2013

For the past week or so, I’ve been enjoying the humidity and everything that comes with it (mosquitos) in the maritimes. It’s been a whirlwind adventure that allowed me to catch up with so many great friends and family in …
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Mike and the Covered Bridge Chip Factory!

August 25, 2013

Let’s get one thing straight, there is nothing and I mean nothing, that I love more than potato chips.  They are far and away my favourite snack and are easily the worst culprit behind my ever growing blogger belly. So, …
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Road Trippin’: Six reasons you need to explore South Eastern Alberta right now!

August 6, 2013

All photos were taken with the Samsung Galaxy Camera.  If you’ve read this blog even once, you know that I love to travel.  It doesn’t matter where I go, I can always find something fun or cool to do or see. …
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Road Trippin’: Banff like you’ve never seen it before.

July 11, 2013

If you live in the Calgary area, you’ve no doubt gone to Banff countless times. Since it’s practically right around the corner. In the summer, the historic mountain town welcomes thousands of Calgarians every weekend, offering sun, mountains, cool water …
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Road Trippin: A Bear-y Good Trip to Columbia Valley!

June 4, 2013

This past weekend, I got the chance to explore B.C’s Columbia Valley. The region just west of Alberta’s border that features towns like Radium, Invermere, Panorama and Windermere. Here are some of my favourite photos and travel tips. Getting there: …
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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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