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Travel: Olympic-sized cross-country adventures await you at Emerald Lake Lodge.

February 24, 2014

Do you feel that? Do you feel like something is missing in your life?  Do you find yourself suddenly watching CBC’s Steven and Chris?  Are you the only one wearing red right now? Well, I have news for you: You’re …
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Travel: Alberta’s history chugs along on Stettler’s Steam Train!

February 17, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta. Canada’s history with trains is that of legends, or at least it used to be.  While never the mode of transportation it is in Europe, people would be foolish to ignore the fact …
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Travel: The long lost art of relaxation on BC’s Sunshine Coast!

February 4, 2014

It might sound crazy, but I have the hardest time relaxing. And I don’t mean that to make anyone feel bad, or “woe is me.” I just mean, even if I’m on a vacation and it’s supposed to be relaxing, …
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World’s biggest snowball fight comes to Jasper!

November 26, 2013

Here’s an important question to ask yourself:  “Why don’t we take snowball fights more seriously?” This past weekend, I visited the small mountain town of Jasper, Alberta to be a referee in their third annual Snow Battle, also known in …
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How to travel like a blogger!

October 28, 2013

This post is presented by Best Buy You may have noticed that I like to travel. Whether it’s to far off places or destinations a little closer to home, my love of meeting new people, taking photos and going on …
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In pictures: A weekend road trip to remember!

October 15, 2013

For the past couple of days, I’ve been driving all around Alberta for a couple of different stories that you’ll be seeing in upcoming blog posts. (The first being the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.) During this particular trip, I loaded up …
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In my backyard: The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary!

October 10, 2013

One of the best things about living in Alberta is the fact that some of the world’s most amazing animals can usually be found right in your back yard…or at least very close to it.  After living in Calgary for …
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Photos: Exploring the streets and skies of Toronto!

September 30, 2013

When it comes to big sky, people probably think the prairie provinces offer up the best vantage points for photographers. And while that might be true, that doesn’t mean other Canadian locales don’t offer up beautiful skies, you just might …
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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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