Archive for the category "travel"

Win Pemberton Passes: Stay in Whistler and Take the Shuttle to Pemberton Festival

June 28th, 2016 @ 11:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s going to be a whole lot of music and fun pumping through the bucolic Pemberton valley, in the shadow of majestic Mount Currie this summer. The four-day Pemberton Music Festival is set to return Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 17 with headliners like Pearl Jam, The Killers, J. Cole, Kaskade, Snoop Dogg, Wiz […]

Southern Alberta Craft Beer, Mead, and Spirits

June 23rd, 2016 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are some pretty silly laws in Canada, like how you can decide an election in Alberta by drawing a name from a hat, snowmen taller than 30 inches are illegal in Souris, PEI, and it’s illegal to waterski after sunset anywhere in the nation. Some of our oldest and kookiest laws are all about […]

Coast to Midwest Road Trip with the Honda Pilot

June 13th, 2016 @ 10:46am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This spring, John and I did a Midwest road trip with the Honda Pilot. Our destination was his niece’s high school graduation in his hometown in Eastern Iowa, and our the overall goal of our journey was to introduce me to other Bollwitt family members that I haven’t met yet — in 10 years of […]

Day Trips from Calgary: Road Trip Southern Alberta

June 10th, 2016 @ 9:15am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Make Calgary your home base this summer as you explore some of Southern Alberta’s captivating attractions and destinations. Enjoy the city’s vibrant event and festival scene, emerging culinary offerings (read about the amazing lunch Keira and I had a Ten Foot Henry), and soak up some culture at the brand new Studio Bell, home of […]

Devils Tower: The First National Monument in America

June 9th, 2016 @ 11:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Were you here when they made the movie,” one traveler asked. “I’m sorry to burst your bubble but they didn’t do most of the filming here,” the woman at the gift shop replied. If you’ve seen Close Encounters of the Third Kind you know exactly what the Devils Tower National Monument is, and its significance […]

TakeOnPG This Summer: Prince George Highlights

June 6th, 2016 @ 11:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Prince George has this funny way of surprising you. The city known for fur trading, railways and sawmills has reinvented itself as a vibrant centre of commerce, shopping and festival spirit. What has never changed though is it’s stellar setting. It is still the gateway to wilderness adventure. FestivalSeekers sent a crew of writers — […]