Archive of posts tagged "alberta"

10 Ways to Explore Alberta This Winter


Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 — 11:59am PDT
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What do dinosaurs, craft beer, snowshoes, bison, and an ice castle have in common? You can find them all in Alberta this winter! From the unearthed fossils at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, to dinning at 7,218 feet at the top of the Banff Gondola, there’s something for everyone this season in Alberta. 10 Ways to […]

Jasper Dark Sky Festival


Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 — 9:48am PDT
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It’s a community celebration that has you contemplating the universe, in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival is coming up October 14-23 and you can start plan your experience there today. Last year’s keynote, Commander Hadfield Jasper Dark Sky Festival Get lost in the wonder of one […]

Southern Alberta Craft Beer, Mead, and Spirits


Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 — 1:44pm PDT
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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 […]

Day Trips from Calgary: Road Trip Southern Alberta


Friday, June 10th, 2016 — 9:15am PDT
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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 […]

Unique Accommodations in Southern Alberta


Thursday, May 19th, 2016 — 6:14pm PDT
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I stepped out across the front stone path in the early morning to take a photo of the impressive, luxury log home in which I slept as blissfully as a hibernating grizzly that night. Sunlight had streamed into the bedroom from behind the poplar forest at Back to Nature Retreat and I was ready to […]

Springtime in the Rockies: Activities and Adventures


Tuesday, March 1st, 2016 — 3:26pm PDT
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As the first snow started to fall last autumn, John and I got to experience the rugged beauty of the Rockies (along with its culinary and craft beer culture) in between end-of-season adventures. Now as the ice thaws and the snow melts, the Rocky Mountains come alive once more with activities just waiting to be […]