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The Best Spots for Cross Country Skiing in Calgary

By |2021-01-20T16:12:00-07:00January 20th, 2021|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

We're all doing different activities to keep sane this winter, and skiing ranks at the top of my list. Surprisingly, there's several options for cross country skiing in Calgary. We've got all the info on where to go, how to nab rentals and even lessons. Plus, we share all the deets on a new trail in a hipster neighbourhood.

Why you need get on Lake Louise ice skating right now!

By |2021-01-13T11:25:41-07:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

We're all looking for something different to do outdoors this season, and if you've never gone skating at Lake Louise, consider this your cue to head to one of the most magical destinations in the Canadian Rockies. We've got all the info from skating hours to where to nab rentals to the best ways to warm up from the cold.

What a weekend Wim Hof workshop is really like

By |2020-11-03T14:23:49-07:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

If you've heard of The Iceman, Wim Hof, then you likely know a bit about cold water therapy. I didn't. But that didn't stop me from doing a weekend Wim Hof workshop at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Read on if you're curious to know what it's like wading into a freezing lake when it's -25°C outside.

7 Alberta Hot Springs You Need to Visit

By |2020-10-13T08:14:52-06:00October 6th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

The key to surviving should season, let alone winter, is always having something to look forward to. It needn't be grand or expensive, but it should leave you feeling better - which is exactly what happens after soaking in thermal rich mineral water. Here's a look at the best Alberta hot springs to revive flagging spirits and sore muscles.

These are the best BC hot springs for relaxation

By |2020-10-02T12:08:12-06:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , |

Who doesn't love the idea of chill-axing in a hot bath? Even better is taking a dip in the great outdoors - reaping all those health benefits thermal water provides. Because we all could use something to look forward to, here's a look at the best BC hot springs to soothe sore muscles.

Where to get the best massage in Edmonton

By |2020-10-27T11:52:33-06:00September 12th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

The best thing anybody can do when travelling or visiting relatives is to carve out a little me time. Being away from home can be stressful and the more you take care of yourself, the better you'll be able to care for others. When you're next in Alberta's capital city, here's where to go for the best massage in Edmonton.

Headed to Banff for kayaking? You’ll want to read this first!

By |2020-05-19T13:43:08-06:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

Once restrictions have lifted, hiking in Banff is a no brainer. Kayaking is another invigorating way to explore this epic National Park. If you're looking for something different to do that's close to Calgary this summer, check out these top spots for kayaking in Banff and Lake Louise. We've got rental information, too!

The best essential oils for child anxiety

By |2020-09-22T15:56:42-06:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|

Even without the added stress of COVID-19, children today face a wide range of stressors that can be hard for them (and their caregivers) to deal with. I've always been curious about the use of essential oils for child anxiety, as a way to help them cope. Here's a look at the best essential oils to deal with stress, anxiety and sleepless nights, no matter your age.

How to Have the Best Kayaking Experience in Calgary and Area

By |2020-09-13T15:27:30-06:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

I love being active outdoors, but if I'm being honest, I have zero upper body strength. Canoeing (and blow drying my hair!) exhausts me, but kayaking, well that's something I can get behind. We did a deep dive into the best kayaking spots in and around Calgary, Edmonton and the Kananaskis region, and have all the deets on how to score rentals, so you can be first out come summer.

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