What you need to know about camping in the Kananaskis

By |2020-02-15T15:01:37-07:00February 11th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |

It doesn't feel like camping season yet, but in a way it is. That's because many online reservation systems for campsites in Alberta open up for the summer season, like now. Here's a look at some of the biggest and best campsites to consider in the Kananaskis region, plus info on their amenities and how to book your site.

Sidney, B.C.: Everything you need to know about this royal hideaway

By |2020-02-11T18:50:48-07:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |

Everyone has their happy place and if I were to pick just one in Canada, it very well might be Sidney-by-the-Sea. This charming BC town lies just outside of Victoria, and holds a very dear place in my heart. Here's a look at all the fun things you can do in Sidney, plus where to find affordable accommodation and the freshest seafood in town.

It’s National Plan for Vacation Day! Here’s how to plan an affordable, yet epic one!

By |2020-01-28T07:13:56-07:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

I'm so stoked because in a little over two weeks the Valentines Day/ Family Day (President's Day) long weekend will be upon us. You might think this would be a super expensive weekend to travel, but you'd be wrong! I found some major deals - both for a sun getaway and a stay-cation in either Calgary or Vancouver. Wherever your plans take you, I hope you have a lovely winter long weekend!

10 Awesome things to do in Parksville

By |2020-01-22T08:35:45-07:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

Have you ever been to Parksville, a magical spot on Vancouver Island? If not, you'll want it to be on your radar. This small city sports endless shoreline and offers easy access to ancient coastal rainforests. It's one of those places where you can be adventurous, laze on a beach, steal away to a spa and get your fill of quality seafood. Here's a look at what my family and I get up to when we visit.

Camping in Banff? Here are the best campsites to book

By |2020-02-06T14:17:22-07:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |

January isn't even finished yet and the reservation systems for camping in Banff National Park has already opened. Here's a look at the best campgrounds in and around Banff, plus their amenities and info on how to reserve your spot.

Random holiday generator + other hacks to ensure you get a break this winter

By |2020-01-02T09:40:37-07:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , |

If you're anything like me, you could really use a break this (and every) winter. I'm sharing my best tips on how to make that happen, including how using a random holiday generator can help you find the right destination.

What gifts can I take on a plane + giveaway

By |2019-12-15T12:16:16-07:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Travelling over the holidays is tough. If you're bringing gifts you're probably wondering: what can I take on a plane? Wrapped or unwrapped? I've got all the answers, plus some AMAZING products to giveaway. Tis the season, after all!

Unique travel gifts giveaway

By |2019-12-03T10:39:53-07:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

Figuring out what to buy everyone for Christmas is the bane of my existence right now. The only thing I know for sure is what to give frequent travellers. If you know someone travelling after the holidays or a person who flies as often as I do, you're in luck. Not only do I have some super suggestions, but all these unique gifts for travellers will be given away by mid-December. Read on to find out how you can win.

How to have the best ever Christmas in Banff + giveaway

By |2019-12-04T14:59:15-07:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , |

We all know how hectic the holiday season can become. That's why last weekend I stole away to Banff with my daughter. We met Santa, sipped mulled wine (me not her:), leisurely shopped for Christmas presents and swanned about Fairmont Banff Springs. If you're looking for a low key, pre-Christmas getaway, you'll find it in Banff. Here's a game plan.