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Why you need to get to the Nordik spa in Chelsea now

By |2019-09-17T14:49:20-06:00September 17th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

There are spas and then there are Nordic spas! If you've ever wondered what being whipped with birch branches inside a piping hot sauna is like, I help you out. Here's a peek inside my experience at Nordik-Spa Nature, just outside of Ottawa in Chelsea, Quebec.

Fantastic Banff events you need to attend this year

By |2019-09-15T12:43:02-06:00September 9th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With the kids back in school, this is when I start scheduling all the fun activities and events I want to do before year's end. And at this time of year, I love heading back to Banff. The crowds are gone and there's so many easily achievable bucket list things to tick off. Here's a look at my faves.

Best tips for baby and toddler travel

By |2019-08-20T14:53:32-06:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you're in the baby or toddler stage of life, you know how challenging travel with wee ones can be. If a road trip or air travel is on the horizon for your young family, check out my best tips on how to make your journey as smooth as possible.

This is why you need to do the Lake Louise Gondola

By |2019-08-14T14:18:36-06:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You don't need me to tell you Banff National Park is crazily crowded each summer. But most people don't realize how uncrowded its ski resorts are. You'll find free parking (and a shuttle into Lake Louise) from Lake Louise Ski Resort. AND... we spotted not 1, not 2, not 3,4,5, but 7 grizzly bears from the Lake Louise gondola! Here's a look at our experience, because you really ought to replicate it yourself.

More than a moose! 5 Awesome things to do in Moose Jaw

By |2019-07-30T08:36:38-06:00July 29th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For many of us, summer means road trips. And if you live in Alberta, there's a good chance you'll be headed to Saskatchewan. Instead of driving by, you really ought to peel off the Trans Canada and explore Moose Jaw. Here's a look at all the fun and therapeutic things I did there recently.

8 Awesome Things to Do in Regina Right Now!

By |2019-07-26T15:27:04-06:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Regina is one of the best cities in Canada for a family friendly vacay. But with a luxe hotel, up and coming restaurant scene and super fun, affordable attractions, it ticks all the right boxes for a couple's getaway, too. Here are my top picks for exploring the Queen City.

The best, most affordable Sundre hotels and campgrounds

By |2019-07-02T12:49:40-06:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , |

For the most part, weekend getaways aren't exactly affordable. Then I had a chance to check out several campgrounds and hotels in Sundre, Alberta. I'm stoked to share with you some great options that won't break the bank.

Best things to do in Sundre. Why you need to get here now!

By |2019-07-02T12:56:20-06:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a culture of non-stop media (sorry about that!) it's hard to be surprised - in the good way - when you travel. I was legit delighted when I visited Sundre with Eve. I found a sweet mountain town that was super affordable, with loads of things to do and get this, no crowds! Here's a look at all we got up to on a recent weekend getaway there.