The best medical app + travel apps you need to download now

By |2020-01-01T17:37:20-07:00October 15th, 2019|Categories: Travel, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Truth: I don't have a ton of travel or medical apps on my phone. The ones I do have are awesome - often doing double duty so my phone isn't slowed down by too many features. In this post, I share my legit favourite travel apps and the one medical app I think is indispensable for foreign travel.

How to find your perfect ice castle

By |2019-11-17T14:01:10-07:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Have you ever spent the night in an ice castle? I haven't, but I've visited two Canadian ice palaces and I'd like to explore more. In this post, we reveal the world's best ice castles and all they have going on should you wish to visit someday.

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

By |2019-09-22T11:16:45-06:00September 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 |2020-01-14T15:09:41-07:00September 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.