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Travel Alberta takes my breath away

Whoa! Travel Alberta is really upping their game when it comes to promoting our fair province. This fancy, shiny new commercial plays out like the ultimate prairie vacation clip showing all that Alberta has to offer.  As a lifelong Albertan, I’m even jealous and covetous of all the beautiful vistas, soaring panoramas and breathtaking adventures depicted. I love that this video will help attract lots of new visitors to come to my home province and bring much-needed tourism dollars and economic stimulation. In fact, this video makes me want to go explore myself and add a few local to-dos to View this Post

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

25 Places to Visit Canada

Jody Robbins’ new book features 25 locations around Calgary that your family should visit.

Oh Canada! Our home and native land is a bounty of endless adventures and landscapes to enjoy. With #Canada150 just around the corner, Canada has been named as the go-to destination for international and Canadian tourists alike. Our sesquicentennial celebration means a stay-cation is top of mind for many locals looking to enjoy all that Canada has to offer.

Local writer Jody Robbins has taken out the guesswork for us with her new book 25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit. Exactly like the View this Post

Rocky Mountain High on the Banff Gondola

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The beautiful views from the top of Sulphur Mountain.

There’s nothing like that fresh, mountain air mingled with the scent of pine all around you. You’ll get all that and so much more atop the newly-renovated Banff Gondola Summit. Brewster Canada invested $26 million dollars on the redevelopment project to upgrade the facility. What’s cool is that they managed to build up on the existing space so as to limit the environmental impacts, while adding in tons of cool new features. The new facilities have a smaller environmental footprint through energy efficient technologies, solar panels and materials that integrate with View this Post

Experience the Cool Little Towns of Alberta

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There’s something about hay bales that feels so Alberta…

I’m a lifelong Albertan but I am sad to admit that I have not visited much of our fair province. That all changed a couple of weeks ago when I set out on a day trip to explore just what Alberta has to offer. There are so many cool little towns just south of Calgary to visit, many less than an hour away! That’s less time than it would take from to get from the NW of Tuscany down to the SE of Mahogany. Leaving the city traffic behind, my girlfriend View this Post

Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival

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Find beauty and excitement in the air and all you have to do is look up! High River is host to the annual Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival. The event features balloons from all over Canada as well as international competitors from as far away as Lithuania and the United Kingdom. The Canadian pilots also compete for the national title during the course of the festival to be crowned top balloonist.

Locals can watch the skies for the balloons as they complete their flights each day and evening (weather permitting of course). A great family event to take the View this Post

Insta-Ontario: Toronto, London, the beach and more

Crepe it up! Sweet and savoury. #breakfast #brunch #lunch #churchstreet #yyz #eggs #nutella #dessert #latergram

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Hello Calgary! I’m so happy to be back home after a week-long vacation to Ontario to visit the bf’s family and friends. We had an awesome time taking in all the sights and sounds at many locations around the city, countryside, lakes, beach and more. It’s amazing how much is packed into Southern Ontario and we saw a lot of it during our trip.

I hope to get to a longer View this Post

Celebrating the #DirtyThirty, Las Vegas-style

Flying high in the sky and above the clouds. En route to Las Vegas!

Flying high in the sky and above the clouds. En route to Las Vegas!

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas, right? I hit a milestone birthday this year and decided to celebrate with a girls trip down to Sin City. We had a great weekend of shopping, eating, pooltime and a big dose of Britney Spears! There’s always so much to do in Vegas that the fun doesn’t end, day or night.

 

Getting closer to Vegas - the Nevada desert below.

Getting closer to Vegas – the Nevada desert below.

 

Below are just a few of the highlights of the girls gone out to play. All View this Post

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