Inside Calgary’s historic Anderson Estates
A peek inside one of the city's oldest residential buildings

Anderson Estates in Calgary

Anderson Estates is one of Calgary’s rare historic properties that has retained much of its original charm and vintage structure. Located at 808 18 Avenue S.W, the residential complex is an old throwback to pre-war era living that has rarely survived in Calgary’s limited stock of heritage buildings.

Unique architecture and design of Anderson Estates

You’ll find this beautiful Calgary heritage building one block over from the Shoppers Drugs Mart on 17th Avenue. You can see the distinct red brick building from a number of different directions. However, you don’t really get to fully appreciate View this Post

Follow my Lead: Kristen Dyck
Meet this leading personal brand strategist taking careers to the next level

Kristen Dyck presents at a personal branding workshop in Calgary

Kristen Dyck is showing the lady bosses out there out to take their brand to the next level.

Kristen Dyck

Tell us a little bit about yourself

Kristen Dyck: I’m a wife, mom, daughter, sister and friend. Oh, and I was once told, “You do great work, but no one knows who you are.” It was a big moment for me. Through trial, error and bravery, I developed my own personal brand and achieved my professional goals. After that I launched AVRO Creative in Calgary to show other women how to do the same.

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“Women belong in all places where decisions are being made. It shouldn’t be that women are the exception.”

 

– Ruth Bader Ginsberg

 

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Partake in Fairmont Palliser’s Downton Abbey afternoon tea
The iconic hotel pays ode to the British prestige series in fitting fashion

Tray of afternoon tea food at Hawthorn Dining Room

Fairmont Palliser and afternoon tea go hand-in-hand as Calgarians have come to know the pairing. With the two being so synonymous, how could afternoon tea become even more charming? By adding a dash of Downton Abbey to the high tea experience!

This new afternoon tea series is held in the newly renovated Hawthorn Dining Room inside the Fairmont Palliser. With the newly released Downton Abbey movie in theatres, Hawthorn is bringing the Downton experience to fans through a customized menu to honor the show.

Afternoon tea at Fairmont Palliser, Downton Abbey-style

Afternoon tea at Fairmont Palliser

Enjoying tea in front of a cozy fire.

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The Cool Bathrooms of Calgary
You’ll definitely want to take a bathroom selfie in these local hot spots

Cool Calgary bathroom in Bridgette Bar

Checking out the cool bathrooms of Calgary.

I have a thing for beautiful bathrooms. There’s just something about a well-done bathroom that makes you feel like you’re getting a taste of luxury, a little escape from reality and just the chance to really enjoy your business, y’know what I mean?

Calgary is home to some fantastic design and architecture – and with that comes some very funky, chic, and hip bathrooms. If you’re looking for that place for the perfect selfie, then these bathrooms will really up your ‘gram. Here’s a look at some of the coolest bathrooms in the View this Post

iFLY Calgary soars sky high
Indoor skydiving is the perfect rush for adrenaline junkies

iFLY Calgary opens its first Alberta location

iFLY Calgary is now open – are you ready to get your adrenaline going? The company’s latest addition can be found at Deerfoot City in N.E. Calgary. The indoor skydiving experience or ‘body flying experience’ will have you soaring like Superman to heights you have never imagined.

New iFly Calgary indoor skydiving facility

Calgary’s first indoor skydiving facility is now open.

Now, I have never jumped out of a plane to skydive before and I know I never will. But the idea of an indoor facility that could give me the same thrills at a much more affordable price? View this Post

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