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

Pedal Pub takes Calgary on a bike brewery tour like no other
Bringing beer lovers and cycling enthusiasts together

Pedal Pub group bicycle bar

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a Pedal Pub beer bike!

Pedal Pub brewery tours are bringing the party to the Calgary streets! The new tour company is offering bike beer tours with a twist. The group bicycle bar is a “pedal powered patio” that’ll take you and your friends to all your favourite beer locations. Who doesn’t love that?

Unique group bicycle bar to ride on

The “Het Fietscafe” party bike aka beer bike aka group bicycle bar is a literal party on the street. These special group bicycle bars are designed and crafted in The Netherlands and View this Post

14 Weird Stampede Midway Foods to try in 2019
Frogs, edible flowers and dill pickles are just some of the Calgary Stampede foods that will surprise and delight.

Beetles, mealworms and other bugs on a bowl of ice cream at the Stampede midway

Eat your way through the Calgary Stampede midway foods

Ready, set, eat! Get your appetites in gear for this year’s list of wild and weird Stampede midway foods! The 2019 selection of Stampede midway foods is bigger, better and more outrageous than ever. For those of you looking beyond mini donuts and onion blossoms, you’ll want to look at these quirky and different Stampede food options coming your way this year.

UPDATE: The Calgary Stampede food committee had me back to try even more wild and delicious foods on the grounds. Here’s the updated list of 14 weird stampede midway View this Post

Follow my Lead: Lourdes Juan
Meet this leading local entrepreneur, food activist and urban planner

Lourdes Juan is one of Calgary's leading female entrepreneurs

Meet Lourdes Juan: a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur with a community-minded focus. Photo via @lourdesjuan Instagram.

Lourdes Juan

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

Lourdes Juan: I’m a Calgary based entrepreneur. I work as a planning consultant with Hive Developments, Director of Soma Hammam & Spa, Executive Director with the Leftovers Foundation, Fresh Routes and Moonlight Market Foundation. These are all businesses and non-profits that I have founded.

Why did you start your businesses?

Lourdes Juan: I’ve always wanted to have my own business, just like my dad! I knew that I needed to spend the time working View this Post

5 Calgary charities to donate to
Local causes near and dear to my heart

What are your favourite Calgary charities to donate to?

Calgary charity Brown Bagging for Calgary's kids makes school lunches for needy children.

Hundreds if not thousands of people can be impacted by the generous work of these Calgary charities

Giving back to the community is something I am really passionate about. I feel very fortunate that I have been able to learn, grow and benefit from a variety of Calgary organizations throughout my life. Growing up, my family did struggle financially at times but my parents always made sure our basic needs were met. Social support services and affordable programs help pave the way for many cultural, educational and physical activities that may View this Post

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