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Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

Things to Do in Calgary, Alberta

Known for its cowboys and stampedes, its cows and neverending winters, Calgary is one of the largest cities in Western Canada. The incredible Banff and Jasper National Parks are just a few hours drive away, home to some of the most incredible mountains, lakes and […]

How to Spend a Day in the Dinosaur Town of Drumheller

How to Spend a Day in the Dinosaur Town of Drumheller

Just 135km east of Calgary, about an hour and a half’s drive, is the quirky town of Drumheller. Famous for its dinosaurs and hoodoos, my boyfriend Sam and I trekked out to see what we could get up to for a day in Drumheller. Royal […]

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Stoney Squaw Summit Hike

Banff is an outdoor enthusiasts paradise all-year round. I flew out to Calgary in late-November to be greeted by a blanket of thick, fresh snow and more flakes still falling from the sky, as they would continue to do so for many months. My boyfriend and I […]

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

6 Lakes You Must See in Canada

These are the most incredible lakes in Canada that absolutely everyone should have on their bucket list. Living in Canada is an absolute dream: waterfalls, mountains, oceans galore, as well as some of the world’s prettiest lakes! From the easy ones, just steps from the parking […]

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

A Guide to Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes is a beautiful national park nestled in the lower corner of Alberta on the border with Montana, where it shares the designation of International Peace Park with Glacier National Park. Home to fantastic camping, kayaking, hiking and exploring, this place is an oasis of […]

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

A Guide to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park

One of the most moving places I’ve ever been, the gorgeous Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park is nestled along the Milk River in southern Alberta. How to Get to Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park The drive from Calgary to Writing-on-Stone takes approximately 3.5 hours via Lethbridge. The park is […]

Weekend Travel Guide: Banff, Alberta

Weekend Travel Guide: Banff, Alberta

If you’re on the hunt for a romantic weekend escape just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, make your way into the magical mountain escape of Banff in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. This quaint town is in the heart of Banff National Park in Alberta […]

Banff’s Most Beautiful Lakes: Moraine Lake & Lake Louise

Banff’s Most Beautiful Lakes: Moraine Lake & Lake Louise

We left the warmth of Sam’s dorm room at 4:00am and headed out of the city into Banff National Park to catch sunrise at Moraine Lake, arguably one of the most picturesque locations in Canada. A brief pit-stop for coffee at the local 24-hour, three sweaters […]

Borgeau Lake Hike

Borgeau Lake Hike

We gathered up a group of friends and hit the mountains in search of views and adventure. The hike up to Borgeau Lake was chilly in late September, but still beautiful. The hike only had a few sections that were intensely steep, but the views were so […]

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

Vancouver to Calgary Roadtrip: Whistler, Jasper, Banff, Yoho, Golden

After a summer filled with hikes, lakes, waterfalls, views and sunsets, Sam and I decided to end our adventures with a six-day roadtrip from Vancouver to Calgary. We drove north from Vancouver via Whistler, Kamloops and Clearwater to Mount Robson and then down the Icefields Parkway […]