Things to Do in Canmore During Off-Peak Season

Canmore, Alberta

Banff, Alberta is one of the busiest resort towns in Canada – approximately 4.18 million people visited Banff National Park in 2017/18. Most visitors come during the peak seasons (mid-June to mid-September for the summer attractions, and mid-December to mid-March for winter attractions). But if you want to enjoy a quiet getaway in the mountains … Read more Things to Do in Canmore During Off-Peak Season

Saskatoon Berry Liquor Review (Alberta)

Saskatoon Berry liquor

Although I usually try to focus my liquor reviews on products we bought on holidays, we have some interesting products made locally as well. Some of them might even be considered “exotic” to people living outside of Canada. So this is one of those reviews! My husband and I came across this bottle at a local … Read more Saskatoon Berry Liquor Review (Alberta)

Mary Jane’s Primo Hemp Vodka Review (Ontario)

Mary Jane's Primp Hemp Vodka

So, last night after a fun evening of gaming with my hubby (an addicting board game called Viticulture, followed by Soul Calibur IV on the PS3), Mark decided to open up a bottle of liquor that we purchased locally a year or two ago. In general I prefer to review liquors that we purchased on … Read more Mary Jane’s Primo Hemp Vodka Review (Ontario)

Brew-Curious: Edmonton’s Brewing History Tour

Bohemian Maid Brewery sign

Back in the spring, I came across a new tour being offered in Edmonton called Brew-Curious. It was a bus tour focusing on the history of brewing beer in Edmonton. It sounded like the kind of tour that Mark and I always love to explore when we’re on holidays in other countries. But this time … Read more Brew-Curious: Edmonton’s Brewing History Tour

Visiting Historic Fort Dunvegan, Alberta

Revillion Freres building, Historic Fort Dunvegan

Whoever said “you can never go home again” obviously never grew up in the Northern Alberta prairies. After a 20+ year absence, returning to my old stomping grounds for a long weekend in August felt both familiar and alien. But one place that definitely brought back happy childhood memories was the picturesque site of Historic … Read more Visiting Historic Fort Dunvegan, Alberta