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Grande Rockies: Hotel in Canmore, Alberta

After passing the Banff Lake Louise area, we made a stop for the day at Canmore, Alberta before continuing our trip to Calgary. We stayed at the Grande Rockies Resort located right by the Bow Valley of the Canadian Rockies. We checked-in [...]

October 31, 2015 Canmore, Hotel Review, travel

Moraine Lake: Most Photographed Location in Canada

Moraine Lake is about 14 kms away from the Town of Lake Louise. During busy times it’s a bit hard to find parking here. It’s a great spot to go hiking and some even say it has better views than Lake [...]

October 22, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

Lake Louise: Glaciers, Trails and Teahouses

Lake Louise is located in Alberta’s Banff National Park. The emerald green colour of the water comes from rock flour carried into the lake by melt-water from the glaciers that overlook the lake. It’s very easy to drive to and theres [...]

October 20, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

Lake Louise Gondola: Scenery in the Canadian Rockies

Lake Louise Gondola is located at the Lake Louise Ski Resort in Banff National Park. It is a 5 minute drive off Highway 1. It was a beautiful day in September, so we came here to get a good view [...]

October 18, 2015 Lake Louise, travel

Yoho National Park: Emerald Lake

When going through Yoho National Park right before Banff National Park, make sure you stop at Emerald Lake. Once you get there, you will be mesmerized by the vivid emerald-coloured waters. It’s very easy to drive here from the highway and [...]

October 16, 2015 Field, travel

Yoho National Park: The Natural Bridge

The first stop at Yoho National Park on the way to Emerald Lake is the Natural Bridge. It’s an easy drive here and with lots of parking. The Natural Bridge is a natural rock formation that spans the flow of [...]

October 15, 2015 Field, travel

Kicking Horse Lodging: Glacier Mountaineer Lodge Review

Glacier Mountaineer Lodge was where we stayed in Golden, BC. It’s located in the heart of the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort alpine village – at the base of the Golden Eagle Express Gondola. The mountain is around 10 minutes away from [...]

October 14, 2015 Golden, Hotel Review, travel

The Enchanted Forest: Attraction in Revelstoke, BC

The Enchanted Forest was opened in the 1960s to the public and is situated in a natural growing forest with the world of fantasy all around you. In the 1950’s Doris Needham made unusual fairy tale figurines from cement by shaping her creations [...]

October 11, 2015 Revelstoke, travel

Davison Orchards Country Village: Family Fun in Vernon, BC

Davison Orchards Country Village in Vernon, BC is the place to go with your family for the Summer or Fall seasons. You can check on their website what new attractions and activities they have here. When I came here, we [...]

October 8, 2015 travel, vernon

Manteo Resort: Waterfront Hotel & Villas in Kelowna

Manteo Resort is located on the shores of Okanagan Lake in Kelowna. It is minutes from downtown and of course the many wineries in the area. M and stayed here during our road trip across BC for one night. We [...]

October 6, 2015 Hotel Review, Kelowna, travel

Kangaroo Creek Farm: Best Attraction for Kids in Lake Country, BC

Kangaroo Creek Farm in Lake Country is close to Kelowna and its’s a must for families visiting the Okanagan. It costs $5 per person or $20 for a family of 5. They only accept cash, so remember to visit the [...]

October 4, 2015 Kelowna, Lake Country, travel

BC Ferries Offers 50% Discount this Fall

Planning to take the ferry during the next few weeks? Don’t forget to take advantage of BC Ferries ‘50% Off The Coast’ promotion. This is very beneficial to those who walk on the ferry instead of driving. I usually drive [...]

September 18, 2015 travel

WestJet Offers London flights from 6 Canadian Cities starting at $199

This morning, WestJet announced the introduction of non-stop flights to Gatwick, London from 6 Canadian cities – Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg and St. John’s beginning of May 2016. The flights all operate as overnight flights leaving late afternoon or evening, [...]

September 15, 2015 Airplane Meals, travel

Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa: Weekend Getaway

Harrison Hot Springs is a great day trip from Vancouver, BC for families or couples. It is a 1.5 hour drive away from the city via Highway 1. There are spas, recreational activities, and restaurants to enjoy. The best part is [...]

September 5, 2015 Harrison Hot Springs, travel

Disneyland Bachelorette Party on a Budget

Before getting married, one of the items on my bucket list was to go to Disneyland. What better time to go than with your besties. We planned to be here for 2 days so we could go to both Disneyland and [...]

August 26, 2015 Anaheim, California, travel

Aria Resort and Casino: Hotel on The Strip

When we were in Vegas, we spent 5 days staying at Aria. We got a good package via Allegiant Air and we heard it was a nice family friendly hotel. It’s crazy big and has about 4,000 guest suites, 16 [...]

May 1, 2014 Hotel Review, Kid Friendly, Las Vegas, travel

Grand Canyon Tours: National Park South Rim and Hoover Dam

When we were in Vegas for 5 days, it just seemed right to take a tour of the Grand Canyon for the day. I’ve never been, so we were really eager to go. The downside is that it would be [...]

April 30, 2014 Arizona, Buffet, Las Vegas, travel, Williams

Allegiant Air: Bellingham to Las Vegas

Allegiant Air had a package deal to Las Vegas from Bellingham and it was time for a family vacation. A lot of people take advantage of their cheap packages. You pack a heck of a lot more if you fly [...]

April 4, 2014 Airplane Meals, Bellingham, Las Vegas, travel