“You’re related to royalty,” Lesley Anderson of Ancestry.ca tells me over the phone and a proud smile curls on my face. I had always wondered how deep my family tree’s roots were in Canada and after spending a few years digging into Ancestry and building out a history, I wanted it confirmed by a professional. Lesley was excited to share the news my Canadian genealogy…
According to a 2020 year end email AllTrails sent to users, these are the most popular hikes in Alberta. From Banff National Park to Alberta’s Provincial Parks to Jasper National Park, 7 of the most popular hikes in Canada are right here.
Here’s a list of books to read for a New Year’s resolution. They explore fatherhood, history, inspiration, and following your dreams. They’ll teach you how to decide and go for your goals.
The first thing I do most days when I get home from work is get on the bike. My wife and I, 18 months ago, impulse bought a Peloton bike and it has been a game changer for both of us. With no gear to pack up to go to the gym, with no commute time to get there, with no appointments to make, or…
When is the best time to change to winter tires in Canada? Some province legislate dates for changes, other require you to use common sense. Usually it’s a Thanksgiving – Halloween thing.
The Dinosaur Trail Golf Club in Drumheller offers a unique golfing experience. With a vintage front 9 nestled in a river valley, and a dramatic back 9 meandering through the hoodoos and badlands, this challenging course is gorgeous.
Kootenay National Park is a popular and quick escape from Calgary. It hugs the border between BC and Alberta and features many great hikes and backcountry camping experiences. The best campsite in Kootenay National Park is in the Redstreak Campground on the western edge of Kootenay National Park just outside the town of Radium Hot Springs. ABOUT REDSTREAK CAMPGROUND Redstreak Campground takes its name from…
The 2019 NBA title won by the Toronto Raptors brought the Larry O’Brien Trophy to a Canadian city for the first time in league history. It also served to pour more fuel on the ever-developing passion for basketball in the Great White North.
Here’s how to find the Mist Mountain Hot Spring on the Highwood Pass! Mist Mountain is a popular hike in Kananaskis Country not just for its challenging summit, but because about halfway up, you can take a detour to the Mist Mountain Hot Spring – a random, warm water hot spring big enough for 2 or 3 people at a time.
Hiking Table Mountain in the Crowsnest Pass of Alberta offers a chance to get jaw dropping photos on the top of towering cliffs. Here’s a review of this epic hike in the Rocky Mountains.
Calgary Peloton Riders have come together to celebrate Calgary Stampede 2020 with the Peloton Stampede! It’s a series of rides, runs, workouts, and exercises to build community and show #togetherwegofar!
You don’t have to wait for the Calgary Stampede to find mini donuts in Calgary. Here’s a list of places to get mini donuts in Calgary all year round!
What you need to know about Ha Ling Peak, a very popular Rocky Mountain hike in Canmore and near Calgary. It’s a short, steep climb with a redesigned trail to make it easier to get to the top and see fabulous views.
The Icefields Parkway is the most scenic drive in all of Canada (and perhaps the world). Here are the 5 best places to stop and take pictures along the Icefield Parkway in Banff and Jasper National Parks.
Prairie Mountain is a popular hike in Elbow Valley near Calgary. You can climb straight up and straight down, or you can navigate this loop and see creeks, meadows, pine trees, and bursts of alpine flowers.
A review of Mickelson National Golf Course just west of Calgary. This Phil Mickelson signature track has its eyes set on hosting the Canadian Open but will need to go through some growing pains first.