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.
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Tee Time #7: Northern Bear Golf Course
The Northern Bear golf course near Edmonton is a Jack Nicklaus signature design. The bear has brought out all his teeth and claws on this one, it’s a tough challenge for even solid handicappers.
The Best High Tea In The Rockies
There are many elegant hotels to have afternoon tea in the Rockies, but the best high tea in the Rockies, is one you hike high up to. Check these out:
Calgary Birthday Party at TELUS Spark
Having a birthday party at TELUS Spark is an easy way to have the kids entertain and exhaust themselves. Here’s how our birthday party went at TELUS Spark
Banff Eats: The Maple Leaf Grill Is Not A Family Restaurant
If you’re looking for family restaurants in Banff, don’t choose the Maple Leaf Grill. If you want elegant Canadiana, it’s fine. Family fare? No. Not here.
Tee Time #5: Turtle Hill Golf Club In Bermuda
The Turtle Hill Golf Club at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda is an easy and at the same time challenging par 3 golf course. Practice your short irons here, as you’ll use little longer than a 7 iron to get around these 18 holes on a hill overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Halfway Between Calgary and Vancouver, The Best Western Sicamous Inn [REVIEW]
The Best Western Sicamous Inn has been named the people’s choice for best family hotel in Sicamous. It’s halfway between Calgary and Vancouver, making it a convenient stop to break up the long trip between the cities. Here’s a review of our recent stay.
Staying On The Beach At Osoyoos Lake At The Holiday Inn Osoyoos [Review]
The Holiday Inn Osoyoos gets numerous unflattering reviews on Trip Advisor and social media weekly. And it deserves them, but then you can’t beat their location steps from the shore of Osoyoos Lake. If you want to stay at the lake, you have to pay for the privilege, and this hotelier knows it.
Calgary Eats: Inglewood Drive-In
The Inglewood Drive-In is another of the many classic burger joints in Calgary serving up onion rings, fries, burgers, and shakes. Many in town are legendary. This one is not.
Las Vegas Eats: Gordon Ramsay’s Beef Wellington at Steak In Paris Las Vegas
Risotto. Wellington. Baby vomit. If you’ve seen Hell’s Kitchen, you’re familiar with Gordon Ramsay’s signature dishes. At Paris Las Vegas you’ll find one of the signature dishes. I’ll let you guess which one I dug into.
Vancouver Eats: The Flying Pig in Gastown
Gastown has turned into a gastronomes delight. At the recent WordCamp Vancouver, I took the chance to check out some of the new haunts on the cobbled streets of the tacky tourist district and was delighted to find The Flying Pig.
Calgary Eats: Añejo
Añejo | 2116 – 4th Street SW, Calgary | (587) 353-2656 [twitter]The inspiration for Calgary’s Añejo restaurant on 4th Street SW came from one of it’s 4 amigos. Jeff Hines is one of four partners…
Review: Transit – 22
Transit – 22 Released: November 11, 2011 transithiphop.bigcartel.com Transit‘s new effort, 22, acknowledges the elephant in the room right off the top. Despite this being his 2nd solo album, Lights Camera Action is easily Transit‘s…
Calgary Eats: Wurst is First
Wurst Restaurant and Beer Hall 403-245-2345 2437 4th St SW, Calgary Twitter: @wurstcalgary Wurst is one of Calgary‘s newest restaurants and it’s easily one of the most stylishly designed boites in the city. Wurst is…
Calgary Eats: 1600 World Bier Haus
I’ve been to a few wine pairing dinners, where food is magically matched with wine, but never one for beer. 1600 World Bier Haus (Glenmore Landing, Calgary) has monthly beer dinners and I dragged some…
Calgary Eats: Tubby Dog
Tubby Dog 103 – 1022 17 Av SW, Calgary 403-244-0694 $22 for a couple small drinks, 2 dogs and some yam chips. In Vancouver, Japadog has quickly become the chien chaud of choice among the…