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FriFotos: Canada

When I heard this week’s #FriFotos theme was Canada, I literally squealed out loud. I love me some Canada! What is there not to love, really? Our neighbors to the north are some of the most genuinely kind, polite, wonderful people I’ve ever met during my travels. Their country is drop dead gorgeous. One of […]

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Photo Essay: Toronto’s Chinatown

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Six Hotels to Add to Your Summer Travels

‘Tis the season for planning summer vacations! Looking for a great destination hotel to visit this summer? Here are six phenomenal hotels to add to your summer travels: 1. Stowe Mountain Lodge, Vermont The ski town of Stowe, Vermont isn’t just for winter adventures! The Stowe Mountain Lodge, which just went through a multi-million dollar […]

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Restaurant Review: downtown food

Note from August 2015: Rumor has it that downtownfood may have closed, so make sure you call ahead before heading there (there does appear to be a Downtown Food in Calgary, but it is likely different). I’m leaving my review up, though, as a testament to what an awesome meal Chef MacLean prepared for us.  Tucked away […]

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Cruising on Lake Minnewanka

Our first afternoon in Banff, we headed to Lake Minnewanka for a boat cruise. We thought a guided tour would be a good way to get our bearings on the area & learn a little bit about the history & geography. After missing our scheduled boat cruise by just a few minutes, the folks at […]

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Bow Valley Parkway

When we told people we were headed to Banff National Park in Alberta to explore, we heard the same suggestion from almost everyone: drive the Bow Valley Parkway. It’s one of the best places to see wildlife in the park & a great alternative to busy Highway 1. The Bow Valley Parkway is the original route that connected […]

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