Taste of Red Deer is moving to downtown this summer! Taste of Red Deer – the popular food event you know and love is joining with CentreFest, Central Alberta’s largest street performer festival on Friday, July 26 from 6pm-9pm.   With over 25 local restaurants expected to participate, you will be able to purchase food…

 Edmonton Itinerary: Things to do in Edmonton in 3 days By: To Some Place New Edmonton is the capital city of the province of Alberta – the land of the living skies. If you are visiting this province, it is a must that you visit Edmonton. The city has a suburb yet modern feel to…

HIGHWAY 22: A Road Trip down Alberta’s Cowboy Trail By Cate Kittlitz Driving Highway 22, also known as the Cowboy Trail, is a great introduction into Alberta’s history and culture. The highway is a lesser known, scenic drive that (depending who you talk to) starts all the way south in Cardston. The town of Mayerthorpe…

Our third camping trip of the summer took us down to the Oldman Dam Provincial Recreation Area near the Crowsnest Pass area of southern Alberta. The park is only 15 minutes from the town of Pincher Creek. We reserved three sites in the Cottonwood Campground, just one of four campgrounds located within the park. Cottonwood is tucked…

Burstall Pass Christine and I decided to have a kid-free hiking adventure on a late Friday in July. We chose Burstall Pass in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park as our destination for the day and we weren’t disappointed in the least. The trail to the pass is 7.4km one-way with an elevation gain of 470m. The…

Blog by: A Walk in the Forrest We rocked up at the trail head for Tent Ridge Horseshoe at around 11 o’clock on a Saturday morning so as you might expect the small parking lot was busy with people.  This hike can become quite crowded but do not let this put you off.  It is…

I LOVE TO FISH Firstly, a bit about me and my love of fishing….. I moved to Alberta in the 70’s with a desire to learn to fly fish.  Luckily I met a fellow who was passionate about fly fishing and he took me under his wing.Under his guidance, I learned most everything I needed…

Located within the breathtaking boundaries of Banff National Park, the two towns of Banff and Lake Louise provide the recipe for a perfect family vacation: awe-inspiring scenery, a fun family-friendly atmosphere, and every outdoor activity you can imagine. Canada is a hot destination for travel! Recent acclaims from National Geographic and CNN Travel call Banff…

STAR GAZERS AND SCIENCE LOVERS REJOICE! THE JASPER DARK SKY FESTIVAL IS BACK FOR ITS 8TH YEAR AND THE LINEUP IS BETTER THAN EVER. ⭐⭐⭐ Written by Sabrina Doyle Main photo by Jasper National Park/ Ryan Bray When the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada designated Jasper as a Dark Sky Preserve in 2011, they likely had…

Night Sky Photography Written by Jack Fusco “BETWEEN THE INCREDIBLE DARK SKY AND THE BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS, JASPER IS HANDS DOWN ONE OF MY FAVORITE PLACES TO TAKE PICTURES OF THE STARS.” Jack Fusco Photography Jack Fusco Photography Jack Fusco Photography HERE’S A QUICK LIST TO HELP YOU GET STARTED! 1. Complete a gear checklist before…