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Soaking up: Banff- Where to play

January 16, 2019
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Banff is the ultimate outdoor adventure with places to play for everyone. Depending on the time of year your adventure choices may differ. For our summer vacation we were able to choose from so many family friendly adventures. Two of the three days didn’t cost us a dime. Day 1 A scenic drive through the mountains from the Town of Banff to the Glacier parks with several stops to see some of the most iconic bodies of water in Alberta.…

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Soaking up: Banff- Where to eat

January 16, 2019

Eating has to be my favourite thing to do while on vacation. I love submerging myself in food culture of whatever city I’m staying in and Alberta is all about their home grown beef. I was skeptical as to how different beef could actually taste between Alberta and Manitoba, oh boy was I in for the treat. Now I’m not a huge meat eater but when in Alberta do as the Albertans do. Best picks for best restaurant per meal: …

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My top 5 safety tips when encountering wildlife on the highway

January 9, 2019

Banff is beautiful and all I wanted to do was get lost in the woods, unfortunately hiking wasn’t an option with a cranky 18 month old, so we decided to take a drive to see some of Banff’s beautiful lakes. One the way home we were beat, we drove XX km for the day and Leo was exhausted from the long day of driving. Rudy and I spent the day trying to spot any type of larger wildlife from the…

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Top 5 wildlife to spot in Banff

January 9, 2019

Banff National Park is rich with wildlife, unfortunately there is no magical equation on how to optimize the opportunity to see wildlife, other then a lot of luck + a fully charged camera. While we drove through the park we spotted all but the elusive mountain goat on our list. Each encounter was random, unexpected and completely jaw dropping. On our second day as we drove from lake to lake my hubby literally pulled over to pee on the side…

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The Rimrock Resort Hotel

January 8, 2019
Rimrock Resort Hotel

Driving through the gentle giants known as the Canadian rockies I couldn’t help but wonder what the view would look like from our hotel. I have several things I look for when I look for accommodations, one in particular is the view from our room. While this may seem trivial, when I am traveling with Leo, we often spend sunsets and rises in our room, and I don’t want a case a FOMO. A view allows me to still feel…

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Soaking up: Banff- Where to stay

January 8, 2019
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Banff is probably one of the most beautiful towns I have been to thus far in my travel career. The best part about it is the scenery  is vertical! Those gigantic mountains that surround the town  like a 360 painting. Chalets, condos, luxurious and budget friendly and hostels are all options that are fully available making Banff a destination attractive for anyone. Luxury We chose the Rimrock Resort hotel simply for the view. Some may think I am crazy, however…

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Soaking up: Banff National park

October 19, 2018
Banff National Park

“I hate Canada”. My only response “Let’s just take a trip to mountains you may love them.” My husband a Trinidadian to his core found himself in the heart of Canada, which is also the coldest part of the country and the flattest. I begged him for almost two years to take a family trip to Banff to no avail, until one day I just booked it. Banff is one of Canadas’ gem that doesn’t get the air play it…

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