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History brought to life

On our road trips around Alberta, we’ve visited several historic places. While many offer engaging and memorable experiences, others are just a bathroom break in an old building. The sites my kids like best are the ones with hands-on activities and interpreters in period dress who bring the past to life. Bonus if there are horse-drawn wagon rides and ice cream!

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Bienvenue à Québec

Imagine the perfect summer holiday with historic charm, incredible cuisine, and the chance to experience a new culture – with the added appeal of being able to use Canadian currency, no border customs, no jet lag, and direct flights from Calgary International Airport (YYC)!

Why not skip BC this summer and try Québec instead?

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10 keys to a stress-free road trip with the kids

Road trips are a lot of fun, but they can also be stressful if you’re not properly prepared for them.

Thankfully, there are many things you can do to reduce stress and keep everyone happy. Based on my own experiences as well as conversations with other parents, I’ve pulled together a list of some favorite stress-management tips:

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Inspiration to Camp in the North

Living in Alberta, we’re lucky to have one of the most beautiful natural gems right in our backyard: the Rockies. Would you say that because you live in (or around) Calgary, you stick to camping adventures in the mountains or just south of Red Deer? I can see why. Would you believe me if I told you there are some wonderful non-mountainous campgrounds in the upper half of Alberta?

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