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My #bestnine2017 images via Instagram

I’m happy to share with you my #bestnine2017 images according to my Instagram following. With 8/9 images showcasing my home, it speaks volumes to the beauty found right here in Saskatchewan. Grand skies, crazy weather, incredible landscapes and wildlife were common Read on! →

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Three winter hot spots in Western Canada

Not headed on a hot holiday this year? Consider discovering a few of the wonderful winter offerings found in Western Canadian cities. While this list isn’t inclusive of all the other cities that have fabulous winter offerings (i.e. Saskatoon, Regina, Calgary, Read on! →

Photo essay: 20 images studying colour and texture along the eastern shore of Halifax

I recently discovered early October is a wonderful time to be a photographer in Halifax. During my first visit to the city, my hopes were high to capture what I have heard from many, one of Canada’s most beautiful cities. To Read on! →

Top 10 places to celebrate the holidays with Parks Canada

Celebrating the holiday season is made easy by simply visiting Parks Canada sites across the country! Take in the beauty and history of the sites along with family-friendly activities. **For all my fellow birders out there, take note of all Read on! →

Sweet serenity and adventure found in idyllic Couer d’Alene, Idaho 

“It’s still got that small town feel,” says my taxi driver as we pull into town. From first appearance at least, he’s right. Charm oozes as we drive down a quaint main street full of shops, restaurants and pubs – Read on! →

Churchill wildlife: polar bears and beyond

I try not to get too hyped up before visiting a new destination, keeping research slim and daydreaming to a minimum. That way, I persist in being present, taking surprises in stride and soaking in moments of adventure I couldn’t Read on! →

8 ways to enjoy Saskatoon’s culinary boom

There’s an undeniable vibrancy abuzz in Saskatchewan’s largest city. A food and drink revolution is well underway in Saskatoon, thanks in part to the revitalized Riversdale neighbourhood, which has become a catalyst in encouraging entrepreneurs to set up shop. The Read on! →

Saguenay Quebec: The perfect family pitstop for adventure

The region of Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean is well known for a few things: delicious squeaky cheese curds (of poutine fame), picturesque cycling paths, the Fjord du Saguenay — one of the world’s longest fjords — and the beautiful lake found smack dab Read on! →

Polar Bear Hubbards Point Churchill

Guest Post: Polar Bear Safari

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the word “safari” my thoughts immediately jump to Africa. But did you know there is a once-in-a-lifetime safari you can experience right here in Canada? It’s a polar bear safari and Churchill, Read on! →