Become a parent and you will began to celebrate each miraculous moment: the first smile, first word, first step. For those of us who love the outdoors, another huge milestone his the first hike. There’s no one right answer as to when, though I would urge that you get out there “as early as, Read More

I love travel. The further I go and the more frequent I go, I am always reminded of the differences and yet the common core or similarity we all have as people on our amazing planet. Rather than avoid or be fearful of our differences, new experiences with cultures allows us to understand why, Read More

Lake Tahoe is one of my favorite places in the world. It’s nestled in the mountains between the border of California and Nevada. This freshwater lake is the second deepest in the US and is one of the most beautiful places in the entire country. The water is a deep blue and green, which, Read More

Edmonton International Airport is the closest major airport to Jasper National Park. So we flew straight from Vancouver to Edmonton to start our adventure in the Canadian Rockies. Jasper town is at the centre of the wild expanse of this National Park which makes it the perfect base for adventure. This rugged town has a, Read More

The thermometer had plummeted to 0 degrees and it wasn’t even 4pm on what had been a warmish day in Yoho national Park. And at first glance, the two-bedroom wood cabin we had booked, looked basic. No underfloor heating, or fancy climate control contraptions. How would it keep out that biting cold? We didn’t, Read More

Before we headed to Jasper National Park, we based ourselves in Edmonton – the capital city of Alberta. But more important to hockey fans, it is home of the Edmonton Oilers. The great Wayne Gretsky played for the Oilers. Don’t know who I am talking about? Clearly you don’t know a thing about hockey. Hockey in, Read More

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