After years of planning exhilarating hikes with my dad — from Nepal’s three-week-long Annapurna Circuit to the 11 km trek into Alberta’s Skoki Lodge — I have one bit of advice: Sometimes it pays to leave it to the experts. While typically I do ...Read More
Deb Cummings is an award-winning journalist who is currently the editor of UCalgary's Alumni magazine. Former travel editor/writer with WestJet's inflight magazine, the Calgary Herald and the Calgary Sun, Deb's favourite family "time" was the year she backpacked across chunks of our planet with her two kids and husband. That's when she perfected her Indian head wobble, love of hamams (Turkish bathhouses), haggling and long distance biking.
I would be lying if I told you that the only vacations we ever took when our two kids were little were a series of far-flung adrenaline fests. Sure we had those when we trekked the West Coast Trail and canoed the Bowron Lakes, ...Read More