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Jacqueline Louie is a Calgary-based freelance writer and a member of the Travel Media Association of Canada.

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Play at Waterton Lakes and Stay at Crandell Mountain Lodge

Posted on: April 9, 2021

Canada is home to some of the world’s most spectacular wild places. Waterton Lakes National Park in southwestern Alberta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, International Peace Park, and biosphere reserve (a learning place for sustainable development). It is a wonderful destination for a family vacation. What better time to visit
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Canada’s Early Spring Gardens Shine

Posted on: April 5, 2021

With the arrival of spring, exploring public parks and gardens is a great way to take in the beauty of the season and bask in the light of longer days. And Canada’s early spring gardens are more impressive than you’d think! “Public gardens provide an inspiration for gardeners, for what
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There’s More to the Crowsnest Pass Than You Think!

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Sometimes getting away from it all is as easy as heading out to explore your own backyard. The Crowsnest Pass, a two-and-a-half-hour drive southwest of Calgary, offers year-round outdoor recreation opportunities. While spring is just around the corner, there is still an opportunity to enjoy a winter visit. Southwestern Alberta is
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Do Winter Right in Jasper at Marmot Basin

Posted on: February 17, 2021

Gliding through the forest following the ski instructor, as we cross from the mountain shadows into a burst of sunlight and open slopes, brings a vivid spark of joy. This is winter at Marmot Basin ski resort, just outside the town of Jasper in Jasper National Park, Alberta. With most
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How to Travel Greener, When We Can Travel

Posted on: January 20, 2021

Every choice you make has an impact. You and your family can make a difference in the environment when travelling, based on how you choose to spend your money, so you travel green(er)! Calgarian Tatiana Teevens, cofounder of Adventure With Purpose – a tour agency focused on conservation, education and
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Holidays are Over but Winter Driving is Here a Lot Longer. Here’s How to Stay Safe on Winter Roads

Posted on: January 6, 2021

The holidays may be over, but winter is here. If you’re planning a winter road trip, the best way to help ensure smooth travels is to plan ahead. Here are the top tips to get ready for a winter road trip and stay safe on winter roads from two Canadian
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Bao, A Chinese Christmas Tradition {Recipe}

Posted on: December 21, 2020

Part of the magic of Christmas – in addition to snow, twinkling lights, decorated trees and amazing music – is food. Christmas food traditions can make memories that will last a lifetime, with treasured recipes handed down through families, and shared with good friends. At Christmastime, my mother and her
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Do You Really Like to Ski or Snowboard? Go to Alberta’s Castle Mountain Resort

Posted on: December 2, 2020

At Castle Mountain Resort in southwestern Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, the snow is deep, and the powder is light and amazing. Home to some of North America’s longest fall line runs, Castle Mountain is Alberta’s second-largest resort covering approximately 1,450 hectares with 95 trails and eight alpine bowls across two mountains. 
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Small Hotels are Huge at Alberta’s Charming Inns

Posted on: November 11, 2020

Hiking or snowshoeing through the forest. Making snowmen and snow angels. Roasting s’mores as you warm up by the fire and breathe in the crisp cool air. Relaxing by the fireside with a book, or soaking in a jetted tub. Playing board games. Unplugging from the distractions and stresses of
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Israel in the Kitchen with Israel Cookalong {Recipes}

Posted on: October 13, 2020

People may be travelling more locally these days, but you can still discover the magic of other cultures from the comfort of home. With Israel Cookalong, a real-time cook-along over Zoom, you can taste the exuberant flavours of Israel, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Appetizers, salads, main courses and
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