Rocky Mountains

Things to Celebrate on Canada's 147th Birthday

Pam Ross | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada
Pam Ross

Hopewell Rocks, those beautiful natural structures, change from islands to massive rocks when the tide goes out. To be honest, though, the real beauty of the east coast is the people. While traveling solo there a few years ago, I don't think I had a single meal alone, I was invited to join people every time. Amazing people.

Opportunity, Mountains & Chinooks: 3 Reasons to Love Calgary

Cody Battershill | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

There are definitive reasons why Calgary has emerged as a world-class city as the Economist Intelligence Unit's Livability Survey suggests, which has named our city the 5th Most Livable in the World for 4 consecutive years in a row.

First Winter Run

Martin Parnell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

I knew this day would come, sooner or later. The two runs I had completed earlier this week, were around zero Celsius and the weather forecast for the weekend was cold, very cold. It's 6.30am on Sunday morning and I'm looking through frosted glass at the outside thermometer. The red mercury line is at -22C, and I later find out its -26C with the wind chill.

7 Unique Winter Activities In Calgary, The Alberta Rockies

Cody Battershill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

'Tis the season to do what we cannot do during the rest of the year; skiing, snowboarding, tobogganing, dog-sledding and snowmobiling are but a few of the adventurous activities made available by the winter season.

Rocky Mountain Home, Rocky Mountain High

Robin Farr | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada Alberta
Robin Farr

John Denver made me move back to Alberta. Not literally, of course, because he was dead by the time I returned to Calgary. But I hold him responsible, even though the Rockies he sang about were not my Rockies.

Top 5 Tourist Attractions In Canada

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Travel

Canadians have a wealth of world-class tourist attractions in their own backyard to brag about, but which is the nation's best? Some might say the ...

Cool Train Rides You Have To Try

The Huffington Post Canada | Rod Charles | Posted 04.27.2012 | Canada Travel

When we think of great train rides we often think of Europe. And it’s true – you simply can’t visit places like London, Germany or Switzerland w...