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Sky High Winemaker’s Dinner with Harry McWatters

A mountain, a legend, and a legendary dinner.

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Wine, food and fresh air: Cypress Hills, Alberta

Cypress Hills Provincial Park takes up residence on both sides of the Saskatchewan and Alberta border in the deepest southern…

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My Night with Henny – A Foodwriter’s Introduction to Hennessy Cognac

Having a chauffeur-driven Cadillac whisk you off to the airport to catch a flight destined for one of the most…

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Calgary – Boutique Hotels, Wine Bars, Cocktails, Food, and Hipstamatic

I drive my kids crazy with my constant proclamations of love for Hipstamatic, a photography app that I’ve been using for…

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Winter Destination: Jasper, Alberta

It’s obvious that you’d go to Jasper in the winter because of the skiing, but, what if you’re not a…

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Eat, Drink, Explore the South Okanagan: Oliver & Osoyoos

When I was in Chianti, I tried explaining the geographical features of Canada to a young woman who worked at an agritourismo….

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The Fernie Food Tour

I’ve traveled to and through British Columbia so many times, I can’t even count anymore. Usually, the Okanagan or Vancouver Island…

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Cranbrook, BC: Lonely Planet’s Missed Opportunity

What happens when a travel writer slams a town for having nothing to offer? The town fights back. Rule #1…

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Hotel Arts: Calgary’s Consistently Impressive Boutique Hotel

I travel a lot. I stay in hotels. They get boring. They look like grey blocks…and I like pretty things….

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Christmas in November at Jasper Park Lodge

There is hardly a more postcard-perfect Christmas setting than that of the Fairmont’s Jasper Park Lodge (JPL) framed by a…

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