Frank Slide - Turtle Mountain in Frank Alberta landslide

Disaster and Dark Tourism in Alberta

When I think of dark tourism, Canada is the last place that comes to mind. But when I really take a look around, I find there are way more sites historically associated with tragedy here than I originally thought there were. I always think of Europe as a haven for dark tourists, since this part of the world endured many …

Snow covered baby bison at Elk Island National Park

Discovering Elk Island National Park

The highway to Elk Island National Park was a terrifying drive, largely due to the -26℃ winds that were hurling snow so thick I could barely see the road in front of me! Along Highway 16, I passed several cars and trucks that had managed to make their way into the ditch. I even saw one car that was flipped …

A woman looking at the view of Edmonton Skyline from the River Valley and the Frozen North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton in the winter

Fun Things to Do in Edmonton in Winter

I hate winter. I hate everything about it. Okay, that’s not totally true. The first snowfall is always beautiful. And when everything’s lined with frost, I always want to snap a million pictures to show everyone just how magical it looks. But I hate the rest of winter. The short days, the winds that make it nearly impossible to keep …

The Best Things to Do in Jasper National Park on a Winter Weekend Getaway

Jasper National Park is the perfect stop for your weekend getaway. Located in the province of Alberta, Jasper is calmer and less crowded than its Rocky Mountain counterpart Banff making it a great place to go for a weekend of rest and relaxation. Surrounded by majestic snow-covered mountains make the cozy town a magical winter wonderland. Arriving in Jasper on …