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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 …

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 …

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Oddities of Alberta – 7 Unique Places to Visit

Alberta is a Canadian western prairie province that offers a range of stunning scenery, landscapes, and sights for the tourist to explore. From spending a day taking in the majestic Rocky Mountains to exploring the Badlands, seeing the Northern Lights and exploring one of Alberta’s many picturesque towns – there’s so much to do! Filled with the history of the …

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Live Long and Prosper in Vulcan Alberta

The sun beamed down onto our car as we drove into town. Christina and I could feel a tangible spark of energy buzz through the air! My eyes were immediately drawn to Vulcan’s giant roadside attraction – a replica of the Star Trek starship USS Enterprise. We were ready to Live Long and Prosper in Vulcan Alberta. It was at this moment that I knew …