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“I don’t think I’ll ever get used to this,” I admitted to my co-worker Frankie, beckoning to the striking blue mountains that surrounded us. The sun cast golden circles across the snow-laden wooden rooftops in the resort village of Alpe...
Every year, family and multi-generational travellers discover that there is more to Canada’s Great White North than meets the eye. One of the cities that has exploded for winter travel is Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. Families have become one of the...
Ring in the new decade with an invigorating dip in Pacific, Atlantic, lake or river water—provided you can do so safely. There is some safety in numbers, and these four events across the country are likely to draw out plenty...
I love where I live: Vancouver, British Columbia. I hope you love where you live as well—if not, why live there? But there’s another region not far away that, every time I visit, makes me question why I hang my...
If you want to battle crowds at the mall or rack up debt online shopping today, go for it. But if you’d rather enjoy your day off, get some fresh air and stretch your muscles, here are three winter activities...
With a growing number of Canadians making their way off the couch and onto the trails, park management is struggling to keep up. Trail erosion, litter, parking congestion and human and animal waste are just a few of the mounting...
Written by Leah Adams-Chute Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Tourism The Sunshine Coast has all those chill, isle-like vibes you’re looking for while on vacation. This stretch of coastline, which is only accessible by ferry or floatplane, feels like a world away...
As you pull on snow pants and boots beside a wood stove in a log cabin outside Whitehorse, a little girl named Nola is asking for your name. You emphasize the ‘A’ in ‘Ailsa,’ and then you stifle a sigh...
We all suffer from not being fully engaged. It’s hard, but so is the everyday swirl of life. Don’t fret, the workplace hamster-wheel can be reset by powder to the face, snowshoeing in the woods and taking time to learn...
So you don't ski or snowboard, but don’t want to be left out of a winter trip? As a snowboarder who suffered a serious past injury, I started to wonder what a winter getaway would look like without shredding a...
As I skier, I can get trapped in a box. I have my favourite hills—the ones I return to over and over whenever Ullr summons. Thankfully, as a Vancouverite, the hill I call my own is pretty good. From my house, I’ll...
Only a 50-minute drive from Vancouver and a 1.5-hour hike up a mountain, I was sliding on slick ice and crunching through frost-crusted snow. In October. For a good chunk of Canadians, this might not seem so impressive. Growing up in Alberta...
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