Cruising through Cowtown: The Neighbourhoods of Calgary

Some call it Cowtown and some call it C-town. A lot of people call it Stampede City, and for good reason! But whatever you choose to call it, we're sure you'll find plenty to like about the "Heart of the New West," a.k.a. Calgary. As Canada's third largest city — located near the wide [...]

2018-11-20T11:52:31+00:00By |Calgary|0 Comments

Cheers to Canadian beers

A well-stocked Canadian fridge will always include the following things: back bacon, maple syrup, and most important of all, beer. That’s because beer has been synonymous with Canadian heritage since early Europeans settled here in the mid-17th century. And any festive holiday party, adult birthday party or sloppy company party will prove that Canada’s [...]

Travelling in Canada by bus or by train

Even though there are 3694 kms (2295 miles) from Montreal to Vancouver, you will want to travel in Canada; to discover the different regions, different environments, different accents, food and people.

O Canada: How to get Canadian citizenship

If you have been settled in Canada for a few years and are finally feeling ready to plant your flag firmly in the ground, then perhaps it's time you applied for Canadian citizenship. As you will see, citizenship comes with many benefits, but the process is not entirely simple, so you will need to [...]

Best Public Parks in Calgary

Parks in Calgary are a world to discover, not only because there are nearly 5,000 of them but also because of the many different spaces, activities and venues that each has to offer. The city has more than 8,000 hectares of parkland, the largest urban park in Canada and the longest paved urban pathway system in [...]

2018-06-01T11:23:11+00:00By |Calgary, Leisure|0 Comments

Road Trips in Canada – Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary

Taking a road trip is always fun, particularly in Canada because the country is one of the biggest in the world with a huge array of amazing landscapes. Depending on where you live in Canada there are a number of legendary road trips to choose from. From Vancouver – The sea to sky highway [...]

Calgary Stampede

Every July, the world famous Calgary Stampede takes place in the city of Calgary, Alberta. This event is a real pride for the inhabitants as it’s considered as one of the biggest outdoor exhibitions in the world. It lasts 10 days, with rodeo and agriculture honoured. The first agricultural fair took place in Calgary [...]

North America: The Geography of Canada

Canada may be the second largest country in the world, covering 9.9 million square kilometers, but when it comes to the geography of Canada, most people know very little about it. Often, it seems to take a back seat to the USA and gets lumped in with the title of “North America” - which it is [...]

Gastronomy in Calgary

Calgary displays an astronomic amount of culinary alternatives and there is not a single geographic region or specific cuisine which is not fairly represented there. May you be in search for a quick, yet fresh and well-balanced lunch, a tasteful brunch or a romantic candlelight dinner, the gastronomy of Calgary invites you to enjoy [...]

Public Transportation in Calgary

Calgary Transit (CT) is known for its environmental significance and efficient service, when it comes to public transportation in Calgary. With over 4,000 kilometres of transport, encompassing 160 bus routes - including the BRT and express bus services – and 2 Light Rail routes, your journeys on public transportation in Calgary are sure to [...]

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