Posts Tagged "Canada"


Last updated: 12/15/16 Back in 2010 I had finally got enough reward miles for a frequent flyer ticket anywhere in the USA and Canada.  Naturally I booked one of the most expensive tickets that I could get my hands on, and ended up on a short trip to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.  Of course you can find cheap flight tickets online if you don’t have miles like us.  Between the stunning vistas of Lake Louise and the...

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Last updated: 12/15/16 If you are a fan of our blog’s Facebook page, you likely are well aware that I have been going up to Northern Canada for my day job several times this year.  My latest trip in particular had some interesting experiences associated with it as the time of year was quickly reaching the winter solstice.  The occasional -30°C (-22°F) temperature was not enough to make me terribly upset, and missing the northern...

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Last updated: 02/21/17 The Do and Don’t listing is something that I have always enjoyed watching on travel specials and am throwing my hand into the style with great feature!  While some of these features are often in the style of “you must do this” and “you might as well miss that,” this version is formatted in a different way and in no way tell you not to do something major, as my misfortune might be...

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Last updated: 12/16/16 This past weekend I spent an incredible 5 nights in Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.  My original intent was to spend most of the trip hiking and taking massive quantities of photos while taking a break from thesis writing.  In the end, I completed the latter two, even though I still managed to get some work done on my thesis towards the end of the trip.  The hiking, however, was not to my liking, and...

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Last updated: 01/25/15 Two years ago I wasn’t aware of the existence of a Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It wasn’t until seeing the Banff Film Festival on tour in Pittsburgh, PA in the summer of 2009 that I learned of Canada’s premier national park. The film festival, which focuses on adventure sports in beautiful locations around the world, has become a world wide sensation; drawing visitors from around the...

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