Calgary Farmer’s Market

I’ve been going to the Calgary Farmer’s Market off and on for the last 4 years, and I love it! While we were waiting for our immigration papers to come through, it would go something like this: week 1, Calgary Farmer’s Market – week 2, Whitefish Farmer’s Market (Montana) and so on. Now that we live in one place, I’m … Read More

Choklat in Calgary

Choklat is an awesome little chocolate store located in the Inglewood district in Calgary, Alberta. I discovered this gem a few years back when we were living in Calgary. Since then, I’ve gone for a truffle or two plus some of their delicious bars of chocolate. Choklat is dedicated to the utmost quality in their chocolate, going as far as … Read More

Chinatown in Calgary

The Chinatown in Calgary is relatively small, but not something you’d want to skip over. There’s some great restaurants and shops with cool gadgets that are fun to poke through. Chinatown borders the Bow River that runs through Calgary, so it’s also a great place to walk, run, or bike. There’s picnic tables and benches where you can take your … Read More


I have so many good things to say about Calgary! Lucky for me, I got to live there for part-time for 4 years during our immigration process. It was great to go there this fall as a tourist on vacation, and we had so much fun revisiting all our favorite places.

Canadian Adventure

We’re in the middle of a Canadian Adventure! You’ve already had a preview with Lake Agnes and the Teahouse Hike and the Highwood Ridge Adventure. Today, I want to take a little time to tell you where we’ve been and where we’re going so you can follow our route as I post it over the course of this winter.

Highwood Ridge

Location: Kananaskis Country – Alberta, Canada Destination: Highwood Ridge Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 and some Class 2. Brief periods of exposureTrail Overview MapHighwood Ridge is located in the Kananaskis area which is about an hour from Calgary. We spent a good amount of time in Kananaskis country when we lived in Calgary because it was so much … Read More

Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike

Location: Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Lake Agnes Teahouse Distance: 4.5 Miles / 7.2 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise Elevation Gain: 1,250 Feet / 381 Meters Difficulty: Easy Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injuryTrail Overview Map Lake Agnes Teahouse Hike is located in the Lake Louise area of Banff National … Read More

Bear’s Hump Overlooking Waterton Lakes

Location: Waterton Lakes National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: Bear’s Hump Distance: 1.8 Miles / 2.8 Kilometers round-trip from the parking lot Elevation Gain: 656 feet / 200 Meters Difficulty: Short Easy Hike – Great hike for families with children | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injury Click here for an overview map of the trail. … Read More

Red Rock Canyon

Location: Waterton Lakes National Park - Alberta, Canada Destination: Red Rock Canyon Distance: About 11.5 miles / 18.5 Kilometers drive from Waterton Lakes National Park North Entrace to Red Rock Canyon Parking Lot. About .5 mile / .8 Kilometers to hike around the scenic trail. Difficulty: Very easy hike around the scenic trail Click here for driving directions from within ... Read More