“It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you are about to do something really, really brave.” -Mandy Hale- THE AERIAL EXPERIENCE Those first unsure footsteps, shaking hands, a nervous but determined face, gentle words of encouragement…. and a zip-wire so fun it needs to be crossed half a dozen times before moving on. A […]
“Whether for business or pleasure, Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has the attentive staff and luxurious accommodations to make your stay a graceful complement to the fun that abounds just outside our doors.” -Fairmont Hotel Macdonald- From the Edmonton River Valley it looms, a majestic combination of copper and limestone, radiating a romantic elegance in a tale that weaves […]
A HOTEL WITH HISTORY: In July, 1915, the doors to a seven storey limestone and copper, chateau-inspired castle were opened. Luxury and charm spilled into the streets, enticing newcomers of Canada to settle in this Northern Alberta community. Guests dined beneath twinkling chandeliers hung from an ornate 24 foot ceiling, as notes of an invisible […]
“ Edmonton has a growing number of urban and nearby market gardeners, protein producers and food artisans making cheeses, sausages and specialty foods. Our chefs are bravely risking it all to start independent restaurants to showcase this bounty of local. We’ve reached a critical mass in awareness in local consumers ready to appreciate this and support […]
Only a true Canadian would don four layers, 5 lb boots, a parka and a smile in order to fully embrace temperatures of minus 20 in which to explore frozen water. For fun. And pay to do so. So what exactly is that monstrous, cascading wall of winter that looms behind us? That would be the incredible work of the creative minds behind Utah-based Ice Castles. This is the second year for […]
#Fiseworld is a jam packed adrenaline rush. Crowds cheering, beats pumping, and riders crushing some serious stunts, it’s a weekend you’ll never forget.
“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time.” -T. S. Eliot- Located in northern Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, is perhaps a place missed on many wander-lists. It’s a city buried under snow six to eight months […]