I suspect that the 1980’s movie titled “Planes Trains and Automobiles", starring Steve Martin, has been the inspiration for many travellers to try out different forms of transport during their vacation explorations. I know I’ve often referred to the title in my travel writings to different countries around the world. Bourton-on-the-Water Motoring Museum Similar sentiments surround

You've no doubt heard the saying, “Have passport, will travel”?  That could never have been a more tangible reality to me than when I became a Canadian Citizen in December 2018, receiving my new passport shortly after. The world of international travel suddenly opened before us since I was now able to travel to

Touted as the "The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth", the Calgary Stampede is undeniably a Calgary classic! With its roots dating back to 1886 when the Calgary and District Agricultural Society held its first fair, the first rodeo and festival was held in 1912, known as the Stampede. This became an annual event

The neighbourhood of Bridgeland-Riverside, formerly known as Germantown, is primarily residential but is also shares the same address as Calgary's world famous Calgary Zoo and iconic TELUS Spark (Science Centre).  Connected to the City by the extensive Bow River pathway system, the neighbourhood is easily accessible to pedestrians, cyclists and transit commuters alike.  Tom Campbell's

If you're looking for a downtown neighbourhood that has it all, Inglewood is likely to check off all your requirements: located within easy walking distance from Calgary's downtown and East Village; situated along the banks of the Bow River; offering a trendy shopping scene; serving up fantastic culinary destinations; boasting a buzzing live music scene;

If you're in search of "foody", "cosy", "established" or "vibey", then a detour into the southwest neighbourhood of Mission should be on your to-do list. Located within easy walking distance from Calgary's downtown and 17th Avenue, Mission has food, fun and finery packed into a compact corner of the city. Originating as Notre Dame de