Saskatoon to Regina via the Scenic Route

Elbow Harbor, Saskatchewan

While Hwy #11 is the quick and easy way to travel between Saskatoon and Regina, an alternate route just to the west takes you through significantly different countryside including sand hills, wildlife refuges, three provincial parks, one of the world’s largest earth-filled dams, impressive sand dunes, and southern Saskatchewan’s largest lake. Most of this route […]

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10 Amazing Saskatchewan Places that Might Surprise You

Porcupine River, Saskatchewan

This posting is intended to help you plan your future travels. We don’t recommend travelling until Covid-19 travel restrictions are lifted. In the last posting, we looked at 10 Easy to Reach Saskatchewan Scenic Viewpoints. This time we kick things up a notch by looking at 10 amazing places that aren’t so straightforward to get […]

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Visiting Mexico’s Marvelous Monarchs

Monarch Butterflies at El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve, Mexico.

As soon as the morning sun warms the air, the forest and sky spring to life. Bold splashes of orange speckle the blue sky as countless monarchs take flight and land on branches, logs, the ground, and even on our heads and shoulders. The sound is unlike anything we have heard before: a gentle, whispering […]

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The Best of Yoho National Park

Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada

British Columbia’s Yoho National Park ranks among Canada’s most magnificent landscapes. The name says it all – Yoho is a Cree word expressing awe and wonder. While that may describe many places in the Rocky Mountains, things here seem cranked up another notch, with 36 peaks soaring over 3,000 metres, raging rivers and waterfalls galore, […]

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Saskatchewan’s Springtime Bird Extravaganza

Buffleheads, Saskatchewan

Springtime in Saskatchewan brings one of the most exciting times for wildlife viewing and photography. While this is prime time for a variety of critters, where Saskatchewan really excels is the phenomenal bird activity and dazzling colour on and around its many ponds and wetlands. Many birds flaunt their finest spring regalia and are ready […]

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