It was the best cup of coffee we’ve ever tasted. But our enjoyment of the moment went well beyond the drink itself. It was also the setting, the company, and the adventure that brought us to this idyllic spot in Colombia’s world-famous coffee region.
Saskatchewan is a hotspot for seeing and photographing whooping cranes, one of the rarest and most famous endangered birds in North America. Each fall these magnificent white birds migrate around 4,000 km from their nesting grounds in Wood Buffalo National Park, straddling the Alberta / Northwest Territories border, to their winter home in Aransas National […]
For many years, we’ve managed to travel to a lot of cool places by taking advantages of a variety of travel points programs, the chief one being Aeroplan. But the times they are a-changin’. November will bring so many changes to Aeroplan that it essentially becomes a new program with new rules. Changes are both […]
Saskatchewan’s Prince Albert National Park is a prime spot both for fall colours and for hiking. But if you want to combine the best of both worlds, it’s hard to beat the Spruce River Highlands Trail. It’s an enjoyable 8.5-km loop through hilly terrain, shady stands of tall aspen forest, and open meadows on sandy […]
Saskatchewan abounds with great scenic drives during fall colour season, but if we had to pick one it would be the aptly named Narrow Hills Scenic Drive in Narrow Hills Provincial Park. The hills are named for the enormous masses of rocks, soil, and debris pushed into ridges by moving glaciers. The forest diversity of […]
Fall colour season is here. So we thought that it is time for an update on a posting we did a couple of years ago on the best places in Saskatchewan to find fall colours. We have everything from the mixed woods forests of the north, to aspen parkland, river valleys, and prairie coulees. Conditions […]