Travel Manitoba Articles http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/ Recent Articles - Stories & Ideas: Culture & Heritage Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:58:32 GMT Polar Bear Capital of the World. Says who? Churchill, Manitoba does. http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/polar-bear-capital-of-the-world-says-who-churchill-manitoba-does-/715/ It is official. Churchill is the Polar Bear Capital of the World. Sure, most of us may have known this for years, but the town recently (and finally!) trademarked the moniker. So how can other small.. Wed, 09 Oct 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/polar-bear-capital-of-the-world-says-who-churchill-manitoba-does-/715/ Art Expedition: 2013 Edition http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/art-expedition-2013-edition/722/ Meet Manitoba’s talented artists on their own turf. From sculptors, painters, carvers and potters, creative types open their home studios to art admirers. Watch art in action and take home... Wed, 15 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/art-expedition-2013-edition/722/ Modern fur trade rooted in history http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/modern-fur-trade-rooted-in-history/732/ Loaded with fur pelts caught on traplines across Northern Manitoba, modern-day trappers descend on Thompson every year to sell their wares to the highest bidder. The Thompson Fur Table connects... Sun, 06 Jan 2013 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/modern-fur-trade-rooted-in-history/732/ Celebrate Manitoba’s Harvest at Fall Feasts http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/celebrate-manitoba-s-harvest-at-fall-feasts/739/ Dig into the best of Manitoba’s fall harvest at community feasts throughout the province. Tue, 25 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/celebrate-manitoba-s-harvest-at-fall-feasts/739/ Share the past and celebrate the present with Manitoba’s First Nations people http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/share-the-past-and-celebrate-the-present-with-manitoba-s-first-nations-people/741/ Experience Manitoba’s storied and vibrant indigenous culture at attractions throughout the province. The original people of the prairies proudly share their history and traditions with travelers... Sun, 16 Sep 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/share-the-past-and-celebrate-the-present-with-manitoba-s-first-nations-people/741/ Canada’s Best Neighbourhood: Osborne Village http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/canada-s-best-neighbourhood-osborne-village/745/ Named Canada’s Best Neighbourhood, Winnipeg’s Osborne Village epitomizes the best of vibrant urban life: eclectic shops, amazing eateries and an exuberant street scene. Sun, 08 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/canada-s-best-neighbourhood-osborne-village/745/ Literary Locales http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/literary-locales/749/ Canada is fertile ground for literary talent and the province of Manitoba has produced some of the finest. Just in time for the Thin Air Winnipeg International Writer’s Festival, check out the... Wed, 06 Jun 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/literary-locales/749/ Flin Flon: Cool Mining Town with Storied Past http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/flin-flon-cool-mining-town-with-storied-past/751/ There are coal mining towns and then there are cool mining towns. Flin Flon, the northern Manitoba hub with the cartoonish moniker, is a cool mining town. Tue, 24 Apr 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/flin-flon-cool-mining-town-with-storied-past/751/ Menno-toba. Top spots in our province to make like a Mennonite. http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/menno-toba-top-spots-in-our-province-to-make-like-a-mennonite-/761/ It’s easy to spot a Mennonite in modern-day Manitoba. You’ll find them wearing ironic secondhand T-shirts while eating Oma’s borscht soup. Check out these Mennonite hotspots to enjoy their easy... Tue, 10 Jan 2012 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/menno-toba-top-spots-in-our-province-to-make-like-a-mennonite-/761/ Revisiting the Pioneer Spirit http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/revisiting-the-pioneer-spirit/771/ Forget “Google it.” A dishwasher? Ha. Step away from modern day influences and experience the essence of early 20th century life on the Prairies with a visit to the Wasyl Negrych Pioneer Homestead. Wed, 03 Aug 2011 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/articles/view/revisiting-the-pioneer-spirit/771/