What's Hot http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/ Posts Sat, 29 Nov 2014 02:21:40 GMT Hot this week – November 24 to 30 http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/25/Hot-this-week-November-24-to-30/13610/ The holiday season starts in full force this week. There are plenty of family-friendly shows and events to enjoy and some cool outdoor activities too. It's time to embrace the snow! Here is our list ... Continue Reading &raquo; Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/25/Hot-this-week-November-24-to-30/13610/ The 12 ways to buy local this holiday season http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/24/The-12-ways-to-buy-local-this-holiday-season/13605/ <img src='http://www.travelmanitoba.com/includes/content/images/media/basket.jpg'/><br/> 'Tis the season for giving...and eating! And what better way to do both than by supporting the great food makers in our community. From fresh-baked breads to locally-grown grains to flavours of the ... Continue Reading &raquo; Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/24/The-12-ways-to-buy-local-this-holiday-season/13605/ My Northern Education http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/21/My-Northern-Education/13609/ Join Alexis from&nbsp;Travel Manitoba&nbsp;as&nbsp;she discovers Churchill - its polar bears, its link to scientific research and its importance as a historic and cultural destination. Part 1 - ... Continue Reading &raquo; Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/21/My-Northern-Education/13609/ My Northern Education: Part 3 – The Heart of the North http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-3-The-Heart-of-the-North/13608/ Churchill is known as the &quot;Polar Bear Capital of the World&quot;, but it also played a major role in&nbsp;Canadian history. Every polar bear tour carves out time for visitors to discover the ... Continue Reading &raquo; Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-3-The-Heart-of-the-North/13608/ My Northern Education: Part 2 – Science in the Snow http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-2-Science-in-the-Snow/13607/ My time up north is with the Churchill Northern Studies Centre (CNSC) located 23 kilometres east of the town of Churchill. Housed in the greenest of buildings surrounded by white, this non-profit ... Continue Reading &raquo; Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-2-Science-in-the-Snow/13607/ My Northern Education: Part 1 - Lords of the Arctic http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-1---Lords-of-the-Arctic-/13606/ When I'm asked if I would like to participate in the Churchill Northern Studies Centre's Lords of the Arctic Learning Vacation, I giddily pack my long johns. I've worked for Travel Manitoba for ... Continue Reading &raquo; Thu, 20 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/20/My-Northern-Education-Part-1---Lords-of-the-Arctic-/13606/ Hot this week – November 17 to 23 http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/18/Hot-this-week-November-17-to-23/13604/ Art lovers, prepare your senses. Manitoba's theatre, visual arts, music and museum scene is a hot commodity right now. Toss in a few thrilling hockey games and you have yourself a robust week of ... Continue Reading &raquo; Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/18/Hot-this-week-November-17-to-23/13604/ Hot this week – November 10 to 16 http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/10/Hot-this-week-November-10-to-16/13603/ This is the week to honour, salute and give thanks to our brave veterans who have fought for our freedoms. In addition to Remembrance Day events, the CMHR opens all 11 galleries while the holiday ... Continue Reading &raquo; Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/10/Hot-this-week-November-10-to-16/13603/ Top 5 Rides from the Past http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/6/Top-5-Rides-from-the-Past/13601/ If you're going to go back in time, you're going to need a ride. The York boat is just one example of transportation from another era. Here's our list of five more important modes of transport ... Continue Reading &raquo; Thu, 06 Nov 2014 07:00:00 GMT http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/6/Top-5-Rides-from-the-Past/13601/ Magical Interlake History Tour http://www.travelmanitoba.com/trip-essentials/blog/post/2014/6/Magical-Interlake-History-Tour/13600/ After seeing the York boats at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, continue on a journey of historical discovery through the Interlake. Head north on Highway #9 with a stop at Winnipeg Beach. ... 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