I have very fond childhood memories of summer vacations spent in Duck Mountain Provincial Park in Manitoba’s Parkland region. A cozy cabin, days spent splashing in the lake and evening walks through the forest. I didn’t know at the time what made “the Ducks” so special. But after returning many years later, this time with my own family, I truly got a sense of why this park lives on in so many of my old – and now new – memories.
Located just outside the city (about 20 mins north of the Perimeter), sits Watersong Farms . This beautiful sprawling space is home to blue skies and endless fields and is also one of the only places in the province you can get fresh-out-of-the-water steelhead trout. Here, owners Leslie and Rudy
Sometimes people think of old stuff as being boring. I mean, what can compete with the flash of an iPad or latest smart phone model in today's modern world? Especially when you're a kid who's not old enough to know what a payphone or a VCR is. Enter Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum and their
Summers in Manitoba equal fairs and fun. Well, if we were being completely honest, every season in Manitoba equals those things. But if that speaks to anything at all, it’s the fact that there is just always something happening and there’s always the next best something to try. Just off the high of
How can you make your summer in Manitoba even more glorious? With a trip to Grand Marais, of course. This small beach town is situated next to Grand Beach Provincial Park, a haven of fine white sand that extends as far as the eye can see. If we haven't yet convinced you to take a day trip to this stretch of Lake Winnipeg, read on for our full itinerary!
When it comes to our province, there’s always so much going on that we really can’t help but highlight as much as we can of what Manitoba has on offer. This week is no different. We offer no set terms or conditions. Rather, we offer a few ideas to stoke your imagination to get you out and about and
Photo by @mariebebe_ The world has been moved and shaken by countless revolutions throughout history, each one stoking a flame and igniting change, some for the good. One of those key movements happened in the 19th Century art world and while it may – in our times, anyway – be seen as a ground-breaking shift in creativity and artistic expression, the beginnings of the Impressionist era of art was rather the scandal of its time.
Header photo by Buio Assis We’re just recovering from a fantastic Canada Day long weekend, but whatever you do, you better make that recovery a quick one. This is Folk Fest week, people! It’s the week where the city becomes a little bit quieter and the flower folks descend on Birds Hill Provincial
Winnipeg's Exchange District is arguably the city's chicest neighbourhood. With its historic turn-of-the-last-century warehouse buildings, independent boutiques, delectable eateries, creative cocktail corners and myriad of events, this is where art and design and food meet. The Exchange District is
It may very well be a few months still until Christmas, but no one said you couldn’t be proactive by shopping for loved ones ahead – way ahead – especially if your loved ones prove challenging or picky. And let’s not forget those loved ones with random birthdays that just spring up out of no where – never mind the fact you had an entire year to think about it – and leave you scrambling to find a meaningful gift. For some of us, a museum gift shop might be the last place we think about for finding that perfect something for that special someone. We’d encourage you, however, to reconsider. Museums gift shops are quite full of surprises…pleasant ones too. Here are five Manitoba museum gift shops that will make your shopping and gift-giving experience a pleasant surprise.