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Eat like a Manitoban: Hearty Moose Stew with Winter Root Vegetables and Bannock Recipe

"This recipe for hearty moose stew with winter root vegetables has got to be one of the most comforting dishes, especially in the cold months. Simple whole ingredients, and so much flavour." Kirsten Buck, Buck Naked Kitchen Get the Recipe
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11 golf courses just outside Winnipeg sure to boost your handicap (or at least your farmer's tan)

It's not uncommon for golfers to get into a bit of a funk. Whether the swing's slicing, or your putts just aren't dropping, or you're tired of the same old holes on the same old course – a change of scenery is crucial to a golfer's morale (or at least...

5 ways the Manitoba Children’s Museum makes you rethink how to parent

"You can't." "Please don't". "I said no". These are too common of phrases that I mutter as a mom. I work hard to set boundaries for my kids, but then a recent visit to the Manitoba's Children Museum eschewed all my rules. Gasp! It allowed my kids just to...

Lace up and launch out on one of these walking tours around Winnipeg

Walking is one of those things most city dwellers just do and Winnipeg is one of those places where walking is such a forgone conclusion that we often do it without giving it a second thought. But Winnipeg has a few intriguing surprises up its sleeve and...

10 gorgeous places to camp this summer in Manitoba

A summer without camping isn't summer at all. This is a sentiment shared by many (I'd argue, most) Manitobans and one that rings true to my heart. While you may already have your go-to spots and your seasonal sites secured, I challenge you to expand your...

Lights, camera, action! Visit these fave movie locations in Manitoba

Manitoba’s movie business is booming. And while some might attribute that success to Manitoba’s very competitive tax credit, we like to think producers choose Manitoba for the same reasons visitors do: compelling destinations that offer interesting...

43 drive ins you must visit this summer that are NOT in Winnipeg

Summer is meant for adventure, and sometimes that adventure is as simple as heading out on the highway in search of some amazing drive in food. How many of these drive in (and drive-in-esque) establishments can you visit this year?

6 patios to get you outside the perimeter this summer

We Manitobans know a thing or two about patio season. But some people might incorrectly assume that our favourite summertime hangouts can only be found within Winnipeg's city limits. That, my friends, is just plain WRONG!

14 road-trip-worthy restaurants you absolutely have to try this summer

If you love long drives and equally adore dining out, we suggest combining your two loves and make an outing of it. Whether you live in the north, south, east or west, there’s some good grub just a drive away. Here are 14 dinner destinations we think are...

7 reasons a Winnipeg Goldeyes Game is just the ticket for a perfect summer evening

The crack of the bat. The lush green of the field. The smell of popcorn and hot dogs drifting on a warm breeze. Baseball and summer--it's a match made for enjoyment. Out at Shaw Park in downtown Winnipeg, the Goldeyes have been hitting it out of the park...

Free fun in Manitoba is only as far away as your imagination

Free fun can sometimes be hard to find, with such events and activities far, few and in-between. But if you’re a if-it’s-free-count-me-in kind of guy or gal, you’d be pleasantly surprised to know that Manitoba speaks your language. Here are a few free...

The ULTIMATE guide to summer in Churchill, Manitoba

A trip to the northern town of Churchill, Manitoba is not the easiest trip in the world. It can be expensive. There are limited transportation options...and even more limited seasons. But guess what? A visit to this very special region is absolutely worth...

How I'm spending 48-hours in Winnipeg with my kids

I love being a tourist in my backyard. I'm taking full advantage of my kids being out of school to take them on a learning vacation...around their hometown of Winnipeg. Check out our 48-hours itinerary, which combines learning indoors, fresh air outdoors,...

A fat boy and a jambuster play spongee at a social!? A guide to decoding Manitoba lingo

To an outsider, a “Goog” “meat shoulder” or “booter” sound like the punchline of a bad joke. But to a Manitoban, these words actually have meaning. English and French are widely spoken across Canada, but every region has a unique vocabulary only...

These date ideas will keep you busy every month in Manitoba

Whether you're a Tinder professional or someone in a longterm relationship, it's time to crank your dating game up a notch. No matter the month in Manitoba, there are an abundance of ways to get out and about and enjoy some quality time with your loved...

5 Manitoba hardwater hotspots for those who have never been ice fishing before

Every year, thousands of ice fishing enthusiasts descend on Manitoba for some good ol' hard water angling. And while there are endless lakes to set up on (just check out the Hunt Fish blog for dozens of articles and safety tips), these 5 ice fishing...

9 Reasons to Love Winter in Manitoba

Winter is pretty amazing. And in Manitoba, winter isn’t just a mere season–for part of the year, it’s a way of life. As a result, we embrace it with a host of events and activities you simply can’t experience any other time of year. Try having dinner on...

9 Things to Do in Manitoba If You're An Introvert

Chances are you know someone in your life who's an introvert. Or maybe you are one yourself. Maybe you seek solitude. Maybe you're looking for open spaces without too many people.

9 Instagram-worthy spots to take pictures of your pet

You’ve heard it been said, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life.”

10 reasons Manitoba is one of the best regions in the world

Manitoba can sometimes be taken for granted, even overlooked. But for those who have chosen to give the prairie province a chance, they have discovered why Manitoban pride abounds and what makes this place so special.

8 Manitoba museums you might want to steal from (but obviously, you shouldn't)

Let's face it, the items found in museums can be pretty cool. Things are old, beautiful, handcrafted, shiny and contain stories of the past. It's sometime hard not to wander through a space and wish you could have that amazing painting hanging on the wall...

20 polar bear photos that will inspire and amaze you

With polar bear viewing opportunities in both fall and summer, it's no surprise that Churchill (known as the Polar Bear Capital of the World) has become a major tourism destination, where wildlife enthusiasts and photographers can view polar bears from...

Look up and find 7 of the best ceilings in Manitoba

Ceilings have been decorated and adorned for centuries. Indeed, there's something awe-inspiring about standing beneath an intricately designed ceiling that fills your entire vision. And lucky for us, we have quite a few beauties right here in Manitoba.

How to weekend in the Wheat City

I thought I knew the Wheat City. With family roots in the fields of southwest Manitoba, I spent a fair amount of time in Brandon growing up: holiday breaks visiting cousins, an annual outing to the Royal Manitoba Winter Fair, and a handful of high school...

10 of the smelliest spots you need to visit in Manitoba

They say that certain smells can evoke the strongest memories. Just a whiff of something from your past can transport you to another time and place.

10 treats you wish you’d find in your trick-or-treat bag

You don’t have to be a fan of Halloween to admit the treats that usually accompany this ghoulish affair are the stuff sweet dreams are made of.

Game time: The best spots in Winnipeg to watch sports

Despite the lowering temperatures, premature snowfall, and post-summer blues, October will always be the true most wonderful time of the year for one chunk of Manitoba’s population: sports fans!With the Jets season underway, football going strong,...

Wicked and weird: Manitoba's most terrifying Halloween events

If thrills and chills are right up your alley, give yourself a scare this Halloween with one of Manitoba's many macabre events that test the limits of all things creepy.

Loved fall before it was cool to love fall? Check out these Manitoba fall musts

It's the most wonderful time of the year (depending on who you ask, of course), as the temperature drops a little, the sweaters come out and the air turns crisp.