Kids’ picks for summer fun

Schooool’s out for summer! With loads of long sunny days, summer is the time to make some family memories. Here are some sure-fire way to keep the kids busy this summer. Splashing around Pack those towels, that cooler of snacks, the sunscreen and shades, and all the shovels, buckets, water toys,

Road Trip! An Interlake Odyssey

Whether it’s for one day, or maybe a few more, a road trip along the western shores of Lake Winnipeg will have you uncover the Interlake’s abundance of culture, heritage and nature galore. Throw in some fishing action, eclectic shops, slithery snake dens, velkomin vikings (yes, vikings!), and

Two days with @muenchmax

What happens when you show an exceptionally talented international photographer your home? You begin to see its beauty through fresh eyes. Instagrammer Maximilian Münch ( @muenchmax ) traveled all the way from Germany to experience Manitoba and explore its depths through his lens. I had the pleasure

Show me the way to go home

That’s the song my mom used to sing to me when I was a kid as she pedaled me around the Dunnottar area on her old bike. It’s also the nostalgic phrase that springs forth in my mind every time I venture out to the Interlake. You see, I was a lake kid, and if you grew up in Manitoba, chances are you

The #exploremb challenge Week five finalists!

East. West. North. Interlake. Last week you showed us that there’s not a place in Manitoba where you can’t embrace lake life. We loved seeing photos of how you enjoy the dog days of summer at the lake, even if we were super jealous looking at them from the office. The three finalists for the ❤️

874 questions my kids asked in Minnedosa

My family – that’s my husband and two boys, ages 2 and almost 4, and I – were invited to Minnedosa for their annual summer weekend festival, Fun Fest . On our way out the door my husband says to me, “I read somewhere that a 4 year-old asks an average of 437 questions a day. So we’re about to get

The problem with camping in Manitoba

If there’s one thing we know for sure, it’s that the people of Manitoba love camping. We also know that our camping is among the best. But we aren’t perfect. There are plenty of problems you could encounter on your camping trip in our province, and we’re here to help you through the rough times.

The #exploremb challengeWeek one finalists

Week one of our Instagram challenge is in the books and you showed us a whole bunch of ways you celebrate summer in Manitoba . It was a water and fireworks whirlwind of a week. Here are our three finalists for our Instagram trip to Churchill… Dom (@dmessier) Dom knows how to do summer right. With a

What’s the buzz about Manitoba’s beaches?

With over 100,000 lakes, it only seems right that Manitoba’s diverse beaches get the spotlight they deserve – and Buzzfeed has done just that. Dig your toes in the soft sand of Grand Beach, walk the harbor of Gimli Beach and cast a line into Pelican Lake. Your summer itinerary just wouldn’t be