As I make my way through trying restaurants in the province, I've been thinking about food history, and namely, those Manitoba institutions that have withstood the test of time and have a storied past to prove it. Manitoba is home to many historical restaurants and dishes (just read about the fat boy or the mystery of the shmoo ) but here are just 10 that you should check out this year.
Header photo by @urbanheart There's a lot to explore beneath the Wheat City's quiet, agrarian facade. Brandon is Manitoba's second largest city, and thus, very worthy of a weekend getaway for under-the-radar gems that'll leave you wanting more. Here are 10 reasons why you need to plan a visit to
Header photo courtesy @lindsayhsomers We all know that The Forks is the place everyone goes to get their skate on. And for good reason! It’s at the most visited spot in the city, and that’s by locals and tourists alike. It’s one of the longest and best-maintained skating trails in the country, we
Believe it or not, spring break is just around the corner and it's time to get out of the city and expose your kids to some adventure. Whether it's heading poolside for a weekend or taking a day trip past the perimeter, these awesome activities are sure to stave off any boredom that might settle in
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 sporting events all framed my experience of
Manitoba’s film industry is booming at the moment, boasting the highest volume of productions that the province has seen in ten years. Along with these projects come Hollywood A-listers to whom we get to show off the hospitality, charm and beauty of our home. While Winnipeg is accustomed to seeing
Header photo by Shaun Cameron Where in Manitoba can you find hipster coffee shops, incredible art galleries, a vintage ice cream shop and lively music festivals? As Manitoba’s second largest city, it’s amazing that a culturally rich city like Brandon still remains as a bit of a hidden gem
The Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, also known a ‘The Plan’. The site was chosen as the host nation for air crews from Australia, New Zealand, the UK and the USA in the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Brandon est la ville la plus drôle au Canada. Alice, 5 ans. Voilà ce qu’a affirmé ma fille après avoir passé trois jours dans la deuxième plus grande ville du Manitoba. Avec la très belle fin de semaine que nous avons passée, il est difficile de ne pas être d’accord avec cette affirmation.
Brandon is the funnest city in Canada. -Alice, age 5 This was declared by my daughter after three days spent in Manitoba’s second largest city. When you had the weekend we did, it’s really quite hard to argue with that statement. Between the great food, awesome outdoor spaces, a fun hotel and