I love being a tourist at home. Since a tropical winter vacation wasn't in the budget this year, I'm taking full advantage of my kids being out of school for spring break to take them on a learning vacation...around their hometown of Winnipeg. Check out our 48-hours itinerary, which combines
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
Header photo: Icebound Excursions 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 hotspots provide
Manitoba never ceases to amaze with its vast array of cuisines and flavours, and it's only getting better. From authentic BBQ to sophisticated brunch offerings, here are 9 restaurants, cafes and bakeries you MUST try this winter in Manitoba...
What comes to mind when you think winter in Manitoba? If it's about time to start changing your perspective on this notorious season, trying something entirely new is a great place to start. Here are 9 activities to do this winter, that you probably haven't done before...
Header photo by: @craspybakon I love the holidays, but we’re three days removed from Christmas and to say I’m feeling the effects would be an understatement. Here’s an inventory of my last three days: Eat all the turkey, stuff myself with stuffing, spell the alphabet with chocolate letters, repeat
9 Manitoba places to go with your out-of-town guests to ensure you're still speaking to them in 2019
Header photo by @laura_from_505 Gifts have been exchanged, carols have been sung, turkey has been consumed and after a few days spent in the close company of your family, ‘bonding’ has happened and you’re all pretty much over it and each other. You love them, of course, but it is time to get out and
Header photo: Harness Adventure Mushing Co. Whether or not you believe that personality tests carry any weight, there's no doubt that it's fun to dig a little bit into the inner workings of your persona. The Myers-Brigg Type Indicator Test categorizes people into 16 different personality types - 8 of which favour extroversion. Unlike introverts , extroverts are primarily motivated by interactions with others - they actually feel more energized after a social situation such as a party or networking event. If this sounds like you, read on for 9 activities that will lift your extroverted spirit in Manitoba...
I’ve never understood the semantics of the old saying “you can’t have your cake and eat it too”. Why not?! After all, what is the point of having a scrumptious piece of cake if I can’t very well eat it? I do, however, adore the old adage of killing two birds with one stone. Now that makes a lot more sense to me, especially when it comes to two things that we all love doing: exploring the province and dining on all of its delectable delights. So let’s do away with the idea of cakes we can’t eat and instead, combine our love for getting out to our local attractions and treating ourselves to some good grub. Here are six Manitoba attractions that let you dine before, after and in-between your adventures.
It’s the most terrifying time of the year, and ghastly characters are out and about in Manitoba. From clowns at the legendary Six Pines Haunted Attraction, to ghosts at the historic Fort la Reine, there’s just no escaping the fact that Halloween is here. If the thought alone gets your heart racing,