In Norse mythology Gimli is known as the most beautiful place in the after life, where only the worthy will be transported after death. But not to worry, a visit to Gimli, Manitoba is very achievable in life! This lake-side town is about an hour drive north of Winnipeg and is a great summer or
Header photo by Dennis Bergen With mild temperatures ahead, now is the best time to get out and explore what Manitoba's rural communities have to offer in the wintertime! From octopus skating rinks and ice garages to poutine and ski trails, here are 10 things you should do this winter in Manitoba
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 things to do when you’re low on cash, or just plain ole cheap.
As winter winds down and the melt begins, you may find yourself itching for the season to actually arrive (look, all we're saying is that we may or may not still see some snowfall even after the first "official" day of spring). If you want spring but the weather isn't quite cooperating, here are 8 fun and fresh things you should do as the waiting game begins...
Header photo: Acorn Cafe Happy first day of fall! It's all happening now - from delighting in the feeling of crunchy leaves underfoot to savouring the smell of freshly baked pumpkin pie wafting in the air. And we all know that autumn is a time for harvest, bounty and long dinners spent with friends and family. Here's where YOU should eat this fall in Manitoba...
Gimli is the sort of place that people love to flock to during the summertime, especially on the weekends. But if you’re looking to experience Gimli for a true taste of its Icelandic culture, then Icelandic Fest is undoubtedly the best time to go. And while the curtain on this year’s festival has
When I think about Gimli, I immediately conjure up an image of the Viking warrior statue standing tall at Viking Park. Next, I think of pickerel served with heaping portions of fries and long strolls along Lake Winnipeg after said heaping portions of fries. And of course, it just wouldn’t be right
Photo by: Paulo Cuneta DYK: You can earn some pretty nifty badges by hitting the open road in Manitoba? With the goal of encouraging both local and visiting motorcyclists to explore our province, Manitoba by Motorcycle has created an awesome program that rewards savvy riders with tokens of their
On a fateful Saturday in the early summer of 1983, the little town of Gimli, Manitoba made big headlines as an Air Canada pilot pulled off one of the greatest emergency landings in aviation history. The Gimli Glider is surely one of Manitoba’s (and the world’s) most unique aviation stories – with a
Une fois que vous maîtrisez la prononciation du mot Islendingadagurinn, il est temps d’apprendre d’autres termes qui pourraient vous être utiles durant le Festival islandais du Manitoba, du 4 au 7 août 2017, à Gimli, au Manitoba. Qu’il s’agisse de villages vikings, de friandises ou de rites