I'm a little bit ashamed to admit it, but here's the truth: I have never been to Morden. It's not that I've never ventured into the Pembina Valley region, neither was it for a lack of trying, but for one reason or another, the desire never materialized into an actionable plan. Last weekend, however, that all changed and Morden and I got to spend some quality time together, getting intimately acquainted. And while it may have only been a weekend, I discovered that the City of Morden has a personality all its own just waiting for you to give it your undivided attention. Sure, we've all heard of the Corn and Apple Festival , and the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is definitely one of the town's cornerstones, but if you're looking for a laid-back, fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of weekend, here are a few low-key but satisfying things to do if you're ever making your way to Morden.
With summer just around the corner, Manitobans everywhere are dreaming of lazy weekends at the cabin, and afternoons spent diving off the end of docks into our gorgeous freshwater lakes. Yep, 2018 is pretty sweet...especially when you compare it to our perilous past, only 80 million years ago. The
What ever happened to adventure? You know, packing a bag and seeing where the open road takes you? It's time to step out of your city-limit comfort zone and explore more of our stunning province! How many of these activities can you tick off this year? Here are 10 more fantastic things to do that are NOT in Winnipeg...
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
Last year, we listed 10 can’t-miss festivals in Manitoba, but that was only a small slice of our summer festival pie! And boy oh boy does our festival pie have flavour – from BBQ and blues to music and film. If you want to earn your (unofficial) badge of festival honour from yours truly, try to
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Header photo by The Forks Red and white are all the rage this weekend in Manitoba, with Canada 150 events happening EVERYWHERE in the province – and we do mean everywhere (if we missed your town’s event, leave us a comment and we’ll add it in)! There’s no shortage of opportunities to show off your
While we never want to be the bearer of bad news, we figured that it was best to let you know that the spring showers aren’t quite over yet. But we do have some good news! The first day of summer just happens to fall on Wednesday! So welcome the showers we should if they are any indication that our
When my friend and I decided to embark on a weekend adventure to the city of Morden , we didn’t know we’d be hatching our very own fairy tale. The fact that we were going anywhere at all was a fable in itself because we’d left behind a sum total of four kids under the age of six and two husbands
Header photo by Ian Johnson For many Manitobans, warm weather means one thing: music festivals. But beyond perennial favourites like the Winnipeg Folk Festival and Dauphin’s Countryfest are lesser known gems that draw in visitors to towns and communities across the province for weekends of