5 downtowns cute enough to shoot a movie in

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

Tombstone tourism in Manitoba

We step out of the vehicle and scan the sea of gravestones. Sigh. Where do we even begin to look? We’ve made the pilgrimage to Neepawa’s Riverside Cemetery , myself leading a trio of Canadian travel journalists who are all in their 50s and very fond of how novels like The Stone Angel and The Diviners

Hungry? 10 restaurants to try this summer in Manitoba

Road trips are fun and all, but I especially like them if there’s somewhere delicious to stop into on the way. And it doesn’t matter which corner of the province you are venturing into, a delicious eatery is always close by. Imagine sipping on a cold iced tea on the patio of a lively lakeside town,

Evergreen Gate and the River Road

While I’ve passed through the city of Selkirk on a few occasions, it was always on my way to somewhere else. I never really thought about Selkirk as a destination, neither had it dawned on me that I could spend a weekend there and actually enjoy it. But spend a weekend I did at Evergreen Gate Bed

Little church on the prairie

Header photo by instagram.com/mistyscapes If churches, cathedrals and chapels tend to make it on your must-see list no matter where you travel; you’re in luck. Manitoba is home to some of the quaintest (and grandest) churches on the prairie. These gems call for impromptu pull-overs and a fair bit of

Manitoba celebrates Canada 150

In case you haven’t heard: 2017 is Canada’s sesquicentennial. That’s fancy talk for the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Across the nation many special events, celebrations, new attractions and initiatives are popping-up all in the name of generating Canadian pride. Ottawa, the capital region,