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If you want to take a great photo for your social media followers, you can’t beat Lake Louise. Photo: Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

3 Made-in-Alberta adventures for your winter staycation

North to south, mountain to badlands, Alberta has something for everybody

  • Nov 28, 2020

 

Snowbirds debate making southern migration during COVID-19 crisis

Snowbirds debate making southern migration during COVID-19 crisis

Snowbirds debate making southern migration during COVID-19 crisis

 

Flight cancellations scramble travellers’ plans as hopes for a spike in demand fade

Flight cancellations scramble travellers’ plans as hopes for a spike in demand fade

Flight cancellations scramble travellers’ plans as hopes for a spike in demand fade

 

When will tourists return to Africa? Continent must guess

When will tourists return to Africa? Continent must guess

When will tourists return to Africa? Continent must guess

When will tourists return to Africa? Continent must guess
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.

Explore Red Deer’s public art collection

Take a day or two out of your Central Alberta staycation to…

  • Aug 25, 2020
Afternoon Shopping, by David More.
Until Sept. 30, stay at least two nights at a participating Lethbridge hotel and VisitLethbridge.com will reimburse you for the cost of admissions to participating Lethbridge and area attractions for up to $40 to $60 per stay.

Free to Explore: Discover Lethbridge this summer!

VisitLethbridge welcomes Central Albertans with an awesome staycation package

  • Aug 10, 2020
Until Sept. 30, stay at least two nights at a participating Lethbridge hotel and VisitLethbridge.com will reimburse you for the cost of admissions to participating Lethbridge and area attractions for up to $40 to $60 per stay.
Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska

Ottawa imposes stricter rules for Americans travelling through Canada to Alaska
Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll

Turbulence in Canadian opinion on airlines COVID-19 response: poll
Pandemica is a fun, exciting place, writes Gerry Feehan. Every day brings new adventure, challenges and occasionally, life-defining choices. Should I brush my teeth before or after checking the mailbox? Is that stale-dated yogurt edible or shall I just heave it?

Gerry Feehan: My adventures in Pandemica

Our trip to Pandemica was unplanned. It began March 17, on a…

  • Jun 24, 2020
Pandemica is a fun, exciting place, writes Gerry Feehan. Every day brings new adventure, challenges and occasionally, life-defining choices. Should I brush my teeth before or after checking the mailbox? Is that stale-dated yogurt edible or shall I just heave it?
Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic

Ottawa pledges millions to promote holiday travel in Canada during pandemic
Brayden Boyd and Michelle Fonseca had plans for a big wedding with family in Mexico, when COVID made that impossible. Nanaimo’s West Coast Helicopter stepped in and offered to marry them on a Vancouver Island mountaintop.

COVID-19 cancelled their wedding plans, so they married on a B.C. mountaintop

Ceremony was live streamed to friends and family around the world

  • May 29, 2020
Brayden Boyd and Michelle Fonseca had plans for a big wedding with family in Mexico, when COVID made that impossible. Nanaimo’s West Coast Helicopter stepped in and offered to marry them on a Vancouver Island mountaintop.
The Town of Sylvan Lake asks potential visitors to stay home for now, to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak in the town.

Sylvan Lake: Stay home for now, but we’ll see you soon

Town asks potential visitors to follow health guidelines and visit…later.

  • May 25, 2020
The Town of Sylvan Lake asks potential visitors to stay home for now, to reduce the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak in the town.
A magnificent view of the Coastal Range, which extends from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and B.C. (Mike Luedey/Amateur Photography Entry)

Introducing the West Coast Traveller: A voyage of the mind

Top armchair travel content for Alaska, Yukon, BC, Alberta, Washington, Oregon and California!

A magnificent view of the Coastal Range, which extends from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and B.C. (Mike Luedey/Amateur Photography Entry)
Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan

Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan

Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan

Canada wants to extend U.S. travel ban; PM not yet ready to consider future plan
FILE – Many airlines and hotels are offering free cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)

Worried about your vacation amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Here’s what you can cancel

Many airlines, hotels and Airbnbs have updated policies due to the novel coronavirus

FILE – Many airlines and hotels are offering free cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Unsplash)
Travel bans grow amid warnings viral pandemic will worsen

Travel bans grow amid warnings viral pandemic will worsen

ROME — Sweeping travel bans accelerated around the globe Thursday, walling regions…

  • Mar 12, 2020
Travel bans grow amid warnings viral pandemic will worsen
Manitoba’s record-breaking snow maze captures winter’s whimsical charm

Manitoba’s record-breaking snow maze captures winter’s whimsical charm

ST. ADOLPHE, Man. — It doesn’t take a master sleuth to figure…

Manitoba’s record-breaking snow maze captures winter’s whimsical charm
A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel

TORONTO — It was a recent trip to Australia during the country’s…

A look at various ways to ease the environmental footprint of 2020 travel
Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods

OTTAWA — A new agreement between Canada and the United States will…

Canada and U.S. agree to expand preclearance options for travellers, goods
Photo by ADVOCATE news services                                The original overwater bungalows, built in 1967, were inspired by the vernacular thatched-roof fishing huts.

The tropical overwater bungalow – long a symbol of relaxation and luxury – turns 50

The overwater bungalow — that iconic symbol of the paradisiacal tropical vacation,…

  • Aug 31, 2017
Photo by ADVOCATE news services                                The original overwater bungalows, built in 1967, were inspired by the vernacular thatched-roof fishing huts.