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  • Rocky Mountaineer Train: Heaven on Wheels!
    Rocky Mountaineer Train: Heaven on Wheels!
    Looking back, I had a bucket list before there was the term bucket list. High upon it was a scenic and comfortable train travel through the highly touted Canadian Rocky Mountains from Banff to Vancouver. It’s no longer on my bucket list as I...
  • Canadian Rockies Golf Inspires
    Golf abroad 2014: Win a trip to the Canadian Rockies
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernThe Men’s U.S. Open is in full swing at Pinehurst Resort in the Village of Pinehurst, N.C. The U.S. Open Women’s Championship takes place next week.There are 100s of golf courses in our...
  • Canmore, Canada Celebrates Canada Day
    Canmore, Canada Celebrates Canada Day
    The Town of Canmore, Alberta, Canada sure knows how to throw a party! The Canada Day parade in Canmore on July 1 is always a huge celebration. This year the parade lasted more than an hour and was packed with interesting and unique characters and...
  • Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
    Spa Specials for the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel's 125th Anniversary
    The 'Castle in the Rockies' is a having a birthday and you're invited to celebrate. 125 years ago, on June 1, 1888, the Banff Springs Hotel opened its doors in Banff, Alberta. A lavish chateau-style hotel made from rich Rundle stone,...
  • Big Guns.
    Bachelor Recap: Get your "Big Guns" ready, it's part two of aTierrarist attack
    Who'sready for Round 2 of Episode 5 of Season 17 of The Bachelor?{Pours entire bottle of wine into jug. And by jug I mean mouth}.BTW, if you need to catch up on what transpired Monday night on Part One, click HEREOkay, with that, I’d...
  • Dog Sledding in Alberta, Canada
    Alberta offers unforgettable winter adventures
    Whether you’re an active adventurer or prefer observing the excitement from the sidelines, there is always plenty to do in Alberta, Canada during the winter. Ice walking, snowboarding, dog sledding or watching the northern lights, no matter...
  • Banff Triathlon 2012 in pictures
    Banff Triathlon results 2012
    You could not possibly ask for a more spectacular day if you were part of the Subaru Banff Triathlon on Saturday September 8, 2012.Clear blue skies and warm temperatures made the event very special for spectators and athletes alike.A new...
  • Radical Reels Tour
    Radical Reels Reveal
    This year’s super charged lineup of films in the 2012 Radical Reels Tour does not disappoint. These specially selected movies from the Banff Mountain Film Festival deliver adrenaline inspired action and sweeping high alpine backdrops that...
  • Banff
    Calgary, Canada: A Winter wonderland from Houston
    If you are not quite over the Holidays, then it may be time to pull out the cold weather gear and plan a snow vacation with your best buddies in the coming months. One such place that is far away, yet accessible by a short flight from Houston is...
  • The Fairmont Banff Springs at Christmas
    Golf Abroad 2011: Canadian Rockies contest
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernCanadian Rockies Golf wants to spread a little holiday cheer by giving away one prize every Tuesday (with an extra bonus on the 25th) to their creative fans.All six of their golf partners - The...
  • Dogs take Banff by storm, BVSPCA Fashion Show a hit
    Dogs take Banff by storm, BVSPCA Fashion Show a hit
    It was dogtown in Banff as the mutts took the stage for the second annual Bow Meow Fashion show fundraiser for the Bow Valley SPCA at the historic Banff Springs Hotel on Friday, (Nov. 25).The biggest BVSPCA fundraiser of the year was sold out...
  • Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Banff Springs
    Spa review: Willow Stream at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel
    It's the most deluxe spa in the Canadian Rockies. The Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel is an ideal place to take in some indulgent remedial relaxation and tailor made for combining with outdoor activities like skiing,...
  • Canadian Rockies fall play
    Golf Abroad 2011: Canadian Rockies fall play
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernThis past weekend, temperatures reached 25 degrees C (a lovely near 80-degree F day) in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta. Fall leaves are seen here first, and offer breathtaking contrast to powdered...
  • Fairmont Hotels
    Five Western Canadian Fairmont Spas Launch on Spas of America
    Spas of America, a leading spa travel website showcasing the best Spa & Wellness experiences in North and South America, today announced the launch of five Western Canadian Fairmont Spas. The properties include the Willow Stream branded spas...
  • Stewart Creek, Alberta, Canada
    Golf abroad 2011: Alberta, Canada, readies for spring and golf
    Reported by J.S. Fletcher and Kathy M. NewbernIt’s golf season! The 75th Masters Tournament will be played from April 7–10 at Augusta National Golf Club. Most golf fans will likely watch it, and some will attend. And if you have not...