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Explore Alberta: Where to Eat in Calgary (Part 1)

Linda Hoang - May 8, 2016
Explore Alberta - Where to eat in Calgary

For Mike and I, Summer 2016 vacations will centre on weekend trips around the province! With the current economy, hitting the road and exploring what’s right in your backyard is really the smartest thing to do. It also makes the most sense as I just started a new job and we’re planning a bigger trip in the fall. Lucky for us there is an endless supply of Explore …

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Travel Vancouver: Long Weekend Getaway (Things to do in Vancouver)

Linda Hoang - February 20, 2016

Mike and I have been jetting away the last few Valentine’s/long weekends. In 2015, we were in Disneyworld (I was also there for a conference). In 2014, we went dogsledding in the Canadian Rockies (near Jasper)! While there’s lots to do for Valentine’s in Edmonton, at that time of year we are just always itching for some kind of getaway. This year, with the Canadian/US …

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Recap: Weekend getaway to Jasper in January + Enter to Win Lift Passes to Marmot Basin!

Linda Hoang - January 28, 2016
MyJasper - Jasper Tourism - Travel Jasper

Do you ever have just the most wonderful weekend getaway and wish it wouldn’t end? That’s how I’m feeling after coming home from Jasper in January – the national park town’s winter festival that features both free and ticketed events themed around adventure, food, and arts. Mike and I had a whirlwind trip just last weekend for the “Appetites” (food-themed, of course!) weekend of Jasper in January. …

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10 Tips to Get The Most Out of Jasper in January

Linda Hoang - January 28, 2016
MyJasper - Jasper Tourism - Travel Jasper

Every year, Jasper throws a three-week party in January. It’s the national park town’s premiere festival with both free and ticketed events themed around adventure, food, and arts. And it’s awesome. This year, I had the pleasure of doing a whirlwind weekend getaway to Jasper for the Appetites (food-themed, of course!) week of the 27th Annual Jasper in January. I had so much fun – ate …

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10 Tips for the Best Christmas in November experience!

Linda Hoang - November 14, 2015

Christmas in November wraps up this weekend and I wanted to share some tips to help ensure you get the best Christmas in November experience when you go! Check out my more detailed recap of Christmas in November here (including links to recipes) and read on for some more practical Christmas in November tips! 10 Tips for the Best Christmas in November experience 1. Pick the …

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Christmas in November 2015: Recap + Recipes!

Linda Hoang - November 13, 2015
Christmas in November

Over the weekend, I kicked off Christmas early with Mike at the unforgettable Christmas in November at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge! The best way I describe Christmas in November is it’s a festive, all-inclusive pampered getaway in the mountains, filled with great people and even better food. And it’s kind of like a food/Christmas conference. You register for food, drink and decorating classes that are all meant …

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Travel Japan: Top 15 Things To Do in Japan (Osaka, Kyoto, and Tokyo)

Linda Hoang - November 1, 2015
Travel Japan - Guide to Japan - Tokyo Tower

This October, Mike and I took our first big trip outside of North America to his top bucket list country: Japan! There was a ridiculous seat sale over the summer, for flights departing September through November 2015 to Osaka. We got our flights (arrive in Osaka, depart from Tokyo) for just $800 per person (STEAL of a deal especially considering East Coast Canada flights can …

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Travel Japan: My Guide to Visiting Cat Cafes in Japan

Linda Hoang - October 29, 2015
Cat Cafe Calico - Japan Cat Cafe Guide - Tokyo

This October (2015), I had the most a-meowzing trip to Japan eating, sightseeing, and visiting a number of Japanese cat cafes! Cat cafes have exploded in popularity all over the world in recent years. The first cafe was started in Taipei, Taiwan in 1998 and quickly took off in Asia. Japan especially embraced the concept and is now home to (according to the Internet) hundreds of …

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Linda Hoang - October 13, 2014

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Linda Hoang - October 13, 2014
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