vacation

Christmas in November Guide: Make the Most of Your Weekend!

Linda Hoang - November 7, 2016
Christmas in November

Have you heard of Christmas in November? Have you been?  Christmas in November at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is a getaway like no other! It’s 4 days of Christmas – in November. Ha! Part holiday party, food conference, food festival and national park getaway – at Christmas in November you eat like royalty, are treated like royalty, learn holiday recipes from some of Canada’s best chefs and celebrate …

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Explore Edmonton: K-Days 2016

Linda Hoang - July 24, 2016
K-Days - Edmonton - Summer

Summers in Edmonton are unbelievable. There’s always something to do and often – especially on weekends – there are SO many events and activities that it’s really hard to decide which one to do! That’s a great problem to have, especially if you’re summer vacations revolve primarily around staycations. Each summer, Mike and I make a point to spend a day at K-Days, Edmonton’s biggest …

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Best Weekend Ever: 48 Hours in Calgary (Tourism Calgary)

Linda Hoang - June 17, 2016
Calgary - Kensington Riverside Inn - Best Weekend Ever 48 Hours Tourism

Summer 2016 is my Alberta Staycation Summer. Out-of-province trips are great – no doubt, but I think you can do and see so much right here in Alberta, and even better – do so much in just a single weekend! That’s what I sought out to do in Calgary this month. Working with Tourism Calgary, Mike and I asked – what would the #BestWeekendEver in our …

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Recap: Vacation in Cuba!

Linda Hoang - October 29, 2012

This October Mike and I went on vacation to Cuba with his family! We were a HUGE group – his mom, dad, older brother, his girlfriend, older sister, her boyfriend, younger sister, her boyfriend + his parent’s long-time friends and THEIR friends. There were 14 of us! The flight + hotel was paid for by Mike’s parents (SUPER generous, thank you so much!) and then …

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Clicks of the Day: August 12, 13, 14 2011 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - August 14, 2011

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (August 12, 13, 14) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actaully have!) Is it time to log off from the PC? What do …

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Recap: My first trip to Banff, Alberta!

Linda Hoang - April 10, 2011

Last weekend Mike & I took a trip to Banff! We had gotten a really good (we think) deal a few months ago for a two night stay package at the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort. So once I was able to confirm that my friend Rachel could cover my weekend editing shift, and that my brother could cover my shift at my parent’s restaurant, we …

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My Alberta Roadtrip – Calgary, Drumheller, Sylvan Lake

Linda Hoang - September 3, 2010

Mike and I were both smart and took one week off before school started this year! We decided to take our first vacation of the summer right here in Alberta. (Does that count as a staycation? Or would that still be a vacation since we aren’t THAT close to home but pretty close…) Calgary. On Monday we took off to Calgary. This was my first …

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