Most important Festivals & Events in British Columbia

Most important Festivals & Events in British Columbia

The region of British Columbia is quite large thus there is a wide variety of festivals and events throughout the land which would suite all tastes and likes. If you like culture and arts you can choose from the many festivals of BC which are focused on visual arts, dance, film, crafts or theater. There are others for music fans. Choose a genre that you prefer most: jazz, accordions, classical, indie rock or bluegrass. There is always something for everyone. Another category is the sporting a... [ read more ]

Canada Special: The Ice Hog Legend and Winterlude

Canada Special: The Ice Hog Legend and Winterlude

There is a legend in Canada which says that a few thousand years ago when the earth was covered in ice was the Ice Age. During that time there was a group of magical creatures, furry little animals, which crossed the bridge of ice at the Bering Strait and went to Alaska all away from Russia. Later they travelled to the Far North which today is Canada.  I’m sure that everybody has guessed by now that these mysteriously magical creatures were the ice hogs, the very close relatives of ground... [ read more ]

Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude, Ottawa’s winter celebration

Winterlude is the winter celebration of Ottawa, the Canadian capital. The event has been organized every February for over 30 years and it celebrates the unique northern culture and climate of the country. The festivities of Winterlude are focused in more than one location: at the Confederation Park, the Snowflake Kingdom in Gatineau and the Rideau Canal. Admire the ice sculptures, play in the snow and don’t forget to bring your ice skates. Join in the winter fun and discover the joys of Wi... [ read more ]

Best ways to explore Toronto – bike trails

Best ways to explore Toronto – bike trails

Refreshing and recreational: these are the two main advantages of cycling. You have the opportunity to explore Toronto city on two wheels as there are several bike trails and a well organized bicycle infrastructure. There are some many things to see and time is so little. Hop on a bike and start discovering the beautiful city of Toronto. You can purchase different maps which will help you reach the desired destinations. Check out the following bike trail suggestions which wiggle all across To... [ read more ]

Best boat trips in Edmonton

Best boat trips in Edmonton

Edmonton, the capital city of Alberta, gives wonderful opportunities for all kind of visitors who would like to relax. If you are there and you would like to take a boat cruise, do not worry, you’re in luck. You can try the river boat through the heart of the city. Just stand at the bow of the boat and see the clean green water. Feel the sunshine on your face and enjoy the coddling of fresh breeze. Look at the mountains and you will admire the amazing forces of nature. If you listen to the g... [ read more ]