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Travel Hacking the Canadian Rockies

A four-night, four-star trip for next-to-nothing. I’ve been so eager to tell you how we took second-honeymoon style trip to the Canadian Rockies for pennies on the dollar.? We started travel hacking about 2 years ago and using points and miles has definitely helped with our travel game. After booking our trip to Australia last …

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The Icefields Parkway drive within an hour of Lake Louise

In researching our trip to the Canadian Rockies, I knew that the Icefields Parkway was something we had to cross off of our list.  However, we were short on time, so we knew we couldn’t travel too far from our base in Lake Louise- so these sites on the Icefields Parkway drive are all within …

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Emerald Lake Lodge – A romantic getaway in the Canadian Rockies

Emerald Lake Lodge is a romantic getaway nestled in the Canadian Rockies. It is located between the stately mountains of Yoho National Park, just outside of Field, British Columbia. You won’t find skyscrapers or light pollution here, just the majestic Rockies. The drive to Emerald Lake Lodge from Calgary airport (YYC) took about 2 hours. There …

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Canadian Tulip Festival with Kids – Ottawa

Our family just got back visiting Ottawa, Canada and the Canadian Tulip Festival with our kids.  The tulips did not disappoint.  Ottawa has the largest festival of its kind and they showcase over 50 varieties of tulips.  The flowers are blooming all around town, but the main display is in Commissioners Park at Dows Lake.  The festival is …

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