Famous for its mountains and lakes. Jasper National Park and Banff National Park are stunning wilderness areas. Alberta is also home to Lake Louise and the Icefields Parkway.

big things in canada
From giant beavers to UFO landing pads, from naturally occurring formations to manmade objects of whimsy, here are 12 BIG things or quirky landmarks in Canada that will tickle your funny bone. 1-The World’s Largest Fiddle (Sydney, Nova Scotia)Sydney’s world’s largest violin overlooks the Port of Sydney in Nova Scotia....
canadian cities
Canadian cities have a great deal in common with Australian cities. If you’re an Aussie visiting Canada, there's a good chance of picking any city and feeling quite at home. In fact, the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) Global Liveability Ranking and Report for 2015 gave Canadian and Australian cities seven...
canadian rockies
Jeff Bartlett’s Instagram account was practically unused until September 2013, when @LaurenepBath and @Garry_Norris got him hooked. Jeff lives in Jasper National Park but these days his passion for photography makes his career one of the best jobs in the Canadian Rockies. This year he has also ventured further afield to...
rocky mountain
A train journey is a window to the world. Like the train across Canada, the Rocky Mountaineer is a chance to gaze out the window of a train while it rumbles over bridges, winds around mountains and slithers through tunnels. Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train is an awesome two-day, 941km journey...
rocky mountains
Did you know that playing golf in the Canadian Rockies is good for your health? Studies show that living, working, and playing at altitude not only reduces risk of heart disease, it also contributes to losing weight. So if you’ve longed to tee it up with snow-capped mountains as...
Horse Riding Holidays in canada
“Want to ride the Goat Trail? You sure aren’t frightened of heights so I bet you’d love it!” So said our guide, Josh Walton of Alpine Stables in Waterton Lakes National Park. Located four hours south of Calgary in Alberta, this park is renowned for its lofty mountains, clear...


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