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Today in History – April 21st

Posted: April 21st, 2017 at 1:00pm Featured, LIFE, world
WINNIPEG, MB. - Today in history the Red Baron is shot down, Queen Elizabeth II is born and the Great Red River Flood of 1950 claims it’s first lives. 1785…

The mystical and diverse lands of New Zealand

Posted: April 3rd, 2016 at 2:40pm Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
For a country roughly the size of Colorado (270,000 square kilometres), New Zealand offers a remarkably varied landscape. Lush rainforests, stunning mountain chains, steaming volcanoes, geothermal hot pools, sweeping coastlines,…

Haunted travel: China’s ghost city

Posted: October 13th, 2015 at 11:26am Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
Fengdu, China is so creepy that it instantly inspired a horror novel. Fengdu is a ghost city in the true sense of the word. The village was abandoned when the…

Visions of Africa – a safari adventure

Posted: October 10th, 2015 at 11:50am Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
Visions of Africa have always lived in my mind. Even when I was a small child, dreams of a blazing African sun and majestic animals roaming free over the plains…

The world’s most cursed island

Posted: September 22nd, 2015 at 10:17am Featured, TRAVEL, world
In our search for a quiet tropical island, we stumbled across one that is more quiet than most. The Palmyra Atoll has between four and twenty people living on it at…

Folklorama’s 46th annual festival comes to a close

Posted: August 17th, 2015 at 12:56pm Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
The largest and longest-running multicultural festival of its kind in the world came to a close on August 15, wrapping up two weeks of Folklorama fun across Winnipeg. Folklorama’s 2015…

Infographic: 6 ways to make sure you never lose your luggage again

Posted: August 10th, 2015 at 11:41am Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
Nothing puts a damper on a trip like a lost baggage. It happens more than you might realize. While there is little you can do once your luggage has been…

London calling

Posted: August 8th, 2015 at 9:43am Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
With a steadily rising population of approximately 8.3 million, London is a busy, bustling, vibrant city – a hub of energy that hits you when you first arrive. If this…

Infographic: City bike riding for the whole family

Posted: June 16th, 2015 at 7:28pm recreation, Featured, LIFE, TRAVEL, world
Tell kids they’re going on a walking tour of a city, and they may be interested for a while — until their legs give out and boredom sets in. Tell…

Three ways to take the stress out of international summer travel

Posted: May 24th, 2015 at 10:00pm Featured, u.s., LIFE, TRAVEL, world, europe, sunshine
In the summer of 1972, the earliest year for which Statistics Canada keeps numbers, 282,210 Canadians returned from trips to foreign countries other than the United States. It took another…
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