Embracing the snow, icicles and the chilly weather is something that’s amazing during a Canadian winter, especially within beautiful spots in Alberta. Now, if you’re anything like me you’ll be hankering to see some of this picturesque side of winter, with the Edmonton Ice Castle being one of the prettiest. I mean, there’s not too many … Continue Reading

The city of Edmonton in Canada is not necessarily the city everyone might have a ready made travel plan and itinerary for. Vancouver, perhaps or even Toronto but seeing as we had to get one together after visiting recently, and one that saw us make the most of the season we visited in, I figured … Continue Reading

Edmonton was absolutely amazing to visit and one of the coldest places we’ve ever been – which, by the way, is exactly what we were looking for. In winter, you want the snow to stick around (actually, in London, we’d probably even settle for just a bit of snow fall, especially around the Christmas time) … Continue Reading

On our final day in Jasper, we got up nice and early, in huge part to maximise our time at breakfast but mostly due to attempting to squeeze in as much of Jasper as possible before heading back to Edmonton in the afternoon. We started pretty much immediately after breakfast with what was supposed to … Continue Reading

The next day in Edmonton was a truly lazy one and one that comes off the back of a night out in the city. It started with a late breakfast at the hotel (random aside – the Metterra Hotel also has happy hour, before a leisurely stroll through the farmers market in Old Strathcona (partly … Continue Reading

The next morning, after a rather hurried breakfast (I got the timings wrong and we just missed breakfast – thankfully the kind folk at the Metterra Hotel rustled something up for us from the kitched), we headed off to Downton Edmonton to try our hands at something new – segwaying. I tend to be more … Continue Reading

Thoroughly impressed by the Ice Castles of Edmonton, we made our way back to town grab some well-earned lunch at an old school Mexican restaurant called Rostizado. (Edmontonians love Mexican food as it turns out). Rostizado is designed to feel more like dining at a friend’s place, than at a restaurant (right down to the … Continue Reading

One our first morning in Edmonton (we arrived the evening before), I somehow managed to escape the jetlag entirely and woke up thoroughly refreshed and very eager to explore the city! We pretty much rushed downtown as early as possible for a group breakfast with new and old(er) friends at the rather delightful District Café. … Continue Reading

In retrospect, we really should have visited Edmonton a lot sooner. Lloyd has a friend who lives in the city and my cousin (like the ones you spend your childhood rolling in the mud with – not the kind you’re surprised to find out is actually your cousin), lives in Edmonton. Yet for some reason, … Continue Reading

As you may have been able to tell from Instagram, Facebook or Twitter – we’re in Canada – Edmonton, to be precise and boy is it an amazing city! We’ve been so busy pretty traipsing through the city in search of fun and to take in as much of the sights as possible (before we … Continue Reading