I was very surprised and saddened when I saw pictures in the paper recently showing serious flooding of houses in Yorkton, Saskatchewan.
I’ve always been intrigued by the roadside traveller’s motel. Perhaps I’ve seen too many bad movies, or read one-too-many trashy novels, but I always wonder about the secrets that must dwell within these places.
Travellers headed west out of Calgary towards the mountains are focused on the growing Rockies, but the first thing that strikes me every time I drive east from the stampede city is the big sky.
Niagara Falls Tourism asked us to help them get publicity for a big Valentine’s Day wedding. Four hundred lovers were tying the knot in a winter garden ceremony across from the American Falls.
Besides being a long-lasting comic strip first published in 1918, and the second solo album by Rod Stewart released in 1970, Gasoline Alley is a collection of roadside eateries, gas stations, RV dealerships and assorted travellers’ diversions on a patch of highway 2 just south of Red Deer, Alberta.
The first time we visited Halifax, Nova Scotia we were on our honeymoon many moons ago. Lucky for us, a travel media conference took us back there.
Fishing the Miramichi River was a chance to catch the king of all sport fish – the atlantic salmon, also known as “the leaper”.
Rather than drive, we flew to Montréal and spent six glorious nights in Quebec’s largest city.
From the collection at the Banff Park Museum to the Sulphur Mountain gondola ride, there’s plenty to do in Banff when everyone is on the slopes.
A buddy of mine likes to fish. He likes to fish A LOT. He’s the kind of guy that will go out on the lake before the sun comes up, fish all day, and return home after dark. In the summer months, that’s a long time on the water, and during the short winter days, that’s a lot of fishing through a small hole in the ice!
Steveston is an historic fishing village in the southwest corner of Lulu Island, British Columbia.
YVR offered a tour to members of the Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) when the association held its annual conference in Richmond a couple of years ago.