Weekend drives in the Alberta Foothills

We love taking random drives in and around Calgary. We haven’t had the best of luck when it comes to seeing the Canadian wildlife on these drives, but the beautiful Alberta scenery never disappoints. It is so diverse, from the towering Rocky Mountains to the flat plains, and rolling farmlands, there is always a beautiful... Continue Reading →

Ice skating on Lake Louise

As we head into spring in Canada, I’ve been thinking back on all the wonderful adventures we enjoyed over the winter. With lockdowns and many things closed, we really had to make the most of the outdoors and the things we were allowed and able to do as a family. One thing we really enjoyed... Continue Reading →

Interview with expat.com

Moving abroad with children has many challenges, but just as many rewards. We have enjoyed so many wonderful adventures in Canada as a family, but it's still been a tough journey, filled with lots of emotions, challenges, and adjustments. But we wouldn't change it for anything! I was recently asked by expat.com to share our... Continue Reading →

Meet the expats – Greg and Juli

From Cape Town’s southern suburbs to Calgary’s deep south, Greg and Juli moved to Canada in 2018. They have certainly embraced the Canadian lifestyle and enjoyed lots of family adventures in this beautiful city they now call home. When did you move to Canada and what made you choose Calgary? We arrived in Canada on... Continue Reading →

Our Canadian bucket list

Canada is such an amazing country and there is always something to see and an adventure to be had. From towering mountains to rugged coastlines, tranquil lakes and rivers, to barren prairies, all contrasted against modern, metropolitan cities, the country is huge and must be one of the most diverse and most beautiful countries on... Continue Reading →

Ice skating at Olympic Plaza

One thing we are really trying to embrace in Canada is the different seasons and all they have to offer. This is especially true of winter, and we love getting out and about in the beautiful snowy wonderland. We have especially enjoyed ice skating and, now that we all have our own skates, we are... Continue Reading →

Homesickness

I haven’t felt much motivation to share anything here lately, even the fun stuff. This is partly because I’ve been feeling rather homesick recently. I usually love sharing the fun stories and beautiful photos of all our adventures, but today it's time to get real again and tackle the inevitable beast that many immigrants will... Continue Reading →

The snow is back!

Whoa, I just blinked and summer is over! We really have enjoyed each season here in Calgary, but summer was definitely too short, and autumn even shorter. Thankfully it was a mild autumn and we got to enjoy some really beautiful fall colours as the leaves changed colours. But over the last week, we've had... Continue Reading →

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