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 →

Winter wanderings through the Canadian Rockies

“Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” ~ Theodore Roethke So let’s just follow the path and see where it leads in this magical winter wonderland of the Rocky Mountains. I don’t think there are many experiences more magical than a drive through the Canadian Rockies.... 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 →

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 →

A wonderful winter wonderland

Although it's been quite an adjustment moving from sunny South Africa to chilly Canada, we have really embraced our new surroundings and the new experiences of living in a snowy winter climate. We've certainly not let the cold stop us and have had so much fun getting out and about as a family. The kids... Continue Reading →

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