They’re Snow Farming in Canada: Banff Sunshine Village’s Alternative to Snowmaking
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They’re Snow Farming in Canada: Banff Sunshine Village’s Alternative to Snowmaking

You may be familiar with snow fences, but chances are you’ve never heard of snow farming, especially in the ski industry. I hadn’t heard of it until my recent 3 days in Banff, Canada with Ski Big 3. One thing I love to do while in a destination is learn about its sustainable practices so … Continue reading

Ice Walk in Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park
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Ice Walk in Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park

Would you hike into a snowy and icy canyon when the temperature dips to -21°C (-5.8°F)? If the answer is yes, then this adventure is for you. While in Banff, Canada, I took a break from skiing to go on a 3-mile ice walk with Discover Banff Tours. The drive along the Bow Valley Parkway … Continue reading

Banff’s Newest “Peak” is the Perfect Downtown Basecamp – Peaks Hotel and Suites
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Banff’s Newest “Peak” is the Perfect Downtown Basecamp – Peaks Hotel and Suites

On my recent ski trip to Ski Big 3 in Banff National Park, I stayed downtown at Peaks Hotel and Suites. Banff’s newest “peak” has garnered rave reviews from guest and is currently ranked #1 hotel in Banff on Trip Advisor. The staff was super friendly as I checked in and I was really happy … Continue reading

How to Spend 3 Days in Banff, Canada on a Winter Vacation at Ski Big 3
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How to Spend 3 Days in Banff, Canada on a Winter Vacation at Ski Big 3

Banff is one of my favorite places on the planet. It’s magical. This is my second time to Banff, with both visits being in winter. Banff has some of the best skiing in Canada and arguably in the world. With three resorts within Banff National Park, Ski Big 3 is a skier’s paradise, but it’s … Continue reading

Rustic Bungalow by the Beach at Bananarama Dive and Beach Resort
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Rustic Bungalow by the Beach at Bananarama Dive and Beach Resort

If you’re looking for a rustic bungalow with no frills, but in a fabulous location, book one of the villas at Bananarama Dive and Beach Resort. I stayed two nights in Villa #25. It was a little big for one person, but I wanted an ocean view in a great location and this fit the … Continue reading