Month: February 2019

Backpackers in Calgary – our experience on IEC

I came to Canada in August 2018 with a visa valid for a year. I’ve sadly started to realize that there’s not much time left! Fredrik and I have been backpackers in Calgary for almost five months now – that’s almost half of our whole time in Canada! We’ve learned so much while trying to…

By Amanda 22 February, 2019 0

What to do in Banff on your first visit

You’re overwhelmed and full of excitement. It’ll be your first time in Banff and you’re not quite sure what to expect and what there is to do in Banff. Will you have to climb a mountain to get the amazing views? Do you need to watch out for grizzly bears everywhere you go? Is there…

By Amanda 14 February, 2019 30

Why you should visit Lake Louise in winter

I bet you’ve seen pictures of an amazing, turquoise looking lake surrounded by mountains in Alberta. If it’s not Moraine Lake in the photos, it’s most likely Lake Louise – they’re both beautiful and only 20 minutes away from each other. However, if you visit Lake Louise in winter, the mountains will of course still…

By Amanda 8 February, 2019 31

The magical Ice Bubble Lake in Alberta – a must see!

We stumbled upon this magical place just by pure luck (and a quite fascinating amount of research by Fredrik on a lazy Sunday). This ice bubble lake in Alberta, called Abraham Lake, is not something that’s ranking high when you’re searching for things to do in the area. It only has 11 reviews at this moment…

By Amanda 1 February, 2019 8