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Moose Jaw’s Medieval Château

It was fifty years ago that the Château Room was brought to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, but only a few people have ever heard of it. If you've never heard of the Château Room, yo ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Saskatchewan

Should We Tear Down Statues?

About a year and a half ago I visited Kyiv, Ukraine. As I walked down the millennium old streets and gawked at the towering cathedrals, I saw the beginnings of a new country, one t ...

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Exploring Historic Roche Percée

Summer has finally arrived, and with that comes my favourite thing: impromptu Saskatchewan road trips! The first place on my list to visit this summer was Roche Percée. I first ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Shopping Trip to Moose Jaw

A few weeks ago Jessica and I decided to go on a shopping trip to Moose Jaw. Now that the snow is gone and the roads aren't so messy, I plan to get back on the road more often. I a ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Saskatchewan

100+ Things to do in Regina

A few summers ago I put out a list of 20 things to do in Regina. I thought it was a pretty good list and it got some positive reviews. It came on the heels of a few other similar, ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

Ice Skating in Downtown Regina

When I was younger, I really loved winter. I loved sledding, snowball fights and building snowmen. One of my favourite pastimes was visiting a little outdoor ice rink a few blocks ...

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Categories: Canada, History, Regina, Saskatchewan

150 Facts About Canada

Although the hot summer days of July are long behind us, 2017 is still Canada's 150th year. In honour of Canada's sesquicentennial birthday, I decided to put together a list of 150 ...

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Categories: Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, History, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, PEI, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon

Inside Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shut its doors in 1970. A year later, in 1971, it would briefly reopen and house inmates from Holmesburg Prison after a dev ...

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Categories: History, Pennsylvania, USA

What To Do in Historic Philadelphia

A few months ago I entered a contest for a trip for two to visit Philadelphia on Two Bad Tourists. Normally contests like this are limited to United States residents so when I saw ...

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Categories: History, Pennsylvania, Travel Tips, USA

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    5 Weekend Destinations In Saskatchewan

    The past few weeks have been really busy for me, with a lot more time at the office and a lot less time travelling. Thankfully, the weekend is just around the corner and with it co ...

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    Categories: Canada, Saskatchewan

    Birthday Freebies in Regina – Updated for 2024!

    I originally wrote this article in 2020, but since then it's become one of my most popular articles -- and one that needs to be updated the most frequently. Some businesses closed, ...

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    Categories: Canada, Regina, Saskatchewan

    How Does a Buddhist Celebrate Christmas?

    With the holiday season upon us, many people have begun asking me if and how I plan to celebrate Christmas. This is a good question, and I completely understand the confusion since ...

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