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Winter Wonderland in Edmonton

Winter Wonderland in Edmonton

Spending a week in Edmonton for New Year’s, I finally experienced what a proper winter would be like, cold and snowing. We left rainy Vancouver for snowy Edmonton, with issues of freezing rain at the airport when we landed. Upon arrival it was a bit warm, however, the next few days hit to negative 39 degrees … Continue reading

Day 6: Regina #28days

Day 6: Regina #28days

The morning started with a filling dim sum brunch at Tasty Noodle with the family. For Edmonton this was quite a Vancouver-quality restaurant but with a very new and clean interior. A bit pricier than your typical Vancouver dim sum but the quality of three food was quite solid. After dim sum we headed off … Continue reading

Day 4: West Edmonton Mall #28days

Day 4: West Edmonton Mall #28days

Edmonton is Alberta’s 2nd largest city and 6th largest metro area in Canada. Even though it’s not as big as cities like Vancouver or Toronto, Edmonton has the largest shopping mall in North America (5th largest in the world). This mall has over 800 stores, an amusement park, water park/water slides, mini golf, ice skating … Continue reading

Day 5: Edmonton Eats #28days

Day 5: Edmonton Eats #28days

Even though part of our trip is family related, we were still able to enjoy a couple of meals out in Edmonton. For lunch today we checked out Taipan, a Chinese HK style restaurant located in Chinatown. Upon arrival to the restaurant the clientele is partly Asian and play Caucasian. The menu offered a selection … Continue reading

Day 3: Edmonton #28days

Day 3: Edmonton #28days

After a long night we deserved to sleep in. For brunch a Calgary friend we stayed with took us to Pfanntastic Pannenkoek Haus for brunch. This place was super homely and felt like De Dutch but better. We each ordered a pannenkoek, a Dutch pancake with filings cooked right into it like an omelette. I … Continue reading