Destination of the Week: Visit the Beautiful and Friendly City of Montreal

We’ll take a whirlwind tour around the multicultural, multilingual and very friendly city of Montreal to the Underground City, Mount Royal Park, Olympic Park and Tower, Le Ronde amusement park, jet boating on the Lachine Rapids and the large and beautiful park that makes up the Montreal Botanical Garden. Since the most successful NHL team […]

Quebec City’s Old World Charm

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show for a trip that gets as close as you can to the European experience while still in North America – Quebec City, Canada. Visit the Old City that dates back to 1608 and look down from the Chateau Frontenac onto the St. Lawrence River. Check out summer performances by […]

Family vacation under one roof

What makes for a great family vacation? How about whooshing down slides at a giant water park, riding roller coasters at a theme park, attending a sea lion show at an aquarium, riding bumper boats, playing glow- in-the-dark miniature golf, ice skating, tasty restau- rants, a variety of shopping options and a fun hotel where […]

Destination of the Week: West Edmonton Mall – the largest mall in North America

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show as we visit the West Edmonton Mall. We’ll hop on the roller coasters at Galaxyland,  plunge on the 360-degree-looping Cyclone waterslide at World Waterpark, skate on the ice rink, watch the Sea Lion show and touch sting-rays in the Sea Cavern exhibit. We’ll fall asleep at Fantasyland Hotel, located right in the […]

All Inclusive Family Fun at West Edmonton Mall

When putting together a family vacation, parents will be looking for a fun hotel to stay in, a great pool area, lots of fun activities for the kids and good places to eat. What’s unique about a family trip to the West Edmonton Mall is that all of the above can be found in one […]

Edmonton: Canada’s City Full of Festivals and Fun!

The Travel Brigade Radio Show is off to Edmonton, “Canada’s Festival City,” for summer fun at the Folk Festival and Heritage Festival to give you a taste of festivals can be found here all year long. Learn about top family fun activities at Fort Edmonton Park, Jurassic Forest, Prairie Gardens and West Edmonton Mall. We’ll […]

Discovering our Irish roots in Quebec City

Quebec City is an elegant place that feels like a European city right here in North America. You can see the huge Chateau Frontenac emerging over the cliffs, overhear the locals speaking French, walk the cobblestone streets that trace back hundreds of years and feel the hold of a unique and thriving French-Canadian culture. For […]

Destination of the Week: Visit Montreal

We’ll take a whirlwind tour around the multicultural, multilingual and very friendly city of Montreal to the Underground City, Mount Royal Park, Olympic Park and Tower, Le Ronde amusement park, jet boating on the Lachine Rapids and the large and beautiful park that makes up the Montreal Botanical Garden. Since the most successful NHL team […]

Edmonton: Canada’s Festival City

How many festivals do you need to host before you can claim to be your country’s “festival city?” Ten? 20? More? Whatever the official number is, Edmonton has hit it and then some as “Canada’s Festival City.” The official list numbers in the 30s, the actual list pushes 70. [Read more]

Destination of the Week: Quebec City’s Old World Charm

Join the Travel Brigade Radio Show in beautiful and charming Quebec City as we walk down centuries-old cobblestone streets while listening to the locals speak French. Head up to the Old City to enjoy the views from the famed Chateau Frontenac Hotel looking down on the St. Lawrence River.  See Beluga, humpback and blue whales […]