Leduc Country Lights Christmas House

Leduc Country Lights Christmas House

Leduc Country Lights is the biggest outdoor light up event in the Edmonton region outside the Alberta Legislature grounds. It’s bigger than ever this year both donations to the Leduc Food Bank and visitors are up. Truly the ultimate winter wonderland. Please obey signs and stay on designated paths to keep this tradition going! To get here, head West at Leduc Common (Exit 517) from QE2, turn left on Range Road 260. Keep driving til…

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Florentine Leather (ROMEing Around 5)

Florentine Leather (ROMEing Around 5)

Our first official stop in Firenze (Florence) takes us to an unexpected location, a leather shop in this Episode 5 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi, and Vatican City. Along the way the…

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Road to Florence (ROMEing Around 4)

Road to Florence (ROMEing Around 4)

We head down by bus to our first stop on the tour through the Tuscany region to Firenze (Florence). Some minor culture shocks as we go to a rest stop in this Episode 4 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims…

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Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

Night Out In Spagna (ROMEing Around 3)

We meet with the rest of the group, have our first Mass, and enjoy our free night in Rome by taking the Metro to Piazza di Spagna (Spanish Steps), where Italy’s first McDonald’s is located in this Episode 3 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy. The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of…

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Arriving In Rome (ROMEing Around 2)

Arriving In Rome (ROMEing Around 2)

I arrive in Rome, explore the Rome Da Vinci Airport via airport monorail, and get a first look of the hotel room in this Episode 2 of ROMEing Around, a Millennial Pilgrimage to Italy The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi,…

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Flying to Rome (ROMEing Around 1)

Flying to Rome (ROMEing Around 1)

The Italy Pilgrimage series is now complete. Yegventures will be posting one episode daily for people who want to follow along.  The series travels through Italy with a group of Edmonton and eastern US pilgrims and goes to Rome, Siena, Florence, Assisi, and Vatican City. Along the way the group visits UNESCO World Heritage sites, sees Pope Francis, and experiences Italy in a unique light. Episode 1 of ROMEing Around, A Millennial Pilgrimage In this episode,…

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Ultimate List of Free Museums in Edmonton

Ultimate List of Free Museums in Edmonton

Learning can become a costly affair if you’re into local history and wish to visit museums to increase your knowledge. Luckily, there’s plenty of museums in Edmonton which are free admission. Here is a compilation of free museums in Edmonton. If any are missing, please comment below. University of Alberta Museums Collections You can call this the Smithsonian Institute of Edmonton. The University of Alberta Museums is a group of roughly 30 different museums and collections,…

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LRT Exit Maps

LRT Exit Maps

Here are wayfinding maps of the LRT stations for the Edmonton LRT. Wayfinding using letter exits saves time, eliminates taking the wrong exit when they’re on the same street (Jasper Avenue), great for people not fluent or illiterate in English, helps people to get to their destination efficiently. This system has proven to work in cities with millions of people like Hong Kong where the MTR is among the top 10 most used mass transit systems…

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Museums of Hong Kong | #TravelTuesdays

Museums of Hong Kong | #TravelTuesdays

While in Hong Kong on one trip, I took over 13,000 photos. So for this week’s Travel Tuesday, it’s been narrowed down to the Museums of Hong Kong. With so much happening in the city of life, fragrant harbour, pearl of the orient, it’s only because it has a strong history and diverse cultural foundation. Most public museums in Hong Kong are free admission on Wednesdays. However, if you’d like to have more time to…

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