Stories

ZenSeekers brings you stories from around Alberta and B.C., and in all seasons. We aim to inspire you to get outside and experience transformative travel, from snowshoeing through a boreal forest to kayaking a pristine mountain lake or learning about Indigenous cultures.

Cranbrook

Handcrafted in Cranbrook

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When you're talking handmade, you can't get more hands-on than the artisans I met in Cranbrook who...

Crowsnest Pass

Explore Crowsnest Pass on the Water 3 Ways

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I looked at the notes I jotted down about my first fly fishing experience: “Chili” was the first...

Cranbrook

Three places to find Zen in the Canadian Rockies

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Even if you are good at balancing your busy schedule and finding zen in everyday life, sometimes we...

Kelowna cycling vineyards

Kelowna freestyle: Cycle, forage, eat, drink

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Without hesitation, Chef Michael Buffett of Start Fresh Kitchen declares his pasta-making classes...

Vernon

Serve Yourself on Vernon’s Foodie Trail

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The aha moments come thick and fast while cycling the section of the Okanagan Rail Trail that hugs...

Dinosaur Provincial Park

Toronto may have the Raptors, but Alberta has the whole cretaceous period

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The Toronto Raptors have caused quite the stir in the NBA finals, but did you know that Alberta is...

Oliver Osoyoos

Oliver’s Winery Diversity #OkanaganExploring

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From McIntyre Bluff to the Canada-U.S. border, from the Black Sage Bench to the Golden Mile Bench...

Kiixin

Hiking into History #ExplorePortAlberni

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I thought it was the beauty of Kiixin that took my breath away. I thought it was the archeological...

OkanaganExploring

3 great places to take photos in the Okanagan

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Looking for some epic views in the Okanagan Valley? Look no further.

Get high port alberni

Get high #ExplorePortAlberni

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Did you know you can experience what a non-motorized flight is like in Port Alberni? Then ‘Get High’...

Yoga for hikers

Top 5 Yoga Moves for Hikers

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Understanding any ZenSeeker is looking for ways to help make the most of their next hike, trail run...

Arts Alive Port Alberni

Arts Alive #ExplorePortAlberni

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The arts are the heartbeat of Port Alberni, from historic and meaningful cultural masterpieces to...

Wine tasting

Let your taste buds tell you. Tasting wine for beginners.

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If I shut my eyes during a wine tasting, I am absolutely useless at telling if it’s a white or a red...

Beer and Badlands in Brooks

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After tipping back a pint at the just-opened Piston Broke Brewery (and, yes, there might be a little...

Medicine Hat

Biking and Brews in Medicine Hat

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At approximately 7:25 AM, the sun crested the eastern horizon and brilliant beams of white light...