Travel With Bender

Uncovering the best family holidays

Western Canada

September - November 2015

Western Canada is generally considered to be the following provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

We spent the majority of our time in BC and Alberta - our favourites. 

  • Phase 4 #motherofallroadtrips: Western Canada

    Phase 4 #motherofallroadtrips: Western Canada

    Western Canada

    Phase four of our epic 12-month road trip included our discovery of Western Canada with a quick side trip to Alaska. This region is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, and we savoured every minute here.

  • Where To Eat In Alberta

    Where To Eat In Alberta

    Western Canada

    Alberta’s culinary scene has evolved a unique flair of it’s own. From its delicious AAA Albertan steaks to green onion cakes - there’s so much delicious food to discover in Alberta, Canada. Follow our food journey in photos. Saliva glands… start your engines!

  • Alberta Road Trip Guide: 7 Things You Need To Know

    Alberta Road Trip Guide: 7 Things You Need To Know

    Western Canada

    As part of our #motherofallroadtrips we were excited to include a 2-week road trip around Alberta, Canada. We soon discovered our lack of preparation for a few important factors. So before you take that jaw-dropping, gorgeous road trip around Alberta, make sure you read our essential road trip guide.

  • Icefields Parkway: The Most Scenic Drive On Earth

    Icefields Parkway: The Most Scenic Drive On Earth

    Western Canada

    Inspired by our recent road trip along Alberta’s Icefield Parkway, we’ve compiled the 9 best stops. You’ll find jaw-dropping landscapes, breathtaking mountains, serene lakes, majestic glaciers and whimsical waterfalls. Get your daily dose of travel inspiration right here.

  • The Ultimate Alberta Road Trip Guide: How To See Alberta In 14 days

    The Ultimate Alberta Road Trip Guide: How To See Alberta In 14 days

    Western Canada

    The most scenic drive in the world… glaciers, lakes and the majestic Rocky Mountains. Follow us as we discovered Alberta on this epic 2-week road trip covering Jasper, Edmonton, Drumheller, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise. We’ve covered everything you need to know for your own road trip: accomodation, attractions, sightseeing and food.

  • Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm: Our Very First Halloween

    Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm: Our Very First Halloween

    Western Canada

    Halloween was never something we celebrated in Australia. It was a spooky North American tradition that held little relevance. But being in Canada during Halloween infected our kids – it was the only thing they talked about for weeks beforehand. Being in Edmonton, Alberta in October meant we just had to head to the city’s favourite family-friendly celebration – a unique concoction of Halloween-ness at Prairie Gardens & Adventure Farm.