Oh yeah it’s nearly time to strap on the board and head to the slopes. HI has some great winter deals this year, check them out… Read more »
By HI Employee: Lisa. Picture: The River Valley
Edmonton is the capital of Alberta and a city with a neighbourhood feel. We are a hardy bunch, who find pleasure in long white winters and hot dry summers. There is plenty to do in this great city and friendly people to do it with. Having spent most of my lifetime living and working in Edmonton, I thought I’d share some of my favourite places, events and things to do in my great city. Read more »
Thinking of heading to Edmonton to do your Christmas shopping? Edmonton offers an abundance of places to shop, from North America’s largest mall to funky independent boutiques, so you’ll be sure to find something for everyone on your list. Read more about the best shopping spots in Edmonton here. Read more »
Strategizing about the best way to get your Christmas shopping done this year? Why not head to Edmonton for a shopping getaway? Edmonton offers an abundance of places to shop, from North America’s largest mall to funky independent boutiques, so you’ll be sure to find something for everyone on your list. Read more »
We’re only a month into the regular season but the fight for the Stanley Cup is already in full swing. Who will steal it away from the Boston Bruins this season? Will it be one of our Canadian teams? We certainly hope so! Read more »
As temperatures drop and the leaves start to change colour, Canadians head indoors to savour cinematic pleasures. The following film festivals represent some of the finest independent filmmaking from across Canada and around the world. Read more »
Hostelling International - Canada - Pacific Mountain Region and the Board of Directors would like to remind all members that the 2011 AGM will be held on Thursday September 15, 2011 in Calgary, Alberta.
If you live in the Edmonton or Vancouver areas and cannot attend the AGM we encourage you to attend our Townhall Meetings. Please note the change in venue for the Vancouver Townhall Meeting: Read more »
It’s one of Canada’s grandest sporting traditions and one of its biggest parties: the Grey Cup. Edmonton is hosting the 98th Grey Cup and it is sure to be one of the largest celebrations held in the City of Champions this year.
Edmonton has had its fair share of history with the Grey Cup. The hometown Edmonton Eskimos won five consecutive championships from 1978 to 1982, thanks in large part of Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon. Read more »
Hostelling International has an offer that you can’t refuse.
Name your price for hostel accommodations at HI-Vancouver Jericho Beach and HI-Edmonton during the winter season. All you need to do is organize a group of ten or more friends and be willing to have the time of your life.
It’s a hard sell, isn’t it. Read more »
The sun is high. The streets are bustling. Out on the sidewalk you see jugglers juggling and poets spitting rhymes. Just around the corner the scent of brautwerst mingle with the sound of easy blues. And out on the river, you cheer as colourful dragon boats race by.
No, this isn’t a dream. It’s just a typical summer day in Edmonton, Canada’s own Festival City. Where every day is another celebration.
Suddenly real life isn’t so boring, hey? Read more »