Calgary is the best travel location for people who want to explore and try new things! It is such a diverse city, and there is so much to do.
Let’s talk about the food. I love trying new food all of the time. I have only had great experiences so far when it comes to restaurants in and around Calgary. Trying dishes from all over the world within 100 KM is pretty exciting.
I can have authentic Mexican tacos at Añejo Restaurant. They have incredible flavors erupting from each bite. My favorite part is that they make the guacamole right at your table!
If it’s a beautiful day and you just want to bathe in the sun; with some delicious brunch, 1410 World Bier Haus is the place to go. They have a great selection of food options, while sitting on their roof patio. Good vibes and a great time.
Now most of my family is from the East Coast, and sometimes you just want a taste of back home. Blowers & Grafton may be a bit busy, but it’s worth it. The food there tastes just like Halifax Street Food. Try the Pizza with Brother’s Pepperoni, it’s to die for.
Ice cream is a part of a balanced diet right? Of course it is! Don’t forget to stop at Village Ice Cream and try one of their signature flavors. I can’t be held responsible for uncontrollable cravings.
I adore sushi and I crave it constantly. If you want to try my favorite sushi, you will have to drive to Kirala in Airdrie. It is a bit of a smaller city, but is packed with great restaurants and friendly people. Kirala offers the best rolls I’ve ever tried, and I always go back.
If you wanted to try out the grill scene I would have to say that Main Street Beer and BBQ is the place to go! You have to try their smoked meat, it is packed with flavour. If you want some great Canadian food, The Canadian Brewhouse is the place to be. They have every type of poutine, great brunch, and delicious Caesars. The service is fantastic and they support local sport teams and charities!
As you can tell, I am obsessed with food. I also like trying new activities, and my city is full of them! Do you want to try your aim? We have axe throwing, and its incredible! I went to Axe Throwing YYC and they offer local beers and ciders on tap if you want to be more like Jason Momoa.
Do you want to get fit in an exciting, new way? How about boxing? Rumble Boxing Studio offers group lessons that are so exciting. You learn rhythm, proper boxing techniques, and the instructors are extremely motivational. They usually have some great deals on Groupon too! Check it out!
Are you a gamer or nerd like me? Then Comic Expo is the place for you. The crowd is so varied, from the artist to the video gamer! I cosplayed this year in order to raise money for the Children’s Make a Wish Foundation. You will see some of the most creative people in one place at this event.
Last, but certainly not least, the Calgary Stampede! There are free pancake breakfasts all over the city for two weeks. It is such an incredible time, and I am proud to be in such a giving community. Hundreds of volunteers are spending their summer days bringing others happiness. That is what Calgary and area are about, caring for your neighbors.
Well, I hope this makes you eager to visit my lovely neighborhood,