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Best Calgary Tourist Attractions

Calgary Tower

Best Tourist Spots, Sightseeing Locations & More in Calgary... Are you planning on visiting Calgary sometime in the near future? If so, it’s possible that you’ll want to know about the best local tourist attractions and what kind of activities / events they have to offer. Having said that, you won’t want to miss our list … [Read more...]

3 Outstanding Restaurants in Calgary’s Chinatown

Pho Hoai Chinatown Calgary Restaurant

3 of Calgaryism's Most Recommended Chinatown Restaurants Chinatown’s diversity of quality Asian restaurants can sometimes make it hard to choose which one to eat at. I guess it boils down to the mood you’re in or craving you have at the moment, although any one of these restaurants I suggest would hit the spot just … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Patios

Best Patios in Calgary Alberta

Best Calgary Patios: Eat, Drink and Enjoy the Sun! When spring and summer arrive, most people I know who live in Calgary are bouncing up and down with joy not only because of the weather, but also due to the fact that it's patio season! If this summer is anything like the last few that we've had, be prepared to arrive well in … [Read more...]

Calgaryism’s Top 5 RiverWalk Destinations

Calgary River Parks Pathways

Downtown YYC's RiverWalk: 5 Must-Visit Locations Nearby RiverWalk is one of Calgary’s prized features. Holding true to its name, this river pathway’s existence makes life in YYC much more enjoyable for those that live there (including me), and is one of the best places to get a taste of our cities urban culture. Why is that, … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Pho & Vietnamese Restaurants

Kensington Pho Restaurant Calgary

Calgaryism's List of Best Vietnamese Pho Restaurants... Have you ever tried a type of Vietnamese cuisine called Pho - as it is commonly called? If you have not, you are missing out! Pho is a healthy, appetizing and authentic cuisine consisting of things like salad rolls, spring rolls, egg and vermicelli noodle dishes, noodle … [Read more...]

Calgary, Alberta… Home to the World’s Longest What?

The Core Shopping Mall in Downtown Calgary

Calgary - Home of the World's Longest +15 Network and Skylight Calgary is home to North America's largest network of paved pathways with over 700 kilometres We have the world's largest +15 network of its kind with 18km of walkways & 63 bridges We have one of Canada's largest urban parks - Fish Creek … [Read more...]

Best Photos of Calgary – Then & Now (History of YYC)

Calgaryism Source YYC Calgary Alberta graphic

Calgaryism’s Then & Now Comparisons – History of Calgary What did Calgary look like in the past? Since the beginning of Calgaryism, we have been working on creating accurate comparisons of our city skyline – the past versus the present – by taking pictures of two dates like 1912 and 2015, for example, and showing the change … [Read more...]

Best Calgary Coffee Shops and Cafe’s

Best Calgary Coffee Shops

Calgary's Best Coffee Shops and Cafe's You Will Love Sometimes there is nothing better than to sit and sip on some java reading a book or enjoying some good company. Being a regular visitor to several coffee shops around the city, I thought I'd put together a list of Calgary's best that offer a little more customized drink and … [Read more...]

5 Family-Friendly New Years Eve Events 2015 / 2016

new years eve activities events calgary alberta canada

Top 5 Family Friendly Calgary New Years Events to Ring in 2016 Happy holidays Calgary! With New Years Eve just around the corner, now is a good time to start making plans for the big night if you haven’t already. Below are some of our favourite new years eve events in Calgary for 2015 / 2016 happening on December 31st, 2015, … [Read more...]

Best Areas of Calgary to Live In

I love YYC Calgary

Best Areas of Calgary to Live In When it comes to deciding on what the best areas of Calgary to live in are, there are definitely many candidates that come to mind. Like any city, Calgary has four quadrants each with their own unique characteristics and communities; therefore, it comes down to what people are looking for in … [Read more...]