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The YYC Hot Chocolate Festival & The Best Hot Chocolates in Calgary are Here

No beverage beats the sweet taste of a cup of cocoa in winter! The chocolatey goodness has everything you need to satisfy those cravings while warming you from the inside out. But Calgarian's don't have to settle for classic hot chocolate (though that is an option too) because February 1st - 29th, the YYC Hot Chocolate Fest takes over!

This month-long festival features dozens of local drink spots and eateries across the city that compete to create a hot chocolate that breaks boundaries and satisfies every taste! Each and every hot chocolate is different, featuring unique or odd ingredients, or fun twists on the classic. The best part of this festival is that a portion of the proceeds made from all hot chocolate sales go to support Calgary Meals on

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Things to Do in Calgary this February

Following the excitement of the winter holidays, February is when we are back to work and back to seeking out exciting things to fill up our weekends. Well if you are looking for new and thrilling things to do in the city of Calgary, you’re in luck. February happens to be hot breakfast month, library-lovers month, bake for family fun month, and, of course, the month of L-O-V-E! 

Whatever you want to celebrate this February, there is plenty to do to keep you outdoors in the snow or indoors with the warmth. These various events include markets, food and drink tastings, unique winter sports (like skijoring) and much more! Whatever the month of Feb holds for you, you can be sure that it will be jam-packed with activity.

And don’t forget, this month

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Drone Technology is Changing the Face of Real EstateThere are many things that home sellers can do to make their home more attractive to buyers. In recent years, one of the things that sellers have started to do to market their homes is to make an aerial video of their property using drones. Drone technology enables homeowners to show off their property in a way that was almost impossible just a few decades ago. Knowing the advantages of drones and how to maximize the appearance of the home with drone technology can help you make your home selling experience more successful and profitable.

Why Use Drones?

Drones allow home buyers to see what a home looks like from the sky. This gives buyers a unique perspective and ability to appreciate the layout of the house as well as the size of the property.

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Best Calgary Tobogganing Hills

The wind whipping through your hair, the chilly snow biting at your cheeks, and that free exhilarating feeling as you coast down the toboggan hill... Can you think of a better way to spend time outdoors during winter? We can't!

The next few months are ones guaranteed to have snow, so now is the best time to pull out your toboggans, sleds, magic carpets, GT-racers, saucers, tubes, and lunch trays and hit the slopes! There are a number of parks and hills found throughout Calgary, but only a handful will give you the sledding experience at the level you are seeking. Take a look at the best Calgary tobogganing hills throughout the city sorted by difficulty, and schedule in days of outdoor snowy fun!

NOTE: When sledding, always keep an eye out for

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The Best Restaurants in Calgary

Calgary has done it again and made it onto a top 100 list for outstanding accomplishments, and this time we did it 15 times! We are proud to feature the 15 amazing restaurants that made it to the top 100 Restaurants list by OpenTable. We're not surprised one bit given how far Calgary has come in the culinary world. Way to go Calgary!

If you are a major foodie in YYC, these remarkable Calgary restaurants won't be new to you. If you haven't yet visited these eateries, you'll want to add these to your date-night plans before year's end!

Bow Valley Restaurant Locations

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant is where history and food come together to create a memorable experience for Calgarians. This restaurant is

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Home Architectural Styles for Home Buyers in CanadaCanadian homes may be built in all different architectural styles. Mahogany home buyers seeking a home that matches their personality should be aware of all these styles. Knowing which kinds of homes are out there and available can help you decide which type of home is right for your personality. Once you know the types you like, you can focus on those homes in neighbourhoods where you would like to make a home purchase.

Victorian

The Victorian era lasted from sometime in the mid-19th century up to the beginning of the 20th century. Homes constructed at that time were generally multiple storeys high, made up of many rooms and laid out in an asymmetrical shape. Today, these homes are often easily identified because of their elaborate shingles,

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Weekend Vacation Road Trips Around Calgary

Need a change of scenery? Tired of the hum-drum work routine? Although summer has not yet arrived, there is plenty of opportunity for you to get in your car and take a road trip for a mini winter weekend vacation close to Calgary! Because who says a vacation has to include a flight? And even then, are you limited to Banff, Kananaskis, and Canmore, or is there an opportunity to find something new and exciting to do in places you may not have thoroughly explored? 

There are plenty of amazing cities and towns less than 6 hours away that have unique activities, fun tourist attractions, and local events that will keep the whole family entertained while we wait for the snow to melt! Ready to mix things up? Take a look at these places close to Calgary

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