How to Dress for Winter

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Having spent almost ten years in Singapore, we really had no idea about winter. We knew though, that Canadian winter could be very harsh, so one of the first things we did when we came here was to find out about how to dress properly for winter. As it turned out, dressing for winter is not simply about putting on some sweaters or coats….

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Rutherford House

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Rutherford House was the home of the first Premier of Alberta, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, and his family. Today, it is designated as an Alberta historic site that offers visitors a glimpse of life in the early 20th century with costumed interpreters, guided tours and special events.

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Edmonton Valley Zoo

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It’s been almost three months since we left Singapore. So far, so good. We are all settling in nicely and enjoying our new life in Canada. However, we came to the conclusion that regarding entertainment and family activities, Edmonton is quite expensive! Apart from playgrounds (thankfully we have plenty of great playgrounds here), we haven’t found free or inexpensive places to enjoy with the kids.

That’s why we were happy when we found out that there was Free Admission Day in Edmonton last week.

There were quite a few options for Free Admission Day, but we finally decided to go to Edmonton Valley Zoo.

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