When I say Regina, Saskatchewan what comes to mind? For me, there are two things. First up is the RCMP Academy “Depot” Divison and second is Wascana Lake. Both date their formation to the early to mid-1880s and both are still in full operation today.
Regina, Home to Great Food and Great Beer including Avenue Restaurant which was named one of Canada’s best new restaurants by Air Canada. Oh and check out Rebellion Brewing for a rebellious pint or 2
Have you ever wondered how a Prince sleeps? How about where a Prince would sleep if he came to visit your city? In Regina, you can find the answer to both questions at the Hotel Saskatchewan, Autograph Collection on Victoria Avenue.
Where can you enjoy authentic homestyle perogies just like Baba used to make, maple bacon fried rice topped with a fried egg, and craft cocktails good enough to win awards? It is not one restaurant that I am talking about, it is the city of Saskatoon.
“I wish I had a river I could skate away on, I wish I had a river so long I would teach my feet to fly”. Joni Mitchell immortalized those words and the South Saskatchewan River in the song River in 1970 and 48 years later you can walk in her footsteps along the Joni Mitchell Promenade.
When I travel the first thing I look for are local products and that includes beer and spirits. In Saskatoon, there are a whole bunch of microbreweries and distillers worth checking out. I went to four all within city limits.
Saskatoon’s Castle On A River Have you ever been to Saskatoon before? This is my first time in the Saskatchewan…