Stories

ZenSeekers brings you stories from around Alberta and B.C., and in all seasons. We aim to inspire you to get outside and experience transformative travel, from snowshoeing through a boreal forest to kayaking a pristine mountain lake or learning about Indigenous cultures.
Biking in a skills park in Hinton Alberta

As someone who lives in an area known for mountain biking, I didn’t know what to expect when I...

Hinton #ExploreNWAB

Nestled below the towering peaks of Alberta’s Northern Rockies amid the rolling foothills, you will...

Paleontologist for a Day Philip J. Currie Museum

On a normal summer day, enjoying his passion for dinosaur fossil hunting in the valleys and river...

Grande Cache

Years ago, I recall driving through Grande Cache on Highway 40 and loving the thick forests as I...

Vermilion pizza oven

As you step into the cozy gazebo, the earthy aromas of freshly cooked pizza, lasagna, rhubarb crisp...

British Columbia lakes beaches

We could easily write a hefty book about all the ways to get out on the water around British...

The long, hot days of summer in Alberta just beg water lovers to find a swimming hole, a place to...

Canoeing in Lac La Biche #TakeItToTheLake

Angus Cockney stalked the sunrise over the lake like a cougar tracking a deer in the forest, his...

A photo of a sunset on Cold Lake

Canmore-based Inuit photographer Angus Cockney recently went on assignment for ZenSeekers...

Riding a horse in Athabasca

Clucks and whinnies greet Caitlyn Chernish and Toni Shenfield as they walk towards the bright red...

Metis Crossing demonstration

Fiddle song dances play lightly over the patio at Métis Crossing as Sameer Ahmed and his wife Salma...

A family prepared for beekeeping in Lac La Biche

Buzzing envelops us as Rob Wicker holds out a panel of his honeybee hives for us to see. There, in...

A couple in the sun on a boat in Cold Lake

Vast as Cold Lake is, you don’t have to go far to find fish. In just over an hour, Greg and Lisa...

A couple cozy up on a boat on the lake in Athabasca

Grinning ear to ear and spraying a fan of water behind him, Josh Meredith skims past on a Sea-Doo...

A panoramic shot of Vermilion from a lookout point

The cafe, the cheesemaker, the craft cocktail maker - it’s not a nursery rhyme, it’s an afternoon in...

Folks in Alberta’s northeast may be more humble and less self-promoting, but they are equally as...

A family kayaks on the lake in MD Bonnyville

Dewy purple and magenta bursts of berries hang pendulously from the branches of eight-foot high...

A couple sits on the dock by a lake in Plamondon Lac La Biche

As she bends over to look into the windows of the tiny church, Rosalie Subchuk sighs. Memories from...

Within a few steps onto a tree-lined trail do you ever say to yourself, “Why don’t I do this more...

A wide shot of two people enjoying a waterfall in Alberta

Does your social media timeline need a boost of positivity and inspiration? These awesome people on...