A Little Off The Beaten Path At Lake Louise, Banff

Lake Louise is one of Canada’s most famous tourist destinations, and probably a must-see for all visitors to Canada. Many tourists flock to the front of Chateau Lake Louise to snap several photos, enjoy the view, and then leave, but there’s much more adventure behind the lake!

Many take a walk towards the back of the lake.  The trail is well kept and flat, and this is [Read more…]

How To “Roll Up The Rim To Win” At Tim Hortons!

Rolling up the rim to win is a time-honoured annual tradition for Canadians.

However, it’s a known fact that it’s really annoying to try to unroll a rim.  Nails have been broken.  Teeth gaps have been uncomfortably filled with wax paper.  In fact, you can actually buy a special pocket tool to help you roll up the rim!

However, there’s an easy way to roll up the rim, and we’ll show you how below.

Step 1.  Ruin your teeth or go crazy trying to roll up the rim by brute force.

Roll Up The Rim Frustration

Step 2.  The better way.  Start by pinching both sides of the cup, with the arrows in the middle.

Roll Up The Rim Pinch

Step 3. Push up with your thumbs.

Roll Up The Rim Push

Step 4. Most of the time you will lose, but at least you’ll learn how to read  “Please try again!” in French (SVP  is short for “s’il vous plait” or “please”).

Roll Up The Rim Play Again

Step 5.  Good luck winning – we did!

Roll Up The Rim Winning

Step 6. You only need to keep a piece of the cup if it’s a food prize.  If you win something big, like a TV, you better keep the cup!

Roll Up The Rim Winning Piece