Tag: travel

Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express #SeeTorontoNow

| November 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express #SeeTorontoNow

  Transit Travel in Toronto – UP Express Toronto. It is one of the busiest cities in Canada, and I love visiting it whenever I can. On my family’s latest visit to this mega metropolis, we wanted to try to give our car a rest and to use some of the transit options available. Since […]

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Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

| October 12, 2017 | 6 Comments
Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review #SeeTorontoNow

Delight in Different Adventures at the Royal Ontario Museum #Review Our family’s latest trip to Toronto was one we could not wait to start. This was partly due to our decision to make a stop at an attraction my other half and I had not visited in decades: The Royal Ontario Museum! Now, many may […]

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6 Reasons Teens Will Love Disney

| October 11, 2017 | 11 Comments
6 Reasons Teens Will Love Disney

  6 Reasons Teens Will Love Disney       When many people think about Disney, they think about young children and their families living it up, wearing those iconic Mickey ears, and taking photos in front of Cinderella’s castle. That said, there are many things that teens and young adults can appreciate about Disney […]

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Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

| August 7, 2017 | 11 Comments
Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

      Family Road Trip Packing Checklist I always seem to bring everything except the kitchen sink when I go on a family trip, so it’s a good thing we have a Grand Caravan. I am probably not the only mom that does this, right? I bring a cooler for the beverages, another one for […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 61 Comments
3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada With Canada 150 upon us, it is a year of celebrating Canada in so many different ways. It can be done in so many different ways, either inside of your home or on adventures across the country. DK Canada has books on numerous topics that help Canadians […]

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Walt Disney World News from D23

| July 24, 2017 | 8 Comments
Walt Disney World News from D23

Walt Disney World News from D23 A plethora of changes were announced for Walt Disney World Resort in Florida at the D23 Expo. Including new attractions, discontinued attractions, park expansions, transportation and a couple of new resorts, it was a head spinning amount of change. Here’s a rundown, from mind-blowing to welcome change, of the […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 8 Comments
Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

    Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget If you’re looking for an escape from reality this summer, you may be wondering what you can do on a limited budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can enjoy yourself while not spending loads of money. Here are some tips for planning a […]

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18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

| July 17, 2017 | 7 Comments
18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks     If you’re planning to go on a vacation this summer, you may be looking for ways to make traveling easier. Fortunately, there are a number of tips and tricks that can make things less hectic. Here are some summer vacation travel hacks: 1. When packing, place shoes in […]

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Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

| November 30, 2016 | 127 Comments
Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

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Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

| October 20, 2016 | 12 Comments
Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

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3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

| October 13, 2016 | 51 Comments
3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

For some people, fall is a season full of colour and wonder. For others, it is a time to escape the cool and wet weather it brings by staying indoors. One way to entertain yourself while staying away from the elements is by reading a great book. DK Canada has a large variety of titles […]

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Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 11 Comments
Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

  Orlando is the theme park capital of the world and definitely a top destination for Canadians to visit! Value is still top of mind, so we wanted to pass along some top travel deals and new attractions for Canadians to keep in mind when planning their 2016 travels in Orlando.  ·         What’s New in Orlando […]

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Road Trippin’ around Canada this Summer #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/08

| July 11, 2016 | 86 Comments
Road Trippin’ around Canada this Summer #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/08

  School’s out and the kids are now anxious to start their summer vacation and so are the parents! Every year, we take at least a few road trips, some nearby, like a weekend getaway, others further out in Ontario, in Québec or in the Unites States. This year, we are opting for one trip to […]

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Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| June 13, 2016 | 14 Comments
Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

My love of camping developed as a slow burn. I initially hated the bugs, the outdoor toilets, or lack of any at all, sleeping on a lumpy tangle of twigs and the general discomfort involved in sleeping outdoors. But as my husband (an avid outdoorsman) and I started to discover some beautiful provincial parks and […]

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Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2016 | 151 Comments
Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

  When it comes to purses and handbags I look for functionality and comfort and then at style (and admittedly I am not a fashionista). Luckily, handbags and purses from Beside-U Canada combine all these features, making their bags the perfect addition to any woman’s handbag collection regardless of what it is needed for! When I was […]

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Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

| December 30, 2015 | 11 Comments
Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada     During the long weekend in September, my family and I headed to Toronto for back to school shopping, take in a Blue Jay’s game, and to visit a few attractions such as the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, the largest indoor aquarium in Canada. It’s conveniently located next to the CN […]

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Free Disney Park Planner Printables‏ to Download!

| December 15, 2015 | 12 Comments
Free Disney Park Planner Printables‏ to Download!

      You are finally visiting Disney with the kids. They must be so excited! You started to plan your stay months in advance and are finding ways to occupy your kiddies for the journey to the park. Going on a trip with a family takes a lot planning before hand to make sure you see […]

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4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

| December 4, 2015 | 10 Comments
4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

Traveling has always been a passion of mine. No matter how far from my doorstep I go, I love getting away and have new experiences. One of the places I have never been to is Iceland. It is unlike any other destination in the world, so of course I would love to have the chance […]

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Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

| November 9, 2015 | 7 Comments
Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

The drop in temperature has really got me longing for the lazy summer days that passed us by only a few short weeks ago. This got me thinking about places my family and I could go where we could kick back and soak up the sun for a few days. I spoke with my sister […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

| August 18, 2015 | 19 Comments
7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

With friends and family across Canada and around the world, we are a family that loves to travel. We enjoy jumping on a plane for faraway adventures, but equally love opportunities for a nearby road trip to spend time together and explore: from Ottawa we’ve traveled frequently to Prince Edward County, Montebello (QC), upstate New […]

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A Summer Escape for the Family

| July 15, 2015 | 17 Comments
A Summer Escape for the Family

Summer is so ideal to take a break from our busy lives and to embark on a family travel adventure! The options are endless – both nationally and internationally.  When I travel, especially long distance, I am sensitive to motion sickness. Motion sickness is actually a disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from […]

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July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

  In July, families are front and centre in the Outaouais region! It is Family month. It’s time to start planning for the longest recess of the year? Look no further: the Outaouais region is THE destination for family fun! From July 1 to 31, when you stay in one of our participating accommodations, every […]

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Vacation vs. Staycation

| March 26, 2015 | 14 Comments
Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

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