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Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 8 Comments
Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

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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 | 16 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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5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

| November 24, 2015 | 10 Comments
5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

Montebello is located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec in the Outaouais region. It’s about 45 minutes north-east of Ottawa. I had the pleasure of visiting this picturesque city with my family this summer and would like to share my 5 favourite attractions to visit in Montebello.     ChocoMotive ChocoMotive is an artisanal […]

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Unforgettable Experience at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello #MomentsLCM #OutaouaisFun

| October 22, 2015 | 9 Comments
Unforgettable Experience at the Fairmont Le Château Montebello #MomentsLCM #OutaouaisFun

    Fairmont Le Château Montebello was founded in 1930 as a private club. At the time, it was quite an extraordinary amazing achievement as the red cider pavilion was built-in only 4 months. Up to 1970, le Château was used as a retreat for the “Seigniory Club”, where members from Canadian businesses and the political world such as Prime Minister Lester […]

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Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| October 8, 2015 | 9 Comments
Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

  Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun My family and I have never been to Parc Omega, located in the beautiful and picturesque Montebello area in the Outaouais region. Somehow, I thought the Parc was seeing a few animals on the trails while passing by in your vehicle with a picnic area. Talk about not informing […]

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End of Summer Fun at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival #OutaouaisFun

| September 17, 2015 | 6 Comments
End of Summer Fun at the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival #OutaouaisFun

I had always wanted to go to the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, so when I was offered passes for the purposes of a review I couldn’t resist! September 3rd to the 7th, 2015 marked the 28th edition of the festival and although the weather was less than cooperative for lift off, there was still […]

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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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Montebello 2.0

| March 18, 2015 | 13 Comments
Montebello 2.0

Many of you know that last year we started what will be a tradition for our family – going to Montebello for Family Day weekend with Mary’s cousins. This year, we had a bit of a hiccup since Jon wasn’t feeling well, but overall, the trip was again a complete success. We did a few […]

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Do You Love Trains? Visiting Exporail St-Constant, Quebec

| July 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
Do You Love Trains? Visiting Exporail St-Constant, Quebec

Just back from a special moment with trains.  Growing up, I feel in love with train travelling.  Actually I was 5 years old, and alone on my first trip on a train leaving Montreal for Quebec City. My parents left me under the supervision of the train master and he took me to a seat […]

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