Tag: Attractions

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 5 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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Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

| August 4, 2016 | 7 Comments
Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

    Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto On a recent press trip to Toronto with my daughter, one of the activities scheduled was a visit to iFly Toronto! Since I have back problems, I decide to forfeit the experience, but my daughter did have a blast!      iFly Toronto is an indoor […]

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21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

| June 16, 2016 | 3 Comments
21 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa

  Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. Here is a list of summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend and […]

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Explore Buildings and Architecture for Free at Doors Open Ottawa on June 4 and 5

| June 1, 2016 | 3 Comments
Explore Buildings and Architecture for Free at Doors Open Ottawa on June 4 and 5

2016 Doors Open Ottawa  Gain access to the city’s most architecturally, historically, and functionally interesting buildings, many of which are not normally open to the public.  This year’s blockbuster building line-up includes over 130 sites! If you’re interested in the downtown sites, take a ride in the Free Ottawa Citizen Doors Open Ottawa shuttle bus.  You […]

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The Ontario Science Centre Makes Science Learning Fun!

| April 8, 2016 | 10 Comments
The Ontario Science Centre Makes Science Learning Fun!

  On Sept. 26, 1969, the Ontario Science Centre, located at 770 Don Mills Road in Toronto, was inaugurated by a radio signal over 1.5 billion light years away that struck a circuit to raise the curtain at the Science Centre. It was one of first interactive science museums in the World. Since then, the Science Centre has […]

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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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5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

| November 24, 2015 | 9 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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Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| October 8, 2015 | 8 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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Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

| September 24, 2015 | 9 Comments
Go Back In Time At Upper Canada Village

Prior to our most recent visit, the last time my family and I were at Upper Canada Village was during their annual Alight the Night festival (in minus 30 degree weather). And while I highly recommend visiting the village at that festive time of year I also recommend visiting every other time of year – including […]

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Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

| August 27, 2015 | 6 Comments
Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

Live theatre in the outdoors are a favourite activity for people to attend during the summer. It is especially great for kids because they are not in an enclosed space and they are getting some fresh air while being entertained. The Odyssey Theatre’s Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre holds matinée performances each year to give […]

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Buckle Up Right with #FordSeatSafety at the Museum of Agriculture!

| July 7, 2015 | 5 Comments
Buckle Up Right with #FordSeatSafety at the Museum of Agriculture!

Car seats are one of the many things parents have to deal with from the day they bring home their little bundle of joy. They can be a bit confusing when first learning how to install and secure them into a car properly. Since I still scratch my head a bit where car seat installations […]

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Planning a Family Friendly Visit to Bruges

| December 18, 2014 | 12 Comments
Planning a Family Friendly Visit to Bruges

Bruges is the embodiment of European charm. This small Belgium city is the personification of romance and quaintness; even sceptical travelers can’t help but fall in love with it. Bruges is also clean, safe, easy to navigate, family friendly, and affordable. Here’s how to make the most of your time in what I think may […]

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Family Trip Visiting Lake Placid, NY and a Spectacular Bobsleigh Experience!

| November 6, 2014 | 101 Comments
Family Trip Visiting Lake Placid, NY and a Spectacular Bobsleigh Experience!

My family and I opted to take a 3 day trip this summer just to get away, but we didn’t want to travel too far and spend most of our time on the road. I started looking at cities that were 3 -4 hours away from Ottawa and stumbled upon Lake Placid, NY.  My husband had visited […]

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Falling for the Carp Fair

| October 16, 2014 | 5 Comments
Falling for the Carp Fair

I love the fall. Not only does it mean I can break out my plethora of sweaters and warm socks, but it means cozy evenings by the fire under my favourite blanket with a hot cocoa in hand, and colourful hikes along the many pathways and trails in and around Ottawa. It also means fairs! […]

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Summer Reading Fun at Rideau Hall

| July 30, 2014 | 13 Comments
Summer Reading Fun at Rideau Hall

Summer Reading Fun at Rideau Hall If you are looking for a fun, free AND educational activity to do with your kids this Friday or Saturday, may I suggest swinging by Rideau Hall and visiting Frontier College’s Summer Reading Tent? My kids and I went recently to check it out and we all had a […]

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Fun in the Summer Sun at Calypso Theme Waterpark

| July 24, 2014 | 9 Comments
Fun in the Summer Sun at Calypso Theme Waterpark

It is summertime, it’s hot. And the wading pool in the backyard is just not cutting it for your little ones. What should you do? Solution: Calypso Theme Waterpark! My family was excited to be going to Calypso.  Before our visit to the park, I showed them all of the slides and the different areas […]

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Samko and Miko Toy Sale – Review

| November 21, 2013 | 11 Comments
Samko and Miko Toy Sale – Review

I went on Sunday with my two-year-old daughter and boyfriend to the Samko and Miko Toy Sale at the Ernst and Young Centre on Uplands Drive. I was not looking for anything in particular, except for toddler puzzles and Look and Find books. The first thing I took note of was the $7 parking fee. […]

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