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Niagara Falls Without the Kids?

Posted on: December 27, 2021

In our household, Niagara Falls had always been a family destination — for waterparks, mini-golf, a wax museum, ziplining and of course, a boat tour aboard Niagara City Cruises. But with our kids now in their late teens, my partner and I decided to visit Niagara Falls in a whole
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What Do You Mean You Don’t Want to Go to Disney World?! Why My Kids Choose to Cruise

Posted on: December 15, 2021

As someone who’s never set foot on a Disney property, I’ll admit that when my husband and I began discussing the two main contenders for our next getaway – the land of The Mouse or a Carnival Sunshine family cruise – I felt excitement bubble up at what I was
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Glass Blowing Day Trip: The Hot Shop in Tory Hill, Ontario

Posted on: December 9, 2020

Hot Spot: Pandemic-Friendly Artistic Endeavours Are Hard to Find. This One Is as Fun as It Is Unforgettable Searching for enjoyable, out-of-the-box date/family-friendly ideas in the era of COVID-19 can feel…well, depressing. Whether your main concern is a business’ availability/capacity issues, varying second-wave closures or angst over whether you’ll feel
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Dreaming of a Girlfriends’ Getaway to Universal Studios Florida

Posted on: November 30, 2020

There comes a time when you need to grab a friend and getaway. Yes, I mean leave the family behind.  No more meals, laundry, and everyday humdrum chores.  It’s “me” time – but with a partner in crime.  You could go solo, but why not share the adventure with a
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Fall in Love with Scenic St. Andrews, New Brunswick

Posted on: September 9, 2020

Staycations are the name of the game for many Canadian families in 2020, but if you’re still looking for a getaway for the clan or just you and your partner, New Brunswick’s scenic St. Andrews should top your list. True, this suggestion may appeal more to east coast residents since
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10 Quirky Facts about the Canadian Badlands

Posted on: September 7, 2020

While many know that Alberta’s Canadian Badlands are famous for dinosaur fossils and other prehistoric artifacts, but there’s much more to this diverse and scenic region. From its impressive size to its broad range of attractions and destinations, it’s a perfect time to get to know the Canadian Badlands. Here
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Wild Blueberries, Hiking and Whale-Watching in Saguenay Lac St-Jean

Posted on: July 21, 2020

  The first time I picked wild blueberries was with my grandmother at a cottage on Lake Nipissing, which became the filling for wonderful little tarts. Since then, I’ve always bought at least one quart of these tiny, dark blue gems every August. But getting to pick and eat them
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Unspoiled Beaches, History of Flight, a Lost Colony and So Much More in the Outer Banks North Carolina

Posted on: May 26, 2020

  Crossing the Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge connecting the mainland to the Outer Banks, a group of barrier islands strung across 160 kilometres of North Carolina coastline, we revel in the solitude a September visit affords. At Nags Head, we kick off our shoes and head north along the shores
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3 Things You’ll Wish You Packed in Your Carry-On Luggage

Posted on: November 11, 2019

What do you pack in carry-on luggage? Likely the usual items like your passport, wallet, phone, charger, and some reading material? Or maybe a few practical things like a sweater, neck pillow, or eye mask? I know packing for a trip is an overwhelming task. Your suitcase probably gets most
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Prost! 7 Family Friendly Events at Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

Posted on: September 23, 2019

Say ‘Oktoberfest’ to any adult and the first thing that likely pops into his or her head is likely beer, beer, beer. Not exactly a kid-friendly image, right? But there’s so much more to Oktoberfest than drinking and you don’t even have to go all the way to Munich to
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