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Lisa Johnston is a communications consultant and serves as editor of the national trade magazine Canadian Funeral News. She is also a freelance writer and editor for several Canadian magazines and when not at her desk, enjoys travelling the world with her family.

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Free DC: A Family-Friendly and Wallet-Friendly Vacation in Washington D.C.

Posted on: December 19, 2019

Looking for an easy-on-the-budget holiday? Washington, D.C. may be a perfect choice! Airfare, accommodations, car rentals, transfers, entertainment – a family vacation can quickly add up in terms of costs. Add some attraction tickets and the holiday might instantly be over budget. With affordable accommodations, a walkable core and free
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Sports Maniacs Hit the Big 3 in LA – How Our Family Saw the NBA, NHL and NFL in Los Angeles

Posted on: November 25, 2019

Four major sports leagues. Countless cities. So many options. If you’re a professional sports fan, how do you pick the perfect sports weekend? With a lot of planning and a little bit of luck. Travelling to sports games has always been high on my family’s priority list. The NBA, NFL,
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A History Lesson With Teens – Travelling Through Central Europe

Posted on: August 16, 2019

Learning through books or a history class cannot compare to a first-hand travel experience. In the summer of 2018, using Europe’s amazing rail system, we were able to take a three-week trip to Central Europe to visit four countries and four world capitals. It was a history lesson, unlike anything
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Exploring the World of Harry Potter on the Streets of London

Posted on: June 10, 2019

By Lisa Johnston London, it’s the home of the Queen, Westminster Abbey, Hyde Park, Covent Garden, Soho, the Tube and, of course, Harry Potter. While Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is not actually in London, the city serves as a backdrop for many of the movie scenes. If you
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