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A still Sonora morning - Photo Sabrina Pirillo
Epic Family Adventures in British Columbia: Relaxing Sonora Resort & Urban Vancouver

On the West Coast of Canada, you’ll find license plates that read Beautiful British Columbia. For anyone who’s visited this breathtaking province, you understand why. Over the holidays, I read an article that explained why it is so important to give your kids experiences, not tangible items such as toys.
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Chicago - The Crown Fountain in Millenium Park was in constant movement as the facial expressions changed. Photo Denise Davy
How Chicago Became a True Eco-Tourist Town

Chicago is well known for its gorgeous blue lakefront but a lesser-known fact is that it’s also gone green. Yes, the city with the third-largest population in the States, filled with magnificent architecture and a fascinating crime history is also at the forefront of eco-conscious tourism. Chicago committed to going
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Lush greenery and flowers outside the Empress. Photo MV
From Posh to Posh-ish: Hi-Lo Hotel Variety in Victoria, BC

If you’re longing for a real spring with visions of crocuses and balmy weather dancing in your head, you may want to head to Victoria. British Columbia’s capital city offers a wide range of great hotels, from luxurious high end to ‘low’ – a bit more affordable, fun and funky.
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Pack Up for a Moms’ Weekend Like No Other: The Jasper PJ Party

Why do Vegas when you can do the Jasper PJ Party? The dance floor is packed. Girls Club DJs are pumping out the early 90s hip hop and House of Pain is demanding we “Jump Around”! So jump we do. I’ve always been pretty badass for a soccer mom and
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Ottawa Keeps Us Coming Back For More!

Let’s be honest, no matter which season or how many times you visit, there’s always a reason to come back to Ottawa. Hop on a flight, take a drive, or my personal favourite, go VIA Rail and take in the views with the added stress. Our Nation’s Capital is always
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Not skiing or golfing? 6 tips for off-season fun in BC’s Columbia Valley.

It’s a glorious early mountain evening when we roll into Radium Hot Springs, BC. The sky is clear and blue, and the sun is just starting to dip below the snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. I go to bed breathing the crisp mountain air, optimistic about an exciting week
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Canada 150 Rink in Ottawa - Photo Credit Sabrina Pirillo
A Magical Winter Wonderland in Ottawa

Sometimes we take for granted the beauty in our own backyard, and let’s be honest, Canada has a pretty incredible playground, with our national capital, Ottawa, at the helm. During the winter months, Ottawa turns into a magical winter wonderland, offering many activities and festivals that are fitting for any
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Five Epic Round-the-World Hotel Rooms

Forget the easily scrubbable blandness of your average family-friendly hotel. A stay in one of these themed hotel rooms and resort is sure to blow your tiny travellers’ minds (and maybe your travel budget for the next good long while).   If you want to win an award for the
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From Sleigh Rides to Skiing with Santa – Celebrating Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

Heading to Banff for a weekend or even just a day over the holiday season has become one of our favourite Christmas family traditions. There’s just something extra-magical about being surrounded by the majestic mountains and snow-laden trees combined with the twinkle lights and sparkly decorations all along Banff Avenue.
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Mont-Tremblant: Quebec’s Magic Mountain

Mont-Tremblant for skiing? Of course. But here are 11 other ways to keep the kids busy this winter at the Laurentian resort Mont-Tremblant’s history as a ski resort dates back to the American gold prospector Joseph Bondurant Ryan, who was so impressed with the area after landing a plane at the
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