Luxury Travel

3 Top Travel Trends for 2021

My luggage sits in storage, mocking me each time I look at it because I haven’t had to pull it out in over a year. My passport must think I abandoned it as it sits quietly tucked away from sight as another reminder of how we remain grounded. It’s been
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Inside the Bubble: Staying and Playing Safely at the Fairmont Banff Springs

Is this the perfect time to visit the Castle? Meticulous protocols and extra room to roam might make the Fairmont Banff Springs the best place to be right now. Disclaimer: Hoping for a summer getaway? Albertans can travel anywhere within the province under Stage 2 of Alberta’s relaunch strategy. This
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A Jungle Retreat Fit for a Queen – The San Ignacio Resort Hotel, Belize

The San Ignacio Resort Hotel in Belize – Fit for a Queen When Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II toured Belize in 1994, she chose the San Ignacio Resort Hotel for her stay. Every guest is treated like royalty at this luxurious property in northwest Belize, close to ancient Maya sites
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Venice, The City of Love, Solo and Duo

The sun was setting over the lagoon in Venice and the gold-trimmed black gondola I was riding in glided into a darkening canal as gently as a leaf spinning on a pond. As the gondolier guided his craft alongside candlelit waterfront restaurants and under ancient bridges, I could see the
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Where to Play and Stay in Portugal: Cascais and Sintra
Where to Play and Stay in Portugal: Cascais and Sintra

Welcome to Portugal’s Riviera, the former playground of nobility that’s still the most expensive postal code in the country. Luckily, Cascais remains an affordable luxury getaway for Canadian families, especially in the spring and fall when the weather is perfect, and there are fewer visitors. See The beautiful beaches of
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Luxe or Budget, a Mom’s Weekend Away in Vancouver Is the Perfect Recharge!

  In the hamster wheel of life, sometimes it’s necessary to fly off the edge of the ever-turning wheel, disrupt the cycle of sleep, parent, eat, work, parent, clean, repeat. Even better if you land in some big, soft beds with wine, scrumptious food and your best gals within very
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Our Hi-Low vacation in London.
London Calling – A High-Low view of the UK’s Capital!

Whenever I start planning a trip, I fall into a weird, momentary trap, where I think I can travel like Britney Spears: unlimited Cristal in first-class, high-end luxury suites and hand-fed truffle oil tartare by a Michelin-star chef for dinner. Here’s how it usually plays out: my kids fight over
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51 Things to do at Beahches Turks and Caicos. You will never want to leave!
51 Unforgettable Adventures at Beaches Turks and Caicos

Before having children, tropical holidays consisted of reading through stacks of books between ocean dips and beachside naps. The sweet bliss of doing nothing and the indulgence of beachy boredom could often make up for the less-than-perfect accommodations that fit our young budgets. These days, any attempt to relive the old
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It’s a Kid’s Life at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui

Decisions, decisions. My four-year old daughter was bent over a tray of sparkly rings, trying to choose the prettiest one. We stopped at the Grand Jewels of Wailea, located in our hotel, simply out of curiosity. The shop carries some of the most unique and famous pieces of jewellery worn
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Whale Watching, Lei Making, and Boogie Boarding: Family Fun Adventures at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort in Maui

“Oh my goodness! Look at those cute piggies!” shrieked my four-year old daughter. Not the first words you might expect to hear when arriving at the Ritz Carlton Kapalua Resort, but sure enough, Loco and Moco are the resident pot-bellied pua’as (pigs) at this lovely Maui property. The two were
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