Luxury Travel

Family Travel: The Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego

Ranked one of Parents Magazine’s “10 Best Beach Resorts for Families” we knew we’d be in good hands at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort during our family vacation in San Diego. The Loews Coronado is situated between the Pacific Ocean and Coronado Bay on its own little 15 acre island
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Finding Family Harmony at Melia Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda

It’s a consensus: my family and I agreed the Melia Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda was one of the best hotel experiences we have ever had. Everything about this luxury resort oozed elegance and class, which scored big points with the parents. For the kids, all of the special
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Sparkling Hill Serenity Room
Sparkling Hill Resort | A Swarovski Hotel and Spa in BC

How did I not know this incredible fairy-tale like place existed a mere half-day drive from my home? Sparkling Hill Resort and Spa is perched high on a hill overlooking the Okanagan Valley just outside of Vernon, British Columbia. Driving up the winding hills past Predator Ridge Golf Course, I
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Maui with Kids Fairmont Kea Lani
Family Travel: The Fairmont Kea Lani Maui

If you are looking for a slice of paradise on your next family vacation, you’ll find it at the Fairmont Kea Lani Maui Resort. I’ve stayed at several Fairmont properties so I may have biased to begin with because I’ve never met one I haven’t loved. That meant that the
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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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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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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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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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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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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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