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Condesa with Kids, Mexico City’s Best Neighbourhood
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With a trip to Mexico City on the horizon, I asked my friend and fellow family travel blogger Katja Gaskell (, if she would mind sharing with us her tips about her beloved neighbourhood – La Condesa. Her excellent suggestions have … Read More

Red Mountain Resort, BC – with Kids
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I needed to know what all the hubbub at Red Mountain Resort was about. This B.C. mountain kept popping onto my radar as the next big deal via numerous ski blog posts and magazines articles. From what I had read, … Read More

Zika Virus – What Family Travelers Should Know
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A fellow family travel blogger asked me a question the other day that had me thinking. The question was “Would I travel to an area that is under threat from the mosquito-borne Zika Virus if I were pregnant right now?”  Without … Read More

Australia – 10 Amazing Experiences for Kids
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  Our family visited Australia for the first time when our youngest was 3. We were there to attend a good friend’s wedding, so sightseeing was our second priority. That said, we still managed to see some amazing things (such … Read More

Whitewater Ski Resort – The Powder Highway with Kids
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  Our first family trip to Whitewater Ski Resort, in Nelson, British Columbia was like teleporting back in time to the ski mountains of my youth. No flashy heated gondolas, no jerks making multi-million dollar deals on their cell phones … Read More

Flytographer – A Family Vacation Photoshoot
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    It has taken me years, but on a recent trip to Barbados I finally got around to booking a family photoshoot with a company called Flytographer. I was tired of trying to coerce my children and husband into … Read More

Pool Day Pass – Miami Hotels
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  Recently, while contemplating a long layover at Miami International Airport, we discovered that several hotels in South Beach offer pool day passes to non-guests. Rather than die of boredom sitting at a gate, we instead spent a leisurely afternoon … Read More

Whistler Christmas 2015 – 10 Family Friendly Activities
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With lots of snow falling on the slopes of Whistler and Blackcomb, I can’t help but have a touch of envy for those families lucky enough to spend Christmas and New Year’s up there. From sleigh rides to skiing Santas….you … Read More

The Swimming Race Horses of Barbados
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  Occasionally on our family travels I do something just for me. Setting my alarm for 5:00am and driving across the island of Barbados to see some swimming race horses was one of those things. If getting up before dawn … Read More