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Lounge Chair Hogs!

By | February 6th, 2017|Family, General, Travel Tip, Uncategorized, Warm Countries|

Finally, you're on a long needed vacation in a beautiful, warm country separated from all the little worries of your life. After sleeping in and enjoying a nice breakfast, you decide to head poolside to soak up some sun. Surprisingly, the pool area seems relatively empty for 10am. You should have no trouble finding a [...]

Ten Tips for Traveling With Your Dog

By | January 18th, 2017|Family, General, Road Trip, Solo, Summer, Travel Tip, Uncategorized|

If the prospect of vacationing without your dog breaks your heart, cheer up traveling with Spot has never been easier. You will need to do some advance planning and thoughtful packing to ensure both you and your dog have the best experience possible. Use this checklist as you plan your dog-friendly adventure. ✓ Visit the [...]

Ten Essential Phrases to Know Before You Go

By | November 17th, 2016|General, Travel Tip|

While it's true you can find people that speak English in just about any country, taking the time to learn ten basic phrases before you travel will go a long way toward helping you feel more comfortable in a new country. Additionally, you'll find that locals will go a long way if they see you [...]

Penang National Park, Malaysia

By | November 8th, 2016|General, Warm Countries|

With the distinction of being the world's smallest national park, Penang National Park (also known as Pantai Acheh Forest Preserve) boasts an astonishing range of diversity both in terrain and among its plants and animals. With 417 types of plants and 143 animals, Penang is easily the most biodiverse portion of Malaysia – no visit [...]

What to Bring When Visiting Barcelona, Spain

By | October 26th, 2016|General, Travel Tip, Warm Countries|

Barcelona, Spain is a wonderful city that is a must-see on your travels. The city is located just a few hours from the French Border and has a mixture of cultures just within the one city. Something that you may not know is that the region of Barcelona’s dominant language is not even Spanish, it's [...]

A New Way to Roam

By | October 12th, 2016|Family, General, Solo, Summer, Travel Tip, Winter|

If you are Canadian I can guarantee you have been frustrated with your cellular provider at one time or another. I’ve never met a Canadian who has said, “You know what? I love my cell phone company. The rates are great and the data package is amazing.” If you’ve ever uttered those words and you're [...]

Five American Ghost Towns History Buffs Will Love

By | September 16th, 2016|Family, Feature, General, Road Trip, Solo, Summer|

For many, the idea of a ghost town holds infinite fascination. For history buffs, they can be an irresistible draw. Tombstone, Arizona is the most widely known ghost town – home of Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, rowdy saloons and cheesy old westerns. If you're in search of a true sense of place and history, these [...]

Three Little-Known Florida Beaches

By | September 8th, 2016|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer, Warm Countries|

Anyone can make a list of the best beaches in Florida. The key to using those lists, however, is understanding what makes a beach great. For some, lots of activity on the beach makes a beach great. For others, the chance to enjoy quiet, unspoiled seascapes is what makes a beach desirable. In Florida, you [...]

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