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Burlington – A Short Escape From Toronto, Day Two

By | June 14th, 2017|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer, Uncategorized|

Few things are better on a Sunday morning that a stack of pancakes as you bask in the sunshine. We almost managed. We had stacks of pancakes but the weather refused to cooperate. It was chilly and rainy. We ate inside. But, still . . . pancakes. Properly fueled we headed to the [...]

Burlington – A Short Escape From Toronto

By | June 13th, 2017|Family, General, Road Trip, Summer, Uncategorized|

Sometimes you just want to get away. School, work, and the day-to-day demands build up to a point where there is no distinction between the weekend and the work week. For our family, that's a signal that it's time for a little getaway. But . . .(always a but) leaving Toronto for a quick [...]

Advice from a Kid – How to Fly with Children

By | June 2nd, 2017|Family, General, Summer, Travel Tip|

I'm a kid, although you probably know that. I'm going to tell you what kids really like and don't like on a plane. You may read some bloggers that feed you all this stuff about flying with kids and you probably believe them. But have you ever heard from a kid about what they really [...]

Flea Market Gems Around the World

By | April 18th, 2017|Family, General, Solo, Summer, Warm Countries|

It's okay. We know. You're not alone. You desperately want a cool warehouse of fun, edgy accessories and furniture like Joanna Gaines from television's Fixer Upper. You're with your tribe. You can go just about anywhere in the world, and, if you know where to look for the local flea market, you can find funky, [...]

Kids and Scuba Diving | From a Child’s Perspective

By | February 27th, 2017|Family, Road Trip, Summer, Warm Countries|

I woke up to the sound of the alarm. Normally if I hear an alarm I either just turn it off or throw a pillow at it, sometimes even both for good measure. But not today. The second I heard the alarm clock I jumped out of bed and shook my mom. “WAKE UP!!!!!”. [...]

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 [...]

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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