Monthly Archives: June 2011

Happy Birthday Canada! We List Some of The Celebrations Planned Across The Country

Tomorrow will mark Canada's 144th Birthday and while everyone will be watching our Nation's capital for coverage of the Royal visit there is a long list of celebrations planned around the country. As always Ottawa...

Learn To Camp This Year With Ontario Parks

An old-fashioned campout is an affordable and enjoyable family vacation.  But, if you’re inexperienced, the idea of a holiday, in the great outdoors, can be intimidating. I went on my first camping trip when I...

Featured Review: 2011 Maclaren Twin Techno Stroller

Maclaren is well known for their full line of lightweight travel friendly strollers. Unique to any other lightweight double on the market, the Maclaren Twin Techno was designed for 2 children from birth to 55lbs each (110lb total). Besides being a stylish looking stroller, it has many features that are beneficial to parents-on-the go.

Ottawa: Five Reasons to Visit Canada’s Capital This Summer

Steeped in history and marinated in culture, Ottawa is a fabulous city. I know you don’t need a list of fun things to do while you’re there, but I’ll give you one anyway. Here are...

Great American Backyard Campout: A Great Excuse to Stay-cation

Do you have plans this weekend? Are you going to be hanging around the house? Turn an ordinary weekend into a stay-cation, with a backyard campout. This Saturday, June 25th, is the night...

Universal Orlando Raises Ticket Prices

Just a week after Disneyworld in Orlando announced their new admission rates Universal Orlando has increased their ticket prices.

Perfect for Travel! Valco Baby Introduces “Stroller Roller”

Just in time for summer travel, Valco Baby introduces the Stroller Roller Universal Travel Bag ($100): the perfect answer to the airlines’ new restrictions on gate checking strollers!

Royal Caribbean International Debuts ‘Revitalized’ Radiance of the Seas

After a 21-day dry-dock, Royal Caribbean International's Radiance of the Seas reemerged from one of the most extensive revitalizations of the cruise line's approximately $70 million Royal Advantage enhancements program for 2011.  The...

Vacation Outside of The Box – Spend a Night at the Zoo!

A trip to the zoo is a fun day out for the family, but what goes on through the night? There’s only one way to find out - sleepover! Wait...what? SLEEPOVER! I didn’t know you could...

Crumpled City Maps For Busy Travelers

When we travel to a new city the first thing I do is find a good map to help us stay organized.  Often, the folding and unfolding of said map renders it useless after...

Planning A Trip To Disney World? Prices Are Going Up!

Families who are looking to visit Disney World in Orlando this summer will have to pay a little more to see Mickey. For the second time in less than a year, the already...

The 10 Most Common Items Travelers Forget At Home

In the 20 years I've been traveling, I have forgotten to bring a lot of things. In fact I leave a hairbrush in my suitcase because, oddly, that is the thing I forget...