Monthly Archives: July 2011

Britax Introduces Car Seat Travel Cart!

Britax Child Safety, a leading child car seat and stroller manufacturer has announced the introduction of a great new piece of gear designed to make family travel easier. The Britax Car Seat travel cart, which...

Kelty Outfits the Whole Family for Camping Adventures

In the twelve years I’ve been camping I’ve burned through my share of equipment. I don’t want to think about the number of times I’ve faced the consequences of purchasing flimsy products, simply because...

Daytripping in Ontario ~ The Toronto Zoo

Because I live in Ontario I have made a list of zoos, festivals and theme parks that I would like to visit with the kids this Summer.  I have read a lot about the...

Slow Down on the Appalachian Trail

Wandering through a place like Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, you expect to be surrounded by travellers.  It resonates with history and natural beauty so, understandably, it draws a crowd. Most are typical tourists, equipped with...

Traveling Asia with Kids – China

China is a vast country, both in population and the span of history, the oldest continuous civilization in the world. China also has bunches of "earliest" and "firsts" – earliest writing and code of...

Traveling Asia with Kids – Singapore

Clean, green and strikingly modern, Singapore is one of the most family-friendly destinations in Asia. Everything from the immaculate, buggy-friendly pavements to the spacious hotels in Singapore makes travelling with kids easy.  Kids can...

Traveling Asia with Kids – Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a wonderland packed with fun and adventure for children of all ages. It’s much more than skyscrapers, shopping streets and Jackie Chan.

Travel + Leisure Names Their Top Picks For US & Canadian Family Hotels

Travel magazine Travel + Leisure has revealed their readers choice 'World's Best' awards for 2011, but more importantly, the top picks for US & Canadian Family Hotels. Rated out of 100, respondents were asked...

Bronx Zoo Celebrates Summer with a LEGO ‘Zoofari’

The tiger may not roar like the real one or the flamingo might not flap its wings, but the new animals on display at the Bronx zoo are sure to attract attention because of the simple fact that they have been made by assembling tiny little LEGO squares. Called the "Great Summer Zoofari: A LEGO Wildlife Expedition” Bronx zoo will hold the unique display till September.

Family Fun In La Ville De Montreal

Growing up, one of my family's favourite getaways was our yearly trip to Montreal, Quebec.  Once we crossed the border from Ontario to Quebec, it was like entering another world.  Or better yet, going...

Daytripping in Ontario ~ African Lion’s Safari

As we head into Summer I have started a list of local parks and attractions that I want to visit with my boys in July and August.  We are lucky enough to live in...

Person-to-Person Licenses Set to Increase Legal Travel for Americans to Cuba

A couple of years ago, I was part of a tour group, visiting Havana.  We stopped at a shop that sold cigars, rum and coffee.  Everybody went on a spending spree; everybody, except one...