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Jen R should have been a spy; she would have been really great at it. Instead, she has found limitless happiness raising a future international man of mystery. She is a writer, a maker of suppers, a kisser of boo boos and a finder of lost things. She would always prefer to watch politics than sports and will never watch a soap opera...ever.

High Wire Added To The Niagara Skyline This Summer

Niagara’s thirst for the high wire hasn’t been satisfied yet. Beginning June 29th, Jay Cochrane will begin Skywalk 2012. Jay’s Skywalk 2012 is a high wire attraction that spans the 340 m from the top...

Rockies Top the List of Canadian Tourist Attractions

It would seem that the blush of the Olympic Games hasn’t faded just yet.  Canada.com readers have voted and the Rocky Mountains have usurped Niagara Falls as Canada’s top tourist draw. Now, I’m not sure...

Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Offers Travellers Unique Volunteer Opportunities

So many of us understand deeply, what a privilege it is to travel.  As a result, we seek out ways to enrich our experiences by employing ourselves generously during our vacation time.  That is...

Learn to Camp With Ontario Parks

My family has spent time in many of Ontario’s provincial parks and we’ve loved every experience.  Each park has something unique to offer.  But, neither my husband nor I grew up camping, and we...

Here’s $25, Now Can I Please Sit With My Family?

In a dusty photo album somewhere, there is a picture of my grandparents, dressed to the nines, posing in the aisle of an aircraft with a very pleasant and accommodating stewardess.  I think they...

Scotland With Disney: A Brave Adventure

Adventures by Disney has announced the launch of “Scotland:  A Brave Adventure.”  This landscape- and history-packed tour, designed to complement the movie Brave, is the first Adventures by Disney itinerary to take inspiration from...

All-You-Can-Fly Membership Takes Off in California

Frequent fliers take note!  There is a new business model emerging in the air travel sector; all-you-can-fly for one flat rate. It works like a country club.  Patrons pay a membership fee that gives them...

Idaho’s Salmon River is Flowing White and Rapid This Season

Heavy snowfall doesn’t always elicit cheers from the masses, but substantial late winter precipitation, combined with above average snowpack in the mountains of the North West United States, has signalled good news for outdoor...

Star Wars Weekends Return to Disney Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Weekends are back at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!  So pack up your little Jedis, plug the coordinates into the navi-computer and make the jump to light speed; they’ll only be around from May...

Summer Camp In Paradise

Summer camp spawns images of rustic cabins tucked into the wilderness... campfires, swimming lessons and homesickness...crystal clear lakes flanked by rugged shores, black flies and that time the canoe tipped. Well forget everything you thought...

Your Vacation Starts Where the Rubber Meets the Road

I’ve been on my fair share of road trips.  They are a part of every summer for our family.  The best advice I can offer a newbie, is to go to sleep and when...

Celebrating Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC

At this time of year, Washington DC and Tokyo, Japan bear one striking resemblance.  It’s cherry blossom time and both cities have erupted with clouds of lacy pink and white blooms. To mark the occasion...