UK Family’s Car Bursts Into Flames In The Middle Of Tour Through Lion Enclosure

A UK family is lucky to be safe after their vehicle burst into flames while they were visiting Longleat Safari Park over the weekend.  In most car fire situations everyone would just get out,...

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...

Cap Off the Summer in Muskoka

'Tis the season for "Back to School" sales at every retail outlet in the known world.  But we still have a few more weeks of summer left and time to have one last getaway...

Universal Orlando Announces Lineup For 2016 Mardi Gras Concert

Universal Orlando Resort is rolling out the red carpet for some of music’s biggest names for their 2016 Mardi Gras celebration! On select nights Feb. 6 through April 16, visitors can end their day...

Significant Rise Expected in the Cost of Canadian Passports Next Year

If you’re planning on renewing or replacing your Canadian passport next year, you should expect a price increase from the previous years. For some, the increase may prove to be nothing more than a...

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...

Busch Gardens Florida Set To Debut 335 Ft Freestanding Drop Tower ~ Falcon’s Fury!

Set to debut very soon at Busch Gardens Florida, Falcon's Fury is currently North America’s tallest freestanding drop tower at 335 feet tall.  Once you buckle in thrill seekers will be treated to a...

Adventures by Disney’s Expanded 2013 Lineup to Include Southeast Asia

Adventures by Disney has released some details of their expanded offerings for 2013.  Whether you like your adventures star studded or far flung, there is something new in the works for you. On a jaunt...

5 Ways To Help Kids Learn More While They’re on Vacation

Now that our boys are past the toddler stage, we have been choosing destinations and daytrips that help them learn more about our world and the people we share it with.  Last Summer we...

UK Couple Fined For Taking Kids Out Of School For Vacation

I am a strong believer in the practical education a vacation offers. I still remember most of the information I learned while on island tours as a kid. And while we didn't miss a...

Peggy of the Cove

Three days, we drove, to take a picture of the dog by the ocean – true story. That’s not the whole story, but it is true. Back when we were hunting for our first house,...

Universal Orlando Announces New Loews Sapphire Falls Resort!

As Universal's Orlando theme park continues to grow and evolve so do the choices for guests. Hot on the opening of Cabana Bay, Loews has announced plans for another on property resort. When it is completed in the Summer of 2016 the Caribbean-themed Loews Sapphire Falls Resort will feature 1,000 Rooms and Suites.