10 Must Have Items For Parents Traveling With a Baby!

Whether you are headed to your parent's house, the cottage or to the Caribbean, there is a certain amount of planning that goes into traveling with a baby. Thankfully those who have come before...

Cruise Critic Names Their 2013 Editors’ Picks Awards

Looking for a cruise but not sure where to start?  Cruise Critic's new 2013 Editors' Picks Awards may help! Every traveller looks for something different when they searching for the perfect voyage.  When I first...

To Pay or Not to Pay ~ Which Airlines Charge For Baggage?

When you are flying as a family there are quite a few things you must take into account when booking a flight.  I will pay more for conveniences like a flight that doesn't connect,...

Bed Bug Problem in Canada and US ‘Worse than Ever’

Travellers beware! As we all continue our Summer travels there is one thing that families should be aware of when exploring.  After all you only want to bring home memories... According to experts, the...

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...

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.

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe from the Sun This Summer

We may not think about it as much as we should, especially when our children are just hanging outside and playing, but sun exposure can have serious long-term consequences, leaving children at a much...

Comfort and Safety for Infants and Toddlers While Flying

When our son was five-months-old, we took him to England, to meet his Great Grandma.  There was so much we didn’t know about travelling with an infant. We had high hopes that the baby would...

Traveling With Kids ~ Our 7 Picks For Best Kid Gear!

Parents know that an unhappy child during travel can make a 30 minute trip feel like 10 hours. Arming yourself with the best gear to keep your kids organized and comfortable, can be the difference between a smooth trip and one where your fellow travelers are asking to be moved to a different section of the plane. We’ve all been there and it’s not fun.

Lyme Disease More Prevalent than Previously Thought

Summer may be over for most families, but summer weather isn’t! And that means that families are still spending their time outdoors. While this provides many benefits to families (exercise, connection to nature and...

Understanding the Effects of Culture Shock

Some animals operate on instinct, one hundred percent.  Take the aligator, for example.  They are born ready.  They don’t need parents to supervise them, they don’t need to learn anything specialised, they just hatch...

Travel Links Around The Web!

While this was a busy week for travel news the biggest story was undoubtedly Malaysia airlines decision to ban infants from their first class flights on A380 planes. Chief executive Tengku Azmil Zahruddin attempted...