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...

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...

The Taj Experience

When you see the Taj Mahal for the first time, there is an immediate sense of awe that grips you. Because you might have seen a hundred pictures of the monument, but the digital...

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...

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,...

Port of Call ~ Cozumel

Famous for its incredibly blue waters, Cozumel is rich in history dating back to AD 300 when the Mayans settled there.   Located 12 miles off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Cozumel is 29...

Traveling With A Baby? Here’s 5 Must-Haves For Your Carry-On Bag…

Traveling with a baby is work. There - I’ve said it. But the truth of the matter is, the work is worth it. The trips and adventures we’ve had have as a family have...

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...

Travel Gear for Parents – Our Top 7 Picks!

Traveling with kids can be stressful – especially if you haven’t brought the right gear. Carrying a heavy baby through the airport, paying extra to check gear and having your little one get lose on the plane can get an relaxing vacation off to a rocky start.

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...

7 Tips For Cruising With Kids

My husband and I have been ‘cruisers’ for more than 10 years.  In that time we have had the pleasure of sailing on more than 14 boats with 5 cruiselines. Even though...