This post was originally written in December 2016. Given that the Holiday Season is upon us, we thought we should re-post this story about our trip to the North Pole on the Polar Express! The Polar Express in Squamish, BC If you’ve watched the classic animated Christmas movie staring Tom Hanks, you’ll appreciate the festive experience […]
Family Travel Tips
Family Travel Tips
Below you will find the most recent posts we've written about family travel.
If you're traveling with a baby, check out our other blog Tips For Baby Travel.
Things to do in Quebec with kids The predominantly French-speaking province of Québec is the perfect destination for family travel. Québec is quite different from the rest of Canada. It has a unique Francophone culture that shares many similarities to French culture. Most first time visitors to Québec will start by exploring the vibrant cities of Quebec City and […]
How our Back-to-School Shopping is helping us save for our next big trip It’s hard to believe that come September we will have TWO boys in school. It’s amazing to think that only a few years ago we were changing diapers and struggling with sleepless nights. Last week we were sitting on a dock in the Algonquin […]
8 Things to do in New Brunswick with kids Today’s post shares some of the fun things we did on our road trip around New Brunswick. Our hope is that one or two of these adventures will spark your curiosity about this under-rated Canadian province. Who knows, maybe you’ll find yourself in the presence of the world’s highest tides one […]
What you need to know before you visit Xcaret Located in Mexico’s popular Riviera Maya, Xcaret is an eco-archaeological park with over 50 attractions. Visitors come to Xcaret to snorkel with fish, explore underground rivers and caves, learn about Mayan culture, see wildlife and enjoy its tropical surroundings. It has a lot of similarities to […]
3 New ways to earn Aeroplan Miles easily A few years ago we wrote about how we accumulate Aeroplan Miles quickly. While all of those options are still available, we’ve started to earn Aeroplan Miles three new ways. We redeem a lot of miles every year, so we’re always on the lookout for new ways […]
Everything you need to know about Xel-Ha Park in Mexico Xel-Há is an aquatic theme park where guests can snorkel, relax and enjoy the sparkling Caribbean waters in a safe, secluded inlet. The adventure park is located just north of Tulum in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, about a 1.5 hour drive south of Cancun. We have […]
Things to do BEFORE your next Family Vacation You’ve booked flights and hotel and are ready to take off on your next family vacation. Or, are you? According to a recent survey by TD Insurance, the top things Canadians do once their family vacation plans are confirmed are: Print off your boarding passes and hotel confirmations, […]