Things to do in Penticton this Summer Are you considering a family road trip to the South Okanagan this summer? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we share the best things to do in Penticton with kids this summer. I’m not sure why it took us so long to visit […]
How to Explore New York City on a Budget
New York is one of my favorite cities in the world. I lived there for six years, have run NYC tours, written a guidebook about New York, and I return often. To me, it is ‘the Capital of the World’. Practically every culture and nationality is represented here: it’s home to almost 10 million people […]
Should you add San Juan to your travel wish list?
Should you add San Juan to your travel wish list? Located on the north-eastern coast of Puerto Rico, San Juan is the capital and largest city on this fascinating Caribbean island. Given it’s prime location in the heart of the Caribbean, it’s no surprise that Puerto Rico is one of the most popular vacation destinations […]
Why You Should Visit the Mosel Valley in Germany this summer
Mosel Valley in Germany A tired old tractor spits out a cloud of smoke as it passes by, slowly rolling down the single lane road. The streets are empty as the village is slowly wakes up. The rising sun creeps over the valley and makes its daily appearance, taking a bite out of the damp […]
The colourful streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Colourful Streets of Old San Juan One of the best surprises from our trip to the Caribbean was discovering Old San Juan, the oldest settlement in Puerto Rico. This historical colonial section of San Juan, it’s capital city, is a must visit for all first time visitors to Puerto Rico. WOW – what an […]
15 Photos that will inspire you to visit Cobh, Ireland
Photos of Cobh, Ireland It’s been a few years since our last trip to Ireland, so we thought we’d resurface this blog post. We wrote an informative post about the perfect Ireland road trip for families. One of the highlights from this road trip was visiting the town of Cobh. It’s a cute harbour town […]
Take a ride on the Polar Express to the North Pole!
This post was originally written in December 2016. Given that the Holiday Season is upon us, we thought we should re-publish this story about our trip to the North Pole on the Polar Express in Squamish. The Polar Express in Squamish, BC If you’ve watched the classic animated Christmas movie staring Tom Hanks, you’ll appreciate […]
Further proof that British Columbia is ridiculously beautiful
Scenic Float plane views of BC’s South Coast We boarded the small float plane in British Columbia and flew from downtown Vancouver to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island. This was the first time our boys experienced taking off and landing on water, so this float plane experience was a memorable one for them. While […]