• Snowshoeing on Cypress at night time

    Snowshoeing On Cypress At Night | A Fondue Tour Review

    Have I ever mentioned that I hate being cold? Like, I really hate being cold. And yet, when an invitation arrived for me to go snowshoeing on Cypress at night, I accepted. I said yes because I realized that this was one of those ‘once in a lifetime’ experiences. Not only that, but they mentioned the words chocolate fondue to me, and that pretty much sealed the deal. What can I say, I’m helpless when you dangle chocolate in front of my face. The day for us to go snowshoeing on Cypress Mountain arrived. My husband got off work early, we handed the kids off to Nana, and hit the road. I…

  • Nexus with Kids application

    Applying For Nexus With Kids | What You Should Know About the Process

    We recently completed applying for Nexus with kids! This was one of those things we’ve wanted to do for years, but never got around to. Paperwork can be daunting, especially government paperwork! However, the process was very simple and straight forward and I’m kicking myself for not doing it earlier. What is Nexus? Here’s a quote from the official CBSA website: “NEXUS is a bi-national, Canada-United States program for pre-approved, low-risk travellers entering Canada or the United States (U.S.) at designated air, land and marine ports of entry. The program enables its members to enter either country more quickly and easily by using automated self-serve kiosks in the air mode…

  • Consider Mexico if you love culture!

    Why Mexico Should Be Your Next Family Vacation

    Mexico takes a fair amount of flack in the news. Potential travelers worry about everything from high crime rates to food poisoning. And while these are things you should consider when heading to any foreign country, it doesn’t mean Mexico needs to be written off completely. In fact, I’d say the good far outweighs the bad. There are many reasons why Mexico should be your next family vacation As we begin to plan our travel for 2019, Mexico is at the top of our list. The past few years have involved a lot of destinations within Canada and the United States. As my kids get older, I’d like to push the…

  • 5 Things To Consider Before Booking a Cruise With Kids

    Thinking of booking a cruise with kids? Great! You’re in for a fun-filled trip! When deciding which destinations and which cruise line to choose, their are several things you should consider. Cruising is a wonderful way to experience multiple destinations in a short period of time. It allows you to have a comfortable home base, with all the luxuries of a 5-star hotel. They’re also all-inclusive. This means that most of your food, accommodations, and entertainment are included in your initial payment. If you’ve never gone on a cruise with kids before, there are a few things you need to be aware of. Here are a few of the things…

  • Cruising to Alaska | Ketchikan

    Cruising to Alaska | The PROS and CONS

    Cruising is a wonderfully relaxing way to travel. You get to visit multiple places at once and you barely have to lift a finger the entire trip. Your bed is made, your dishes are cleaned, and the sights literally come to you! The idea of cruising to Alaska always catches folks off guard, though. It is a very different kind of cruise, so I’m going to fill you in on the pros and cons of such a vacation with your family. PROS of Cruising to Alaska The number one reason to go cruising to Alaska is for the scenery. The views you’ll get from the ship and land will absolutely…