Win a 2 Night Stay at Eaton Chelsea in Toronto


During our spring break we were treated to a couple of nights at the Eaton Chelsea in Toronto, Ontario. Centrally located within walking distance to the city’s subway as well as the thriving business and shopping districts, Eaton Chelsea, Toronto offers travellers efficient and comfortable accommodation in the heart of the city. Featuring 1,590 contemporary […]

Floating Over Albuquerque in a Hot Air Balloon

hot air balloon

Over the last few years I have slowly been stroking items off of my bucket list and this month I was able to strike out another item: riding in a hot air balloon. While visiting Albuquerque, Griffin and I had the incredible opportunity to fly with Rainbow Ryders early one morning. We first watched the […]

Choosing a Spring Break Vacation Spot #springbreakideas


Spring break is approaching fast and there is an endless list of possible vacation destinations where you could visit during the kids’ time off school. If you don’t mind the cooler temperatures, there is no end of possibilities. Niagara Falls is always a popular destination and you can visit two countries in just a matter […]

Royal Caribbean Cruise: Island Excursions


The Royal Caribbean cruise I was on had two ports of call: St. Thomas and St. Maarten. Our first stop was St. Thomas where we were able to do some shopping and explore the area a bit before going on our excursion on the Kon Tiki Sightseeing and Beach Cruise. Kon Tiki was a sightseeing […]

What is there to do on a Royal Caribbean Cruise?


Recently I went on my my first cruise. I sailed to the Caribbean on Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas. Since I hadn’t been on a cruise before, I wondered what kinds of things there would be for us to do on board. Thankfully, there is no short answer to this question. For adult travelers, […]

When History comes to Life: Checking out Athens with the Kids


Think of Athens and an image of ancient ruins is likely to spring to mind. There is a lot more to the city than decaying buildings however, and the Greek capital is a particularly good destination for young children. We spent a very enjoyable week in the city last summer, and this is some of […]

Tunisia offers stunning sights and culture without straining holiday budgets

Mahdia beach

Tunisia is a country steeped in ancient history and its vast Mediterranean coastline makes it a perfect place for a relaxing and inexpensive beach holiday with great cultural interest. The mixed style of resorts means that experiencing this traditional Arabic country can still be accessible for visiting families, as the local French speakers often converse […]

Creative Ways to See the World


I used to believe that travel was a luxury reserved strictly for wealthy families. It seemed unattainable  to me as a young single mother and I often dreamed about taking my son on his first flight to somewhere fascinating. As I grew older I realized that I was wrong, anyone can travel with a little […]

Another Beautiful Stay with Global Resort Homes


In October I shared a bit about our stay ay 2689 MANESTY LANE in Windsor Hills Resort through Global Resort Homes. Specifically I spoke about the benefit of having your own washer and dryer while on vacation, but there are so many more benefits to staying with Global Resort Homes that I needed to share […]