This year's Winterlude (an everything winter celebration) in Ottawa, Ontario runs from February 3 to 20, 2017. Winterlude has seen upwards of 600,000 people in previous years and as Canada celebrates the 150th anniversary of Confederation, this year's winter celebration will most likely draw larger crowds due to more events and activities related to this special … [Read more...]
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Getting babies and kids to sleep while away from home can sometimes be tricky. The smell of the room or bed sheets, the feel of the mattress and a new routine/schedule can affect sleep - that's why we often pack our kids' bed sheets or a portable crib or bed. Bringing your own travel bed from home makes the transition to a new environment easier for little ones. If you are … [Read more...]
*Updated August 2016 It goes without saying, Disney cruises were made for families and as such cabins are tailored for adults traveling with kids. For first time cruisers the overwhelming selection of staterooms can be intimidating but don’t let it push you into selecting just any cabin. Disney has some of the largest rooms in the cruise industry but keep in mind they’re … [Read more...]
It can be easy for anyone to get caught up in the glitz and glam of an upcoming cruise vacation. The food and entertainment, the pools and beaches, and the exotic destinations - these are the best parts of a cruise. It can also be easy to overlook an important component that isn’t included: travel insurance. Purchasing travel insurance for your family cruise might seem … [Read more...]
When travelling with our kids, my husband and I tend not to carry a ton of cash with us. We already have to keep track of rental car seats, water bottles, travel documentation and multiple bags and suitcases that having a wad of cash or pile of coins to deal with on top of everything else causes too much stress. Most of our purchases during a trip is paid for with one or two … [Read more...]