Since we travel to the USA so often, we thought it would be convenient to apply for a NEXUS Pass. It seemed relatively easy, so we went ahead. Our experience becomes your How To and Why To course in NEXUS. Here we go! NEXUS Pass Basics What is NEXUS? NEXUS is designed to expedite the border clearance process for low-risk, pre-approved travellers into Canada and the … [Read more...]
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A while back, I shared some of my favourite free souvenirs from Disney World and this week it's about the CHEAPEST souvenir at Disney - Pressed Pennies. This souvenir will only set you back 51 cents - almost as good as free! What Is A Pressed Penny? I discovered pressed penny machines during my December 2007 trip and made a few for my babymoon travel scrapbook. … [Read more...]
Located south of Lake Ontario, Rochester, New York is known for attractions that center around learning and play - most notably the Strong National Museum of Play. First time visitors are blown away by the size of this museum and it's quite possible to spend a whole day, if not an entire weekend at The Strong. It's not as busy or fast paced as New York City and is New … [Read more...]
For our recent Disney cruise, we planned to fly in a day early to break up the travel time. Flying to Orlando and then taking a transfer to Port Canaveral would mean an entire day of non stop travel. Our morning flight meant we would arrive in Orlando around 2PM. Since we would be missing lunch, we packed some snacks for the kids in a soft sided lunch bag to tide them over … [Read more...]
So what does one eat after a busy day at Blue Mountain Resort? We had a kitchen in our room at the Westin Trillium House but opted to eat out because we were just too pooped at the end of the day to cook. You know, mini putting, pedal boating, coaster riding and clenching onto the side of the open air gondola (oh that was just me, not my husband or kids) -- having fun is … [Read more...]