“What’s best about those seaside towns is that they are like time warps, and that’s why people go there.” -Harland Miller- Nestled along the Passamaquoddy Bay of New Brunswick, Canada, is a charming colonial town as rich in beauty as it is in historical significance. Consistently voted as one of the 10 most beautiful towns […]
Unplugged in the Rockies: Camping and Hiking at Abraham Lake, Alberta
“The mountains are calling, and I must go.” -John Muir- If you spend any amount of time on a road in Alberta, Canada, after May 1st, chances are you will meet the caravans of residents hauling trailers and all name of toys for enjoying rough roads and back country. We are masters of camping, we’ve […]
Pillars, Power and Performance: Visiting Rome’s Colosseum & Forum
Rome is home to history, art and the power of an empire that shaped our world. The Colosseum is rich in tales, arches and footsteps, and should be on every travelers wish list.
A Journey of Roots: Planning a Multi Generation Vacation
“Family, like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown- We live a very fortunate life, not only for our ability to travel, but simply to be part of a four generation family with extremely close bonds. Every time I watch my daughters interact with my […]
Beach Sand in my Hourglass: This is Cavendish, PEI
“In the end, I still prefer the sound of the winds in the firs across the brook more than the tinkling of crystal.” -Anne of Green Gables- Prince Edward Island is a place like no other. It’s not just a step back in time, but a place where time itself seems to linger, running a […]
It’s Not Just Water: My ‘Waterlust’ Affliction
“Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.” -Michael Faraday- I suffer from what I affectionately call “Water-Lust”, a deep yearning to be near the waves, to stick my toes in the sand and listen to the roars and the ripples. I […]
Unexpected Bliss: A day in Portofino, Italy
Sometimes unscheduled stops and unplanned discoveries turn into the most memorable moments of travel. Portofino is a destination for the rich and famous, from stunning Paraggi beach to the harbourside shops and restaurants, Portofino is an incredible family destination.
Sunsets, Surfers and Swells – A Week on Oahu’s North Shore
Oahu’s North Shore is more than a destination, it is an experience. A place where surfboards, sunsets and shaka are a way of life. To top it off, we were fortunate enough to experience what happens when the elements and travel collide….
OAHU: Aloha to a Kid Free Week
“La’i lua ke kai.” “The sea is very calm, all is peaceful.”- Hawaiian Proverb Don’t get me wrong. I love family travel. My goal in life is to teach my daughters that they have an entire planet in their backyard, with smells and sights and sounds to discover. But there is something to be said […]
When in Rome…Stay and Stroll
“Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning.” -Giotto de Bondone- For me, Rome, is the epicentre of my of wanderlust, the city that speaks directly to my heart. For those of you afflicted with a place such as this, you understand such yearning. For those who have […]