Omni Hotel – San Diego (4/5 “family friendly” stars)

By far San Diego is one of our top picks for “family friendly” cities in the USA, and the Omni is a great choice for those wanting to stay in town – and especially for those who want to catch a Padres baseball game.

First off, the sheer size and location (I think it is one of the biggest hotels in the city) will place you in awe – or at least give you comfort that you may never lose sight of your hotel if you are wandering the city core. It is located walking distance from the convention centre, Gaslamp district, and it is located right next door to the Padres Stadium. (more…)

Puerto Rico All Inclusive Vacations Now!

Puerto Rico was referred to as vacationers nirvana for riches because food and turn into at hotels would cost you far more than every other Caribbean destination. But with the roll-out of all inclusive deals from numerous top hotels and rental accommodations, everybody is able to experience this awesome place without burning a hole inside their pockets. (more…)

Sandia Peak Tramway – Albuquerque New Mexico

A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles.

On our honeymoon, we took this tram and were delighted. We were in town for the hot air balloon show and the scenery steals the show on the Sandia Peak Tramway. (more…)

Waikiki Marriott Beach Resort and Spa – The No Stress Kid Vacation

I was three months pregnant, and we were going stir crazy knowing that there would soon be a ban on travel in the USA (note: most travel insurance companies will not cover pregnancy because it is a “previously known condition” so make sure you check with your carrier). We decided on Waikiki.

I always feel instant “vacation” when I go to Hawaii, as soon as I step off the plane and the warm air hits me. And even better, Hawaii is great with kids…here is why: (more…)

Tip: Baby Passports – It doesn’t have to be painful

The greatest day as a parent is the birth of your child, and milestones like the first smile and the first giggle top the list for memorable moments. However, if you are travelling parents like us, one of those exciting milestones is when your little bundle of joy receives their first passport. FREEDOM! You can finally travel outside of your country and start earning passport stamps for your little one. (more…)

Salt Spring Island Saturday market

We love to visit this quaint island where the pace is slow compared to Vancouver Island.

They have one of the top markets around in the Ganges village. (more…)

Banff Village

Banff National Park, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, attracts roughly 3 million visitors each year. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

It features world class hiking, golf, and outdoor activities. (more…)

Cathedral Grove

Cathedral Grove, located in MacMillan Provincial Park, is one of the most accessible stands of giant Douglas fir trees on Vancouver Island. You can stroll through a network of trails under the shadow of towering ancient Douglas-fir trees, majestic pillars untouched by the modern world – some more than 800 years old. (more…)