Universal Orlando – What To Know Before You Go

Are you ready for an epic vacation for the entire family?  Then it might be the perfect time to immerse yourself into the world that is Universal Orlando Resort.  Comprised of two large theme parks;  Universal Studios Florida and the Islands of Adventure these two parks give you the opportunity to experience your favourite movies, […]

Sapphire Falls ~ 5 Reasons To Stay “Inside” The Parks!

Imagine a place where crowds seem to melt away.  An oasis of palm trees and lagoon style pools, plots of sandy beach and pool side service with a welcoming smile.  Picture an escape from your reality as you enter a tropical paradise.  Blue waterfalls, lush grounds, and calming colours.  The newest on-site hotel at Universal […]

The Travellers First Aid Kit

Over the past year I’ve taken a lot of trips.  Road trips, out of Province trips, quick glorious weekends down south and even a couple or dreamy vacations to Europe.  For each trip I dream big, over plan, and usually over pack.  I may regret hauling around that extra pair of bulky shoes and sweater […]

Cancun ~ Party of 10?

Recently I had the opportunity to leave the snow, slush and frigid temperatures behind and jet off to the sunshine and glorious heat of Mexico.  My task?  Spend a sun filled week in Cancun Mexico with a group of 8 teenagers who were looking to make some memories on their Spring Break.  How do you […]

The View From Here

There’s something to be said for a perfect ocean view. In the morning, the sun greets you as it makes it grand entrance over the turquoise blues. During the day; the sound of music and laughter floats up to your balcony from the pool below, begging you to hurry up and join in on the […]

Adiós

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0savesSave I am WAY over packed, the house sitter is tucked in safe and sound with her list of instructions for the house, the dog, and the cat.  You get the idea.  I like me some lists.  The family and I and oh SIX extra teenagers are jetting off to grab us some of that […]

The Ultimate Travelling Packing List!

Very, VERY soon I will be jumping on a plane with my family and a group ….yes a GROUP of excited teenagers.  In total, we will be a party of 10!  I shall go down in history as either the coolest Mama ever, (because what kind of crazy person agrees to travel on one of […]

Where To Travel In 2017 ~ St Maarten!

Second in the our series of posts highlighting our top choices for travel this year we bring you St Maarten! This small Caribbean island is located towards the north of the Lesser Antilles, enjoys tropical breezes and a truly unique geographically history.  Searching for a romantic getaway, an island with a fun and fabulous night […]

When Was Your First Time?

I’m in the middle of preparing for something kind of exciting.  A little out of the ordinary?  I’m headed to Cancun Mexico with…. my Hubby, my daughters and oh SIX of their closest friends.  Yup. six.  We will be a party of 10.  Am I crazy?  Maybe.  I’m destined to go down in history as […]

10 Things NOT To Pack For Your Caribbean Vacation

I am a self admitted overpacker. Inevitably when I return home I unpack dresses I haven’t worn, T-shirts that went from suitcase to hanger and back without ever seeing the light of day, even extra bathing suit cover-ups.  Why do I have room for all these extra clothes?  Because on the rare occasion that I’m […]