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 […]



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 […]

Three Great Reasons To Consider Tremblant This Winter!

The days are getting shorter, the air is getting so much cooler.  It’s time to start thinking about….dare I say it?  Snow!  The good news? Tremblant, voted the number one ski resort in Eastern North America, makes winter fun.  If visions of vast mountains of perfect snow, swooshing down slopes, and curling up by the […]

Venice Boat Tour with Grand Canal & Tower Climb with Walks of Italy

16,000 steps. The number of steps our family was taking on an average day walking through Italy. Time spent meandering, touring and sometimes just getting lost. So when presented with the chance to tour Venice on a boat I took the opportunity to see this mesmerizing city from another perspective.  The water! Our tour called […]

Hotel L’Orologio Venezia – An Apartment Hotel in the Heart Of Venice

Have you ever dreamed of having your very own home in Venice?  Living life like a real Venetian, you and your family spread out in a spacious apartment, watching the gondolas go by your picture window as you drink your morning coffee and make your plans for the day.  This dream, and so many more […]

Beaches Negril – 10 Tips To Get The Most Out Of Paradise

Located on the widest stretch of Negril’s famous 7-mile Beach, Beaches Negril encourages you to start your vacation from the moment you land.  It has a chill, laid back atmosphere, and yet hosts a lively night life for those who seek it.  There are kids programs galore, and of course the food and service the […]

A Picture Perfect Day In Florence

There are some places that are difficult to put into words. They hold too much history, too much beauty.  Florence Italy, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is one of those places.  So today, a walk down those incredible winding streets and a peek at some of the hidden gems in the middle of this beautiful […]

A Must See While In Rome: The Vatican

The Vatican City. Revered, written about in books, seen on television and movies.  No visit to Rome could be considered complete without a peek inside the world of the Vatican. But where to start when you go?  It’s overwhelming.  Our choice, to take the guided tour titled The Vatican Highlights Tour: Vatican Museums & Sistine […]

Walking In The Shadow Of The Colosseum: Through Eternity

  Goosebumps.  As we stood beside the Colosseum in Rome, shadowed by it’s enormous size, I became momentarily overwhelmed by the structure that sat in front of me.  I’d seen this massive wonder in books, marvelled at it’s significance during movies, even studied it in school, but what did I really know?  What would I […]

Il Salviatino ~ A Piece Of Paradise In Florence

Located on the outskirts of Florence, the Il Salviatino is a little piece of heaven just waiting to be discovered. With only 45 rooms, and seemingly as many staff, Il Salviatino is a unique luxury boutique hotel for the discerning guest. There are 40 rooms and 5 unique suites for a total of  45 suites, […]