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Canada is true, strong and free. It's also really, really big. Find the 25 places in Canada every family should visit.

25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit

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Both the New York Times and Lonely Planet named Canada as the top destination for 2017. It’s fitting that the new book 25 Places in Canada Every Family Should Visit outlines why you should Canada this year. It also whets the appetite for future visits. 25 Places is authored by fellow Canadian travel writer and blogger Jody Robbins. It’s a great resource for planning a fun-filled family vacation with kids of all ages. Robbins lays out 25 of the top destinations for families, and…

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The bucolic rolling hills and vineyards of Sonoma County can be a playground for families with kids. How to enjoy Sonoma County with kids and wine. | family travel

How to Enjoy Sonoma County with Kids and Wine

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It’s easy to see why California is a blessed state in the union. Sunshine, coastline, mountains, valleys – it’s gorgeous. And then there’s the food and wine. If California is the state that just keeps on giving to travellers and locals, then the rolling hills, vineyards, and valleys of Sonoma County are the sweet cherries on a fantastic Cali sundae. There’s so much more to wine country and Sonoma County than wine, as fabulous as it is. Sonoma County is a beautiful, bucolic, almost off-the-beaten path…

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Your special travel moments deserve more than selfies. Capture your best travel memories by booking family vacation photos with Flytographer.

How to Capture the Best Family Vacation Memories with Flytographer

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If a photograph is worth a thousand words, then I wonder what it’s worth in terms of memories? As the recipient of childhood photo albums, and albums going back to my grandmother, I can tell you. They are priceless. Maintaining a visual record of our family history and its special moments is incredibly important to me. As we do a LOT of travelling, many of our special family moments are travel moments. But as the chief family photographer, I’m missing…

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Spring is a great time to plan family travel to a great North American city destination. How to save big on summer travel with CityPASS ticket booklets.

How to Save Big on Summer Travel with CityPASS + Giveaway

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Spring is a great time for summer travel planning. This time of year also marks the eight year anniversary of The Travelling Mom. I’m in the mood to celebrate, and that means a summer travel CityPASS giveaway for you, loyal reader! Courtesy of our friends at CityPASS, I’m delighted to give away four adult CityPASS ticket books to an eligible destination of your choice. Why CityPASS It’s pretty simple, CityPASS gets you in faster, and for less money. CityPASS ticket booklets are popular for travelers…

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Help new graduates collect memories not things. Six reasons to give the gift of travel to graduates with the Contiki Tours gifter campaign.

6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel to Graduates

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Have you seen the inspirational quote “Collect memories, not things“? Well, it turns out that the majority of new high school and college graduates, part of the Generation Z or Post-Millennial generation, believe that experiences – the art of collecting memories – are the most important thing in life. So if you’re looking for the perfect gift for the 18-30 year old graduate in your life, think about giving them the gift of travel through Contiki. 6 Reasons to Give the Gift of Travel with Contiki 1….

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