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Planning your trip finances will go a long way to ensuring happy and worry-free holiday. How to make and stay on a travel budget. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Make and Stay on a Travel Budget #selloffFX

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Do you have a travel budget? Whether you’re watching your pennies or partying like its 1999, smart travellers keep track of spending while on the road. There are many reasons why minding your finances makes good travel sense. If you make and stay on a tight travel budget, you want to ensure that you keep to that budget and don’t overspend. Running out of money while on holiday is a nightmare scenario. If you have more financial latitude, you should…

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It's an East meets West Asian foodie feast in Richmond, a suburb just south of Vancouver, British Columbia. How to find the best Richmond restaurants for hungry families. | thetravellingmom.ca

How to Find the Best Richmond Restaurants for Families

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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Chinese New Year is upon us. In Vancouver, this is great cause for celebration as the hundreds of thousands of local residents of Asian descent ring in the new year of the lucky monkey with feasting and family get-togethers at homes and at local restaurants. The epicenter of the Asian dining scene is the Vancouver suburb of Richmond. With over 800 restaurants, more than 80% of which offer Asian cuisine of every description and price point, locals and…

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Gulf Coast luxury and family-friendly amenities abound at the Sandpearl Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida | thetravellingmom.ca

Gulf Coast Luxury at the Sandpearl Resort

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Why doesn’t every hotel check-in include a complimentary glass of champagne? This question pops into my mind as I enjoy a sip of nose-tickling bubbly upon arrival at the Sandpearl Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. It is really the most civilized of welcomes. What harried parent wouldn’t appreciate such a gift when she’s finally arrived at her luxury holiday destination after plane rides, baggage sorting, and a 45-minute cab ride? This first sparkling taste of the good life at Sandpearl Resort only whets…

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Surrounded by raptors at the World Eagle Capital. An Eagle Float Tour by Sunwolf Lodge in Brackendale north of Squamish is the perfect adventure for bird-loving travellers. | thetravellingmom.ca

Surrounded by Raptors at the World Eagle Capital

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Floating down the Cheakamus River in our yellow Sunwolf lodge raft, I quickly run out of digits to count the white-headed mature eagles and their brown juvenile friends overhead. We are surrounded by raptors on our Eagle Float Tour in Brackendale, self-styled World Eagle Capital, just north of Squamish, British Columbia. Brackendale earned bragging rights as the site of the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world back in 1994. The annual eagle count that year numbered an incredible 3,769 raptors counted…

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Embrace the spirit of winter adventure by snowmobiling at Sun Peaks Resort in the champagne powder of Canada's second largest ski resort. | thetravellingmom.ca

Snowmobile Touring in the Deep at Sun Peaks Resort

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Nothing beats a bluebird day of skiing and riding in the mountains of beautiful British Columbia. But sometimes, even the most dedicated rider (moi) is open to trying something new on the slopes. During our visit to Sun Peaks Ski Resort in the British Columbia interior, we had just such an opportunity to try snowmobiling Sun Peaks. While snowmobiling isn’t the quietest winter activity there is (those motors do make noise), when the opportunity comes to give it a go, seize…

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