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The original base for Canada's biggest ski resort, Whistler Creekside has great restaurants, lodgings, shops and slope access to suit every kind of skier.

The Best Insider’s Guide to Whistler Creekside

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The ski resort village of Whistler Creekside has an origin story that surprises even the most frequent visitor to Canada’s biggest and best ski resort. The ‘Creek’ is the original village base for Whistler Mountain and site of its first gondola. The village was built out of a forested wilderness by the intrepid outdoor pioneers who founded one of the premier ski resorts in the world. While Whistler Village has grown well-beyond its humble beginnings at the Creek, Whistler Creekside doesn’t…

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From world-class museums and attractions to amazing shopping and restaurants, how to enjoy the best things to do in Chicago with teens. #chicago #familytravel #teentravel #travelwithteens #choosechicago #traveltips #usatravel

The Best Things to do in Chicago with Teens

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As a travelling mom with teens, I can vouch for the fact that it’s a world apart from travelling with kids of the pre-teen variety. One of the keys to success in traveling with teens is to find destinations with enough attractions and ‘cool stuff’ to keep them happily engaged. Cities like New York, Houston, Los Angeles and Chicago have all the ingredients needed for a great family getaway with teens in tow. In our lowdown of the best things…

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Our best traveler gift guide has everything you need for your jet-setting friends and family. From travel trays, toys and tech, flying machines and gifts that give back, here's a terrific and crave-worthy gift guide for travelers. #christmas #giftguide #travelgifts #travelgiftsforkids #travelgiftguide #travelgiftsforadults #jetsettravelgifts #holidaygiftguide

Best Traveler Gifts Guide for Jet-Setting Families

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The holiday season has begun. If you’re not ready yet, don’t fret. We’ve updated our annual best traveler gifts guide for the coolest and most unique gifts for the traveling friends and family in your life. From portable travel trays to toys and tech, flying machines and gifts that give back, we know that you’ll find something special in this gift guide for jet-setting families and travelers. Gift Guide for Jet-Setting Families Gifts for Traveling Kids Manhattan Toy Winkel Rattle and Sensory Teether Toy. For…

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The merry and harried days of Christmas have arrived. These six festive, family-friendly holidays events in Vancouver will help keep spirits bright. | christmas in vancouver

Seven Festive Family-Friendly Christmas Events in Vancouver

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The bustle of the holidays is upon us! Happily, there are so many festive Christmas events in Vancouver for locals and visitors that spirits will be bright all season long. Gather up the troops for a day of fun and play with these great suggestions on where to celebrate Christmas in Vancouver with family. Where to Celebrate Christmas in Vancouver with Kids Aurora Winter Festival Journey to the North Pole to explore mystical worlds, live entertainment, and take part in fun winter…

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The new MoSA street art bowery graffiti museum in New York City is a must-see for anyone who loves creative expression and incredible graffiti done by pros.

The Amazing MoSA Street Art Bowery Museum, New York

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When was the last time you discovered something totally new and cool? And in a hotel staircase no less?! On our latest visit to New York City, we stumbled upon one of the coolest museums in town, in one of the newest hotels in the oldest parts of the city. It’s called MoSA Street Art Bowery – the Museum of Street Art (MoSA) in the Bowery district of the Lower East Side. If you’re a street art or graffiti lover,…

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Looking to celebrate the holidays in family style? Here are 20 resorts from around the world making Christmas vacations for families affordable.

The Best Christmas Vacations for Families Around the World

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Are you looking for new ways to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year as a family? Perhaps shushing down a ski hill in Utah or building sand castles on a tropical beach in the Carribbean are in the works for this year’s Christmas vacation options. We’ve scoured the globe for some great family-friendly holiday resort offers to make Christmas vacations for families affordable, amazing and memorable this season. Take your pick from these 20 festive Christmas destinations for…

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Plan a memorable family vacation with Shuswap houseboat rentals in the houseboating capital of the world, Sicamous, British Columbia. Shuswap Lake houseboating.

How to Plan the Best Summer Houseboat Holiday

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If you’ve done the road trip, been to Italy, rented that oceanfront cottage, and waited in those Disney lines (not once but five times?!), perhaps it’s time to think about a new summer holiday plan for the family. Think lazy days floating on the beautiful blue waters of Shuswap Lake in Canada’s sun-splashed north Okanagan region. Think about Shuswap houseboat rentals in the houseboating capital of the world, Sicamous, British Columbia. It sounds idyllic, doesn’t it? Our family had talked…

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It's time to focus on self-care and reboot your fitness regime at the Beauty and the Beach wellness retreat at Long Beach Lodge in Tofino, Canada.

How to Reboot Your Fitness at Long Beach Lodge in Tofino

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My thighs were burning. I hadn’t run in ages, and here I was trotting on the wet sand of Cox Bay beach in Tofino. Huffing and puffing, I came to a stop in front of Michele, our trainer. “Welcome to the Beauty and the Beach Wellness Retreat at Long Beach Lodge!,” she said, grinning. Fortunately, I wasn’t alone in my lack of breath. We were a group of ten women and one man, getting our fitness on, on the far…

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The great European road trip is one of life's great travel pleasures. How to arrange for an affordable and easy car rental in Frankfurt, Germany.

The Best Ways to Rent a Car in Frankfurt

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‘It’s a turbo.’ My husband’s eyes light up as we approached the Opel Astra with our suitcases and backpacks in tow. Though we were tired after the ten-hour flight from Vancouver to Frankfurt, we’d been revived with mugs of frothy cafe crème and a gigantic raisin bun. I was eternally grateful that we’d followed one of our tried, test and true best ways to obtain a car rental in Frankfurt, or anywhere in Europe for that matter – pre-book from home….

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Embrace the magic of the night at Vallea Lumina Whistler, British Columbia. Explore hidden wonders and wind through enchanted forests during the night walk.

The Night Shines Brightest at Vallea Lumina Whistler

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Get ready to embrace the night at British Columbia’s newest attraction – Vallea Lumina Whistler. It’s a spectacle that brings light into the darkness of the mountain forests north of the mountain resort community. Vallea Lumina Night Walks is a multi-media experience of light, sounds and music set at the base Cougar Mountain. In terms of new and amazing things to do, Vallea Lumina Whistler is where it’s at.   Wondering where to stay in Whistler? Check out our choices…

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