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I'm Claudia, an adventurous west coast gal and writer who loves to explore the world and travel with my family. This site shares adventure and family travel sanity tips, destination advice, and trip inspiration to create lifelong travel memories. We're here to help you plan and enjoy your travels, and stay ever curious.

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17 Fantastic Day Trips from Vancouver

There's nothing like packing up the car for a day trip adventure within your own backyard. From Vancouver, you don’t have to venture too far out of the city to ...
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8 of the Most Spectacular Drives in BC

Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia is big. Like, really big. Bigger than California. Bigger than New Zealand. Four times larger than the UK and Ireland.  Get the picture?  There’s ...
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How to Survive a Road Trip with Teenagers

We did it. We survived a road trip with teenagers. Three weeks, 6,000 km (3,800 miles), 5 American States, 2 Canadian Provinces, and one 1991 VW Westfalia Vanagon. Without air conditioning. ...

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What to do in Golden BC in Summer

I love the tagline of Tourism Golden. It’s ‘what you see is what you get.’ And what you see and get when you visit this mountain town just shy of ...
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11 Canadian Road Trips You Need to Take

Is there anything quite so lovely as a well-planned and executed road trip? The freedom of the open road, the discoveries of new places, spaces and people along the way, ...
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Best Things to do in Parksville with Kids in Summer

Travelling with the kids to the Parksville Qualicum Beach area of Vancouver Island - or Oceanside as it's also known - is an annual ritual for us. This region on the east ...
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Soar above it all at FlyOver Canada Vancouver

This pandemic period has put many families into a holding pattern when it comes to travel. While dreams of getting on an airplane may be temporarily shelved as we look ...
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Fable and Lark Storied Adventures bring magic to the Met

The fantastical worlds of Harry Potter, Percy Jackson and Game of Thrones come to life through interactive, fun and educational tours with New York City-based Fable and Lark Storied Adventures. ...
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15 Epic Microadventures in the United States

When budgets and schedules are tight for travelers, it's time to think micro. Adventure that is. While trips to far-flung parts of the world are incredible and fulfilling, curious adventure ...

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