Three mountains and a quaint, pedestrian village are strong reasons why you should plan a winter visit to family-friendly Sun Peaks Ski resort. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

The Best of Family Fun at Sun Peaks Ski Resort with Kids

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Skiing and snowboarding for Spring Break is my idea of a fun and care-free family holiday. Sun Peaks Resort, located north of Kamloops, BC, and a five hour drive from Vancouver, is consistently voted as one of the top ski resorts in Canada. Three mountains and a quaint, pedestrian village are strong reasons why you should plan a winter visit to family-friendly Sun Peaks Ski resort with kids. The Mountains Sun Peaks is the perfect family-friendly ski resort. There is lots of…

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Do you know how to pack a suitcase for your family? These tips on how to pack for every member of your travel family will have you ready to fly in no time.

How to Pack a Suitcase: Packing Check List

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The phrase ‘I have nothing to wear!‘ does not hold true for those savvy travellers who know how to pack a suitcase. When I travelled as a child, flying was a very special occasion that required us all to dress up for the flight in our Sunday best. Old habits die hard, and I still do this today. The benefit in my mind is that flying is still a special occasion, and who knows? Upgrade to Business Class, anyone? p.s. Don’t…

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Whether you're travelling for a long weekend or a month-long tour of the continent, here's how to pack a suitcase in six easy steps. Tip number 3 may surprise you!

How to Pack A Suitcase in Six Easy Steps

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Yes, this is enough luggage for five weeks of family travel. I was taught the Art of Packing a suitcase by my mother. She was a master at filling every nook and cranny to ensure every item found a place in our bags. It’s a simple system that incorporates many common sense elements, and I swear by it when packing for a weekend or a one-month holiday. How to Pack a Suitcase in Six Easy Steps 1. Assemble Gather the items…

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The only way to travel by air is with carry on luggage that fits under the seat or in the overhead bin.

Travel with Carry-on Luggage: the Only Way to Fly

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When I was a child, my brother and I were each responsible for our own suitcase, a brown, vinyl ten-pound (empty!) monster with no wheels for carrying comfort. Suitcases today are a marvel of engineering. Lightweight – under 5 lbs – with high-tech rolling wheels and in many cool designs to fit every style and budget. It’s got to be lightweight, and able to roll down a cobble-stone street without losing a single wheel! Why Carry-on Luggage The inconveniences, delays…

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Travelling with a baby can be a challenge. These baby travel tips for airplane travel will help you navigate calm and sunny skies.

Travelling with a Baby Isn’t So Bad

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I was one year old for my first plane trip. I don’t remember the experience of course, but there is one story from that journey that is worth retelling. My parents, who were very experienced travellers, decided it would be a good idea to give me some Gravol prior to our overnight flight overseas. They reasoned that the medicine would knock me out and I would sleep well on the plane. Unfortunately, our plane was somewhat delayed and all the…

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