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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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The Twist Travel Magazine summer issue is bursting with exciting travel destinations, trip planning advice, a baby gear travel guide, camping guide and like always, our top hotel picks.

Dive into the Best Summer Ever with Twist Travel Magazine

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Hold on to your sun hats and ice cream cones – the summer issue of Twist Travel Magazine has landed! The Twist Travel Magazine summer issue is bursting with exciting travel destinations, trip planning advice, a baby gear travel guide, camping guide and like always, our top hotel picks. All written by our passionate family travel experts. Here’s what you can expect in the summer issue: Escape to the island of Fiji  Neighborhood Guide to Raleigh, NC Travel Budget: $2,500 / beach vacation two…

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Let's be real, it's a challenge to keep clean on the road. The Allurette washer bag elevates your hand wash laundry game and keep delicates and traveling clothes clean and bright.

How to Keep Your Underwear Clean on the Road

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Let’s talk delicates, shall we? How do you keep your underwear, swimsuits, baby and fitness clothes clean on the road? It’s not always easy, especially without ready access to laundry facilities or wash and fold services. I’m a huge minimalist packing advocate, and that’s only possible when you’re committed to some self service laundry work during your trip. I’ve tweaked my systems over the years, but am very happy to report that I’ve found a fabulous new addition to my…

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