Family Travel

There's nothing like overcoming your fear of heights by booking a Ziptrek Whistler ziplining tour. Take the kids for an amazing family travel adventure. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Ziptrek Whistler – Ziplining with Kids

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There’s nothing like overcoming your fear of heights by suspending yourself from a metal clamp attached to what seems like a thin metal cable, 200 feet over rushing Fitzsimmons Creek in Whistler, British Columbia. But how about subjecting your beloved offspring to such an experience on a Ziptrek Whistler ziplining tour? Now that we’ve done it, I can only say – go for it! Our 9 and 11 year olds astounded us with their courage, and overcoming their own fear…

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The Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia sit like jewels in the Salish Sea. Five reasons why Galiano Island is a perfect summer getaway for families. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Summer Getaway to Galiano Island

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The Southern Gulf Islands of British Columbia sit like jewels in the Salish Sea, also known as Georgia Straight, between Vancouver’s Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. Galiano Island, one of these unique islands, has been our most-visited gulf island destination during our time in the province. A recent visit confirmed our love for Galiano, and here are five reasons why. 1. Short ferry ride From the BC Ferries terminal in Tsawwassen, it takes just one hour to reach Sturdies Bay terminal on Galiano Island. It’s…

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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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Travelling as a family is one of the greatest things you can do with your kids during their childhood.

Why Family Travel Matters

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Why is family travel important? Today’s working moms and dads are extremely busy people. We have our jobs, our duties, our responsibilities, our daily routines that rule and govern our lives. Our children also live extremely busy and structured lives – school, homework, organized sports, artistic pursuits, organized play – governed by weekly routines. The busyness of our everyday lives often dictate how, when and where we spend our time, and it isn’t always with each other. Even – and…

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