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TransPack Ski Bags Gear Review

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If you’re a skier or snowboarder, or better yet, a parenting version of same, then happy day! The days of missing gloves and goggles are numbered. Through our participation in the annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser and sheer luck, we were the very happy recipients of a family-pack of Transpack’s XT1 & XTW ski bags. We had the opportunity to field test these fab bags on our recent trip to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, and we couldn’t have been happier with how…

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Audiobooks are one of a family's best travel accessories. Tales2Go offers 3,000+ titles to choose from.

Audiobooks Rock! A Review of Tales2Go Travel App

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We love, love, love audiobooks. I’ve driven right by our intended destination (even school) while engrossed in a Percy Jackson or Artemis Fowl story. Nothing guarantees silence in the back seat quite like a great story well-told on an Tales2Go audiobooks for kids. The beauty of audiobooks for kids is their portability. You can listen to an audiobook in a plane, train, automobile or airport waiting lounge. The stories are engrossing and captivating. It doesn’t matter if your child loves…

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Raise a reader and inspire a spirit of wanderlust in your children with the Lonely Planet Not for Parents travel book series. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Lonely Planet’s Not-for-Parents Travel Books Review

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News flash. Books are not dead. Despite the lure of iPhones, iPads, Xboxes and PS3s, kids still like to read. This fact makes me very happy, because I love to read as well. And despite the ‘e-competition’, there are still so many great books out there to read and enjoy. Books like Lonely Planet’s Not for Parents travel book series. Lonely Planet Not-for-Parents Travel Books Review Imagine my delight when I received copies of the new Lonely Planet’s Not for Parents travel book series…

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Enjoyed a great holiday? These software tips and recommendations will help you save travel memories with digital photo books.

Save Travel Memories with Digital Photo Books

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Your fabulous holiday trip is over, and you’ve downloaded the 1000+ digital photos from your 1, 2 (or more) cameras. Now what do you do? The good news is that it’s easier than ever to save travel memories with digital photo books. The software that exists now is fantastic, and can be as sophisticated as you wish, or can handle. In the digital age, it seems harder than ever to keep up with photo albums and scrap-booking your trips and…

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