Posts Tagged: travel

Carry On: 15 Items to Pack for Kids

15 Items to Pack with traveling with kids

These 15 items can fit in your carry on As a parent of 2 children (7 yo & 4 yo), I’m always looking for ways to improve our travel experience, especially when flying.  If you don’t come prepared on the plane, it can make for a LONG flight.  I have learned a few hard lessons… Read more »

Cruise with Kids: 8 Reasons

Cruise with Kids Have you ever considered cruising as your next family vacation? Concerned that there won’t be much for the kids to do or maybe enough for yourself?  Well, I’m here to tell you to throw that out the porthole window!  My husband and I have cruised many times before on several cruise lines-… Read more »

Hotel: The best for families

Best Hotel for families Before my husband and I had our 2 children, we traveled at every opportunity we could capture.  We were lucky enough to stay at a variety of higher – end hotel chains because I had worked for Hilton Corp, and Starwood Hotel for several years.  The employee discount rates were extremely… Read more »

Family Cruising. Fact vs. Fiction

family cruising

It’s a debate that’s been around for decades.  A topic that not only has the country divided, but many families and friends.  Of course I’m talking about cruise ships.  There’s such a rift between the “pro-cruisers” and “anti-cruisers”, that when the two sides happen to meet, the tension can be cut with a butter knife…. Read more »

Looking For A Family Friendly Pub? Start Believin’ In Heathen

It’s that time again!  Every month throughout the year, My Family Guide will choose a local business who deserve recognition for being family friendly, or who may go out of the way to accommodate families.  The first business of 2016 is none other than Vancouver’s very own, Heathen Brewing Feral Public House! If you don’t… Read more »

6 Ideas For Eating Out with Kids

It’s the family’s special night out and no one can agree on where to go for dinner. One member of the family wants pizza, the other wants burgers and someone else wants fast food. But who gets to decide this time? Does this sound familiar? This was a common discussion in our family (7 year… Read more »

The Ugly Truth About Your Vacation

Let’s play a game.  What image pops in your head, when you read, 7 Day Vacation?  If you have to close your eyes, go ahead I can wait.  Okay, you got it?  Now, I’m going to attempt to guess what you saw.  Ready? Sun Palm Trees Blue Water Beach Blue Skies Maybe a fancy drink in… Read more »