Posts Tagged: travel

National Parks: More than the Grand Canyon

national parks passport book

Spring break and summer vacation are right around the corner. Have you started planning your vacation? Still not sure where you want to go? Here is an idea that has worked well for our family – purchase or reference Passport to Your National Parks book. What is the Passport to Your National Parks book? It… Read more »

Family Cruising – Fact vs. Fiction

family cruises fact versus fiction about crusing

Booking.com 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… Read more »

Carry On: 15 Items to Pack for Kids

Carry on items to Pack with traveling with kids

These 15 items can fit in your carry on when traveling with kids 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… 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 »

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 »

Eating Out with Kids: 6 New Ideas

Eating Out with Kids can be fun and exciting It’s the family’s special night out and no one can agree on where to go for dinner. Eating out with kids can be challenging because one member of the family wants pizza, the other wants burgers and someone else wants fast food. But who gets to… Read more »