Silverton Falls Trail

Hikes around Banff provide  some of the most  stunning scenery in the world. Scenery that is accessible to the whole family. But many of these scenic places have become congested with large crowds and parking challenges. Silverton Falls Hike is perfect for little feet and offers a stunning staircase waterfall at the end. The hike…

8 Places to Stand Up Paddle Board near Calgary

Stand Up Paddle boarding is becoming mainstream and a very popular summer activity. There is a draw for adventure like the stories of Huckleberry Finn on his raft seeking one adventure after the next. The world also looks different when exploring on the water. This summer try exploring new places or from a new angle…

Connect as a Family at Pincher Creek and Castle Mountain Resort

Awe inspiring views. Exploring less travelled areas. Connecting as a family. Pincher Creek and Castle Mountain Resort are the place for families to enjoy winter in the great outdoors.    Here’s my must-do list for when you’re planning your family getaway. Moonlit Snowshoeing under the stars with Alberta Parks Snowboarding Alberta’s powder-filled Castle Mountain Resort Chairlift…

Family Snowcation at Sunshine Village Ski Resort

There are some places in Canada that are completely magical. They are not only a local’s favourite area to adventure but also an iconic place for tourists to explore. Sunshine Village is one of these vacation spots and finds itself on many traveller’s bucket lists. Our family recently spent the weekend at Sunshine Village Mountain…

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

Christmas in Europe is a magical time and entire cities around Europe are transformed into fairytale scenes. Thousands of markets light up the streets and the cities are buoyant with the cheerful spirit. Both locals and tourists alike enjoy being seduced by the twinkling lights and the smell of mulled wine. Christmas markets  are a…

5 Family Friendly Surf Destinations

So you want to take your family on a surfing adventure?  The most important decision you must make – even more important than how many diapers and boards to bring – is where to go?  Many surfers seek desolation, gnarly waves and places that don’t necessarily have a lot going on culturally.  Basically, places that…

Breastfeeding while Hiking

This post is not intended to offend anyone or to tell anyone whether they should breastfeed there little one. Everyone has their own experiences with how to feed their little one and will do whatever is best for all the individuals involved. This is a small look into my experience breastfeeding my daughters in the…

8 Toddler Activities around Tofino and Ucluelet

The west coast is such a great place to take a family. Tofino and Ucluelet offer a relaxed laid back atmosphere with tons of beach for little hands to dig and lots of wild places for little feet to explore. Looking back at the type of activities that we did with our two kids aged 1…

Preparing Kids for a Beach Day in Tofino

Tofino and Ucluelet located on Vancouver Island in British Columbia is one of our family’s favourite places in the world. The surf is amazing and the local shops and restaurants are superb. But… What really sets this section of the west coast apart is that it is typically not overcrowded and it still seems so…