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…

A Toddler, Baby and Surfboards

Growing up in the prairies in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan I dreamed of big waves and surf boards when in front of me was wheat fields and yellow canola. I fell in love with the waves and the ocean breeze when my mom introduced me to a movie called Gidget from the late ’50s, about a girl who surfed…