How to Plan Our Vacations

Sometimes, you just need to get away from it all. Whether it's taking a family day trip to the other side of town or packing everyone up for a journey across the world, planning a family vacation takes work. Check out our ideas to help prepare for your trip, get there safe and sound, and have an amazing time while you're at your destination.

Puerto Rico: A Fun Family Vacation Destination

Puerto Rico: A Great Family Vacation Spot!

This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. I remember when I went to Puerto Rico a few years ago, how much I wished I could spend more time there. I went on a cruise and only had about 6 hours on the gorgeous island! We spent it checking out the awesome fort ruins before hopping on a bus for a quick tour of San Juan. I can't wait to go back one day and really see everything. Puerto Rico: A 5-Star Vacation for the Whole Family Puerto Rico has some many things for everyone in the family to do, … [Read more...]

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Top 5 Must-See National Parks in the US

Must-See National Parks

If you wish to have a fun filled summer but are not too sure what to do, travelling to one of the great National Parks might just be the right thing to do. Whether you are travelling alone or with friends or family, these parks are without any doubts one of the best places to be in and around.   Whether you choose the park closest to home or decide to take a long road trip, you're going to love getting close to nature as a family! Trying to decide which of the many national parks is the best one to visit can be a challenge. To be honest, … [Read more...]

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Paradisus Hotel in Cancun: Perfect Destination for Family Travel!

Paradisus Hotel Family Travel

While I was braving the snow and winter in Montreal, my husband went to Cancun (for business) and stayed at Paradisus hotel! The kids and I were so jealous of him: who wouldn't be? It was minus something here and it was all sunny and warm there! Still, we were happy for his little getaway with his co workers. My husband works very hard and deserved this time!  Check out his thoughts about the Paradisus hotel part of Melia International Hotels and what makes it great for family travel as well as business travel.     I remember when I … [Read more...]

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Exploring Chicago: Small Town Girl Meets Big City

Chicago

Last May I had a wonderful time visiting The Windy City. This is the first time I had been to a big city, before I had been to smaller towns in the states but never a city as big as Chicago. Technically I had been to Chicago before but only to the train station twice and neither time did I get to see the city this was just a transition city. The biggest advantage to this trip was that I was able to stay six days and take the train both ways. Since my train cost were low, I could afford both a hotel and bed & breakfast for my stay. … [Read more...]

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Greenest Hotels in the United States: Plan Your Eco-Friendly Vacation

Greenest Hotels in the US

You'll come across all kinds of hotels while on a trip or vacation. From budget hotels to luxury hotels, small inns to motels. My personal favorites are green hotels. These hotels go the extra mile to reduce their carbon footprint and preserve the environment. Green hotels are the rage among tourists and travelers looking for ways to make their vacation more environmentaly-friendly. Ecologists and environmental consultants have evaluated the ethical standards of the best luxury hotels. Based on that information, I am going to talk about … [Read more...]

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The Eco Museum: Montreal’s Hidden Treasure

Eco Museum

Unless you live out in the West Island of Montreal you might not know about a great little zoo that we have, called the Eco Museum.  Judging by the name people are not likely to realize that it is a zoo, and, in fact, it is a zoo like no other that I have come across.  It is an entirely different kind of zoo, and one that any animal lover can go to with a clear conscience. It's the perfect place to visit for Earth Day or Spring Break! Features of the Eco Museum in Montreal The Animal Lovers' Zoo The Eco Museum is located in Saint-Anne … [Read more...]

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Visit Philly: Spend the Weekend and Explore the City!

Visit Philly and Exlore the City

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Visit Philadelphia. The opinions and text are all mine. Last month, I shared some of my favorite Ben Franklin attractions to see when you visit Philly. This time, I’m going to tell you about the other wonderful things about the city! See, while I’ve never had much chance to tour all the Ben Franklin attractions, I have spent some time just hanging out in Philadelphia. After all, it is only about 90 minutes away! Of course, I haven’t seen everything, so I’ll also share my “dream … [Read more...]

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Spring Break Travel Destinations for Families

Spring Break Travel

Spring break is on its way! This means fun time for the families. There are some leading spring break travel destinations that you can head for during the holiday for a memorable time with your family. Spring break travel isn't just for college students. More families are taking advantage of the time off to get away from their routine daily lives. The great thing about spring break travel versus other holiday travel time is that spring break varies so much. Some students have off around Easter, while others in the middle of March. This means … [Read more...]

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Things to Do in Saint Sauveur During Winter Time: Skiing and Shopping!

Things to do in Saint Sauveur

If you haven't checked out all the fun things to do in Saint Sauveur, you're missing out on a spectacular family vacation, not to mention an amazing change to ski Quebec! This gorgeous region is home to over three dozen ski trails, one of the coolest toboggan tracks and plenty of shopping. I have been sharing my skiing trips lately on Instagram! Most of my followers kept asking me the following question: where was it? We want to know this gorgeous place you go to! It is in Saint Sauveur, in the province of Quebec (Canada) and yes it is just … [Read more...]

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Escape to Unlimited-Luxury with Dreams Resorts & Spas #ResortEscape

Dreams Resort & Spa

This post brought to you by Dreams Resorts & Spas. All opinions are 100% mine. I live in one of the areas affected by the strange "polar vortex." If you haven't heard of it, basically it means that I am experiencing weather so cold that even the schools are shutting down because it's just not safe for anyone to be outside. So of course, I spend a lot of time dreaming about getting away to someplace much warmer! After seeing all Dreams Resorts & Spas has to offer, now I'm dreaming of heading to one of their locations! Revel in … [Read more...]

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