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Best Family Trips Inspired by Literature

We have some avid readers at our house and have been able to spin that love of reading into engaging family trips together. As our kids get older, we are increasingly getting them more and more involved in the trip planning process. Planning trips around destinations featured in their favourite books has been a great engagement tool. We have visited …

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tween books

Top 6 Fantasy Books For Tweens And Teens

Written by Ella, age 12 As a devout reader, I find myself constantly looking for something new to read. I will admit that when it comes to types of books I tend to stick to the same genre: dystopian. Only in the past year have I started really getting interested in fantasy books. I love how fantasy books are so …

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Mixbook photo book

Can’t Travel? Make a Photo Book Instead!

For travel fanatics like us who live and dream travel, we are suddenly finding ourselves unable to do the thing we love the most during this pandemic and quarantine.  We aren’t researching trips, scrolling through Instagram for trip inspiration and we aren’t travelling.  In fact, we don’t know when we will be able to travel again, which is a bit …

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Udaipur rooftop

6 Awesome Things to Do in Udaipur (+ Where to Stay)

Udaipur’s lakeside setting and elaborate palaces and temples have given it the reputation of being Rajasthan’s most romantic setting, and maybe even the most romantic in all of India.  Udaipur is a little bit like the Venice of the east and is a must-stop on your Rajasthan itinerary. The highlight of our time in Udaipur was celebrating the Hindu colour …