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Things to do in Antigua, Guatemala with Kids in 2023

Antigua, Lake Atitlan and the Mayan site Tikal are the most popular places for visitors to Guatemala and for good reason.  They all have good tourism infrastructure, are easy on the eyes and give you the opportunity to experience Mayan culture. Antigua is located 41 km from Guatemala City, the capital, making it an easy destination to access.  You have …

Hiking Volcano Acatenango in Guatemala

Guatemala is home to 37 volcanoes and one of the biggest attractions to this Central American country. The tourist hot spots of Antigua and Lake Atitlan offer a plethora of volcanoes to explore nearby and most travellers will visit at least one. From the colonial city of Antigua, the two most common ones to visit are Acatenango and Pacaya, although …

Things to Do in Halifax with Teens and Tweens

Halifax is the largest city in Atlantic Canada and a city that is easy to love.  It’s large, natural harbour is the centre of the city and comes alive during the summer months. It was the first stop on our East Coast road trip and a great place to learn about the history of the Maritimes. The warmth of the …

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Our DIY Percy Jackson Greece Trip

As our kids get older, we are planning trips around their interests and getting them more involved in the travel planning process.  Our 10 year old daughter had spent the last two years reading her way through everything that the children/young adult’s author, Rick Riordan had written.  She devoured his stories based on the fictional character Percy Jackson and her …

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Our Guide to Athens with Kids

I had heard a lot of mixed reviews about Athens before our trip and so I didn’t really know what to expect.  Some had loved it and others had commented that it was dirty, unsafe and only worthy of a couple of days.  What did we think?  We thought it was a fantastic city and really enjoyed our three days …

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14 Incredible Destinations for Families in Canada

Canada’s diverse landscapes, pristine wilderness, progressive cities and friendly residents make it a perfect destination for families.  Best of all, you can get wildly different experiences visiting in winter and summer. As a proud Canadian, I am excited to share with you 14 incredible destinations for families in Canada as recommended by some of the best family travel bloggers out there. …

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