Spelunking With Kids in Tyendinaga Caverns and Caves

Have you ever taken your children spelunking? I took my children spelunking for the very first time last week in Tyendinaga Caverns and Caves. What is spelunking? It is literally the hobby or practise of exploring caves. Growing up in Belleville area, I definitely did not take advantage of everything that was in the vicinity and…

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Put On The Damn Bathing Suit and Quit It With Excuses

Here’s the scene; Sandbank’s Provincial Park in Ontario, Dunes Day use area off West Lake. Hundreds of families on the dunes, in the water, splashing, laughing, swimming, having a great time. The beach is just gorgeous, like I remember in my childhood, the dunes a discovery of immense flora, memories of geology and geography classes…

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Why You Will Love Beaches Resort in Negril

The country of Jamaica had always been on my list of places to go, but let’s face it, if I haven’t been there, it’s on my list. I had already been to quite a few islands in the Caribbean – Roatan, Bahamas, Cozumel, Cuba, St. Maarteen, to name a few, but never before to Jamaica…

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Top 5 Reasons to Take Your Vacation at Beaches Resorts

For the past three years, my family and the family of my daughter’s best friend have taken our winter vacation together. In those past three years, we’ve enjoyed Beaches Resort in Turks and Caicos twice and Beaches Resort in Negril once. We can honestly say that we are completely blown away by the atmosphere, the…

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Winter Camping in a Yurt In Algonquin? Yes Please!

I make posing on a frozen waterfall look good right? When Ontario Parks invited me to experience winter camping in a yurt at Mew Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park during the first week of March, I laughed at the thought of me hanging out and sleeping in the cold, crisp Canadian air and then jumped…

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Pros and Cons Overview of All-Inclusive Vacations

We all love to getaway… Whether it be to escape the rat race of work, hide from relationships (er…. or whatever), Canadians take a lot of overnight abroad trips. According to Statistics Canada in 2016, Mexico, Cuba, Barbados, Dominican Republic (note – these are countries in the Caribbean), were in the top 15 countries that…

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