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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Travelling With Hypothyroidism

I was diagnosed in 2013 with hypothyroidism and then subsequently with Hastimotos, an auto-immune disorder a couple months later. Hashimoto’s disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck below your Adam’s apple. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces…

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Camping In The Canadian Winter? Yes Please!

After an insane stretch of intense work and projects, I needed some excitement in my life and my children certainly need a relaxed and present mother. So I made it my mission statement to dedicate 2018 as my year of fun. When Ontario Parks (who incidentally, is celebrating their 125 year anniversary this year) invited me…

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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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Why My Family Loves Blue Mountain

Living in Toronto, I’m beyond lucky to be a close enough to drive to so many amazing destinations in Ontario for all year round family fun. One of our extended family favourite weekend away go-to destinations for many years has been Blue Mountain, just outside Collingwood. We have visited Blue Mountain, situated on a section…

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