Doors of Lisbon, Barcelona and Paris

Full balls out confession: I am obsessed with Western European architecture. Doors, ornate decor, tiles, gargoyles, columns, all of it. No joke, I like old buildings, they’re a novelty to me as Toronto is full of new building construction. I like to marvel at the compositions. I love to picture who graced those doorsteps over…

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Best of Western Europe With Kids – Portugal, Spain and France

Little Man, Miss M and I recently returned from the trip of their lifetime. I say “their” lifetime because my trip of a lifetime happened over a decade ago and was to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Theirs? We went after the best of Western Europe. Lisbon. Barcelona. Marseille. Cannes. Milan. Paris. Planes, trains…

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Top 5 Things to See And Do In Tobermory Ontario

My family left our home in Toronto and took a 2,100 kilometre road trip in the summer of 2017. Our first stop when we left the Toronto area was Tobermory, Ontario. The drive to Tobermory from our house is approximately 4 hours, however with the rate at which my children (and husband) need to exit…

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The Nighttime Loneliness Of Solo Parent Vacations

Standing on the top of Castelo de Sao Jorge in Lisbon or at the entrance to Guell Palace in Barcelona or on the balcony of our hotel room in Cannes looking down at the Mediterranean Sea, I felt liberated to have gotten to that point, solo with my kids. As far as solo parent vacations,…

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What You Need to Know About West Bay, Roatan, Honduras

I have a secret destination… and this destination has been gaining traction slowly and I wish it wouldn’t. It’s the island of Roatán in the Bay Islands of Honduras. I’ve been there twice! The first time I travelled there was for my “Baby-moon” and the second time was for a belated honeymoon. I love it…

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