Tag: experiences

Happy 2015! A New Start

Well, well, it’s been a while. We have once again taken a break for this blog to pursue other things of importance in our lives. The kids, my photography business, another move, Martin’s business. So I thought I’d give this website a new start, with a new look. Something simple and clean. Read more →

Fall Outdoor Activities Challenge – Week 5

This week, with Halloween just around the corner, we predictably went to our local pumpkin patch for our weekly fall outdoor activity.  This was a repeat of our less then successful trip to the patch last year when the twins were only 1.5yrs old.  Last year’s story sounds like a hit country song:  ‘Tears in the Pumpkin Patch’.  What a difference a year makes as this year the tears were… Read more →

Nature Outings to Welcome Spring

With the weather starting to warm up in some areas, and little flowers popping up everywhere, I thought I’d write about some outings to do in nature with your kids in spring.  The list of course could go on and on but I will tell you about my favorite few. A Spring Scavenger Hunt Get the kids to look for:… Read more →

Cultural Experiences in Your Home Town

What can be more exciting for kids than to attend a celebration involving tigers, dragons, & dumplings?  OK maybe that one that includes reindeer, elves, and presents but a Chinese New Year celebration can be very entertaining and educational.  Going to a cultural event can be like travelling to another country for a day, without the jet lag.  I feel… Read more →

Options for Independent Travel on your Resort Holiday

This is part four of four blogs discussing extending a package holiday to include independent family travel. Part one, Getting the Most of Your Package Holiday – With Kids, discussed the concept and gave reasons why to consider it. Part two, Puerto Vallarta with Kids – Exploring the Town and Surrounding Area, looked at the itinerary for our 2-week trip.  Part three, Cost… Read more →