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A MUGGLE MOM’S GUIDE TO THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

I’m not going to lie. I LOVE the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. My boys and I are huge fans. We’ve read all the books and watched all the movies multiple times. So, it goes without question, when the Wizarding World of Harry Potter arrived at Universal Studios…

FIVE LESSONS I’VE LEARNED FROM MY TRAVELS TO NYC

If you’ve never visited New York City, you need to visit New York City. Now, I’m not an expert in any way when it comes to New York City. However, I do plan to visit often to try to accomplish this lofty task of becoming an expert. After…

WALK THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE: A VERY BEGINNER’S GUIDE

Iconic Brooklyn Bridge: A visit to New York City would not be complete without a visit to this engineering masterpiece. This brown-hued steel-wire suspension bridge ranks high among local favorites as well as the tourist. Spanning across the East River with Manhattan to one side and Brooklyn to…

GO EXPLORE: VANCOUVER BC: LYNN CANYON PARK

Whenever our family travels to a new destination, or to a repeated favorite, we try to always venture beyond the usual touristy sites and seek out some fun hiking trails. Often times, we spend a great amount of time exploring museums and gazing at amazing monuments. These are wonderful activities…

VANCOUVER: TOP FIVE EXPERIENCES FOR FAMILIES

Hip neighborhoods, great food, spectacular scenery: it’s no wonder people have been falling in love with Vancouver. If visiting Vancouver is not on your bucket list, it should be. Vancouver is a fantastic place to take a family vacation. With mild summer and winter weather, Vancouver is a giant…

VANCOUVER’S GRANVILLE ISLAND – A PHOTO TOUR

Is Vancouver on your bucket list? Prior to the 1990s, Granville Island was a 37-acre industrial wasteland. With the urging of local residents and a few visionaries, Granville Island underwent an urban revitalization into what it is today – a thriving, sustainable redevelopment area. Technically, Granville Island is not actually…

BEAUTY IN THE DESERT: BELLAGIO HOTEL CONSERVATORY

Las Vegas is best known for the slogan, “What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Unfortunately, this saying often gives the perception that Las Vegas is “shady.” While there is definitely some truth to this perception, Las Vegas does have some pretty amazing sites. One of the most spectacular sites…

SAN FRANCISCO TOP TEN LIST OF THINGS TO DO

Growing up in the western part of the United States meant that I was fortunate enough to have some great travel destinations within a few hours drive. San Francisco is one such city that always made the top of the list as our family planned our yearly vacations. The memories…