Danube Bend Tour Review

Thinking about one of the top rated day trips from Budapest on Expedia? It had been a long time since I had taken an excursion or group tour, and after this one, it will be a while before I take another.


Visiting the York Redoubt

Canadians are notorious for being uninformed about our own history. One way to combat this and to spark an interest in learning about our past is to get kids out experiencing it first hand.

Foto Friday: El Badi Palace

If there is one thing we can all agree on in our family, it is that climbing around some ancient ruins always makes for an enjoyable and educational experience.

Feeding Hungry Kids, Babies, and Parents While Travelling: Lunch

In fact, my wife and I once had bread, meat, and some exceptionally stinky cheese in our exceptionally small hotel in Paris and it was one of the best meals we have ever eaten. (note: I highly suggest not keep stinky cheeses in confined spaces. The room was a little ripe by the end of that week.)

Monday Musing: Is It Really the Happiest Place on Earth?

At some point going to one of the mouse’s destinations became a childhood right. If one didn’t get to go “before it loses it’s magic” they had been deprived of the greatest joy of childhood. As a parent failing to take your kids was akin to the greatest acts of cruelty that a parent could inflict on a child.

Cabin Max Manhattan Luggage Review

The Cabin Max Manhattan is a mid-priced, carry-on sized, roller backpack style, piece of luggage. It is for widely available for purchase through Amazon for £59.99GBP/$99.99US/$149.99CAN. It receives 4.5 stars as a rating on Amazon and the customer reviews are generally positive. Earlier this year, I was searching for a reasonably priced piece of hand…

Monday Musings: Layovers and Delays

The decision to hang out at the airport and make the best of it or venture out to adventure is a very personal on often complicated by extenuating circumstances. So I put it out there, what do you do during a lyover or delay? What factors go into your decision?

April Update (and a few pics of Marrakech)

If you been wondering what we have been up to this month so far, the answer is working and travelling. Since January I have made a concerted effort to write at least 2-3 blogs per week, but the last couple weeks, I have just concentrated on enjoying my travels. This month is shaping up to…

How to be a Terrible Traveller 

After spending two hours on a tour with a terrible traveller, I share some lessons I learned from him on what not to do while travelling.

Museum of London: Review and Highlights for Kids

The Museum of London is a place that we had kept delaying and shrugging off visiting for quite some time. After finally visiting, I wish we had gone sooner. The Museum of London is the best place in the city to trace history from prehistoric times, through the Roman Empire, Saxons, Vikings, Tutors, and right…