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Maple Syrup Festivals – A Canadian Springtime Tradition

Maple syrup festivals are tasty and educational for all ages. Of all the harbingers of spring, my favorite has to be the start of maple syrup season. Maple syrup is symbolic of Canada, making trips to the sugar bush a treasured springtime activity for many families. I have fond childhood memories of such excursions and […]

Quebec City Winter Fun for Families

Founded over four centuries ago, Quebec City is one of the most romantic spots on the planet, especially when enveloped in a beautiful blanket of snow. But it’s also super kid friendly. Bien sûr, this UNESCO World Heritage Site in French Canada appeals to all ages. From wintry outdoor adventures and cultural activities to a […]

Nordic Spas in Canada to Add to Your Bucket List

For spa lovers, quite possibly the best reason to visit the Great White North may be to explore its proliferation of Nordic spas. Scandinavian baths or Nordic spas are a time-honored tradition, especially in chillier climates. Spa goers cycle through a circuit alternating between hot, cold and relaxation. In the first phase, you sweat it […]

Dog-Sledding in Quebec’s Outaouais Is Not for Wimps

“I would love to try driving the sled,” I said before my trip to Quebec’s Outaouais region. But now the dogs are barking, barking, barking in this frenetic symphony and it makes the back of my neck feel all tingly and I look at the sled and wonder what in the world I have gotten […]

10 Fantastique Things to Do in Montreal with Kids

As the largest French-speaking city in North America, Montreal stands out as a unique and historic metropolitan area. Its French-Canadian charm is mixed with many immigrant cultures that have made this city in Quebec province a lively mix of people, food and attractions. This list of 10 fantastique things to do in Montreal, Canada with […]

Canada for All Seasons

Canada is a vast country renowned for its natural beauty with oceans, mountains, wilderness, and wildlife that attract those who wish to explore the great outdoors. For a more urban experience, there are major cities like Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. Here are my Canadian family’s suggestions for great destinations in Canada for all seasons. Winter The […]