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Family Travel Ontario Science Centre’s Wild Weather

With events like Hurricane Matthew in the US and the flooding in Sydney, Nova Scotia, extreme weather is top of mind for many families. The new Wild Weather at the Ontario Science Centre helps to put a little science and knowledge behind the scary. […]

Family Travel Medieval Times Toronto Adventure

Taking kids to live theatre can mean having them sit quietly in the audience when taking in the show or seeing something that is juvenile in nature but enables kids to interact. Medieval Times in Toronto encourages audience participation from the whole family and you get to enjoy dinner too. […]

Natrel Milk Bar by Java U Opens in Toronto

Traveling with kids can sometimes mean busy days but that doesn’t mean you should settle for hotel room coffee or a fast food drive-thru as the way to start your morning. Heading out to explore Toronto’s funky west end, families can now get their quick foodie fix at the Natrel Milk Bar by java u. […]

An Ontario Science Centre Nature Escape

The Ontario Science Centre has always been a popular destination for families, whether local or traveling from out of town. The addition on the Cohon Family Nature Escape adds another great hands-on experience sure to please kids and adults. […]

Ripley’s #WeirdScienceTO Comes to the Science Centre

Just like the Mythbuster’s Explosive Exhibition that appeared at the Ontario Science Centre last year, the Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not is bound to intrigue you and have you walking away inspired by nature and humans. […]

Take a Moment for Tea at the Windsor Arms Tea Room

Perhaps it’s my obsession with British dramas or my love of tea but the idea of high tea has great appeal to me. Stopping in the middle of the day to sit and sip and nibble and talk. It seems like something done only by ladies with too much free time. But everyone can enjoy an afternoon tea break and the Windsor Arms Hotel offers the perfect backdrop. […]

Toronto Santa Claus Parade

With Halloween and Thanksgiving behind us it’s time for Santa to make an appearance. His arrival and the start of the holiday season is marked by the annual Toronto Santa Claus parade. We’ve attended almost every year (even before kids) to see the fun floats and hear the live marching bands. To me the parade signals the start to be all things festive, from reading holiday books and baking cookies to putting the decorations up around the house.  […]

The Spa Windsor Arms Salt Cave

In countless classic movies people would venture to the seaside under “Doctor’s orders” to enjoy the relaxing as well as medicinal benefits of the salt air. Movie screen aside, visitors can escape to the salty cavern found in the historic Spa Windsor Arms in downtown Toronto. […]

8 Family Favourite Features at the ROM’s Pompeii Exhibit

I had just finished high school and was visiting a friend living in Germany. The benefit to visiting Europe is the ability to travel to other countries quite easily. We drove to German and France but my favourite trip was a bus excursion we took to Italy. […]

Cottage Ownership May Be Easier Than You Think

I love living in the city but sometimes it’s nice to head to the cottage. Unlike most people we know, neither side of our family owns a cottage and it can be such an expensive investment at this stage, or so I thought. Great Blue Resorts offers an affordable way for families like mine to own their own getaway in Ontario’s cottage country. […]