Showing posts with label travel. Show all posts
Showing posts with label travel. Show all posts

Monday, April 24, 2017

2017 Stars on Ice Tour across Canada

We enjoy watching the fabulous performances by the cast of Stars on Ice! This year the three Canadian Men's figure skaters: Kurt Browning, Patrick Chan, and Elvis Stojko will tour together for the first time.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Anne of Green Gables and Prince Edward Island

A few years ago we visited Prince Edward Island and loved its scenic beauty. We were drawn to visit P.E.I and enjoy its beautiful scenery and attractions because of Lucy Maud Montgomery's novel Anne of Green Gables.  

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Microsoft Celebrates #Canada150 Through #ExploreTeachBuild

microsoft skype #exploreteachbuild
Microsoft's #ExploreTeachBuild challenge celebrates Canada's 150th anniversary of confederation through a series of educational opportunities that students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 across Canada can engage in. Students can connect with a tour guide from national heritage sites and engage in real-time through Skype Virtual Field Trips, use Minecraft: Education Edition to re-create Canada's historical sites and submit their creations into a national collection and win prizes. The student created collection will be featured globally on July 1st 2017 on Microsoft Canada's 150 National Sway.

Pure Leaf Tea

pure leaf tea
During our visits to Sri Lanka, a country famous for its exceptional tea, we have had the pleasure to visit tea plantations. The landscapes in these regions are memorable and beautiful. I have seen the plantation workers hard at work during the heat of the day hand-picking every leaf that we enjoy. Most of the workers I have seen doing this tedious work are women. As tea-lovers, we have been indulging the delicious, different flavours of Pure Leaf tea.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Toronto International Boat Show

It was exciting to see the Ricoh Coliseum transformed to the world's largest indoor lake when went to this year's Toronto International Boat Show. 

Monday, January 16, 2017

Indoor Fun at Chuck E. Cheese

chuck e cheese
My children and we enjoy visiting Chuck E. Cheese, and find it a wonderful place to go when we are looking for a place to go have fun indoors. There are lots of Chuck E. Cheese's locations in the U.S. and Canada with fun age appropriate arcade games.

Sunday, January 1, 2017

Our thoughts on the 2017 Mazda3

the 2017 Mazda3
We enjoyed driving the Soul Red Metallic Mazda3 that has an impressive exterior and interior design. We like the smooth design and safety features of the Mazda3 and feel it is a wonderful everyday vehicle. 

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Staying at Sheraton on the Falls for the Holidays

Sheraton on the Falls Niagara falls ontario
During our visit to the Fallsview Waterpark, we enjoyed our stay at the Sheraton on the Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario. This modern 4-diamond hotel within the Falls Avenue Resort gives the best view of both the American and Horseshoe falls that we have ever seen from a hotel at Niagara Falls!

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Visit the ROM for the Holidays and Family Membership Giveaway

Take a trip to the Royal Ontario Museum during the Holidays - December 26, 2016 to January 8, 2017 to see the Museum come alive for the season with family-friendly activities that everyone will enjoy. This year the CHIHULY exhibition will be the inspiration for the Museum's holiday activities. It is the last chance for guests to experience the brilliantly coloured large glass sculptures at the CHIHULY exhibition. 

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Take a trip to Fallsview Indoor Waterpark this holiday season

fallsview indoor waterpark at niagara falls
Fallsview Indoor Waterpark located on the Falls Avenue Entertainment Complex features three acres of indoor water fun! It is a fun place for everyone in the family to visit anytime of the year. We loved every moment, as we enjoyed the different aqua activities. The waterpark features 16 waterslides, a 1000 gallon tipping bucket, jungle beach play area, year-round outdoor pool and sundeck, two oversized adults only Jacuzzis, a tiny tots splash area, and a full size wave pool.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Perfect Gifts for Sports and Adventure Fans at Sport Chek

sport chek holiday
When my family and I look to buy sports and outdoor adventure items, the first place we go to is Sport Chek! They always have what we are looking for - from the best quality sports gear, outdoor clothing for all our adventures, and everything related to fitness and training. We find this Sport Chek's Holiday Gift Guide makes shopping online or at the store easy, as it is categorized and easy to browse.

Give the Gift of Experiencing Nature

culture and nature discovery walk Toronto
With gift-giving season arriving, and the wish lists assembling, now is the perfect time to consider giving the gift of experiences to our family and friends, which will be cherished and bring lots of happiness.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

LEGO Inspiration Tours and Books

lego bricks
During our visit to St. Jacob's in Waterloo, we enjoyed playing at the Toy Building Zone located right across the Holiday Inn Express. We also went to the Lego Nation Tour when it happened in Toronto, and had hours of fun building with Lego and finding lots of inspiration.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Compact Smooth 2017 Mazda CX-3

2017 Mazda CX-3
We were able to truly go "zoom zoom" on this new 2017 Mazda CX-3. We enjoyed its smooth performance as we test drove it. It is a compact vehicle with all the features we need and more. It was perfect for our family of four for everyday use. There was enough cargo space for grocery shopping and small trips. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Take a trip back in time at the Halton County Radial Railway

Halton County Radial Railway
Visiting the Halton County Radial Railway street car museum is like taking a trip back in time. It is a wonderful way for children and adults to experience how life would have been in the early 1900s.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Taking a break from our routine by Staying at Holiday Inn Express

This is a sponsored post in partnership with IHG. 
Holiday Inn Express at St. Jacobs in Waterloo
We took off from our everyday routine we've been on since school started, by staying at Holiday Inn Express at St. Jacobs in Waterloo. Autumn is a wonderful time in Canada to travel and see the beautiful scenic changes as the leaves showcase a variety of fall colours.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Our Adventures at the Scenic Caves

scenic caves
Scenic Caves located in Collingwood, Ontario is a four-season attraction that is well-worth visiting with family and friends. We spent over three hours during our visit this summer, as we enjoyed an array of family friendly attractions such as exploring the caves, feeding fish, mining for gemstones, playing mini-golf, taking a tractor-wagon ride, walking on the suspension bridge, and more. Watch the video below to see a glimpse of the adventures at the Scenic Caves

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Our Stay at Lakes of Wasaga Parkbridge Resort

lakes of wasaga parkbridge resort
We had a lovely time during our stay in a chalet at Lakes of Wasaga Parkbridge Resort. At the resort, we have the option of either staying in a cottage or chalet. We can either own these four season homes or rent and enjoy during anytime of the year. The scenic view of the man-made lakes surrounding each lot of chalets and cottages is beautiful and the perfect setting to sit and relax. Our days in the chalet were relaxing and fun, as we did lots of outdoor activities.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Our Visit to See Pandas at the Toronto Zoo

giant tiger panda
We enjoyed learning about the conservation program of a few endangered species during the #KungFuPanda3 event, and a special VIP experience at the Toronto zoo. It was a wonderful experience getting to ask questions about the pandas, rhinos, and tigers from the zoo keepers. 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

First-Ever LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour Travels to Five Cities Across Canada

LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour
LEGO Canada Inc. will be having their first ever LEGO® Imagine Nation Tour in five cities across Canada this summer and fall. Families can purchase tickets now for the events coming to their cities and participate in hands-on building activities, interactive digital experiences, Master Builder meet-and-greets, and see brand new life-sized LEGO® models for the first time. There will be something for builders of all ages, interests, and building ability at this brick-building extravaganza.