Reader’s Digest: Top Ways to Travel Cheap With Kids

Family travel on a budgetWe are thrilled to be quoted in this month’s Reader’s Digest magazine.

Their article of Budget Family Travel included our tip about travelling with kids.

Check out the Reader’s Digest website for articles with lots of great information about travelling as a family. Everything from how to fly with kids to adventure travel for families.



Savvy Mom: Resort Report for Family Travel

One of my favorite sites for all things fabulous is Savvy Mom. This Canadian site is always showing us what is new and interesting for families.

Today Savvy Mom put out their Resort Report, a great family travel resource. I was so pleased to see them reference a service that my family  has used frequently when planning trips,

VRBO or Vacation Rental by Owner is a great website that enables you to seach for private vacation rentals in the destination you will be visiting. We have found vacation rentals to be one of the best ways to enjoy a destination as a family.

Check out the full report at

Budget Travel- 12 Best Hot Springs Worth Travelling For

Budget Travel‘s site just put out a list of the 12 Hot Springs Worth Travelling for.

I was happy to see that our own Banff Upper Hot Springs was high on the list. As Albertans, we are lucky to have this natural spring so close to home.

Thinking about taking the kids to this Hot Springs? It has a great shallow/kiddie pool with the same natural hot springs water. There are always a few children playing in this pool!family friendly banff, hot springs pool for kids, banff hot springs baby

 I happen to take a dip in the healing waters just this week and noticed a very cool addition to the entrance of the Hot Springs… celebration of The Year of the Dragon, a giant sculpture made of snow and ice!