17 Instagram-able Things-to-do with Teens in the Netherlands

Instagram-able things for Teen in the Netherlands

So, you’re thinking of traveling to the Netherlands with your teenagers? Here are 17 Instagram-able things to do and the hashtags to entice them with. Social Media Teens: those not quite children, yet not exactly young adults too. They’re glued to their mobile phone and other screens and, of course, less than interested in anything you suggest. Unless when you unobtrusively can connect them to their contemporaries through social media like Instagram and the use of hashtags. What to go and see or do What can you show them that…

Inside Passage and Yellowhead Highway

The Inside Passage and Traveling Yellowhead Highway

Ever heard about the Inside Passage? What it is? Even better, where it is? Over 510 km of Pacific Ocean along the British Columbian coast on a ship with a view of wild marine life from dawn to dust, that’s the Inside Passage. A stretch of over 1500 km that starts from Seattle, USA, passes by Vancouver Island from the right, straight up to northern British Columbia and the last stretch to Alaska (US). Surprise As I booked our road trip from Calgary around BC and back, I happened upon…

48 hours on Vancouver Island

48 Hours on Vancouver Island

What if you have just 48 hours to spend on Vancouver Island? Well, there’s so much to do that we’ve focused on just the southern part of the island here. Getting here Getting to any island you really have just a few options but if possible, in terms of time, try and come by ferry. Sailing from Tsawwassen on Canada’s mainland to Vancouver Island will take about an hour and 35 minutes. More importantly, the route takes you across the Strait of Georgia and between the smaller Galiano and Salt…

Skirting the US Border to Vancouver

Skirting the US Border to Vancouver, route from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean

Travel from the Canadian Rockies to Vancouver or the other way around and spend time sightseeing while skirting the US border. A little less than 1000 kilometers lie between the Rockies and Vancouver on the west coast of Canada. Of course, the quickest way is to make it there is by hitting the highways and passing through the bigger cities. In doing so, however, you may just miss these charming places along the US border. Cranbrook Cranbrook is a little city at the foot of the Kootenay Mountains alongside the…

4-Day Itinerary around the Canadian Rockies

4 Day Itinerary through the Canadian Rockies

Here’s what to do in Canada’s southern part of the Rockies over a 3-4 day period. Enjoy nature, culture, and adventure as you travel from the Alberta side through to British Columbia. 1) White Water Rafting Day one of your 4-day trip around the Canadian Rockies is all about water. With mountains comes snow, comes water, come creeks, rivers, waterfalls and thus watersports. Rafting, kayaking, and canoeing, or splashing and swimming, any of these activities. Depending on your time available, age and skill level there are a number of tours…

2 Culture Days in Georgia

Culture modern and historical

Culture is the theme of our last two days on our Florida – Georgia road trip. We’ve hiked, seen marine life and traveled on an airboat through mangroves. Then we went back into architectural history, saw and tasted chocolate and learned about plantation and slave history. These last two days are about the culture of both city and state, plus modern culture. Historical culture of Savannah versus modern media and fizzy pop culture Sure, we have been traveling to do this 7th day of our road trip, and yes, it’s…

Details – How to organize your own Road Trip

Details on how to organize your own road trip

Time to fill in the details and decide on daily activities when organizing your own road trip. Last week, we looked at the big-ticket items such as budget and how that relates to when you want to travel, and with how many people. So far, you booked your flights, and rental car (if applicable) and your first night away. Plus, you made sure to do this well in advance, depending on whether you travel with more than 4 people, and if your intended destination is very popular. Details now That’s…

Art Deco, Chocolate & the Task System in Florida

It is a bit of a break in our itinerary, an extra day in Miami. Time to enjoy the weather, swimming in the pool and strolling through town. We’re staying in an apartment that rents out to tourists like us. The building comes with a pool and after we arrive from the Everglades, that’s where we rinse off. A number of restaurants, alongside the beach road we look out on, to choose from for dinner…Life is good. Florida Keys We had plans, great plans to drive to and partly through…

How to organize your own road trip

Does it seem daunting to organize your own road trip? It really shouldn’t! Follow these steps and make it your perfect holiday. Going on a trip or vacation is exhilarating, the prospect of time off, new experiences, different weather and spending it either alone or with your family is the bomb. Well, for me it is. Booking it, however, often is tedious and rife with ifs, buts, and maybes. You’ve decided where you want to go but you can only go on particular days of the week. Or a specific…

Georgia – Florida 9 Day Road Trip

From Canyon to Winter and Hope Geological and marine nature So you have a week to nine days to fill and are considering Florida? I get that, as we did the same and had a great time. This is the roundtrip we created – boasting nature, tours and beautiful sights. Follow along and see what we decided to visit and do! Our flight from Toronto arrives on a Friday evening, allowing us to pick up the rental car from the airport and to make it over to our overnight hotel.…