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Travel to Club Med’s Val Thorens Parents Canada / Travel

“It’s warming, has vitality and sensuality,” explains Sophie Jacquemin, the lead designer of the newly launched Club Med Val Thorens. She’s referring to the soft pink glow that greets guests in the 70-metre high lobby of this chic brand new resort. It’s a perfect metaphor for the culture that exists at all Club Med locations; from the sunny beach resorts to their ski and mountain...

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Visit Martinique – It’s Magnifique! Huffington Post / Travel

“Martinique is not for tourists; it is for travellers.” says our guide as we make our way through the winding, hilly roads of this French/Caribbean island. Martinique is to France, as Hawaii is to the U.S. This island “outpost” is a district of France, and its approximately 400,000 inhabitants live under French law. Proud to have been anointed the safest Caribbean island in recent years,...

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Half Moon Resort, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica Parents Canada / Travel

Half Moon Resort in Jamaica celebrates 60 years of providing families and couples with a private getaway on Half Moon Bay, nestled on the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean.  The walls of the welcoming front lobby are full of pictures of dignitaries (including Canada’s own former Prime Minister Paul Martin), celebrities (Richard Branson), royalty (Queen Elizabeth II, Charles, and as recently as 2012, Prince...

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Can You ‘Getaway’ With Only One Of Your Kids? Huffington Post / Travel

“It’s not fair!” The cry heard around the parenting world pretty much every day, for those of us who have more than one child. Playing the game of “Even Steven” happens from the smallest slight “He got to push the elevator button the last time!” to perhaps what could be your biggest dilemma, taking only one child on a trip with you, and leaving the...

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Where to Celebrate Canadian Thanksgiving Travel / TravelChannel.com

Family, football and, of course, feasting. While there are many traditions shared by Canadians and Americans for their Thanksgiving holidays, the origins of the day itself are quite different. Both Thanksgivings do involve a crossing by water, though: In the US, it was the hearty Pilgrims sailing to Plymouth Rock in 1621. In Canada, the first “Thanksgiving” was hosted by explorer Martin Frobisher in 1578....

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Six Reasons Why Business Trips Are Like Summer Camp for Moms Family / Huffington Post / Travel

1) While away on a business trip, you have a set schedule of activities to accomplish during the day. At camp, these activities are listed on a sheet hung by the cabin door, and there is little flexibility. On a business trip, these activities have been entered into your smartphone, and there is a tight schedule. This is a good thing. At home, flexibility comes...

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Huffington Post / Travel

The French Alps are on many avid skiers “bucket lists”, but the expectation that the price is prohibitive prevents many from even exploring the possibility. Extra costs for lift tickets and lessons can escalate quickly. But in Valmorel France, the all-inclusive Club Med ski resort makes managing the cost easier than ever. The concept of the “all-inclusive” resort gained huge popularity in 2001 when Club...

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U.S.A. travel: Take a long walk on Pier 39 in San Francisco Family / Toronto Star / Travel

SAN FRANCISCO—The official “number” of this city seems to be 49: from their football team, the 49’rs, to residents claiming the city is “49 square miles, surrounded by reality”, and, of course, the famous Gold Rush that happened here in 1849. It’s the Rush that put this city on the map, but it has continued to grow and flourish as one of America’s most popular...

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Ladies Re-Treat Family / The Good Life / Travel

A “Girls’ Getaway” is the perfect way for women in groups large or small, to reconnect, re-inspire and renew all the reasons they formed that special bond in the first place. You don’t need to travel far from Mississauga to find an escape for body, mind, and soul from the stresses of everyday life. Luckily there is a great selection of unique and fabulous experiences...

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