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Hilton Cardiff Hotel – Comfort, Convenience and a Castle!

“I think this will be the last time I enjoy my morning coffee while overlooking a castle” my mom gleamed. A little sad to say goodbye to her morning view from the executive level breakfast bar at the Hilton Cardiff Hotel on the 7th floor. Waking up and enjoying breakfast served with a view of [...]

By |2020-01-29T09:30:24-08:00November 6th, 2019|Family Adventures, United Kingdom, Wales|0 Comments

Helping and Haunting at the Haunted House Langley

Do you love Halloween? The crisp fall air, crunchy leaves on the ground, plus all the witches, ghosts, superheroes and other creatures running around. Not to mention all the candy and trick or treating! But do you really LOVE Halloween? The Lenko and Scott families in the Yorkson area of Langley, BC loves Halloween [...]

Exploring Melbourne & the Historic Great Ocean Road

This past week, after years and years of anticipation, our family finally boarded a plane and set off on our dream adventure to Australia! I cannot even begin to express how long we’ve been looking forward to this, and how excited I am to share our adventures with you here. Our first stop was the [...]

By |2019-09-13T10:30:27-07:00August 6th, 2019|Australia, Family Adventures|0 Comments

The Ultimate Australia Family Vacation Guide

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It was 2006 and Jason and I were about to get married when we decided to take an early honeymoon and head to Australia for three weeks. I’ll never forget standing on the sandy shores of Hamilton Island watching the sunset and saying to him, “someday we will bring our children to this magical island”. [...]

By |2019-10-18T12:22:52-07:00July 26th, 2019|Australia, Family Adventures|0 Comments

How to Plan For a Family Bucket List Trip

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Most families have them. Those destinations that you “someday” want to take the kids to. A Hawaiian Beach, a Disney Cruise, or a multi-generational trip through Europe. However, with a hefty price tag and logistics upon logistics, family bucket list trips often stay on the back burner until long after the kids have graduated. [...]

By |2020-01-29T10:28:37-08:00July 26th, 2019|Australia, Family Adventures|0 Comments

Lensball Ideas – Gaze into the Future of Photography

Perhaps you have recently seen a photograph in an article or on Instagram with a unique ball effect, like this epic surf shot I snapped during my recent stay at Long Beach Lodge. Within the image, a small, 180-degree view of the overall scene shows up inside of a sphere, giving a reflective quality to [...]

Earning Laugh Lines at Long Beach Lodge

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” - Unknown Some may know them as smile lines. Other, more pessimistic folks may refer to them as wrinkles. Regardless, as I sit here scrolling through the wonderful collage of photos we took throughout our weekend at Long Beach Lodge Resort, I’m suddenly very [...]

Long Beach Lodge Tofino: The Best Family Friendly Resort in Tofino

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nestled on the Pacific Rim of Vancouver Island, Tofino has long been known as one of Canada’s premier year-round resort destinations. And having just spent an amazing long weekend there with my family, it’s clear as to how this sleepy town got such a reputation…it truly does have something for everyone! However, for all there [...]

By |2020-02-28T10:13:26-08:00May 28th, 2019|Canada, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments

Surf’s Up at the Tofino Surf Club Adventure Centre

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You’ve certainly heard of “ski-in/ski-out”, but have you ever heard of surf-in/surf-out? I hadn’t. That is, until our time at the Long Beach Lodge in Tofino. Tucked right next to the hotel, directly on the shores of the Cox Bay Beach, lies Long Beach Lodge’s Surf Club Adventure Centre – one of the most incredible [...]

Tofino Boat Tours: Marine Adventures with Captain Josh

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Nestled right on edge of the Pacific, no trip to Tofino would be complete without an adventure out on the water. Thankfully, one of the many benefits of staying at the Long Beach Lodge Resort is that they run their own Tofino boat tours! Usually, resorts like these will outsource their guided tours, but The [...]

By |2020-02-05T10:35:36-08:00May 27th, 2019|Canada, Family Adventures, Western Canada|0 Comments
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