Entries by Erich Martin

Navigating Montréal’s Interior City

Navigating any new city can prove a challenge, especially when there are kids in tow. Add in poor weather, and the most mundane part of any vacation can easily become the worst. Montréal solved this problem, at least partially, long ago, with the introduction of the underground city. Locals prefer to call the underground concourse […]

Cruising Out of Canada

When it comes to cruising, the possibilities are endless. A short trip to the nearest coast is all you need to be on your way to a luxurious and unique destination. Whether you are heading north to Alaska or south to the Caribbean, there are limitless options when it comes to cruising. Typically, travelers fly […]

Laval for the Whole Family

Tucked away about a half-hour drive from Montréal proper is the small town of Laval. Heavily geared toward family and business travelers, Laval provides a charm totally unique from the Laurentian Mountains to the north and Montréal to the south. To someone passing through, Laval might not seem to have the same drawing power as […]

Indoor Skydiving for the Family

Skydiving is an activity that is not always family friendly. In addition to having a reputation as a dangerous sport, most places, if not all, do not allow skydivers under 18. Folks who still want to experience the thrill of skydiving can do so at indoor skydiving centers. Skydiving centers in the United States typically […]

Dogsledding with the Family

Anyone with young children or who is a Disney fan knows of at least four films about dogsledding. There are other movies featuring the animals, but movies like Iron Will and Snow Dogs are memorable enough and recent enough to sit close to the surface. Dogsledding is much more than fodder for inspirational family films, […]