Leah was the brand specialist for travel at Today’s Parent for six years and prior to that she oversaw travel content at FASHION. She has special interests in family travel, luxury tourism and beauty/wellness getaways. She doesn’t ski and considers camping an affront. To everything
Show on the road
Motels have gone from grunge to glam. Here are our picks for a fun and escapist road trip through Ontario.
Early check-in at Toronto’s revamped Park Hyatt: what to expect in the shiny, new (again) hotel
One of the storied grand dames of Toronto hotels has finally taken off her facelift bandages.
The chic motelier’s guide to where to dine, drink and shop in Sauble Beach
When April Brown and Sarah Sklash, co-owners of hip Prince Edward County motel The June, were hunting for the perfect spot for their second location, they fell in love with Sauble Beach.
Beyond the links: The hidden gems of Myrtle Beach
Head off the fairway to find the
hidden gems of Myrtle Beach
Weekend Getaway: Have some fun with toys, trees and castles in the Finger Lakes
The Finger Lakes region is in New York State, about three-and-a-half hours from Toronto. It boasts a lot of lakes (11, officially) and they look like fingers. This vineyard- and nature-rich region comprises 14 counties, but many visitors coming from the GTA will cross the border at Niagara Falls and plant their flag in the city of Rochester first.
Beyond the coasters: A thrill ride through Orlando that’s off the rails
The city best known as theme park central also has a surprisingly offbeat side, where the locals let loose, cocktails are served in snow cones, and the ghosts speak (if you’re lucky).
It’s not too late! Four last-minute summer vacation ideas
If you’re one of those sad souls who have been gazing longingly at other people’s summer vacation Instagram posts while chained to your desk there’s still hope for you.
How to do Disney (without losing your mind)
The ultimate guide to saving time, money, and your sanity at the Happiest Place on Earth.
Sex on the beach?
Will a new romance survive the dastardly rigours of the first vacation?
19 fun things to do in Prince Edward County with kids
Just over two hours away from Toronto, this once-sleepy foodie and wine-lovers region has morphed into a summer hipster-family central.
Eloise in the city
First, she takes Manhattan…
Postcard from Azul Beach Hotel
Deputy editor Leah Rumack chills at a boutique all-inclusive resort that puts its smallest guests first.
The babymoon is over
The latest in pampered pregnancies? A last adults-only getaway before diapers and breastfeeding take centre stage.
The great escapes
You simply have to accept that it’s become That Special Time of Life—Cruise Ship Time.
Drinking the Kool-Aid at Disney
Deputy editor Leah Rumack takes her family to Disney for the first time—and it doesn’t suck!
Why Vancouver should be your next family vacation
There’s tons of fun reasons for families to travel to Vancouver.
No sleep till (you shop in) Brooklyn
Indie boutiques thrive in the borough.
Postcard from Prince Edward Island
Deputy editor Leah Rumack and her family relax like the locals in the land of Anne of Green Gables.
Everything that’s new at Orlando’s theme parks
There’s always something new in the Theme Park Capital of the World.