Archives for March 2011

A-list Holidays to Suit All Budgets

family holidays on a budgetWhen money is tight, the first item cut from the family budget is usually the family holiday. While this may sound practical, holidays serve a useful purpose in allowing working members of the family to unwind and regroup while providing some much needed bonding time for parents and children alike.

Rather than eliminate the planned family trip entirely, a much better solution might be to pare down the holiday so that it suits the funding available. The following suggestions might prove helpful in planning holiday travel with a slim budget: [Read more…]

Experience the Freedom of Short Term Rental Accommodations

fully furnished bed and breakfastWhether you are relocating, have had a job transfer or simply looking for a nice vacation home, a short term furnished apartment or short term rental accommodation is always a better alternative to staying in a hotel room.

Short term rental accommodations offer visitors the chance to get a “feel” of what it’s like to live in their new digs – away from the crowds and concierge of hotels. Additionally, they provide more space and are infinitely less expensive.

Here are a few reasons to join the growing ranks of families who demand more value from their “home-away-from-home.” [Read more…]

Travel Guide of Kitchener-Waterloo

image of Victoria park, kitchenerInformation in a Kitchener travel guide may be useful, but pictures of the area could never do justice to the beauty of the natural surroundings.

With bustling cities and breathtaking rural landscapes, the Kitchener-Waterloo district can provide some fascinating days for families on holiday.

Those who consult a travel guide to plan their trip will find historic homes, art galleries, discount shopping, fresh vegetable or fruit markets, and several unique annual festivals. [Read more…]