18 04, 2018

Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada

2018-04-28T20:37:14+00:00 Categories: Canada|Tags: |

Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Moving to a new country can be scary. But moving back home can be just as nerve-racking. How has my home changed while we have been away? How have we changed while being away? Will we go back to some of the same bad habits we were forced to drop when we first left Canada? [...]

1 07, 2017

ABC’s of Canada

2018-05-08T21:34:14+00:00 Categories: Canada|Tags: |

Happy Birthday Canada As Canada turns 150 years old, we are one of the younger developed countries. Canadians around the world are finding their patriotism and celebrating with fellow Canadians and Canadian-wannabes. And who wouldn't want to be Canadian, between the Timmies and the Hockey... I kid. There is plenty more to Canada than those old stereotypes that keep [...]

22 07, 2016

Top Picks for Visiting Montreal with Kids

2018-04-28T20:35:02+00:00 Categories: North America with Kids|Tags: |

Home of the Habs by Learning Escapes Montreal is one of our family’s favourite cities.  We spent a long summer vacation there, when the kids were 3 and 4 years old, and since then we have not only been cherishing memories from that trip but also, occasionally, fantasized about moving there for good! Parc Jean Drapeau and Saint [...]