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October 2019

0 In Excursions

The 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon

My Visit to Washington DC and the 9/11 Memorial at the Pentagon Time needed: About an hour Cost: Free Hours of Operation: 24 hours Address: 1 Rotary Road in Arlington, Virginia How to get there: Bus or ride share. Please be aware there is no public parking at the Pentagon or Pentagon memorial. The only way to get there is public transit, taxi or ride share. I recently had the opportunity to visit Alexandria Virginia and Washington DC to attend…

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National Mall Washington DC: 10 Tips for First Timers

The National Mall Washington DC Time needed: 3-5 days Cost: $- Nearly everything is free How to get there: Car, bus/tranist, or Ride share I recently returned from a trip for Virginia and Washington DC. It was my first time visiting the nation’s capital and as an immigrant from Canada it was very exciting to see all the historic monuments as well as the White House and Capitol Hill. A nice surprise about the National Mall is that everything is…

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Telus World of Science Vancouver: All you need to know for a successful visit

Telus World of Science Vancouver 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC Time needed: Average is 2-3. I easily spent 5 hours with a 6 year old. Price $$$$ Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday 10-5 Sat, Sun and some Holidays 10-6. Some exceptions, see here for details. I took my six year old daughter, Chloe to Science World on a recent day off from school. It was a professional development day and I decided that rather than go see a movie or…

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Hiking With a Baby: Tips for Infants, Toddlers and Kids

How to Hike with a Baby, Toddler or Little Kid Can you Hike with a Baby? Yes but your success depends on how old your child is and whether you carry them in a sling, push them in a stroller or let them walk on their own. Always be prepared for the worst but expect the best. Knowing that your infant may get fussy halfway up the trail helps you keep your expectations realistic. Always keep in mind that you…

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Flying with Breast Milk: Everything You Need to Know

Flying with Breast Milk How much breast milk can you fly with? When my daughter was small and still drinking breast milk and formula I never had a problem bringing it on a plane. The most dramatic thing that ever happened was that security had to test a small amount of the milk. It only took a second and then the milk and formula was returned right back to me. Normally the rule for bringing liquids on an airplane is…

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