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Travel gifts for kids and parents

Family Travel Columnist Nicole Keck has gift ideas for kids, parents and the whole family.


Ladies rule at Toronto’s Verity Club

Men can sleep over but aren't allowed to do much else at this members-only club.


Tundra fits Canada’s landscape on a plate

Revamped Toronto Hilton restaurant focuses on Canadian cuisine and design.


An American’s first trip to Montreal's Nicole Keck hits Canada's festival city and can't believe her eyes (or ears).


Family Travel: After Obama checks out, Deerhurst re-focuses on kids

Two years later, G8 Summit host adds tons of new activities and keeps some of the old favourites too, Nicole Keck and her kids find out.


Point Pelee truly is for the birds

Canada's southernmost tip is home to some of the world's finest birdwatching, as Nicole Keck learns.

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Ontario’s Festival of Flight takes off

Rondeau Provincial Park in southern Ontario hosts a unique birdwatching experience from May 3-21,'s Nicole Keck says.


Mother’s Day Stories: Moms are our first travel companions's Nicole Keck reveals how a family move and a mother's fortitude instilled a sense of adventure and wanderlust in her kids.


Ontario city goes all Retro

Step back in time and looking toward the future in Chatham, home to one of the world's largest classic car auction houses.

Family Travel: Flying with kids sends mom soaring

A mother flies with two kids — and pregnant with a third on the way — and discovers many rewards for her courage.

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