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Ottawa is not your average city break, try sleeping with wolves for a start!

This episode we are exploring a fun and unique family travel destination: the capital of Canada – Ottawa. We sleep with wolves, go on a hunt for the best ice-cream (and an escaped skunk), zip-line between two provinces and skate on the longest skating rink in the world. Mama Knows Best. We join Julie Findlay, writer of award-winning blog ‘Momma in the Know’, the ideal person to take us on a perfect family weekend in Ottawa, filling us in on the best museums, hotels, neighbourhoods, restaurants, ice cream and more. Don’t Take Our Word For It. We’re throwing the kids in with the wolves. Well, kind of … We’re joined by Keira, 11, and Cailin, 14, as they tell us about a truly unique experience sleeping with the wolves at Ottawa’s best wildlife experience Parc Omega.

Families Asking Questions Who’s the best person to ask questions for a family podcast? Kids, of course! Two kids show up our presenters in an interview with a wildlife expert from Parc Omega. Want to know what to do with a runaway skunk and how a bison beats a snowstorm? You’re in the right place. Bedtime Story Brace yourself. Local writer Laura Paquet, author of the Ottawa Road Trips blog, takes us step-by-step on zip-line ride across the Ottawa River. It’s the only zip line in the world that crosses two provinces from Ottawa to Quebec and is the best way to see both cities in a single spectacular trip. We also hear about the best day trips and weekends away from Ottawa’s capital.

Let us help you go further. Brought to you by www.familytraveller.com, the global voice of authority on family travel, each episode offers in-depth expert advice and all the know-how family travellers like you need to make the most of your time away. Find out more about our new favourite Canadian city by visiting our friends at Ottawa Tourism. The adventure doesn’t stop when you have kids. It’s just the beginning. Hosted by Katie Bowman, mum and Family Traveller Editor at Large, and Aaron Millar, award-winning travel writer and dad of two. Like travel? Have kids? You’re in the right place.

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Exploring Canada’s Capitol: Sleeping with Wolves, Zip Lining to Quebec and the Ultimate Ottawa Weekend for Families

Ottawa is not your average city break, try sleeping with wolves for a start!

This episode we are exploring a fun and unique family travel destination: the capital of Canada – Ottawa. We sleep with wolves, go on a hunt for the best ice-cream (and an escaped skunk), zip-line between two provinces and skate […]

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Florida Special: Secret Beaches, Jurassic Rides and Fish Rodeos

The sunshine state

This episode we are exploring one of our favourite family travel destinations: the Sunshine State of Florida, USA. Five local experts give us the lowdown on five Florida destinations, from exposes on lesser-known gems like Destin Fort Walton Beach (home […]

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City Breaks, Summer Trips and Jeep Camping for Adventurous Kids

The best city breaks for families

This episode we discover the best city breaks for families, summer getaways for all budgets and why jeep camping may just be the ultimate outdoor break for adventurous kids.Behind The Page Family Traveller magazine’s city break expert, Ellen Himelfarb, gives […]

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Colorado’s Wild West Adventure: In the Footsteps of Doc Holliday through Glenwood Springs

a Wild West adventure through the Colorado Rockies

Follow travel writer Aaron Millar and his family on a Wild West adventure through one of the Colorado Rockies’ most beautiful mountain towns. Glenwood Springs is, perhaps, Colorado’s best-kept secret. Located in a dramatic valley, in the heart of the […]

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Ski Gurus, Patagonia and Expert Family Photography Advice

From Europe's best family ski slopes to the Florida Keys

This episode takes us from Europe’s best family ski slopes to the Florida Keys, with stops in Patagonia, Spain and more. Episode HighlightsBehind The PageSunday Times Ski Editor Sean Newsom gives us the lowdown on how to teach your kids […]

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Dream Trips: The Maldives, Borneo, Tanzania, Sri Lanka & The World Cup

Once-in-a-lifetime bucket list escapes

This week’s episode is all about dream trips, those once-in-a-lifetime bucket list escapes that will have you drooling from ear-to-ear from Sri Lankan beaches and Maldives’ turtles to African safaris and a special families-eye preview of the 2022 Qatar World […]

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