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Lisa Goodmurphy
Canadian mom, travel blogger, freelance writer. I'm on a mission to show my kids the world - one trip at a time!
Interests: my family, travel, reading, working out
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I visited Victoria with one of my daughters summer 2018 and we planned to visit the Mile Zero marker but ran out of time. It's top of our list for the next time we visit! Lisa
Toggle Commented Sep 25, 2019 on The Legacy of Terry Fox at Gone with the Family
Now is the time to seize the day! Purchase tickets for Drayton Entertainment's production of Disney's Newsies before it's too late!! Onstage at St. Jacobs Country Playhouse until August 3, 2019. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Thanks, Linda - I'm glad you found it useful! Have a great time in PEI - we're heading back again in August and can't wait!!
I wondered how accurate Crazy Rich Asians was! LOL The Hangman's Daughter sounds good - I'll add it to my long list of books to read!! Lisa
10 things to do in Newport, Rhode Island with kids. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Drayton Entertainment's production of Annie onstage at the Drayton Festival Theatre until June 30, 2019 is fun for the whole family!! Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Top picks for your summer reading - a travel inspired list that will fuel your wanderlust. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Love theatre and love to travel? Then it's time to plan getaways to Stratford and Niagara-on-the-Lake in Ontario, Canada. Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Pembrokeshire is a great option for anyone looking for places to visit in South Wales on a day trip from Cardiff. We booked a private day tour from Cardiff with Real Wales Tours to visit the Pembrokeshire Coast and see as much as we possibly could in just one day. Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Hi Kiley, I heard back from my Fallsview contact and he said that the link is working this morning if you want to try again. He noted that it has to be a credit card and not a Visa debit or Visa gift card just in case you were using one of those. Lisa
Thanks for letting me know. I have sent an email to my contact. I’ll let you know as soon as he gets back to me. Lisa
Hi Kiley, yes it should still work for a discount on day passes. Let me know if it doesn’t and I will follow up with them. Lisa
Hi Candace, We didn't follow a set itinerary. We have visited PEI many times so didn't do all of these things on one visit - that would be too much unless you're a SUPER fan of Anne! It would be relatively easy to do all of the places in the Cavendish Region on one trip as they are all fairly close together but the ones that are in other parts of the island are a bigger time commitment. Let me know if you have any more questions. Lisa
Brainstorming spring break destinations? Think beyond the beach and amusement parks and consider Europe for spring break. These 10 recommended spring break destinations in Europe are family-friendly and fun to visit at any time of the year. Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Review of National Geographic's 100 Parks, 5000 Ideas by Joe Yogerst. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Marius, Iliescu, founder of Romanian Friend, shares his expert recommendations on things to do in Bucharest as well as the best day trips from the city. Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Thinking about a visit to New York City during the winter months and wondering what there is to do if the weather is less than ideal? This round-up of 30+ fun things to do in NYC in the winter will help with your planning. Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at Gone with the Family
A guide to visiting Kuala Lumpur with kids including the best attractions for kids as well as practical tips for families visiting KL. Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2019 at Gone with the Family
The Ultimate Guide to Prince Edward Island for Fans of Anne of Green Gables - all of the attractions and activities that Anne fans should see and do in Cavendish, Charlottetown and elsewhere on Prince Edward Island. Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Planning a visit to Seattle, Washington? These recommendations for 5 places to visit in Seattle and 1 place to skip will help you make the most of your visit to the city. Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2019 at Gone with the Family
Hi Claudia, If you are only planning only to visit the store then you don't need reservations, however, if you plan to dine at the cafe then you should make a reservation online ahead of time. You can find information about making reservations at the Chicago store here - they are currently taking reservations through March 24th. If you are planning to dine at the cafe then your granddaughter will want to have her doll prior to dining. You can purchase the doll when you arrive at the store and staff will remove it from the box for you so she can carry the doll with her. Just allow ample time to make the purchase prior to your dining reservations. It might be a good idea to have her look at the dolls online before visiting the store so that she has decided which one she wants - there are a lot of choices! Have a wonderful time!! Lisa
10 fun and family-friendly things to do in San Diego, California during the Christmas holiday season. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Gone with the Family
Have you always dreamed of Christmas in New York? Here are 11 festive things for visitors to New York City to do during the Christmas holiday season. Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2018 at Gone with the Family
One of the best day trips from Munich, Germany is a visit Neuschwanstein Castle and the surrounding area of the Bavarian Alps. Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Gone with the Family
Hong Kong is the ideal city break for families with teenagers since there's so much to do that they can't possibly get bored! This list of 10 amazing teen-friendly things to do will help parents plan the perfect visit to Hong Kong with their kids. Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Gone with the Family