When you were a teenager, did you want to go on vacation with your parents? I certainly didn't! In fact, once I reached the age where I didn't have to go on vacation with my parents... I simply refused to go! You see, when I reached my twenties, my parents visited me and I visited…Read more
About: Alison Iles
Twenty four years into her career at Backroads, Alison’s a self-proclaimed lifer—and she’s proud of it! Her life path with Backroads began with leading and researching trips all over the world. Since, she’s worn many hats, and is now both Family Brand Manager and Regional Manager for Canada, Puget Sound, Vermont and Iceland. Hers has been an inspiring and motivating journey, for her friends and family, and for the rest of us here at Backroads. Alison and her husband (an avalanche forecaster and ex Backroads Trip Leader) and their two adrenaline-seeking teenagers live and play in Whistler, British Columbia. In her own words: “I’m truly living the dream!”
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Is there anything better than hearing your teenager tell you that you made a great decision (words you likely don't often hear)? Better yet is hearing that they had the best vacation ever and it was with you--wow! The key is to get everyone involved and make most of the decisions before you go, so the choices you do make on your trip are as simple as what to eat off the menu.Read more
Have an upcoming ski trip? Headed out of town after the new year? Traveling with kids and family this winter? Does the thought of packing for the family trip fill you with dread? This certainly used to be the case for me. I have logged countless hours packing bags for family vacations...Read more
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