Category Archives: Interviews

Kevin Wagar Wins Gold At First Bill Muster Photography Awards at SATW 2023

While Kevin Wagar wasn’t able to attend the Society of American Travel Writers conference in San Juan Puerto Rico in September, 2023, his presence was still felt in the building. 2023 marked Kevin’s first submission to the prestigious Bill Muster Photography Awards presented by the Society of American Travel Writers. He was honored to come […]

Kevin Wagar and Christopher Mitchell Win “Best Travel Website” for We Explore Canada at the 2022 Travel Media Association of Canada Awards

KEvin Wagar and Christopher Mitchell win Best Travel Website for We Explore Canada at TMAC 2022

In June 2023 at the Travel Media Association of Canada conference in Sudbury, Ontario, the winners of the 2022 TMAC Awards were presented. Among the big winners of these prestigious Canadian travel media awards was Kevin Wagar. Kevin came away with two awards for his work this past year including: These awards are in addition […]

Travel Horror Stories Podcast: Surviving Airline Mishaps & Bad Weather Delays With 2 Small Children

Travel Horror Stories Podcast interview with Kevin Wagar

What would you do if… Your typical flight from Toronto to Jordan suddenly turned into a three-day marathon of stress and fatigue due to the airline’s mismanaged flights and bad weather. Oh and don’t forget to add two young children to the mix About The Guest(s) Christina and Kevin Wagar are travel-loving parents who live […]

Family Travel Association: From Wandering the World to Wondering What’s Next

Family Travel Association interview with Kevin Wagar

Kevin is an adventure and family travel writer based in Toronto, Ontario. He’s spent the past 5 years sharing stories of his families travels around the world. Kevin has taken a unique approach to family travel. Instead of focusing on the traditional “vacation” he uses family travel to teach his kids about culture, history, and […]

Vacation Mavens: Kevin Wagar Talks Finnish Lapland and Meeting Santa

Vacation Mavens interview with Kevin Wagar

Now that it is fall, we are turning our attention toward winter getaways. If you have ever dreamed of visiting Santa Claus, taking a reindeer safari, and sleeping under the Northern Lights, tune in to hear about Finnish Lapland. Kevin Wagar from the Wandering Wagars shares his family’s experience in Finland during the winter and […]

Our Tribe Travels: Kevin Wagar and Micro-Adventures Around The World

Our Tribe Travels interview with Kevin Wagar

Welcome to our new feature, where each week one of our community will be checking in with me via video call to discuss their travelling experiences. These snack-sized interviews aim to be inspiring and informative, whilst also providing an insight into the personality of each family as they share tales of their travelling highlights and […]

Nomadic Matt: Inspiring Blogger Series with Kevin Wagar

Nomadic Matt interview with Kevin Wagar

Our Inspiring Blogger Series continues this week with Kevin and Christina from Wandering Wagars. They write about family adventure travel, demonstrating that it certainly IS possible to travel with children! Tell us about yourself!  I’m Kevin Wagar, and my wife Christina and I write about family adventure travel at I have a background in design […]

CBC: How NOT to hike in Gros Morne: Ontario family shares midnight tale of woe

CBC interview with Kevin Wagar

A family of experienced hikers recently took on the Green Gardens trek in Gros Morne National Park — and they have a few regrets. “It was an absolutely stunningly beautiful hike, that we were completely unprepared for,” admitted Kevin Wagar, a Toronto-area dad of two young sons who blogs about how to travel with children. “We’ve done […]