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Everything the family planner needs to know about the top Family Vacation Activities at destinations around the world, whether you're interested in family cruises, road trips, hotel kids clubs, great but cheap vacations and weekend getaways or short breaks.

  • Dinosaurs are awesome. We flock to museum halls to see Tyrannosaurus, and run to movie theaters to get a glimpse of our favorite scaly saurians dish it out. I have been a dinosaur fanatic for 18 years now, with no loss of amazement in all things prehistoric. But even I, the prospective...

  • We spent one night in the desert of Morocco. We rode the camel from the Desert Luxury Camp to the sand bluff and then climbed the bluff and watched the sunset. Outstanding. The Desert camp Merzouga was fantastic. Full bathroom and comfortable beds. The camels slept behind our tent. Dinner at...

  • "The Old West is not a certain place in a certain time, it’s a state of mind." – Tom Mix About 30 minutes off the Las Vegas Strip, tucked away at the base of the Spring Mountains, is a wonderful little gem known as Bonnie Springs. As a girl who grew up in Vegas, Bonnie Springs keeps some of my most...

  • Taking your whole family on holiday is not an easy task to pull off, and making everyone happy on said holiday is just as impossible. When the age gaps are so big everyone tends to disagree with each other on what makes a great trip and before you know it, civil war ensues. Instead of having...

  • There was a time when Pattaya was nothing but a humble fishing village. Now, it is one of the most famous and visited tourist places in the whole of Thailand. Pattaya has some of the best attractions of Thailand and is considered as a party land for adults. But when it comes to planning a trip with...

  • The amount of research necessary to plan all the details of a Disney vacation can be extremely time consuming, and even intimidating. That’s why, as summer approaches, it’s time to consider working with a travel agent who specializes in Disney vacations. At Mickey’s Travel, our knowledge of Disney...

  • Immersing in humanitarian work in Kenya is a brilliant way to learn about the cultural nuances of this region and explore the wilderness at the same time. However, one must keep a note of a few important travel etiquettes to avoid calling for trouble. During my recent volunteer stint in Nairobi i...

  • There’s something about Spring as a season of renewal that makes us think about the sustainability of travel, and how long we can enjoy the planet as we do without pausing to give something back. With Spring comes Earth Day, a time (hopefully more than one day) when the travel industry focuses on...

  • On a recent escape to Las Vegas, we found the brightest lights not along the Strip, but at the downtown headquarters of Zappos.com, the successful online department store which moved into the former Las Vegas City Hall.  In my playbook, their free Zappos Insights Tour should be the city’s top...

  • Since the 1990 release of "Total Recall," the Paul Verhoeven film starring Arnold Schwarznegger as a man who buys a virtual vacation to Mars, the travel industry has been anticipating the commercial development of virtual reality (VR) technology. More than 20 years later, when Facebook announced...

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