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When you have a young child and travel, your thoughts focus on how to keep them busy by educating and engaging them in activities that please the mind and body and help them to grow. The parents make the plans, but more input comes as children grow. But what about adult children in their twenties...

Buenos dias!  Here are some thoughts on getting around Barcelona, things we consider to be "must dos," things you might like to do, places to shop and and eat, and day trips. Buenos dias!  Here are some thoughts on getting around Barcelona, things we consider to be "must dos," things you might...

Charming, rustic, sexy, folksy -- Park City, Utah is all of those things rolled into an easy access, laid back package. It's a fun small town with a sophisticated vibe that will remind new parents of their B.K. days and refresh the affections of empty nesters who want to be where it's at. Park...

With half term just around the corner and the Easter holidays not too far away either, thoughts will soon be turning to how to keep the children entertained.  Spending a few days on holiday is a great way to enjoy quality time together as a family without the distractions of everyday life.  This...

Those unexpectedly upside down moments in life, like seeing the Golden Arches among the pagodas of Beijing, can be fun and very reassuring, especially when traveling with kids. But when it's the reverse -- finding the exotic in the familiar -- it can be unsettling. So when we first heard there was...

Barcelona is in short a city of wonders. Whether you like history, beaches or unconventional styles, Barcelona has it all. Of course, this knowledge would have been useful prior to embarking for the city two summers ago. When I heard where we were going, my reaction was a typical- teenager scoff...

 I guess in Catalina you have to look out for boats. I was kayaking with a partner and we had just finished racing friends. They kept going on afterwards, so my partner wanted to follow.  Mind you, I was uncomfortable with this venturing into the void. We were studying Marine Biology for Upward...

  This past summer is one of my most memorable experiences I’ve ever had. I was blessed with the opportunity to take a trip around the world and see, smell, touch, and taste things I’ve always imagined. My trip started with a quick stop to meet-up with my travelling buddy in Chicago. We then...

When I boarded a plane for the first time in my life, it was to fly across the ocean for a semester abroad in Ireland.  I had always wanted to study abroad, and was incredibly thrilled to have the opportunity to live in Dublin for four months.  For a girl raised in a small town in Central New...

Thinking about how to find a cheap Independence Day getaway?  We’re talking about the nation’s birthday parties, of course, across the country on July 4th weekend where everyone will be slurping ice cream cones, waving flags and having a good time -- hopefully. If you want to do more than attend —...

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