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Philadelphia, Greek for “city of brotherly love,” really is perfect for a city-focused family getaway with kids of any age. Running the gamut from stirring American history sites, to arts and culture geared to every member of the family, to outdoor spaces waiting to be explored, “Philly” will leave...

As much as I love my urban lifestyle, every so often the hectic pace of New York City gets to my family and I. When the pressure cooker starts to boil over, we seek a quiet respite to treat our over-stimulated selves to some small town fun. On a recent fall weekend, we found loads to do and a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. Traveling with grandchildren is a very exciting and wonderful experience. Your February issue inspired us to go to Washington, D.C. during spring break with our 11-year-...

Indoor amusement parks are great for family fun no matter the weather, but a large part of their appeal is the thrill of enjoying outdoor fun indoors. In the dead of Northern winters, or in the soaring summer temperatures of the Southwest, families can enjoy the roller coasters, log flumes and much...

Not far from the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires -- with its historical and religious venues, sightseeing and museums, not to mention tango lessons -- is La Bamba de Areco, a rural getaway where visitors can relax and enjoy Argentina's countryside.  Family vacationers ages 12 and up looking for a...

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