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My Family’s Aegean Odyssey, A Cruise To Antiquity

"This is cool," said our son quietly, as he glanced around, dropping the magazines he'd borrowed from the library of the MV Aegean Odyssey. We were sailing along the coast of Montenegro, eyeing the medieval fortress of Kotor from a chaise lounge by the pool.It was Day 6 of our two-week family cruise vacation with a company that expertly plans such things: the two-year-old...

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24 Hours In Dubai

Dubai is flush with contemporary superlatives because it was built to be just that; a city state with one of the world’s largest airports, its tallest building, the world’s third largest shipping port, the most opulent luxury hotel. All are part of a master plan among seven, oil-rich United Arab Emirates to co-exist in blinding prosperity. Dubai boasts so many shop windows and LEDs, crystal...

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Beats, Eats and Dancing in the Streets at Caribbean Summer Festivals

If the word ‘vacation’ gives you a sudden yearning for calypso beats, exotic eats and dancing in the streets, then consider lining up your next family holiday with one of this summer’s many Caribbean food, music, sport and dance festivals. You'll find lots of free activities, evening entertainment and, since it's summer, great value lodging at the smaller resort hotels. Check...

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Dark Tourism and Light in India

It wasn’t until I had traversed the street running past Mumbai’s main CST rail station three times, that I realized I was seeing the same people over and over; a woman hanging dohtis out to dry on a parking barricade, a man studiously brewing chai over a tiny coal fire, children rolling on plastic tarps on the sidewalk, laughing and playing.The Pavement People, as they’re...

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Wyoming’s Jackson Hole

Whether it's winter, spring, summer or fall, Jackson, Wyoming is the place to be for wannabe' cow folk, outdoorsmen, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Jackson, Wyoming is a half-tamed frontier valley surrounded by an enormous variety of adventures, extreme and less extreme, within the National Elk Refuge, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National...

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Big City Deals With City Pass Savings

Who's not interested in finding out how to save with multi-attraction passes and ticket booklets for several U.S. cities, plus discounted attraction passes to sights in the top European cities? With so many families enjoying big city weekend getaways, it's understandable how these little ticket booklets have evolved into the fastest way to get a shortlist (with tips and maps) to a destination's...

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Bus Tours to Stardom in Bollywood

Producing an average of 1,200 feature films per year, Mumbai, India hosts the world’s largest film industry -– some say its most popular one, too -- under the Bollywood brand. These are more than just Indian movies; even though theatrical films are produced in almost each of India’s 30 states, to qualify as a “Bollywood” movie, it must be shot in Hindi by a Film...

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Kids Wanna Hunt Ghosts at Mansfield, Ohio Reformatory?

Who wants to tiptoe around an old, possibly haunted prison reformatory at night? That’s right, we do. The infamous Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio opens its doors on select Fridays and Saturdays, once or twice each month, to give ghost hunters from all over the world a chance to walk among the spirits said to be still inhabiting the facility. Volunteer tour guides will...

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Los Angeles, California Attractions

From Disneyland to movie star footprints, Koreatown to the Mexican enclave at Olvera Street, here's a look at the must-sees in Los Angeles, California. The City of Angels is truly one of our favorite family destinations -- fun, exciting, cultural, sunny and beachy at the same time. While it's struggling to conquer environmental issues with a recently released mass transit light...

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Kids Fun In Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia's biggest city, has the most attractions for visiting families seeking culture, history and recreation in the state. If you're traveling with active and energized kids, buy a Citypass for everyone in the family and save up to 46% off a select group of the top family attractions. A CityPASS will get...

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