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Kauai, Hawaii Attractions

Aloha! Has George Clooney's family bonding trip to Kauai in "The Descendants" tempted your family to do the same? There is so much for the active family to enjoy year round in this eco-tourism destination that it's now called the "Adventure Island" of Hawaii.  Hawaii's oldest island, Kauai has been the location for many other movies as well. The "Jurassic Park" films were shot in its dense...

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It’s Easy Being Green On Costa Rica’s Osa Peninsula

Forget Kermit's self-doubts. Kids and adults will discover how much fun they can have within an incredibly well sustained biosphere on the Osa Peninsula.Named one of the most biologically intense places on the earth by National Geographic magazine, the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica is THE place to see throngs of animals and birds, including many rare and endangered species.  In...

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Costa Rica’s Lapa Rios: River Of Scarlet Macaws

If eco-lodge makes you think "rustic," read on about a high-end place that offers unique accommodations, gourmet meals, attentive staff and spa treatments on the remote Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica.Lapa Rios, loosely translated as "River of Scarlet Macaws," is a luxury eco-resort situated in a private 1,000-acre nature reserve.  Located...

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Journey to Myanmar

For some families, vacations are about returning to the same destination year after year. Whether it’s a beloved beach shack, a frosty mountainside ski lodge or a trip to see the world’s favorite mouse, there is comfort and tradition in repetition. For others, vacation equals adventure and blazing new trails. If your family’s idea of a great getaway is exploring the newest off-the-beaten-path...

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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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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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