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Expo 2015 Promises Family Fun in Milan, Italy

The latest Universal Exposition, Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy will run until October 31, 2015 with the theme: “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” Over 140 countries are participating, including 54 with their own self-built national pavilions.Thoughtful reflection is necessary to ensure a sustainable future with safe food and...

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10 Perfect New York Moments

Summer in the city's hot, lazy and humid days can drive away tourists quicker than a rising dollar, but that leaves the rest of us to enjoy the uncrowded wonders -- many of them free -- that New York is famous for. Here's a look at 10 favorite summer experiences that your family will savor together all year.   Classic...

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Jazz Fest in NOLA: Music Food and Drink

My wife Rosalie and I stumbled into the New Orleans Jazz Fest. We were already going to New Orleans, Louisiana -- booking flights and reserving rooms -- when our son told us, "Hey, that's during Jazz Fest.” So, a little tweak to change hotels, a purchase of tickets for Sunday, May 3, and that quickly we’re going to our first Jazz Fest.Music is a big part of New Orleans. They have music...

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Book 1 Room and Get the 2nd Free at Berlin, Germany Hotel

If you’re planning on traveling to Germany, the Hotel de Rome is the place all roads lead in the city of Berlin. In addition to its location and its history, the Hotel de Rome has put together some great room and board packages to welcome your family.We like the Hotel de Rome because it's made very good use of the former Dresdner Bank building; its jewel...

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My Kind of Beach at Playa del Carmen

Situated on Mexico's Caribbean coast, Playa del Carmen is a waterfront refuge that attracts domestic and international tourists to its thriving main street and apres-beach scene. The area is also home to reasonably priced accommodations, Mayan ruins, theme parks and cenotes (underground rivers), just an hour from the Cancun...

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10 Things People Get Wrong About Goa

Finding enlightenment in India is such a cliché that I was surprised my trip to Goa, India served a similar purpose, illuminating psychic baggage of long-ago travel myths.My misconceptions about this Indian Ocean coastal resort arose from coming of age in the 1970s. Like thousands of others, I headed out with a copy of Tony and Maureen Wheelers’ “Southeast Asia on a Shoestring”...

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Key West, Florida Attractions

Pirate lore and historic homes, gingerbread trimmed boutiques, tropical palm trees, funky cafes and roaming chickens make colorful Key West, Florida a delightful getaway.The southernmost point in the United States and a free-spirited resort area that has defied the gentrification of mass tourism, Key West has become a bona fide family destination filled with fun and educational attractions....

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What To Do In Nassau On A Bahamas Beach Vacation

Looking for fun things to do in the Bahamas but don’t know where to begin? We’re here to help with some favorite Nassau attractions, many of them free. Along with world-class beaches and some of the best scuba diving in the Caribbean, all the Islands of the Bahamas offer visitors a rich history and a fresh breath of island culture. We’ve put together some of FTF’s...

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Riviera Nayarit, Mexico For Eco-Adventures

From the hip resort of Puerto Vallarta to the jungles of the Sierra Madres, Mexico's Riviera Nayarit offers activities to everyone in the family, and at bargain prices.Riviera Nayarit is the lush coastal region of Mexico's Nayarit state, extending from the gated resort community of Nuevo Vallarta (pronounced No-voh VY-ar-tah)...

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Teachers Apply for Grants Supporting Travel Abroad

Teaching is not an easy job, and one of the perks is having the summer off with the rest of the students -- if you have somewhere to go. Since 1988, with the inception of Fund for Teachers, a national donor-supported organization, teachers nationwide have been using grant money to travel abroad.Of course, this is not just a vacation. For the summer...

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