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Malta Attractions

Find out about the history, culture and beach fun that Europe's small Maltese Islands have to offer family travelers. Mickey Mouse lives in Disney World, but Popeye makes his home at Sweethaven Village. The actual film set of Robert Altman's Popeye, the 1980 musical starring Robin Williams, is situated on the Mediterranean island of Malta, surrounded by 6,000 years of historic...

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Brussels, Belgium Family Hotels And Restaurants

Brussels, Belgium is a great European destination for a family vacation because of its reasonable prices, fine food and shopping. The climate is moderate year round, and its location is easily reached. Thalys, an international high-speed train, operates in Brussels and commutes to Paris in less than 2 hours. This track is also shared with the Eurostar train and will take you to London from Brussels...

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Carson City, Nevada

Take a break from Lake Tahoe's slopes and Reno's casinos with a visit to nearby family-friendly Carson City, Nevada, celebrated for its namesake legendary frontiersman and scout, Kit Carson. The city’s rich history is found in its state capitol building and in sites that date back to the ca.1859 Gold and Silver Rush. But Carson City is perhaps most embraced as a family-friendly...

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Bateaux New York

Bateaux New York brings a touch of France to skyline sightseers along the Hudson River.Bateaux New York (866/817-3463; www.bateauxnewyork.com), based at Pier 62 on West 23rd Street in the Chelsea Piers sports complex, is an altogether different voyage for those of you raised on the Circle Line's plodding, hot-dog-catered circumnavigation of Manhattan...

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Santorini Tennis Club, Santorini, Greece

One of Santorini's traditional, value-priced apartment complexes, the STC delivers a big dose of culture along with the simple pleasures of Greece: sun, sand, and rustic charm.Having written "Frommer's Greece from $50 A Day" for 15 years, I've become so familiar with the country and its ways that visiting feels like a trip back home. When I returned with my husband and young son for the...

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Bruges, Belgium Top 10 Attractions

FTF gives you the top ten reasons why Bruges, Belgium is a great international travel destination for the family looking for a European short break. A "short break" is a European concept. When another country is only a two-hour airplane ride away, making spontaneous plans to immerse yourself in another culture for seventy-two hours can be made, well, spontaneously. For Americans the notion...

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Welcome Lords and Ladies to Medieval Times

Looking for a blast from the past, hot grub and some entertainment for your last vacation supper? Enter the castle, eat, and cheer on your favorite Knight.If your family is in the mood for adventure, dazzling costumes, a hardy and hot meal, plus a great show, Medieval Times will take you back to the 11th century and provide you with just that. Medieval Times is a themed dinner...

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Rollin’ With Rembrandt Across Holland

In the 400 years since Rembrandt's birth, the friendly country of Holland has become synonomous with his extraordinary art.Full disclosure: Holland's Tourism Bureau hosted this writer in 2006 to help spread the word about the 400th anniversary of Rembrandt's birth on July 15, 1606. Fortunately, a majority of his masterpieces continue to be displayed as described, in museums and galleries...

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Manila, Philippines Family Guide

Discover what makes one of Asia's most teeming cities a fun and satisfying destination for all ages.Welcome to Manila - a sprawling Asian capital that will try your patience and captivate your imagination. It's not the easiest place to navigate on your own, but stick to these tips and you'll find a metropolis worth exploring, from the walled city of Intramuros to the enormous and ubiquitous shopping...

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Norway Attractions

FTF's family guide to the best of Norway includes the two major cities of Oslo (the capital) and Bergen (2nd biggest city) and a guide to the Fjord tours. Whether you’re itching to visit one of the many art museums in Norway’s capital city of Oslo or longing to cruise up and down any of the many fjords, this is your guide to Norway’s natural and cultural beauty. The...

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