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Volunteerism, Teens And Habitat For Humanity

Volunteering to help build houses can build, tear down, and rebuild our kids' characters. "When I tell my friends I'm going to help build houses for Habitat for Humanity, they ask me if I'm getting paid and I say no," my son told me. Then he added quietly, they taunt him with, "Wow, you're gay, you should stay!" With that kind of peer pressure it’s no wonder that, according to...

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Custom Itinerary – New York City With 10-Year-Old

Juanita D. of Fort Mill, South Carolina writes: I am taking my daughter to NYC for her 10th birthday. Her grandmother and aunt are also going. We need help with daily itineraries so we do not go out of our way walking all over. We want to see the main points of interest and need some suggestions for kid friendly restaurants.

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Beijing, China Hotels And Resorts

From a humble hutong to a golden lobby, China's capital city offers accommodations in every budget, for every taste. Several major hotels have been built in anticipation of the 2008 Olympics. Of the current crop, some are stylish "boutiques" while others are huge monoliths from the tourism boom which began in the mid-1980s. In a large city like Beijing, where visitors feel...

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Star Trekking… Celebrate 30 years of Gundam in Tokyo, Japan

Come witness a special sight when you visit Tokyo, Japan this summer. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Gundam, an anime TV series, a life-size 59-foot-tall statue was constructed on Tokyo’s new waterfront, Odaiba. The statue will be on display from July 10 to August 31 in an effort to promote Tokyo’s bid to host the 2016 Olympics. Sponsored by...

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Cyprus – Island Of History And Hospitality

Attraction and lodging ideas, along with the island's cultural highlights, for those traveling to the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. When I was invited on a press trip to discover the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, I wondered why North American families would want to travel halfway around the world to a country known to many of us because of war. After all, more than 50 percent...

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Australia’s Mysterious Rainforest In Northern Queensland

Sugar plantations, historic sights and colorful vineyards along the Canecutter Way trail make a tour of Northern Queensland a delightful family road trip.With apologies to Shelley: “My name is Paronella, King of the Cane Cutters. Look upon my works, ye travelers and rejoice.”It’s easy to be overcome by one’s inner poet while walking through the rainforest near Innisfail...

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O’ahu, Hawaii

Family Travel Forum's guide to Oahu's finest attractions for the family interested in wildlife and the island's marine wonders. Family Travel Forum's guide to Oahu's finest attractions for the family interested in wildlife and the island's marine wonders. Friends warned us that Honolulu was just another congested big city. But while Oahu (known as the "Gathering...

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Hawaii’s Island of O’ahu

One of single parenting's foremost experts shares tips on how to get around, where to stay and what not to miss in O'ahu. One of single parenting's foremost experts shares tips on how to get around, where to stay and what not to miss in O'ahu. Hawai'i has often been called one of the world's favorite vacation spots. There is no doubt that this is one of those rare...

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Haciendas Of The Yucatan

Join three generations as they tour luxurious plantations in Mexico's Yucatan province and contribute to sustainable tourism in the process.As someone who travels frequently and is blessed with both parents and in-laws who are healthy and adventurous, we have more than our share of great multi-generational family vacations. So it was with trepidation that my mother announced one day that...

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Tel Aviv, Israel Restaurants

These family-friendly restaurants in Tel Aviv offer the best of both worlds. It goes like this. You've covered Israel. You've eaten St. Peters fish in Tiberias. You've had Shish Kebab in Caesaria. You've eaten humus and tahini and olives and Israeli salad from Haifa to all the religious sites and now you're back in Tel Aviv. The holiday/vacation...

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