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Detroit’s Motown Winter Blast

Detroit, host of the NFL Super Bowl XL in 2006, produces a winter weekend-long festival that offers plenty of chill for families.Detroit was so excited about landing the NFL Super Bowl XL on February 5, 2006 that the city has started to party a year early - throwing the first annual Motown Winter Blast, a weekend festival chockfull...

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Austin, Texas Restaurants

In Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great local specialties such as barbecue, chicken fried steak, cheesey chili dishes, grilled chicken and grilled steak sandwich, New Texas dishes and Mexican favorites make these great restaurants truly unforgettable. In Texas' big, hip capital city of Austin, the next meal never looked so good. Endless variety and great...

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On the Hummus Highway in Israel

Follow the Hummus Highway through Israel for delicious - and fast - Middle Eastern dining. Read about the locals' favorite hummus haunts in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Nazareth, Eilat and moreMore popular than peanut butter! Healthier than hamburgers! More fun than tuna fish! Hummus (also known as hummos) is the fastest food of the Middle East.  Its memory for untold...

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Bus Bazaar Lee: New York to Boston

Every once in a while, some brilliant employee behind a desk at Megabus headquarters decides to bestow unbelievably low-priced tickets upon a lucky traveler such as myself. Taking advantage of the bus line’s free promotional tickets between East coast destinations and New York, I hopped on board to take a four-hour journey from the Big Apple to the beautiful city of Boston. Now, as...

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Summer with my Grandparents

In May of 2007 after attending my sister's high school graduation I left to spend a month of summer vacation with my grandparents. I wasn't sure about the trip because while I liked them a lot I'd never spent much time alone with them. I packed everything I could think of to keep me entertained on the long trip from Florida to Oklahoma. Though hard as it is to believe I had so much fun on their...

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A Long Winter’s Weekend In Berlin, Germany

To a family who adore off-season weekend trips to Europe, Berlin before Christmas is the most child-friendly place of all. Don't miss the city's famed Christmasmarkets, too.Berlin is one of the most exciting and, at the same time, enigmatic cities in Europe. In the years of dual Germanys, it was an island of the West floating deep in the sea of East Germany. Long a hotspot of Cold...

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Sydney Sojourn, An Urban Australia Adventure

It is the most visited city in Australia: a glowing, eclectic and warm place with easy transport and family activities; welcome to Sydney.Lived in by aborigines for over 40,000 years, the winds of change blew to the Australian continent in the 1700’s when Englishman Captain James Cook sailed up the east coast and claimed it for the British Crown, who subsequently set up...

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Tokyo Is A Grand Destination

Discover activities for families traveling with juniors, seniors and in-betweens in Tokyo and the countryside of Hakone, both highlights of a country where age comes before beauty (and guarantees wisdom!)Imperial Hotel is a peaceful enclave of service and style in the heart of Ginza's throbbing shopping district. It's...

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Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, London, England

An elegant London hotel welcomes your family with unusually large accommodations, great service, cozy extra features and a great location.The magical world of British literature from J.K. Rowling and J.R.R Tolkien to "Mary Poppins" and "Oliver Twist" springs to life in London’s hidden alleys and murky passageways that intertwine to form routes where monarchs, dukes and knights have walked....

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MassMOCA: A Weekend In North Adams, Massachusetts

This contemporary art museum in the rehabilitated mill town of North Adams proves that contemporary art can have family appeal, and can attract some quality lodging for visitors.Are you interested in how America's Yankee roots have been incorporated into design's cutting edge? Western Massachusetts has just what you're looking for. Within a half-hour of where the states of New York, Vermont...

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