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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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Quebec City’s Winter Carnaval

Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't resist. Ever since 3rd grade I have wanted to go on this school trip to Québec City, Canada. In 5th grade in 1997, it was so cool to be able to go on such an awesome trip with my friends, I couldn't...

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Israel: Eilat And The Dead Sea

Discover the luxurious, relaxing and safe side of Israel in these exotic waterfront areas bordering the Dead Sea.Due to the recent problems in Israel, many visitors to this Mediterranean country are opting for beach holidays in exotic locales and forfeiting traditional tours of holy sites. Israel’s most popular beach destinations are the mineral rich Dead Sea in Ein Bokek and the resort...

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Mad About Madrid

Join our editor and her family as they pack a week's worth of fun into a long weekend in Spain's beautiful, family-friendly capital.$333 for a weekend in Madrid? I began dreaming my husband and I would do Spain's "City of the Night" as the madrileños do: work and siesta during the day, drink and dine under the stars...Then I remembered our 5-year old son. Fortunately,...

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A Los Angeles Museum with Kids? Anything’s Possible

Here's a museum that your kids will remember, and probably ask to return to. No kidding...A recent visit with a restless 6-year-old convinced us that the very picturesque Getty Center of Los Angeles, California (310/440-7300; closed Monday), with its thoughtfully-designed Family Room and incredible bookstore, is just terrific for kids of...

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Nikko, Japan

A Samurai-era living history museum and theme park, the beautiful Nikko National Park filled with temples, and UNESCO's World Heritage Sites are part of the charm of this central Japanese city.The Edo Mura Village outside Nikko was described to us alluringly as "Japan's answer to Colonial Williamsburg," and perhaps for the Japanese-speaker...

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