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Doing The O.C. In The Real Orange County

Taking the kids to the real Newport Beach, California to live like the rich teen stars of Fox TV's legendary hit show, The O.C.Whether real or fictitious, "Peyton Place" or "90210," "The Blue Lagoon" or "8 Mile," the geography of popular culture has long appealed to travelers. Does seeing the real Middle Earth, the West Wing or The O.C. excite your otherwise slacker teens? If so, their...

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Children’s International Summer Villages

Find out here about a unique, international, peace-fostering summer program for children ages 11 to 18, and this exchange program's new schedule for ages 11 to 25.If you're wondering about options for summer camp, take it from us--our daughter participated in one program overseas that she will not soon forget. Children’s International...

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Tasmania, Australia’s Gentle South

Like a Champagne diamond hidden under other precious gems in a jewelry box, Tasmania is one of the most intriguing parts of Australia.Tassie, as it is affectionately known, is Australia’s smallest and most southerly state.  About the size of the state of Virginia, it is the place to go for a stunning foray into nature, for over half the island is wilderness, about 20% of which is made...

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Japan Journal: 2 Weeks with a 9-Year-Old

ENTRY #1: TURNING JAPANESE Welcome to our journal of two-week's traveling through Japan. We decided to visit the country my husband has always longed to see because the currency exchange rate is so good now, and Delta's new non-stop New York to Tokyo flight is being celebrated with introductory $399 fares ($299 for children under 12!) Our 14-hour flight is uneventful;...

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Corning Ware Where?

From the history of glass to to the history of flight, there is plenty to keep you and the children occupied in this pleasant upstate New York town. Even if you're never been to an outlet mall, the brand name Corningware certainly rings a bell.  Did you realize the family that made all those casserole dishes oven-proof really has a passion for the art of glass-making?  Their museum, a collection...

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Joining The Peace Corps

My family is plagued by a travel bug. My Dad spent two years with the Peace Corps in Korea. Aunt Karen and Uncle Tom met in Saudi Arabia, were married in Bahrain, and lived in the Marshall Islands. Uncle Billy taught French and English with the Peace Corps in Tunisia. I have cousins spattered across the globe, from Russia to the Dominican Republic, from Siberia to the Canary Islands. Uncle Ted and...

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Wonderful Washington DC with my Grandchildren

A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. A grandmother remembers a fun family trip to the USA's capital. Traveling with grandchildren is a very exciting and wonderful experience. Your February issue inspired us to go to Washington, D.C. during spring break with our 11-year-old granddaughter, Lauren. What better place to visit than our nation's capital! Our...

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London: Attractions in the Millenium Year

Meeting distant cousins in London recently gave us the opportunity to spend a weekend there. Though we live about three hours away in Dorset, this was a first for our boys, who had an awfully good time. The new London Eye,...

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