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Trends Report – Today’s Teens Are Into Africa And Volunteering

Media Only. December 14, 2009. FTFc's study of 5,700 travel blogs finds volunteer vacations up 20%, travel to Africa-Middle East up 48%, family roadtrips up 7%. Media Only. December 14, 2009. FTFc's study of 5,700 travel blogs finds volunteer vacations up 20%, travel to Africa-Middle East up 48%, family roadtrips up 7%. Family Travel Forum Consulting...

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Family Touring In Mongolia, China

Far away from Starbucks, shopping malls, and luxury resorts lies a vast land untouched by time, where nomads travel by camel and live in felt tents.Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Khan” is titled after the great Mongolian leader Kublai Khan, who organized and ruled over China in the 13th century.  His grandfather, Genghis Khan, had conquered the territory...

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Selecting The Right Teen Tour

Here is a list of characteristics to look out for as you and your teen select a youth tour program.Departing for a group tour sans parents can be an exciting new experience for a teenager. Just because a trip is without parents, however, doesn't mean that it should be without guidelines or safety.Today's teens can pick from specialized sports camps, cultural immersions, community...

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My Summer in Panama/Mi Verano en Panama

As I reflect on the past summer '08 that I spent in Buena Vista, Panama, I can truly say that it was the best two months of my life. I was a volunteer with a youth service organization called Amigos de las Americas, a non-profit that works on sustainable development in Central and South America, while promoting multi-cultural...

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