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Windsurf And Kite Board Family Vacations In Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

I am on my way to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, land of travel fantasies, windsuring and kite boarding vacations for hundreds of thousands of Americans each year.  It's 38ºF and raining but on the JetBlue jetway in front of me a guy is joking, "70 and cloudy, why are we going to DR anyway?"  Behind me four homies are putting away their Beats headsets...

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Staying Healthy At Sea: How To Avoid Norovirus

After several recent outbreaks of norovirus in which hundreds, if not thousands, of passengers on major cruise lines became ill, the now legendary cruise ship "mummy tummy" is back in the news. On the positive side, this gives us an opportunity to remind parents and children (who are especially susceptible to serious side effects of the disease like dehydration) how to avoid...

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Naked Nakedness Everywhere. A Banya Story!

I was going to wait a few days before making a new post, but this is just too crazy to not share with you immediately. Kinda like when you buy a Christmas present for someone, and the present is just SO good that waiting to give it to them all month nearly destroys you? This is like that. Last night my host mother and father decided to take me with them to...

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Turks & Caicos 2012

Greetings from Turks & Caicos! I would say Yeah Mon because of my Jamaican memories, but Turks and Caicos does not have the same slang. In fact, these Caribbean islands are a lot different than my last Caribbean experience. Jamaica had it’s own culture, food, slang, music and here in Caicos – everything is revolved around tourism. They have no crops, innovation, materials, they’re...

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Baby-Friendly Vacation Rentals At The Royal Cancun, Mexico

One of Cancun's older resorts, The Royal Cancun (formerly the Club Internacional de Cancún) has a small footprint, is as tall as the palm trees (three stories) and is tucked into a quiet cove at the north end of the hotel zone. It may be compact, but with spacious rooms, each with its own kitchen, and a pretty beachfront sheltered by the...

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Waterpark Meets Beach At The Gran Caribe Real Cancun Resort

With 477 suites, a pirate-themed waterpark and a friendly staff notable for wanting to please all guests, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is a five-star family experience. Occupying a quarter of a mile of white sand on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, this resort provides guests with ample opportunity to have fun in the Caribbean sun. Along...

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Travel Professionals Reveal What Industry Can Do To Improve Family Vacations

Attendees at the recent Family Travel Conference reveal that hotels and cruise lines must try harder to meet family travelers' needs for a stress-free, healthy and engaged vacation. (Media only, New York, Feb 9, 2012) - At the Inaugural Family Travel Conference co-hosted...

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A Primer To The U.S. Virgin Islands – St. John, St. Thomas, St. Croix

No passport? No problem with this family's reviews of the U.S. Virgin Islands to help you decide which of America' s Caribbean isles is right for your family beach vacation. American family in search of hassle-free Caribbean vacation? It’s a no brainer: the U.S. Virgin Islands. No need for passports or foreign currency, everybody speaks English and your hair...

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Le Meridien Cancun Resort For Families With Pets

If a Cancun beach resort vacation with the family means snorkeling, sunbathing, and day trips to some of Mexico’s exciting Mayan ruins, why are you worrying about the dog? At the French-flavored Le Meridien Cancun Resort in Quintana Roo, Mexico, having a pet isn’t a problem. They welcome your two-legged...

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Bigger Is Better At The All-Inclusive Iberostar Cancun Resort

If you’re looking for an all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with a biggest-and-the-best attitude, the Iberostar Cancun Hotel (formerly the Hilton Cancun Golf and Spa Resort) is perfect for your family. It is, in fact, the only resort in Cancun to include a championship golf course among its facilities, which makes it ideal for multi-generational...

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