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Hold off on that new car — plan a trip, instead

Why investing in experiences will make you happier than buying more stuff I’ve had some great experiences in my life, and I cherish the memories, but I also feel quite attached to my possessions.  In fact, I have quite a few possessions that I really love.  So when I read the claim that people derive more enduring satisfaction and happiness from their experiences than...

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Discover The Flip Side Of Cancun At Club Med

I didn’t think the words remote and Cancun would ever be in the same sentence, but the Club Med Cancun Yucatan is a convenient, all-inclusive resort that is so peacefully isolated and eco-friendly, that guests feel far, far away.For one of Cancun’s first resorts in 1976, Club Med wisely chose 22 acres of beach, reef and mangrove on the Nizuc Peninsula...

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Best Family Plantations Along Louisiana’s Great River Road

The glamorous life of old on display in New Orleans’ Garden District is far surpassed by the many riverfront antebellum mansions and plantations lining the Great River Road. Be sure to allow half a day to tour one, show the family the agricultural heart of the state, and discover how the lives of plantation owners differed from that of their slaves.Preparing for your Plantation VisitIf...

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Best Guided Tours Of New York City

When little –- or big -- people get tired out from sightseeing in New York City, it’s time to join a guided tour and let others do the hard work of navigating traffic, mass transit, and the city's legendary general mayhem. And if it's your first time visiting one of the most exciting and diverse cities for families...

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Berliner Mauer – Why The Fall of the Berlin Wall Matters

November 9, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Perhaps more amazing than this passage of time is realizing that the so-called "peaceful revolution" among East and West Germans hoping to reunite their divided country has remained successful for more than two decades.I was struck by the significance of the Fall at a recent event hosted by the

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Hopping Around Adelaide And Kangaroo Island, Australia

We began our Australia journey in the city of Adelaide, located in the province of South Australia. An odd choice, some might think, but we came mostly because my husband, a railfan, just had to visit the National Railway Museum

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Palm Springs, California Hotels And Resorts

The desert communities that have blossomed around Palm Springs, California, boast intimate bungalow colonies and big flop and drop resorts, so if you're unsure what your family is looking for, you've come to the right place. To explore outside the resorts, a car is definitely in order for those with older children, who will long to try out the Oasis Water Park, nearby tennis facilities, ghost town...

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Club Med Rising

Club Med, the pioneering all-inclusive hotel group that began with barefoot villages for singles and has evolved into some of the world’s best family all-inclusives is growing again -– and fast.At a press conference held September 29, 2014, Xavier Mufraggi, CEO North America and Patrick Mitchell, VP US Sales shared news of Club Med,...

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Halifax: By Sea and By Land

Our ship eases into Halifax' vast harbor, foggy with mist. The pilot ship has already come alongside to guide our cruise ship, Premier's SeaBreeze, into port. There we are greeted by bagpipers in kilts, a vivid reminder of the marvelously rich heritage of Halifax, in Canada's "New Scotland" province, and a hint at the wonderment that lay ahead.  [FTF Note: Premier Cruises to Halifax...

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Why Beaches Turks and Caicos Is A Favorite Family All-Inclusive

While there are plenty of resorts and accommodations to choose from, Beaches Turks & Caicos paves the way for the most family-friendly, all-inclusive beach resort in this island nation and its baby care makes it a standout. The resort is organized by themed villages — The Caribbean, French, Italian and Key...

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