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Best Hotels For Kauai, Hawaii Family Adventures

Hawaii's westernmost shore of Kauai combines every imaginable luxury with a pristine environment, entertaining family fun and green tourism. Many people think of Kauai as a true edge of the world destination because it is the farthest west of the Hawaiian Islands that tourists regularly visit. While commonly associated with romance and seclusion -- and with good reason as it's...

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Sunset Hill House Is A Snowbound Oasis

New England is not an easy place to get to know in winter, but Sunset Hill House in Sugar Hill, New Hampshire is an island of light in snowbound seas. When the dark and the cold and the snow hold the land in a formidable grasp, and people disappear into their homes and cafes, Sunset Hill House, festooned with lights and sparsely placed globes,...

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Star Trekking: Paradise On Vamizi Island Mozambique

When confronted with having to buy a gift for that special someone who has everything, the only recourse we've found is a remote, one-of-a-kind family beach vacation on Vamizi, one of 32 islands off the north coast of Mozambique.  Once a way station in the Portuguese slave trade, the reef-rimmed mangrove jungle preserve is a World Wildlife Fund turtle and coral conservation...

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Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort, Mexico

An unusual combination of five-star luxury and flat rate pricing makes the flagship Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit Resort on Mexico's Pacific coast a real find for discerning families. As an all-inclusive, it has the unusual distinction of membership in Leading Hotels of the World and a AAA five-diamond rating – both attributes that caught our eye since even the best all-inclusive...

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A Vacation Date to the Finger Lakes Wineries

On a recent romantic getaway upstate, my wife and I discovered the little town of Hammondsport, New York, located at the base of Keuka Lake, one of the many Finger Lakes. The pace of the vacation is what I will remember most, plenty of leisure time. We didn't try to attack this vacation, there was no list. I referred to it as a long date with my wife, Rosalie. We decided to rent...

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A Grand Discovery in St. Lucia: Anse Chastanet

If you've had a vision of what an ideal family hotel might be on a tropical island, we think we may have found it at Anse Chastanet, St. Lucia. Say "St. Lucia, West Indies" to almost anybody and they immediately conjure up a picture of the famous Pitons, twin volcanic peaks rising steeply out of a sparkling blue sea, each covered with a mantle of lush green vegetation....

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Madrid’s Latest Hotspots

Madrid's Latest Hotspots by Yuli Linssen KaminitzMadrid is a great city to visit and the sunny weather makes it possible to enjoy it throughout the whole year.  There are so many things to see and do in Madrid that a new visitor can get a bit overwhelmed at times.Aside from the common tourist attractions which we can read about in every standard...

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Quebec Calls Filmmakers to the Slopes

When my husband David Gil executive-produced Snow Board Academy at the Chantecler (888/916-1616) in St. Adele, Quebec, about an hour from Montreal, I fell in love with the area. The film starred comedian Jim Varney and snowboarder Corey Haim, and is about a ski resort that...

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Pickpockets: Where To Find Them And How To Avoid Them

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security is the bane of every air traveler's existence, but pickpockets do affect families, too. Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor,...

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Vail Resorts Leads Snowsports Movement

There's no denying that global warming, whatever its causes, has adversely affected the snowsports industry for several seasons. And like many other businesses, the mountain resorts which drive the industry are doing what they can to fight back. "Green" skiing and snowboarding is only one initiative; industry leader Vail Resorts has purchased...

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