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Camping 101: How To Look Like An Experienced Camper To Your Kids

Camping is not easy, but these eight Camping 101 tips will help you look like an experienced camper to the kids -- especially useful for weekend warriors who haven't polished their "rub two sticks together" or tent pitching skills. First, take it from me that overnighting in a local park is just as thrilling, and less cumbersome,...

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Cows fighting for herd dominance in Valais. Photo by Francois Perraudin.
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Fighting Cattle in Valais, Switzerland

Fighting cattle are an unusual natural attraction and a good enough reason to go to places we've never heard of to experience such a treasure. Since we know that cattle battles are a local sport in parts of Indonesia, the cow fighting season in Switzerland caught our eye.

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Volkswagen bus parked on unpaved trail near lake.
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Is It Safe to Travel This Summer?

As the seasons begin to change and states slowly reopen during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, every family is asking is it safe to travel this summer? Is it safe to go on vacation? Is it safe to take even a short road trip? Eileen Ogintz of

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Who Says Carnivals Are Just For Kids? Cruise for All Ages

On May 4, Carnival Cruise Lines announced that, contingent on current governmental guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19, it plans to begin cruising Aug. 1, 2020, when the port of Galveston will welcome the Carnival Dream, Carnival Freedom and Carnival Vista; the port of Miami will have berths for...

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The 51 Best Virtual Family Vacation Ideas for Staying Safe During this Pandemic

No worries about budget -- or logistics – with our guide to 51 best virtual family vacation ideas for beating this pandemic while staying home safely.

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Rendering of plaza at Al Wasl Pavilion where the native Ghaf tree will be featured.
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Dubai World Expo Is A Dazzling World’s Fair

The United Arab Emirates once anticipated welcoming millions of visitors to a dazzling Dubai World Expo in 2020 but their dream was posponted due to the impact of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The international exposition is now scheduled to take place Oct. 1, 2021 to Mar. 31, 2022.

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7 Great Destinations Offering Virtual Visits from Home

Whether you’re sheltering in place by choice or command, we hope you’ll enjoy touring seven great destinations offering virtual visits from home.

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Two shoppers compare finds at the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale.
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Vera Bradley, Queen of Fort Wayne, Indiana Outlet Sales

It took me awhile to recognize the Vera Bradley label belongs on a dizzying array of quilted fabric accessories but, as soon as I did, I understood the appeal of the Queen of Fort Wayne and her famous outlet sale.

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Family reunion in matching T-shirts in Italy
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The Very Best Spring Break Vacation Ideas

Coronavirus - COVID-19 Update - March 23, 2020 : Due to the unprecedented global health crisis caused by the coronavirus COVID-19, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking

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Dachsund dog with sunglasses on the beach.
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Top 10 Reasons To Take The Family Dog On Holiday With You

Perhaps you've considered taking your dogs on holiday with you, rather than putting them in the kennel or hiring a pet sitter.

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