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New Travel Writing Scholarship Offered to Teens Ages 13-18 (2007)

Media only, May 15, 2007: Family Travel Forum announces a new Travel Writing Scholarship for Teens to encourage creativity and expression.Family Travel Forum, the award-winning resource for family travel information on the web, is launching a scholarship contest to encourage teens to write about their travel experiences. Cash awards will be given to the top three essays, and 25 additional...

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My Family’s Up And Down Travels

My 13-year-old twins are very outgoing and have done the best in a resort setting where there are lots of activities and other kids. Horseback riding and snorkeling have been favorite pastimes, but the presence of peers is essential. They loved

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San Francisco’s SoMa District

Follow a family of movie buffs as they trace the steps of royalty from "The Princess Diaries" and find a little fun of their own in San Francisco, CaliforniaIf my family hadn't loved The Princess Diaries so much, we might never have decided to trail young Mia Thermopolis (played by Anne Hathaway) to her charmingly eccentric San Francisco neighborhood. Haven't seen Disney's...

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Maximize The Magic Onboard MSC’s Lirica

Thinking of taking a cruise? Check out what makes the MSC Lirica a great choice for an upscale onboard experience for the whole family.Pack lots of fun gear, toss in some chic party clothes, stir up lots of imagination, and mix in a beautiful ship for an unforgettable family escape onboard the “Italian Signature” MSC Lirica, a cruise offering understated European ambience...

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Children’s International Summer Villages

Find out here about a unique, international, peace-fostering summer program for children ages 11 to 18, and this exchange program's new schedule for ages 11 to 25.If you're wondering about options for summer camp, take it from us--our daughter participated in one program overseas that she will not soon forget. Children’s International...

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A Teen’s 10 Tips For Traveling With Teens

Share the insights offered by a well-traveled, articulate teen to make your next family vacation successful, fun and yes - pleasant. Teen travel. Sigh. It is the most difficult age for parents to deal with; many would just like to let their teens be and not bother with them. But there has to be a time for family unity, so why not create a time during vacation?  You're probably thinking,...

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The Bridges Family Resort And Tennis Club, Vermont

Passionate about tennis? Here's a comfortable, low-key resort offering excellent instruction in the scenic Green Mountains, Vermont. Located in the Mad River Valley of central Vermont and nestled in the beautiful Green Mountains, The Bridges offers expert tennis instruction for every skill level -- from the casual player to the U.S. Open contender, adult or child -- during fun resort...

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Alaska: Cruising In Comfort With Teens

Stunning natural beauty, adventure, ease and a thirst for knowledge about the region await travelers on a fully equipped vessel cruising Alaska.Stepping out on the deck an hour or so after departing from Seward, twilight disappearing in the summer sky, we heard a small commotion. Approaching a group of people looking over the railing, we saw what they saw: first one, then two, then five or...

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Total Tennis for Total Tennis Buffs

If you're trying to improve your tennis skills and get the kids interested or motivated in the sport, the 42-room Total Tennis Camp (Box 28 Saugerties, NY 12477; 800/221-6496; www.totaltennis.com) is the only year-round place within an easy, under-two-hour drive from New York City. I liked total tennis in the...

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Travel Trends 2005: Kids Dig Hotels Designed With Their Needs In Mind

Family Travel Forum's FTFc consulting division reports on forward-thinking hotels with kid-pleasing rooms and amenities.Family Travel Forum's FTFc consulting division reports on forward-thinking hotels with kid-pleasing rooms and amenities. As the family travel market grows, savvy junior consumers are playing an ever larger part in marketing strategies. According to the Travel...

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