Amazing Journeys Archives - My Family Travels
A 400-pound Peeps chick rings in the new year in Bethlehem, PA.
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Celebrate First Night On New Years

Archaeologists believe the Babylonians were the first civilization to celebrate "First Night" or the New Year. They planned an 11-day holiday tied to the vernal (spring) equinox...

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Quebec City ice skating rink
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Quebec Carnaval Celebrates Family Fun In Snow And Ice

Carnaval is a wintry, family-friendly wonderland that comes alive when the temperatures drop in the heart of the “world’s snow capital.” Quebec City in Quebec province, eastern...

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Glasgow, Scotland's George Square Christmas Market, seen from the air. Photo c.VisitBritain/Scott Salt
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Top Christmas Markets in the UK

In much of Great Britain, rural markets are a holiday weekend pursuit, but the major cities operate the top Christmas Markets in the UK daily in winter. You'll usually find the...

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Kids eating cotton candy at Christmas Market
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12 Top German Christmas Markets, A European Family Tradition

Traditional German Christmas Markets, also known as Chriskindlesmarkt, are today located in a variety of big and small towns throughout Europe. While...

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Kids in snowsuits scream while playing in the snow.
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The Best Family Getaways to Light Your Winter

Ready to plan one of the best winter family getaways ever this year? Sun or snow? Maybe you want to take that long-delayed trip to Orlando, go on a cruise with extended family...

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View of the beach and Caribbean Sea from my room at the Royal Uno all Inclusive resort in Cancun.
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Easy Peasy At Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort

The new Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa in Cancun is attracting families like bees to honey. Thanks to the easy peasy trip planning, plus fine dining,...

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Feeling Good-Good in Baden-Baden

Wellness has been a given since Napoleon III made Baden-Baden, Germany a trending destination in the mid-1800s. Europe’s royalty, celebrities and politicians soon followed his...

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New York City skyline views at night as seen from the Circle Line celebrate the holidays -- big time! Photo c. Circle Line
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Christmas In New York City – The Best Holiday Attractions

Grab the kids to experience Christmas in New York City with our guide to the best holiday attractions. The good news is, after two seasons of pandemic closures,...

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The Gaylord National Harbor atrium is illuminated by LED projections and more during the holiday ICE! show.
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ICE! And The Gaylord National Christmas Celebration

Head to National Harbor, Maryland for the Gaylord National Christmas celebration,...

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