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Discovering the Hidden Cozumel, Mexico

This author relishes the other side of Cozumel, Mexico: an island off the Riviera Maya coast of eastern Mexico where a family beach vacation becomes a cultural exploration.It's interesting to watch a destination rediscover itself, to undergo a metamorphosis and present itself anew to the traveler. So it is with Isla Cozumel, the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean, and part of the Yucatan...

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Introducing Golf To Kids: Directory Of Learning Programs

If your kids are showing signs of taking the PGA circuit by storm, follow these tips on introducing them to the world of golf. We recommend ways to to find the best Junior Camps, how to plan family golfing vacation ideas and more.The kid golfing craze started around the same time Tiger Woods hit the mainstream and made the sport cool for younger generations.  Fortunately, the travel...

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Annual Aruba Electric Festival Rocks the Caribbean in September

Now’s the time to go on the Aruba trip you’ve been itching to take for the second Electric Festival, taking place from September 3-7, 2014.  Enjoy five days in Oranjestad with electric and techno music, 23 top DJs, and 15 events in Nikki Beach. The event is being organized with the Aruba Tourism Authority and Amsterdam...

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Playa del Carmen For An Anti All-Inclusive Vacation

Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is anything but a typical resort town. While it does offer many ‘traditional’ activities that one would expect in a Caribbean beach town, the fun doesn’t end at the beach.In fact, this eclectic and cosmopolitan Mexican city boasts a diverse assortment of family-friendly boutique hotels and attractions, with...

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Discover Mayan Culture In Mexico’s Yucatan

While people may associate Mexico with beach vacations and unlimited margaritas, there is more to this vibrant country than guzzling fruit cocktails under palm trees (although that’s nice too). But if your family craves a more cultural experience, Mexico boasts hundreds of ancient ruins from the Mayan empire that you can explore. The vast number of sites can make the sightseeing a...

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Following Frida Around Mexico City

A family weekend to Mexico's capital of D.F. boasts such rich cultural and culinary highlights that it's like having Europe next door.It had been 10 years –- and a lot of press about kidnappings and deadly air pollution -- since our last family visit to Mexico when the opening of the fabulous Embassy Suites Mexico-City Reforma and the 100th anniversary of the birth of artist Frida Kahlo...

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Aruba Marriott Resort And Stellaris Casino

The moment we walked into the sprawling, six-story lobby of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and received our complimentary tropical cocktail, my cousin and I knew we were in for a great family beach vacation. ...

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Viva Zihuatanejo On Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Ever need a quick dose of the 'foreign-ness' of foreign travel? My family found it on Mexico's Pacific Riviera, a favorite sun 'n' sand destination for California families. Despite the influence of high-rise, international Ixtapa next door, the lesser-known port of Zihuatanejo has retained its funky charm and a few traditional Mexican ways.The Residencias Villa del Sol (...

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Rekindle Romance In St. Kitts, The Caribbean’s Sexiest Island

More than five years ago, I was lucky enough to find myself vacationing on the island of St. Kitts, a lush, 68-square mile volcanic island in the West Indies. I fell in love with the people, the culture and the sweet air of the small island nation, affectionately dubbed, “Sugar City.” On my return, this time with boyfriend along my side, I wondered: would the taste of rum cake, the sting...

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Martinique Family Attractions

Martinique family vacations certainly include sun 'n' sand and a splash of French culture, but there are also plenty of other activities, especially for preschoolers. Martinique really is the perfect destination for parents vacationing with younger children. In addition to the appeal of sun and beach, there are many options for sports and recreation and, to top it off, the opportunity for all ages...

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