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The Buccaneer St. Croix

If you're looking for old-world  elegance in a family-friendly resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands, this hill topper in St. Criox may be your answer . The Caribbean's Most Historic Resort Founded in the 17th century and family-run for generations, The Buccaneer in St. Croix...

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Custom Itinerary: Volunteering Vacation with Older Teens

Q: Andy L. of Conneticuit has decided that it's high time his kids learned something about the value of money. He's decided to take them on a volunteer trip so they can do some work with their hands and witness with their own eyes how people less fortunate than them live, but is unsure about where to start, especially when most sites seem to cater to adults only. A: As honorable...

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Cruising Italian Style Aboard Costa Atlantica

This family travel specialist shares her experience of sailing the western Caribbean with the Italian-owned and very glamorous Costa Cruise Line. In 2000, Costa Cruise Line's newest most glamorous ship, the Atlantica, debuted in the United States.  Not long after, my 4-year-old daughter made her cruise debut on Costa's new flagship!  Both the Atlantica...

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Aruba: Exploring Beyond The Hotels

Aruba is a friendly, top-value Caribbean isle with many resorts and fun things to do, especially in an electric car. Without a doubt, Aruba is an “in” Caribbean destination, particularly for sun-starved families from the Northeast. Located just off the coast of Venezuela, this arid island has near-perfect, 90°F weather year-round and is located outside the hurricane zone...

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Club Med All-Inclusive Resorts Make Great Family Vacations

More than six decades after its founding by Gerard Blitz in the Balearic Isles off Spain, the French-owned Club Mediterranee is treating its guests -- especially families -- better than ever. Catering first to athletes and the young, then to singles, honeymooners, couples and families over the years, Club...

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Star Trekking: Miley Cyrus in Haiti Lending a Hand

Hannah Montana Disney star, Miley Cyrus, hopped a plane to Haiti last week to do some good for the Caribbean island nation. Haiti suffered horrendous damage and loss of life during the magnitude 7.0 earthquake that occurred January 12, 2010. In the past year, islanders have continued to suffer from psychological trauma and diseases such as cholera...

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Aruba Celebrates Carnival & All-Inclusive Spring Breaks from $241/N

It's not every destination that can celebrate the annual pre-Lenten rite of Carnival with a two month's of special events. But Aruba can do it, and they have, with a series of colorful and fun events in February and March. Located only 2.5 hours by air from Miami and 4 hours from New York City, this southern Caribbean island boasts year-round cooling trade winds and perfect weather...

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Custom Itinerary: Caribbean or Mexico Beach Resort with Childcare

Q. Lisa R. from Brooklyn NY is looking for a tropical beach resort with infant care where parents and baby can relax and enjoy some beach time.A.   Thank you for your request for information on tropical resorts for a week-long beach vacation with your toddler.  For the most restful experience, we...

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The Real Turks And Caicos

A family of FTF experts share their experience on the beautiful beaches of Providenciales and the other islands of the TCI. If you ask upscale family travelers where Turks and Caicos is, many will respond with, "Oh, that's where Beaches is." It's true that the very popular, all-inclusive Beaches Turkoise resort is on Providenciales, the busiest of the eight inhabited (40 total) T&C Islands....

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St. John’s Maho Bay And Westin Resorts, U.S. Virgin Islands

St. John, with its low-key development and gorgeous underwater marine parks may be our favorite of the Virgin Islands for the active family.Nobody doesn't love St. John. This island, in my opinion anyway, is one of the crown jewels of the Caribbean. The half-hour ferry ride from the sister U.S. Virgin Island of St. Thomas alone is very a peaceful passage. Don't bother taking your car. If you...

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