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Star-Trekking: John Travolta Flies Doctors and Medical Supplies to Haiti

On Monday, January 25th, in continuing efforts to send aid to Haiti, a nighttime flight piloted by John Travolta took off from Tampa, Florida carrying 50 doctors and over 7,000 pounds of medical supplies. According to the Embassy of Haiti and the Greater Washington Haiti Relief Committee, on the return trip, Travolta brought Haitian-Americans home to the United States to reunite them...

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My First All-Inclusive – Mexico’s Aventura Cove Palace

A wary mom's first experience with an All-Inclusive family beach vacation in Tulum, Mexico turns out to be a success, and won't be her last. I admit that we are an unlikely family to spend our vacation at an all-inclusive resort.  My husband and I like to explore the local food, culture and people whenever we travel.  Our favorite family trips have been home exchanges...

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Breezes Runaway Bay, Jamaica Resort And Golf Club

Newly renovated, this Jamaica resort provides families -- with teens and older -- an all-inclusive vacation that meets all of life's simple requirements for sun, food, drink and fun.Nestled on 22 acres of beachfront property in lush Runaway Bay, Jamaica, SuperClubs' Breezes Runaway Bay Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive property which only caters to adult families.  If traveling with...

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What’s happened in Haiti

I have been reading about the terrible earthquake that struck Haiti,  just outside the capital city of Port-au-Prince.  Estimates are now of more than 100,000 people killed by this earthquake with a magnitude of 7. I don't know about you, but I think that this is close to the last place that  needs such a tragedy. The people of Haiti struggle enough already. I visited there many...

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Tortola BVI

This British Virgin Island is one of those civilized places where families can do as much or as little as they please and still have fun.If you swim and snorkel in its radiant bays, dive in its mysterious caves, frolic on its white sand crescent beaches, hike its ribbons of lush hillsides and mountaintops, and laugh in its sunshine, you’ll have found the true essence of Tortola. Rising...

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Star Trekking: Justin Bieber Swims with Dolphins at the Atlantis

Justin Bieber, the 15-year old Canadian pop star famous for his hits like “One Less Lonely Girl” and “One Time,” loves the Atlantis Resort in the Bahamas.  And his recent trip there explains why. In the beginning of January, 2010, Bieber, along with a few of his closest friends,...

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Aruba Attractions

Like most Caribbean family beach getaways, Aruba offers visitors opportunities to rest in the sun on a tranquil beach, as beautiful, gentle blue waves lap at the sand.  Conversely, unlike most Caribbean beach getaways, Aruba is located outside of the hurricane belt, a mere 19 miles north of the Venezuelan coast.  Its climate, averaging a steady 81º F year round, is dry...

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Cayman Islands Calling Stingrays

This "hot" three-island British Crown Colony markets to families interested in sun n'surf, a pristine environment and accessible marine wildlife with tours to meet its native stingrays. Having returned from a press trip to the Cayman Islands, a three-island British Crown Colony just a 70 minute flight from Miami, I was surprised to hear friends singing "Cum to de CAY-mahn EYE-lanz,...

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Custom Itinerary – Caribbean Resort Advice

Q - Christine M. of Blacksburg, Virginia wrote: We are planning to spend a week in the Caribbean. Our airfare is covered, but we need to find the right accommodations for our family in the $3-$4,000 range. We would enjoy a beach or pool, hiking/biking and eating well. Our 6-year-old daughter would love a kid's program (and so would we!) We took a cruise once, and never again -- the boat was crowded...

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The Buccaneer, St. Croix’s Classic Family Resort

This classic Caribbean resort offers fun and luxury for the whole family. Read on to find out why!One of the oldest and still the best on the most family-friendly of the U. S. Virgin Islands, The Buccaneer on St. Croix offers a variety of luxury accommodations spread over green hills rising gently from the sparkling turquoise Caribbean. A constant tropical breeze keeps even...

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