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Caribbean 101: Barbados

The eastern Caribbean island of Barbados is especially accommodating to families because of its excellent infrastrucure and plenty of attractions for all ages. If you fantasize about lying in the shade of a palm while the kids frolic safely in the sand, welcome to Barbados, where the citizens speak English and the frangipani-scented warmth of the tropics is offset by trade winds. The...

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It’s Better in Barbados

Friendly locals, broad sand beaches, fine resorts and an array of activities for all ages make this Caribbean isle in the British West Indies a top value getaway."An eyeful 'en a bellyful..." Roughly translated, the Bajan proverb (Barbadians are called Bajans) means 'having a good look at something does not provide the kind of satisfaction derived from eating it.' True, there is no...

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Haciendas Of The Yucatan

Join three generations as they tour luxurious plantations in Mexico's Yucatan province and contribute to sustainable tourism in the process.As someone who travels frequently and is blessed with both parents and in-laws who are healthy and adventurous, we have more than our share of great multi-generational family vacations. So it was with trepidation that my mother announced one day that...

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Oaxaca, Mexico Restaurants

Where are the best places to dine in this popular Mexican city? Find out here. There are dozens of restaurants around this popular town, and most are well-suited to tourists with bottled water, napkins and other fineries. Kids will find great empanadas (pastry stuffed with meat or cheese), tortillas with grilled cheese, black bean soup, possibly rice (not...

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All-Inclusive Caribbean Vacations

Here's a primer on what all-inclusive vacations mean at DR, St. Lucia and Bahamas resorts, where one price buys room, board and fun!Recently I read a plaintive letter to a popular travel magazine asking how he or she could visit tropical beaches with two children under 5-years-old. That got me thinking. There was a time when moms and dads dropped the kids at Grandma's and took off for that...

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Star Trekking: 07-08: 2009: Sail The Sea With Disney Stars

Disney Cruise Line is striving to give your kids what they want with their Disney Channel Summer at Sea Cruises. Many stars from popular Disney Channel shows will be on board the Disney Wonder and sail with guests. For eight nights, different stars will perform and give your kids a special opportunity to get close to their favorite Disney personality. Stars scheduled...

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Sint Maarten/Saint Martin Restaurants

Not sure where to dine in Saint Martin? FTF has a few restaurant ideas for your family.There are many quality restaurants to choose from on both sides of the island of St. Maarten/St. Martin. While it's risky business to recommend, here are a few places I'm happy to vouch for: Sunset Beach Bar, Airport Beach, 599/545-3998

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Hilton’s Caribbean Resorts

Want to know who offers the best family deals in the Caribbean? Family Travel Forum gives you the resort report.Hilton properties around the Caribbean offer the fine service, comfortable guest rooms, and extensive business facilities that travelers have come to expect from the Hilton International company. Additionally, all of these sun-kissed resorts are showing their love to families with...

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Old Bahama Bay Resort And Marina

When families find beachfront villas, attentive service and gourmet cuisine, size doesn't matter at a luxurious Caribbean resort like this one. Itching to get out of Boston's deep freeze last winter, I could not wait to get to a tropical beach resort. Besides a bit of warmth and much needed sunshine, I was anxious to simply kick back and spend some "quality" time with my family. Luckily,...

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Guide To Yacht Charters In The Caribbean

If chartering a yacht is something that floats your boat, FTF can tell you how to find a great charter on the Caribbean. Whether you've been "Swept Away," entranced by "A Perfect Storm," or inspired by shipping magnates ranging from J.P. Morgan to Aristotle Onassis, every traveler dreams of chartering his own yacht. For the novice captain, his or her mate and a crew of young swabbies, there...

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