Caribbean Archives - Page 3 of 35 - My Family Travels
Diver free diving underwater off the island of Bali wtih a shark swimming above.
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How Health and Wellness Trends Impact Family Travelers

It’s hard to pick up a magazine or listen to a podcast without noticing how wellness trends impact family travelers. Personal wellness, now estimated to be a $2.2bn market worldwide,...

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The Staub family meets Minnie Mouse aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship.
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How To Pick The Right Cruise For Grandkids

With so many cruise lines to choose from, you need Grandma Molly's cruise reviews to decide the right cruise for grandkids. So, for your consideration, I present the best options...

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Native American style boat is rowed close to the Mendenhall Glacier in Alaska as part of a Cunard Line adventure.
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What Is Wave Season and How Can You Take Advantage of It

Ready to ride during Wave Season? No, not a surf lesson. We’re talking about Wave Season, the period from January through March when you will find some of the...

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Bands of LED lights and reflective surfaces add life and ornamentation to the MSC Seascape, a clever energy- and cost-efficient design.
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Sustainable Cruise Travel Now First Port Of Call

As the travel industry attempts to reduce its environmental impact, sustainable cruise travel has become a priority for cruise companies. An April 2022 survey...

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Villa Arrow Marine in St. Jean, Saint Bartolemy has four bedrooms and rents for $60,000 per week in the winter high season. Photo c. Wimco
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Vacation Rentals And Villas: Vacation Home Rentals Guide

Villa, condo, casita, beach house, timeshare -- vacation rentals go by many names. All these terms mean the same thing to families -- a vacation home to rent for your family. What...

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Whale sharks swimming off Cancun.
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A Swim with Whale Sharks Makes the Hit List

Well it wasn't on my Life's Greatest Hits list but with a birthday coming up and a son graduating from college I couldn't resist the opportunity to swim with whale sharks...

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Sargassum found on the beach
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Sargassum Seaweed Attacking Our Beaches

It's back -- the disruptive and hated-by-brides sargassum seaweed has hit Caribbean and Atlantic beaches for summer 2022. Sargassum is brown strands of algae that originate in...

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Closeup of an iguana with the Old San Juan Fort in the background, Puerto Rico.
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15 Last Minute Summer Vacations You Can Still Take

Despite gas prices, Covid outbreaks and heat waves – or because of them -- American families are keen on last minute summer vacations. Since deals abound, let’s explore 15...

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White tube conceals Aquamouse coaster above Deck 12 on Disney Wish cruise ship.
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Enchanted By The Family Friendly Disney Wish

The family friendly Disney Wish casts her spell as soon as you meet Disney cast members at Port Canaveral’s Terminal B. They are delighted to be back after a long pandemic...

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