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Why Beaches Turks and Caicos Is A Favorite Family All-Inclusive

While there are plenty of resorts and accommodations to choose from, Beaches Turks & Caicos paves the way for the most family-friendly, all-inclusive beach resort in this island nation and its baby care makes it a standout. The resort is organized by themed villages — The Caribbean, French, Italian and Key...

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Family Friendly Cuba Cruises are a Bargain Way to See Havana

Embarking on its second year, Cuba Cruise, a Canada-based cruise company in partnership with Louis Cruises, is offering new packages including charter air service to Havana or Jamaica, the main ports they sail from -- and at very reasonable prices.For the winter of 2014, they are expanding their holiday packages to combine charter flights from Toronto every Monday directly...

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Doing Atlantis On A Budget At Comfort Suites Paradise Island

I am delighted to recommend the Comfort Suites Paradise Island hotel, a wallet-conscious way for the family to enjoy an Atlantis family beach vacation without breaking the bank.  My kids had been aching to visit Paradise Island in the Bahamas -- especially Atlantis, undoubtedly a great family resort -- but we knew this family vacation would not come cheap.Sure,...

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Cancun Family Beach Vacation: Attractions, Adventures, Tours

Cancun is one of those destinations that has taken on a certain mythical status, after four decades as one of the major beach destinations in the Western Hemisphere. In those years it has grown in a planned, considered fashion from a jungle fishing village to bustling tourist town. Though its gorgeous coastal neighbor to the south, the Riviera Maya, has stolen some of its thunder,...

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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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