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The Art of Fainting in France

I woke up to find a sea of strange faces hovering over me. Hands and water bottles were pushed towards me by a half dozen strangers speaking several languages at once. My dad, who I then realized was...

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Ireland Goes Green

             As I boarded the plane, I felt the familiar anxiety surge through...

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Italian Villas For Your Euro Road Trip

Our kids wanted to go to Venice - my wife and I wanted to go to Tuscany. Here's how we hit the autostrada and did both. On a recent spring break in Italy, after wandering by boat and foot...

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Adventures that changed my life. As simple as that. (2)

Italy. Beautiful, romantic, laid back, peaceful, inviting, all words to describe the intriging country of Italy. Our stay in Italy was much longer than our stay in France. We visited Piza, Rome, Pompeii,...

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College Blah turns Family Hoorah!

Okay, so the title is a little cheesy, but it accurately describes my family’s latest vacation. I am a senior in high school, and have been planning my college career...

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London’s Notting Hill Neighborhood: Economies Of Scale

One family discovers the most comfortable shortcuts to savings over a long weekend in London, a town where the Great Britain Pound weighs heavily.These days, prices in Europe are higher than the...

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The Sweet Sound of North Wales: A Special Family Vacation

Maybe it’s the impossible to pronounce names like Llangollen or Betws-Y-Coed or Llandrillo that makes traveling in North Wales a fun experience.But when the language is spoken in lyric...

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Pickpockets: Where To Find Them And How To Avoid Them

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security...

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Away From It All In Flanders, Belgium

Mix countryside and culture in Belgium. Touring the medieval farm town of Damme and using it as a homebase to enjoy the hip city of Bruges makes the perfect Belgian family holiday.Flanders was...

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When in Rome. . . Stare in awe.

Italy. What comes to mind when this word is uttered? Is it the labyrinth of twisting canals and narrow alleys of Venice? The sweetly musical night air that is laced with the sound of serenading gondoliers?...

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