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The Road to Cannes: Aix to Cannesdemonium

My account of our family vacation in the south of France continues.  After 3 days of bliss and quiet at le Mas des Etoiles in Provence, we were almost in Cannes. The D7 from Gordes...

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Pins on a Map: A Family’s Yearlong Journey Around the World

Pick up this charming memoir by David Boesch and join his family of five on their enlightening one-year, 6-continent, 17-country journey.   The kids (ages 7, 10 and 13) helped select...

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Bonjour France – A French Crepe Recipe For Family Chefs

The stress of foreign travel with picky eaters can make your stomach feel like it's tied in knots. So, before departing on your next vacation to France, Quebec or any Francophone destination, I suggest...

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Road to Cannes – Exploring Provence

Awakening in le Mas des Etoiles, a farmhouse whose white sheers blow in carrying the lavender scented breeze and chatter of...

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Road to Cannes – Our Hotel de Charme in Provence

It's only our second day on a family vacation to the Cannes Film Festival and we're in the chill phase before the Cannesdemonium, as my clever friend calls it. From Marseilles,...

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Road to Cannes – Exploring Marseilles

Marseilles is not as bad as I've heard. The overnight flight via Lufthansa was more comfortable than any of us imagined, because we were on a new A380...

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10 Tips For Planning A European Vacation

Congratulations! Your family is heading out of the country for the next family vacation. You may have waited years for this moment to arrive, patiently watching the kids grow old enough to appreciate a...

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France Alps Spring Skiing from 345Euros 6N All In

The Serre Chevalier Hostel in the French Alps near the Italian border is welcoming families with an amazing six-night ski and board package. ...

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Custom Itinerary – A Trip to France and Italy

Q - Alfred P. of Shanghai, China writes: My wife and I and our 2 daughters (ages 8 and 15) are trying to plan a trip to France and Italy. For lodging, we would consider a hotel, or a home exchange, but...

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