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Celebrating the Bicycle’s Bicentennial in Germany

Bicycling, invented in Mannheim 200 years ago, is as natural to German families as eating apple strudel and reading Grimms’ Fairy Tales, making a Tour de SouthWest Germany a fun, eco-friendly...

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Three Waterparks Worth a Detour in Europe

If you're taking the clan to Europe and feeling anxious about entertaining everyone, we recommend one of these terrific waterparks to guarantee fun. Need three good reasons to include one as part of a...

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Exploring the Riches of Eastern Germany

Families are just beginning to discover the former East Germany, land of romantic castles, historic towns, beautiful beaches and German infrastructure… all at Croatia prices. We recently visited the...

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Best Winter Fun in the Black Forest

For families with toddlers and school-age children –- or snowsports novices of any age -- Germany's Black Forest is a magical place to fall in love with alpine sports and the outdoors. Having toured...

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Give Up a Night at 10 Unique Hotels

Want to skip the mass market hotel room for an Instagrammable sleeping experience your friends and family may envy – and the kids will remember forever? Travelers have a bigger choice of

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5 European Locations for a Perfect Family Vacation

For some, traveling with a child throughout Europe can equate to a huge challenge; for others, it can be the journey of a lifetime. But to make a truly memorable time for every member of the family,...

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Heidelberg’s Famous Schriesheim Festival

Heidelberg, Germany is one of those lucky places that was not bombed during WWII, and celebrates its good fortune with regular festivals. Luckily for visitors, the city has retained much of its Old...

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Book 1 Room and Get the 2nd Free at Berlin, Germany Hotel

If you’re planning on traveling to Germany, the Hotel de Rome is the place all roads lead in the city of Berlin. In addition to its location and its history, the...

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Berlin on a Budget: Tons of Teen Cool

Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Silver Lake in Los Angles, and Pacific Northwest cities like Seattle and Portland, all score high on the millennial coolness-scale. But in my own teen offspring’s opinion,...

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Berliner Mauer – Why The Fall of the Berlin Wall Matters

November 9, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Perhaps more amazing than this passage of time is realizing that the so-called "peaceful revolution" among East...

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