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Is Travel Possible While Homeschooling?

The past year has been trying on a number of extremely serious levels, for travelers and those homeschooling. The fact that travel has been impossible or limited throughout almost...

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Goat with baby goats.
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Agritourism Opportunities Around the World

This directory of agritourism resources -- agricultural businesses that extend hospitality to guests -- will help you plan a farm stay so your kids can learn where food comes from,...

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Playing chess on the sundeck of a Uniworld river cruise is fun for all ages. Photo c. Uniworld
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Cruise With Kids Vacations And Family-Friendly Ships

What happened to cruise with kids vacations during the pandemic? As everyone knows, they stopped. Following months of “No...

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Airline pilots wear face masks in the cockpit of a United flight.
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This Will Make Flying Safer

A lot has been done to make flying safer for you in the age of coronavirus. Yet, it's still a big topic as leisure air travel confidence increases. U.S. passengers now number more...

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Festive group toasting with wine at a dinner table.
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Ten Tips for Celebrating Family Milestones on Vacation

Celebrating milestones is one of the best reasons to plan a family trip, and an easy way to make indelible memories. You'll agree that having a loved one turn 90 is an occasion...

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Lady Gaga wax statue in London Madame Tussaud's wears the famous Telephone Hat from designer Philip Treacy
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Star Trekking: Lady Gaga Shrieks Viva Las Vegas

The Grammy's make us dream about the big year for Lady Gaga. When one of the world's most flamboyant and individual performers joined the A-list at Madame Tussauds in...

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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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Base Lodge with skiers outside at the Sundance Mountain Resort in Utah.
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Sundance Mountain Resort, Where Stars Go To Play

Bathed in the glamorous glow cast by its annual film festival, the Sundance Mountain Resort is, at heart, an unpretentious mountain hideaway.  This central...

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The welcoming gates of Graceland, the late Elvis Presley's Memphis estate.
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We Love Memphis For Music, Music Shrines And Elvis

Exploring things to do in Memphis Tennessee is a blast for a lot of reasons—Elvis, music, Elvis, Ducks, Elvis, Civil Rights, Elvis. Sitting on the banks of the Mississippi River,...

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Two families sit in front of a firepit on the patio of YotelPAD Park City in Utah.
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What Is Spring Skiing During COVID Like?

What will spring skiing during COVID be like in 2021? Many families are asking the same question as they plan a

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