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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. Then in April 2021, following...

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Firefighter battles wildfire in field.
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Travel Insurance For Families

We love family travel insurance and won't leave home without it. Since the very first holiday spent battling storms and re-booking missed flights (at great expense), our family...

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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 since the age of coronavirus began. Yet, it's still a big topic as confidence in leisure air travel -- and crowds -- increase. U.S. passengers...

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Goat with baby goats.
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Farms Stays and Agritourism Around the World

Use this directory of agritourism resources -- agricultural businesses that extend hospitality to guests -- to plan farm stays. Your kids will learn where food comes from and will...

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Gentoo Penguin sitting on egg and squawking.
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Top Your Bucket List with an Antarctica Cruise Adventure

Get up close and (almost) personal with Blue whales, penguins and southern Elephant seals on an exclusive Antarctica cruise adventure. Wildlife abounds on the southernmost continent,...

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Amtrak ticket buyer in facemask.
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Health & Safety Guidance for Holiday Travelers

I won't tell you not to be among the holiday travelers, because my family is, but I will share the health and safety guidance that we practice to keep everyone safe. We follow...

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Michelle and Barack Obama in Hawaii with their daughters.
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9 Lessons Learned: Michelle Obama on Becoming a Family Traveler

I recently learned some family travel lessons from former First Lady Michelle Obama. As one of the most traveled women in the world, she spent some of her White House years becoming a family traveler. Anyone...

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U.S. State Dept infographic
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How To Get Your Own US Passport To Adventure

Getting a U. S. passport (or replacing or renewing an old one) is a travel essential for any age traveler, since a U.S. citizen's birth certificate will no longer...

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5 tips to prevent spread of coronavirus
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How Coronavirus Will Affect Your Travel Plans

Updated Mar. 29, 2020. As Passover, Easter and summer vacations approach, families around the world are very concerned about the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and its impact on...

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