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Family Travel Down the Amazon

Family Bonding, Family Travel or Family Vacations should build memories. And few Family Adventure Travel experiences build family travel bonds better than a family vacation along Peru’s incredible Amazon River.There’s awe and wonder at such beauty. Such diversity.There are funny creatures, winged beautiful ones with caring guides to guide the family

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Banning Kids From Flying

Most Americans aren’t anti-kids. Just the ones that fly it seems. A recent on line chat had a curmudgeonly majority of flyers saying kids don’t belong on planes. Or if they must travel, then there should be a Family Travel section in the back of the plane. We were taken aback at the grumpiness of the “no kids allowed” crowd. What’s bugging them?It...

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Lost Luggage Nightmares

Lost Luggage Nightmare Kaleel.tvp@gmail.comIt’s a nightmare. We drag our luggage through security and customs. And break our backs jamming them in the overhead bins.Then there’s the very real possibility of never seeing your bags again.You can’t leave them behind, much as you’d love to… but you can have them picked up, security wrapped and delivered to your destination...

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Honeymoons to Familymoons

 Honeymoons to  FamilymoonsChrissy and Herb Strickland from Florida were getting married.But this time, a second marriage for both, it wasn’t just between them.They had kids from their previous marriages and there was no way, Chrissy says, that she and Herb were starting their new lives, their honeymoon, without the children being involved.In fact, the...

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How Not To Travel Like An “Ugly American”

It's part of travel's enduring mythology: The American tourist, unable to manage even a few sentences in any language other than English, and oblivious to the cutlure and traditions of other countries.It's part of travel's enduring mythology: The American tourist, unable to manage even a few sentences in any language other than English, and oblivious to the cutlure and...

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The Lure of Dark Tourism: Murder and Mayhem

Places like Cambodia’s Killing Fields, Auschwitz, New York’s Ground Zero, or the Wolf’s Lair where Hitler barely survived an assassination attempt in 1944, exert a powerful pull on travelers.But what’s the fascination?Professor John Lennon of Glasgow University wrote a book with Malcolm Foley exploring exactly the question, why do we want to travel to dark places: Dark...

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Appetite for Wellness, Tech Among Family Travel Trends 2014

Travel industry moving fast to meet needs of multigenerational travelers for diverse experiences12 Trends and Predictions for Family Travel in 2014 from the Experts at Family Travel ConsultingNEW YORK (January 9, 2014) – The American family travel marketplace has evolved from simple and cheap to sophisticated and demanding of better technology, service,...

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The All Male Spa Comes of Age

Ladies, did you know that there are six men-only spas in the United States? These include Nickel Spa for Men in New York City, The Grooming Lounge in Washington, D.C, and GQ Barber Lounge in Denver.Sir Spa in Chicago, another male-only spa, bills itself as “where men get their go.” The facility includes...

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Making the Most of Your Familymoon: Marriage with Kids in Tow

According to the Stepfamily Association of America, there are now as many stepfamilies as “intact” families. The Association says a whopping 65%+ of remarriages now bring children into the new relationship. And the Caribbean, with its mix of the sensual and the accessible, is still a perfect place for those tying the...

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Family Travel Forum Hosts Major Media at TMS Family Travel Conference

A Select Group of Media Outlets Invited to Contribute to Improving the Family Vacation Experience Networks with Travel, Tourism and Parenting Thought Leaders   NIAGARA FALLS, September 25, 2013 – Kyle McCarthy of Family Travel Forum was one of nearly 50 influential family travel writers and bloggers who gathered this past weekend (Sept. 20-22, 2013) from around the...

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