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Are Teen Travel Spas Self Indulgent?

The “Teen Spa Program” at Pinehurst Resort

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Twitter Your Travel Complaints

A woman we knew had to cancel her hotel reservation because she found out she was pregnant…and had pneumonia? As if she didn’t have enough problems, when she tried to cancel, she was told she missed...

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Historic Deerfield: Score One For The Native Americans

We think it's great that many of the colonial settlers in historic Deerfield, MA, who were taken captive by "attacking" Native American tribes opted not to return to the ways of the "white man."Perhaps...

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Reunions Can Be Tricky: How To Plan One

Travel for reunions is big business and getting bigger as families, communities, organizations and affinity groups  strive to stay in touch in an increasingly complex post 9/11 world.Travel...

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Travel Recipes We Found and Loved

Travel is about food!Sure, it’s about shopping and seeing the sights, but there's no better way to get to know a culture and its people than by sharing their...

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How Not To Travel With Bed Bugs

A few heads were scratched at AOL Travel’s recent story about about bed bugs.We weren’t scratching from the bugs but from curiosity: Why would author Libby Zay do a piece on the...

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Shuck ’em and Eat ’em: PEI Mussels

Shuck ‘em and Eat ‘em Prince Edward Island’s Malpeque Oysters and Blue Mussels have earned Canada’s smallest province a big reputation worldwide....

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FamilyMoons: The Honeymoon of Second Marriages

Chrissy 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...

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Hans C. Andersen Reads from Thumbelina: Denmark’s Sounds

It’s been a while since I last visited the land of the Little Mermaid, so when the assignment came up, I was eager to revisit Copenhagen, the Lilliputian capital of the Kingdom...

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Junk, Junk and Fun: City Museum, St. Louis

The generically named, City Museum is anything but a generic museum. This St. Louis museum is more like a fun house or carnival than a museum.Made almost...

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Penalizing the Single Traveler

The math is simple but deceptive: If a hotel room cost two hundred bucks, that’s a hundred bucks per person, because hotels assume two people...

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Dude Ranches for Families

When 180 horses’ hooves pounded the ground a few feet from me, manes flaring and breaths misting ghost-like in the chill Colorado mountain air, this city boy was transfixed.It was the 5:30...

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