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Euro Collectors Arise! New Currency To Horde

Find out how to collect the current European currency and how each Euro reflects the character of the country you are visiting. Since January 1, 2002, when 12 European Union nations formally converted to the new euro, the mathematical side of life has been easier for the family traveler. As of 2009, the Euro, written €, is used by 16 of the 27 members of the European Union...

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Bike Smart

Using the acronym b.i.k.e.s.m.a.r.t. with your kids will introduce them to the basic rules of bicycling safety. Using the term "bike smart," the Virginia Dept of Transportation has created an easy and fun way to remember biking's most basic safety rules. With their permission, we have reprinted...

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Across the World, Internet Cafes Keep Travelers in Touch

FTF tells you how to find Internet cafes worldwide. As high school and college-aged travelers visit distant lands with ever-increasing frequency, Internet cafés have popped up all over the globe, capitalizing on traveler's need to keep in touch with family and friends. Throughout Europe and the United States, cybercafés, which combine the cozy atmosphere of a coffee shop with...

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Airport Lounges – Let Us In!

Start your vacation in style! Make the most of your airport layover at a private lounge where comfy seating and snacks make the time fly by.Have you ever longed to enter a private club at the airport so you could begin your vacation in a comfortable chair? Frequent traveling families may wonder if paying a steep annual fee for a quiet lounge stocked with free snacks is worthwhile. Before you...

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Inside Tips on Taking the Best Photos on Your Vacation

Here are 10 helpful suggestions from travel writers and photographers for taking better vacation photos.The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), the world's largest organization of professional travel journalists and photographers, recently polled its members to come up with the "Top 10" tips to help travelers take better vacation photos."With digital cameras, it has never...

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Business Travelers’ Staying in Touch Tips

How hotel executives and other business travelers stay in touch with the kids, What do high-profile parents do when business calls and the children stay at home? Keep in touch, of course. Executives in the travel industry and a variety of other business travelers have conjured up ways to keep in touch with their kids and share their travel experiences. Here are some of...

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Top 10 Take-Along Classic Kid’s Movies

If you're tired of the Harry Potter and High School Musical movies, here are some old flicks for the new generation. Kids and parents alike will enjoy these (somewhat recent) classics. Hitting the road without a few excellent movies for a rainy day, traffic or other vacation delay can be dangerous. A mutually enjoyable movie can provide much needed down time on a busy vacation. But what...

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Keeping Kids Healthy and Eating Nutritious Foods

Follow these suggestions for creating healthy eating habits at home and on the road.One thing that most parents have in common is the struggle to insure that their kids eat healthy foods. For many, it seems like an endless battle that they are not sure they will win. After all, while they try to teach their kids good eating habits, they are competing against multi-million dollar advertising...

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Tips for Shopping Online

FTF shares common sense shopping tips to protect your family when using the Internet.Welcome to Family Travel Forum's Travel Mall! We suggest that all families follow these simple, common sense tips to protect identity and privacy while shopping for travel purchases online. Share them with your teens, too! Verify the credibility and integrity of every online merchant by looking...

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The 11 Best Things for Grandparents to Do with Their Grandkids in Orlando

Here is a list of my favorite 11 things to do with my grandparents in Orlando Around Orlando: AA++ Eat at NBA City. NBA City is located right next to City Walk, part of Universal Studios. NBA City is a five-minute walk from Islands of Adventure and three minutes from City Walk. If you like basketball or don't much, like me, you will...

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