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Dominican Republic Family Hotels And Resorts

Pick the best hotel for your family so you can explore the luscious history and tropical sunny weather of one of the world's most beautiful islands. The Dominican Republic offers a top value Caribbean beach getaway marked by rich cultural influences that create a distinctive and fascinating history. Not only do guests have the opportunity to embrace the astounding scenery on eco-vacations,...

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High Peaks Resort, Lake Placid, New York

This traditional lodge in the heart of Lake Placid provides an easy and comfortable base for families who choose outdoor adventures in the Adirondacks.Located in the northernmost park of New York State, the Adirondack Mountains region offers a plethora of outdoor activities, scenic sights and a number of quaint towns with an always welcoming ambiance. While each town has their own unique appeal,...

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Classy Adventures At Stonewater Cove Resort, Missouri

This is the place to escape the modern world and explore the great outdoors -- a 500-acre retreat with uniquely crafted lodging and fabulous gourmet meals. Surrounded by the calm, crisp waters of Table Rock Lake and the lush Mark Twain Forest lies a resort that maintains its rustic appeal while being very luxurious.   At Stonewater Cove Resort, guests can play in the 500-acre recreational...

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While St. Petersburg, Florida is only a bridge away from the more populated city of Tampa, this quaint region offers a plethora of diverse attractions and privately owned eateries and museums. While St. Petersburg, Florida is only a bridge away from the more populated city of Tampa, this quaint region offers a plethora of diverse attractions and privately owned eateries and museums. Downtown...

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2009 Teen Travel Writing Scholarship Essay

So, how do you spell BLUEBERRY? Remember, spell it out! Let’s start with the first sound, BLUE—like the color! Can we spell BLUE? Yes, B-L…no, Jack not E. Sound it out! What has the “ew” sound? Yes, Alice, U! and then there is a Silent…No, Mag, not a Y. A…yes, Joe, an E!! And then, BERRY. Yes, B-E-R, and...

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My European Honeymoon in Sicily

I recently got married and we decided to go to Sicily and Paris for our honeymoon. While Paris was wonderful, Sicily was to die for! We stayed at the most unbelievable hotel, The Verdura – it’s the newest hotel from the Rocco Forte Collection. The property was amazing, delicious...

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Costa Rica

It was when the bus stopped for an hour or so on the "two lane highway"—a comical misnomer for the narrow dirt road down which our vehicle trundled—that I realized my idealized volunteering venture in Costa Rica was not relevant to the reality of dirt, heat, confusion where I found myself.  The Costa Rica...

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Dominican Republic Attractions

The Dominican Republic is a top value Caribbean beach getaway marked by rich cultural influences that create a distinctive and fascinating history.  Not only do guests have the opportunity to embrace the astounding scenery on eco-vacations, but the Dominican Republic offers world-class resorts, an intriguing variety of eclectic cuisine, artistic and entertaining attractions, and as Christopher...

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Star Trekking 11:21:09: Wynonna Judd Steers Santa Train to Kentucky

Wynonna Judd will be the guest star aboard the Santa Train, an annual 110-mile journey through the Appalachia, where volunteers from CSX, Food City and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce in Kingsport, Tennessee, will donate 15 tons of food, clothes, and toys to children in Virginia, Kentucky and Tennessee. Wynona, who is familiar...

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Relocating for your Career? Beware CraigsList Scam in NYC

Being a novice New Yorker, and my lease coming to an end, I was in search of an affordable apartment, in a decent neighborhood. I know, almost an impossible feat in NYC. Being a novice New Yorker, and my lease coming to an end, I was in search of an affordable apartment, in a decent neighborhood. I know, almost an impossible feat in NYC. Well after sifting through countless Craiglist...

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Volunteerism, Teens And Habitat For Humanity

Volunteering to help build houses can build, tear down, and rebuild our kids' characters. "When I tell my friends I'm going to help build houses for Habitat for Humanity, they ask me if I'm getting paid and I say no," my son told me. Then he added quietly, they taunt him with, "Wow, you're gay, you should stay!" With that kind of peer pressure it’s no wonder that, according to...

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My Family’s Up And Down Travels

My 13-year-old twins are very outgoing and have done the best in a resort setting where there are lots of activities and other kids. Horseback riding and snorkeling have been favorite pastimes, but the presence of peers is essential. They loved

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Why Did God Make Mothers And Other Important Questions

A second grade class answers the essential questions regarding motherhood, the mysteries of parenting and how kids see the world.This anonymous email was sent to an FTF editor in December 2006. It's wonderful, so we wanted to publish it for parents everywhere.  If you are the author, please get in touch;  we have a job for you. Brilliant answers given by 2nd grade school...

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Travel Trends 2006: Family Travel Is Up And Going Higher Across USA

Trends Report - June 2006: FTFc finds family travel is up within the United States, from Americans vacationing domestically and foreigners visiting the U.S. with children in tow. Here's a snapshot of how the travel business is doing, from FTFc, Family Travel Forum's consulting division. In our June 2006 analysis, we can see that 2005 was a better year overall than...

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