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Quebec Carnaval Celebrates Family Fun In Snow And Ice

Carnaval is a wintry, family-friendly wonderland that comes alive when the temperatures drop in the heart of the “world’s snow capital” -- Quebec City in Quebec province, eastern Canada. As North America's only fortified city, the crenellated walls and castle-like structures of the Old Town are a stunning backdrop to the fun. Spanning three weekends, Quebec will host its annual carnival or

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Five Smartphone Apps To Make Pet Travel Better

If there's an app for everything, why isn't there one to make that often-stressful trip with your adorable, furry pet smooth sailing? Now there is one.... in fact, many.It's the rare traveler these days who leaves home without a smartphone to guide him along the journey. You have your favorite apps for finding food, accommodation, and even for journaling your experiences -- whether in words...

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An Eco-Friendly Backpack With Serious Solar Panel Power

Voltaic Systems solar technology shines as a convenient way to keep batteries charged and carbon footprints low. Its line of energy producing backpacks belongs on any eco-conscious consumer's "must-have" list.   With society's ever-increasing dependence on tiny wireless devices for communication, entertainment, and navigation, the biggest inconvenience many travelers...

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Sofitel Hotels Family Programs And Le Petit Prince Amenities

With 120 locations in over 40 countries, Sofitel Luxury Hotels bring French elegance and a family-friendly ambiance to locations around the world. For the consumer who appreciates "beauty, quality, and excellence," this luxury chain strives to create contemporary accommodations for both jet-setters and families. The only French luxury hotel brand on five continents,...

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Families Hike & Volunteer with Trekking for Kids; Treks from $1650

Cindy Steuart, Executive Director of Trekking for Kids, told us about her organization's unusual service programs at a recent Family Travel panel at the New York Times Travel Show.  We asked her to share more details of their upcoming "volunturism" trips so that active families with fit teens could consider this type...

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Kids Ski Free all Winter at Keystone Resort in Colorado

With multiple kids in tow, skiing and snowboarding can rack up the expenses, but Keystone Resort in Colorado is offering one deal that could have your family running to the slopes. This winter season children 12 and under can ski and snowboard free. The best part compared to other resorts trying this offer? No blackout...

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Megabus Offers 200,000 Free Seats in Winter Giveaway

Megabus is giving away 200,000 seats on North American routes for travel between January 9 and February 28, 2013!  Megabus buses come equipped with Wi-Fi, bathrooms and power outlet -- making a short trip cheaper and more convenient than even driving your own car. They're also great for a relaxing family vacation since you can leave the driving to them, as noted...

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