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Healthy Vacations During Pregnancy

Pregnancy, vacation and good health can mix easily -- even travel by air shouldn't be a problem -- as long as you follow a few common sense tips from Doc Holiday.  Just make sure your physician or medical caregiver is aware of your travel plans beforehand. Tips for Safe Vacationing When You Are Pregnant With a little extra planning and a few precautions, pregnant...

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Ten Safety Tips For Winter Road Trips

Highway safety is a major concern on family road trips, especially in winter when snow and ice can make driving conditions especially treacherous. With the arrival of the winter holidays comes sometimes treacherous -- rainy, icy, snowy -- driving conditions. Driving slowly and carefully is a must, but we also have some common sense road safety tips that are worth repeating. And don't forget...

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Single Moms Tame The West: New Mexico With Kids

These adventuring single moms show that museums and monuments aren't just for parents as they take two active boys on a road trip through Colorado and New Mexico. My hair is flying in my eyes, and I can feel the ridiculous grin on my face as I lean precariously over the side of the small red raft, clutching my paddle as if my life depends on it (which, at this moment, it probably does.)...

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Across Scandinavia On The Viking Trail

Using a train pass, families can ride the rails through the Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Sweden and Norway in pursuit of Viking lore -- start planning this bucket list adventure. The Vikings are enveloped in mythology that has withstood the test of time and logic -- just the kind of history that kids love to learn. Has your family read Scholastic's "The Vicious Vikings"? Do the kids...

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Germany’s Romantic Road

The scenic rural area that lines Germany's so-called Romantic Road provides unusual opportunities for family touring, making it one of Europe's favorite road trips. Just about anyone who has ever traveled to Germany will be familiar with the medieval walled city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber. It is one of Germany's most visited towns and is set high on a plateau along...

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Top Ten Ways To Make A Reunion With In-Laws A Real Vacation

Wondering how to enjoy both a cheap vacation and a family reunion that's much better than a staycation? Here are our 10 Tips for turning family events into real vacations. You Be the Party Planner Above all, it's essential that you be the one who knows what's doing in your relatives' neighborhood. (They may be slugs  who never leave the house.) ...

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Explore Harry Potter’s England By Road

Harry Potter fans, inspired by new books and thrill rides, can tour Great Britain by car and visit many of the actual filming locations inspired by the book series. Harry Potter fans who want even more after experiencing the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort should get set to visit spell-binding England,...

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Family Camping Trip Options

When you think about camping, what do you picture? Do you see a tent, or a pop-up camper? Are you boiling spring water, or drinking from the campground water spigot? Camping means different things to different people, from the hardcore, mountaineering types, to the comfort-seeking log cabin dwellers. Use this basic guide to the different levels of family camping to determine which is right for you...

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A Vacation Date to the Finger Lakes Wineries

On a recent romantic getaway upstate, my wife and I discovered the little town of Hammondsport, New York, located at the base of Keuka Lake, one of the many Finger Lakes. The pace of the vacation is what I will remember most, plenty of leisure time. We didn't try to attack this vacation, there was no list. I referred to it as a long date with my wife, Rosalie. We decided to rent...

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It’s all Greek to Me

Last year, on a few days off work in Kosovo, we went to Greece! The country was amazing, but the most exciting part was the journey. Or, as I like to call it, The Odyssey.It all started when Neil and I boarded the bus from Pristina, Kosovo to Skopje, Macedonia. We were planning to stay the night in Skopje, and catch the train the next morning to Thessaloniki, Greece. From Thessaloniki,...

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