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How I spent 10 days in a camper in New Zealand

It is true what they say about New Zealand: "The world in one Country". As European I have seen a lot of countries especially in Europe but also outside, but what amazed me the most was how much scenery of all those different countries you see back in New Zealand, it's just amazing! Our journey started in Christchurch where we picked up our motor home....

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Gourmet To Go Healthy Snack Recipes

When my family and I go on road trips we pretty much have a set road trip snack menu: sliced cantaloupe, granola bars, grape tomatoes and of course, a stash of candy bars (for “energy” my mother says).   While these munchies are delicious and generally nutritious, they are becoming quite banal. If you too are experiencing snack boredom on your road trips,...

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rant on roadtrips!

i love to travel! roadtrips are fun but i don't mind taking other forms of transportations: airplanes and what not. umm let me list the places ive been too. my parents travel like crazy. so sometimes we have crazy road trips and we spend like weeks on the road. we stuff the car so that we're suffocated with things that we need for our daily lives. its...

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Road Trip Tips Shared Via Twitter

Last week on July 27th, Productopia hosted a Twitter party with Family Travel Forum and Motherproof to share great advice with traveling families about how to have fun on a road trip. Missed it? Don’t...

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U.S. Regulations For Special Groups Crossing U.S. Borders

The latest regulations from U.S. Customs and Border Protection explain some of the exceptions being made for Special Group travel, such as teen and school group tours. U.S. border crossing requirements changed in June of 2009. The following information concerns the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) as it affects Air and Land Travel for U.S. Citizens....

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Canada And US Partner To Clarify Border Regulations

U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the Canada Border Services Agency recently joined efforts to remind travelers of document requirements to travel into both countries. Frequent travelers know that regulations have changed steadily since 9/11 and keeping up with them is a challenge. Fortunately for families, both agencies want to make border crossings...

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Two Nation Road Trip, Maine to New Brunswick

Looking for a fun way to experience the beauty of North America’s Atlantic coast? Try the two nation vacation from Maine in the US to New Brunswick in Canada for scenic seascapes (and some world-class seafood).  It’s also a family-friendly eco-escape that will introduce you to the natural Northeast. If eating lobster along the pristine...

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The Road to Cannes: Aix to Cannesdemonium

My account of our family vacation in the south of France continues.  After 3 days of bliss and quiet at le Mas des Etoiles in Provence, we were almost in Cannes. The D7 from Gordes took us to Aix-en-Provence, a very pretty city where one of our son's friends is taking a semester abroad program in September.  It meant a lot to Regan to see it, so we stopped...

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Road to Cannes – Exploring Provence

Awakening in le Mas des Etoiles, a farmhouse whose white sheers blow in carrying the lavender scented breeze and chatter of morning birds is quite disorienting to a family of New Yorkers who live 12 stories above the police sirens and passing ambulances. We have slept through a very long night of post jet-lag fatigue, and...

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Road to Cannes – Our Hotel de Charme in Provence

It's only our second day on a family vacation to the Cannes Film Festival and we're in the chill phase before the Cannesdemonium, as my clever friend calls it. From Marseilles, a borrowed Garmin GPS has taken us an hour out of our way, compensating for a brief detour by rerouting our rental Renault to a highway to... where?  We pull off to regain the trail, peruse...

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