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Turks And Caicos: Hotels, Resorts, And Restaurants

Drawing from their trip to the Atlantic islands of Turks & Caicos, the authors offer tips on some of the best family accommodations and dining venues. Provo's Family Resorts and Condominiums Most families will arrive in the Turks & Caicos in Providenciales (also known as Provo), and most will choose one of its deluxe beachfront hotels or condominiums. Most are comfortable and full...

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Top 10 Getaway for Luxury Travelers – Sandy Lane, Barbados

In 2006, FTF's annual Top 10 survey of award winners honored Sandy Lane, St. James, Barbados as a Top Luxury Golf Resort. Whether a high-end vacation is a matter of course for you and your family or a treat reserved for a special occasion, our 9th annual awards focus on the latest travel segment to embrace young guests: the super luxe resort. Sandy Lane St....

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Exploring Antigua, West Indies

This tropical island near St. John beckons with wonderful weather, unusual sights, great beaches and interesting history.Legendary Admiral Horatio Nelson claimed Britain’s most important Caribbean base when he sailed into Antigua in 1784, to conquer the prized coastline that had taunted and lured the French, Spanish, and English for centuries. Over 200 years later, the island’s cool trade...

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Bahamas: Island Hopping

Follow this reporter as she plans her island-hopping itinerary through the Bahamas, with a special focus on Grand Bahama Island and its attractions. Lately, when we think about the Bahamas, hurricanes, shark attacks, swimming dolphins and the enormous Atlantis Resort on Paradise Island all come to mind. But the Bahamas is so much more -- spectacular scenery, great adventures...

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A Villaful In Jamaica

Family Travel Forum contributors and their two kids decide to "relax" for a change on a Villas by Linda Smith family vacation to Jamaica.  When a travel writer friend recommended we check out Villas by Linda Smith for a vacation in Jamaica, we initially balked.  We confronted two stereotypes: to us, a villa is an expensive, uptight, don't-sit-on-the-furniture proposition. ...

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Family-Friendly Hotels In Aruba

See what the professional hotel reviewers at Oyster.com pick for their top family hotel choices in the Caribbean island of Aruba.Many hotels in Aruba are near the island's soft, white-sand beaches, but not all of them have great family-friendly features like kids clubs, children's pools, and waterslides.  Marriott's...

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Pick Your Seat

I found myself being jostled into the conscious world as I awoke from my uncomfortable position on the United Airways plane. I never can seem to get used to sleeping with my knees scrunched up against the seat in front of me. It was my first time flying alone and I was nervous, but before I could so much as yawn, a man in his 40’s, sitting to the left of me, began the usual flight chat. He...

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Ski On – Even During A Recession

FTF and FamilySkiHub.com offer tips on how to still enjoy the great family sport of skiing in a down economy, with some resort suggestions.You don't have to search long to find headlines bemoaning the economy. It seems as if everything from unemployment to the stock market is going the wrong way on a daily basis.  So, where can you manage expenses and still have a great ski trip?

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The Other Side of Cancun

  Cancun , Mexico is every traveler’s dream vacation, but the part I remember most isn’t the beaches or the resorts. It was the living conditions of the lower class Mayans. Even though I was on vacation, I took away a personal understanding of poverty. For me, seeing is...

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The Art of Fainting in France

I woke up to find a sea of strange faces hovering over me. Hands and water bottles were pushed towards me by a half dozen strangers speaking several languages at once. My dad, who I then realized was kneeling next to me, picked me up like a rag doll and sat me down on the fountain wall. This did not seem like a fortuitous beginning to our 5th day in Europe.  We arrived at the Lourve...

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