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Discovering the Hidden Cozumel, Mexico

This author relishes the other side of Cozumel, Mexico: an island off the Riviera Maya coast of eastern Mexico where a family beach vacation becomes a cultural exploration.It's interesting to watch a destination rediscover itself, to undergo a metamorphosis and present itself anew to the traveler. So it is with Isla Cozumel, the largest island in the Mexican Caribbean, and part of the Yucatan...

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Playa del Carmen For An Anti All-Inclusive Vacation

Located in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, Playa del Carmen is anything but a typical resort town. While it does offer many ‘traditional’ activities that one would expect in a Caribbean beach town, the fun doesn’t end at the beach.In fact, this eclectic and cosmopolitan Mexican city boasts a diverse assortment of family-friendly boutique hotels and attractions, with...

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Aruba Marriott Resort And Stellaris Casino

The moment we walked into the sprawling, six-story lobby of the Aruba Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino and received our complimentary tropical cocktail, my cousin and I knew we were in for a great family beach vacation. ...

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Tremblant in Winter

Avid skiers take the family on holiday to Quebec's Mont Tremblant resort for mountains of fun. The location and timing of our family ski vacations owes little to fancy brochures touting the competitive advantages of one resort over another or the quality of snow to be had as early as Thanksgiving or as late a Memorial Day. We are slaves to both the iron logic of the school calendar,...

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Viva Zihuatanejo On Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Ever need a quick dose of the 'foreign-ness' of foreign travel? My family found it on Mexico's Pacific Riviera, a favorite sun 'n' sand destination for California families. Despite the influence of high-rise, international Ixtapa next door, the lesser-known port of Zihuatanejo has retained its funky charm and a few traditional Mexican ways.The Residencias Villa del Sol (...

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Taos Ski Valley Leads The Sporting Life

Spanish charm, a beautiful mountain setting, and an intense focus on improving your snowsports skills, athletic prowess and general wellness; that's Taos, New Mexico, long the bastion of artists and New Age healers. In the past few years, Taos has been putting itself on the map as a destination for athletes, skiers and even filmmakers.The state's forward-thinking economic...

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Stoweflake At Stowe, Vermont’s Spa Resort

Summer is approaching, and parents with Vermont on their vacation radar will find an entire menu of kid- and adult-friendly activities at Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.Not just for leaf-peepers and skiers only -– in fact, the town of Stowe was a popular summer resort long before it became a mecca for...

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Top 10 Getaway for Luxury Travelers – Evian Royal Resort, France

In 2006, FTF's 9th annual Top 10 survey of award-winners honored Evian Royal Resort, Evian-les-Bains, France as a Top Luxury Spa. Whether a high-end vacation is a matter of course for you and your family or a treat reserved for a special occasion, this year's awards focus on the latest travel segment to embrace young guests: the super luxe resort....

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Seduced By The Cayman Island Sisters

Most any novel or movie about corporate bad guys somehow always has shady types furtively wiring funds off shore to the Cayman Islands.Truth is, the three islands that make up the Cayman archipelago are so much more than temples of high finance, regardless of John Grisham's novels.Little Cayman and Cayman Brac are specks of places about a 45...

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Skiing Sunday River Is A Peak Maine Experience

Our family was thrilled at the quality of the ski experience we found at Sunday River in Maine. A favorite of New England skiers and an easy reach from Portland (1.5 hours) Boston (3.5 hours), Sunday River is, arguably, one of the best ski mountains in the Northeast . Good Snow, Good Grooming, Nice Runs at Sunday RiverStarting with the mountain -- eight...

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