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Visiting Montenegro on a Budget

by Sandra Foyt

Montenegro is perhaps best known for being a popular day trip destination from Dubrovnik, but there’s so much to see here that it can’t all be done in a day. Plus, Montenegro is fast becoming a travel hotspot for tourists on a budget as the […]

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6 Vibrant Spanish destinations for a Fun European Family Vacation

by Guest Post

Between the sun-kissed beaches and the bustling resorts, Spain has always been a firm favorite for family holidays. Easy to get to and visitor-friendly, Spain promises hassle-free fun and a huge choice of destinations for your next family trip. Here are six of our favorites: Tenerife Tenerife is […]

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There’s a New Toronto Family Travel Site Just For Kids

by Sandra Foyt

What do magical kingdoms, celebrity kicks, and giant octupuses have in common? Kids can find out in a new Toronto family travel site made just for kids. Yo-Toronto.com, a fun interactive website from Tourism Toronto, gets the whole family involved in dreaming up a great vacation. “Planning […]

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Lucky Strike Social Sneak Peek

by Sandra Foyt

Albany parents can now look forward to a party space that’s as much fun for the grown ups as it is for the kids. When Lucky Strike Social opens on June 10th at Crossgates Mall, the upscale bowling alley and gastropub will host parties from […]

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The Real Pirates of the Caribbean: Hunting for Treasure in the Virgin Islands

by Sandra Foyt

You never know when you might find a doubloon or two along a sandy shore or deep within a vine-covered cave in the Virgin Islands. The real-life Pirates of the Caribbean once made their home on these tropical islands, and who knows where you might […]

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Best Bets for a US Virgin Islands Family Vacation

by Sandra Foyt

Dreaming of a getaway to a Caribbean island? Make it happen with a US Virgin Islands family vacation. These islands are just a short flight from the East Coast, and because they are US territories, no passports are required. Here are recent publications of my […]

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Plimoth Plantation – A Historical Day Trip from Boston to Plymouth MA

by Sandra Foyt

There are a few places in the USA that every child should see, if possible, before they turn eighteen. Williamsburg, Boston’s Freedom Trail, Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, and of course, Plymouth top the list. In Plymouth, MA, they’ll see the legendary Plymouth Rock, climb aboard a Mayflower […]

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Review: The Family Traveler’s Handbook

by Sandra Foyt

One of the aspects of being a travel writer that I enjoy the most is the community of  people who don’t just love to travel…they revel in the experience. This week I’m delighted to share a new book from one of my favorite travel writers, […]

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The Secret of Smart Kids and Great Families

by Sandra Foyt

What if there was a way to guarantee that your children would love to learn? Ensuring top grades in school and higher income prospects after graduation? And what if all this could be yours along with a happier, stronger family? Studies now show that the […]

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On The Road with Instagram

by Sandra Foyt

Tonight I’m sitting on a hotel bed in Idaho which would otherwise be great, except that I’m supposed to be in Utah tonight. Somehow we took a wrong turn on our Lincoln Highway road trip and ended up far from where we should be, but […]

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