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GIVEAWAY! 4 POLAR EXPRESS TICKETS on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Albany Kid is giving away 4 coach tickets on the Saratoga & North Creek Railway Polar Express! Albany Kid is giving away 4 coach tickets to a November weekday Polar Express ride from the Saratoga Railway Station. If your family has never experienced the Polar […]

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New York Tourism Post Hurricane Sandy

by Sandra Foyt

A week after Hurricane Sandy sucker punched New Jersey and New York, communities across the Tri-State area are assessing damage. As they are wont to do after a crisis, Americans have come together to help those in need. In New York’s Capital Region, where my family resides, […]

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How to find Menorca holidays that tick all the boxes

by Guest Post

  The following is a sponsored post. Menorca is in some ways overshadowed as a holiday destination by its nearby island neighbours Ibiza and Majorca, with the former so popular for clubbing holidays and the latter regarded as being extremely glamorous and exciting. But there […]

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The Legend of Saint Narcissus – Church of Sant Feliu – Girona, Spain

by Sandra Foyt

Most people recall the story of the flies. Legend holds that in 1285, the good people of Girona were saved from a French army siege by a swarm of flies emanating from Saint Narcissus’ tomb in the Collegiate Church of Sant Feliu. But I like […]

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New Look, New Subscription Options

by Sandra Foyt

I’m excited to unwrap the new look of Albany Kid. This redesign has been a long time coming, and I can’t wait to dig in. Our travel photos shine in the new setting, and the magazine layout is a fun way to showcase our travel […]

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Prospect Park – Family Fun in Brooklyn

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted as a place of respite, Prospect Park in Brooklyn is a 585-acre oasis filled with fun things to do with kids in New York City. Lots of Family Fun in Prospect Park By the time we arrived in Prospect Park, […]

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Travel Inspires Change – An Inspirational Speech

by Sandra Foyt

One of my proudest parenting moments took place this week. My daughter stood in front of the entire Emma Willard School student body, and a record-breaking group of prospective families gathered for the annual Open House, to give an inspirational speech about how travel inspires […]

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Top 5 Fall Events in New York

by Guest Post

The Big Apple is lovely in the fall season. The weather is still mild, but already in September numerous activities emerge on the ‘to do’ lists of visitors and tourists. Events include various festivals, exhibitions, holidays and celebrations, cultural activities, and displays of famous designers, […]

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Barcelona Bubbles – Barcelona, Spain

by Sandra Foyt

Nothing lights up a place like a child’s joy, a treasure that’s not hard to find in family-friendly Barcelona, Spain. This supremely walkable city boasts many playgrounds, but even the quietest of street corners is soon transformed into a play place with the addition of […]

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TBEX Europe Offers A Taste of Spain

by Sandra Foyt

At tapas restaurants in Spain, patrons pick and choose from a selection of appetizers that combine to make a satisfying meal – much like my recent trip to Spain’s Costa Brava region. Accompanied by one of my oldest friends, Diana LaPlace, an anesthesiologist based in California, I was in […]

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