Travel Ideas

Inspiration for amusing day trips, memorable getaways, and rewarding family vacations.

Hot Honeymoons of the Rich and Famous

by Guest Post

Mark Zuckerberg may enjoy a low-key honeymoon in Italy with his new wife, but other stars go all out in tropical locales to celebrate their honeymoons. Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles.   […]

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Budget Beach Vacations

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Away.com shares their top picks for budget beach vacations. Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest of our videos and articles. To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage.

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BlogWorld Comes to New York

by Sandra Foyt

Living in New York, we are fortunate to have access to some of the biggest and the best blog conferences. Next week, one of the biggest of them all, BlogWorld, will dominate the Big Apple. I go to different conferences for various reasons. In August, […]

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Martin’s Lumber Woods Walk – Understanding Sustainability

by Sandra Foyt

Free Family Fun – June 2, 2012.  At Martin’s Lumber, in the southern Adirondack town of Thurman, it’s all about seeing the forest for the trees—because they focus on keeping the trees in production for the future. Gary and Wini Martin own a 100 acre […]

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GE Kids in Free Days Kicks Off at The Great Escape

by Sandra Foyt

The popular GE Kids in Free Days program is back, and it’s better than ever. On Saturday, June 2, GE Kids in Free Days kicks off at The Great Escape: FREE admission for all kids 12 and under with full-priced adult ticket. Hot off the […]

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A Detour to the Dr. Seuss Memorial Gardens

by Adrienne Veglia Mazeau

On a recent road trip to Massachusetts we took a break to let the kids, age 4 and 18 months, run around a bit at the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden in Springfield, Massachusetts. Less than 10 minutes off Interstate 90, this beautiful tribute […]

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Graffiti – Introduce Kids to Street Art

by Sandra Foyt

What is it about graffiti that gets people all hot and bothered? When I told friends that I planned to introduce my kids to street art on a long-ago visit to New York City, more than one mom thought I was crazy for suggesting that […]

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International Parks: Sagarmāthā, Nepal

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Sagarmāthā, the modern Nepali name for Mount Everest, is a Sanskrit word meaning “Head of the Sky”. Sagarmāthā National Park covers 443 square miles, over two-thirds of which are barren land.  The terrain has been made rugged and steep from the rivers and glaciers that […]

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International Parks: Dadohae Haesang, South Korea

by Cie McCullough Buschle

With 767 square miles of water and 129 square miles of land, Dadohae Haesang is the largest National Park in South Korea. Within Dadohae Marine Park lies Hondo Island, a Natural Preserve since 1965. The climate of Dadohae Haesang is very warm, and supports a wide […]

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International Parks: Tsingy de Bemaraha, Madagascar

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Rocks hang in the air and lemurs leap from peak to peak in Tsingy de Bemaraha National Park and the Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve. In 1990 Tsingy de Bemaraha became a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its incredibly unique geography. The 257 […]

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