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The Secret of Smart Kids and Great Families

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 secret to all these wonderful outcomes lies in the travel […] Read more

New York Tourism Post Hurricane Sandy

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, local blog Mamatoga.com is promoting a collection drive in Saratoga, […] Read more

Best Family Vacations, According to Kids

What do kids want when traveling? If you thought that it was  more time with family, then you would be wrong. A recent poll of 50 children, ages 8 to 15, about best family vacations by tour operator Austin-Lehman Adventures, determined that what kids most want from a vacation is to see a new place […] Read more

New National Historic Landmarks in the Capital Region

On March 6, 2012, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the designation of 13 new National Historic Landmarks in nine different states, including a site associated with the famed Apache scouts, the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world, an early 18th-century parish church. Of the 13 new landmarks scattered around the […] Read more

Surfing with Dolphins

Scientists speculate that surfing dolphins are just trying to conserve energy. Regardless, there’s something about catching sight of dolphins in the wild that’s just magical. And to surf alongside a dolphin – incredible. St. Pete Beach Surfing Dolphins on ABC World News ABC’s ‘World News Tonight’ with Diane Sawyer reports on the video of surfing […] Read more

New Theme Park Rides at Six Flags Great Adventure

Six Flags Great Adventures in Jackson, NJ is opening this week with wild new theme park rides: the massive 24-story-tall SkyScreamer extreme swing ride, a new Wild Safari tour, and Hurricane Harbor’s intimidating King Cobra racing tube slide. New theme park rides at Six Flags Great Adventure Six Flags Wild Safari For the first time […] Read more

Amazing New Airline Offers

Lately there has been so much in the news about changes in airline offers, special programs, and special flights. Here is a summary of all the best offers. How would you like to have fresh vegetables on your next flight? Under a new initiative from Virgin Atlantic, first class flyers can have all the fresh […] Read more

Mild winter means earlier summer vacation for some students

Some school districts are looking forward to an earlier summer vacation, while others have a built-in long weekend in May that gets cancelled when they have to make up too many snow days. How is your school district handling the mild winter? Thanks for checking out Albany Kid. Please take a look at the rest […] Read more

James Cameron Explores Deepest Part of Ocean

‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’ director James Cameron traveled to the deepest point of the Mariana Trench, capturing the whole trip on a 3D camera. 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 […] Read more

Family Travel News: Young Pilgrims Travel to Leon

Young Pilgrims Travel to Leon | CNN News March 25, 2012   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. You Might Like: Is Travel In Our DNA? Pilgrimage to Luján, Argentina Vignettes in a History of Family Travel […] Read more

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