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5 Top All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts

5 Top All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts

April 2, 2014 No Comments The Caribbean… gorgeous water, fragrant breezes, tropical islands with palm trees and sandy shores, and fascinating history from pirates and European settlers to the indigenous tribes long before them… there is nothing quite like the Caribbean with its tantalizing appeal and rich diversity. Many have dreamed of taking a tropical vacation to its warm waters ...

 

Orange County Zoo & Irvine Regional Park

Orange County Zoo & Irvine Regional Park

March 19, 2014 No Comments   Nestled within the verdant woodland of Irvine Regional Park, the Orange County Zoo is home to over 30 kinds of animals, most of which are native to the Southwestern United States.       This is a small 8-acre zoo that is perfect for families with young children, and includes animals like black bears, deer, ...

 

Corfe Castle – Dorset, England

Corfe Castle – Dorset, England

March 18, 2014 No Comments The ruins of Corfe Castle are magnificent

 

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Machu Picchu – An Emperor’s Estate

Machu Picchu – An Emperor’s Estate

March 17, 2014 No Comments   Lying hidden atop the Andes in the Cusco region of Peru, the ancient Incan city of Machu Picchu is one of the most important archaeological sites in South America.     Long ago it provided an estate for the emperor Pachacuti. It was built around the year 1450 but was abandoned a century later ...

 

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10 Best Spring Break Family Getaways

10 Best Spring Break Family Getaways

March 3, 2014 No Comments   With Spring Break just around the corner, it’s never too early to start planning your family’s Spring Break vacation. From fun in the sun, to spectacular snowy adventures, we’ve compiled a list to suit your family’s fancy. The venues below offer world class accommodations with dining, activities and recreation right on site, so you ...

 

Egypt: Luxor & Karnak

Egypt: Luxor & Karnak

February 28, 2014 No Comments It has been said that Egypt was ancient to the ancients. This is not surprising, for when the Greeks and Romans visited Egypt, they discovered a civilization whose imposing stone relics dwarfed their own mighty structures. Things like the Great Pyramid of Giza, the towering obelisks, the enigmatic Sphinx, and the many mysterious hieroglyphics carved ...

 

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Awesome Afternoon Artwork – Downtown Los Angeles

Awesome Afternoon Artwork – Downtown Los Angeles

February 25, 2014 No Comments In an industrial corner of Los Angeles, north east of downtown’s glossy towers, and just across the LA River, you’ll find an awesome art complex housed in what was once a Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery. Today it’s a collection of artist’s lofts, open twice yearly for a fabulous afternoon art walk. Is it for kids? ...

 

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

February 23, 2014 No Comments   The island of Kauai rises from the ocean like the clawed foot of a beast. The sharp ridges, deep valleys and steep slopes of its North Shore sink like talons into the surrounding sapphire sea.   It has a harsh, almost feral beauty.      Chiseled cliffs are softened by what appears as emerald-green moss ...

 

Okanagan Lake

Okanagan Lake

February 17, 2014 No Comments Okanagan Lake is one of British Columbia’s treasures

 

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Kauai’s Natural Splendor: A Photo Essay

Kauai’s Natural Splendor: A Photo Essay

February 15, 2014 No Comments Kauai is known as the Garden Island for its lush natural beauty. There is a sweet heady fragrance to the air that inspires deep breaths in an attempt to inhale the splendor of the surroundings. Tropical plants, trees and flowers burst in vibrant colors, as birdsong fills the air. Sweet plumeria are a common site, ...

 

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