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Ten Tips for Creative Romance During Family Travel

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May 01, 2017 / 0 comments

Let's face it - a family vacation isn't the ideal setting for romance. But with a few thoughtful gestures, romance can still be alive and well, despite the rigors of travel and the exhaustion of caring for your kids in a new locale. Here are ten tips for keeping romance alive while you're traveling with your family.

7 Family-Friendly Food Spots in and Around Hocking Hills, Ohio

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Apr 24, 2017 / 0 comments

Hocking Hills feels hidden, tucked away.
Unlike most state parks with large signs hailing the entrance and easy-to-find landmarks, you’ve got to work to find the ring of sites that make up the Ohio’s Hocking Hills State Park. (Need a place to stay? Click here for best places, rates, and availability.)

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The Best Summer Road Trip Ever: The Recipe

The Best Summer Road Trip Ever: The Recipe


• A reliable car
• 1 suitcase per person
• 1 backpack per person
• A good plan

Total time:

• 2-3 weeks - Planning
• 1 week - Packing
• 8 weeks - Travelling
• 1 week - Post-trip relaxation

Oven temperature:

Metric: Mid-Summer in Spain

Imperial: Very hot

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Things to consider when traveling with a young child

Children bring many changes to your life. You have much less time for yourself, but you have the joy of teaching and learning from a young life. You may get less sleep, but you get to tuck in a tiny, growing person every night. You may not get to play Frisbee golf with your buddies, but you get to coach your child in Little League.

6 Magical Items to Keep You Safe at Hogwarts

by Sarah Albom /
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Feb 01, 2017 / 0 comments

Every Harry Potter fan has dreamt of walking the halls of Hogwarts, or performing complex spells that will turn any enemy into a bat or mouse. But we’ve begun to grow up. Our minds have moved on to reality, and Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry has been tucked away on to a dusty shelf of our subconscious.

A World of Cuisine Off the Strip: 5 Fun Eats for Families in Las Vegas

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Jan 24, 2017 / 0 comments

From decor to shows to cuisine, in Las Vegas everything seems to be over the top: Restaurants that offer free food if you’re over 350 pounds – that would be the Heart Attack Grill with fare like the Quadruple Bypass Burger and the Butter Fat Milkshake.

Three Museums in Boston For Families With Young Kids

by Jodi Grundig / Jan 18, 2017 / 0 comments

One of the oldest cities in America and home to many important historical events, Boston, MA should be on every American family’s vacation wish list.

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Here's How to Plan the Ireland Vacation of Your Dreams

Ireland - there's a reason why this small island nation is on everyone's travel list. It's gorgeously green, full of history and art and culture, and boasts world-renowned drink (Guinness, looking at you!) and delicious food. There's also the Irish people, known for their hospitality and kindness.

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DOs When Traveling With Pets

Here's a wrap up of tips for traveling with pets.

the Dos of traveling with pets

The Best Way to Teach Kids about the Ocean and Environment

Ever since I was young, I’ve done a lot of traveling through the United States and Latin America. The places I’ve been include Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and the east coast of the US. But one place that has really stuck with me and inspired me is Sanibel Sea School, in Sanibel, Florida. I started attending occasional classes while I was at my grandparents’ house there when I was five years old.