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Star Wars at Sea: On A Cruise Line Far, Far Away (in 2018)

Feb 20, 2017
Star Wars at Sea returns to Disney Cruise Line with 15 special Disney Fantasy sailings to the Caribbean from January through April 2018.

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A long flight to Japan – jet lag cured with spa treatment at Conrad Tokyo


The Mizuki Spa at the Conrad Tokyo is the largest spa of its kind in Tokyo and boasts Tokyo’s only true Hinoki bath. Treatments are inspired by the moon and the water. more
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Combining religion, education and culture at the Indy Children’s Museum


Astronaut Dave Wolf floating with Menorah Santa Clause Chris tree on MIR
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the largest children’s museum in the world, hopes to inspire children—and their families—to think about religion in new ways with the opening of National Geographic Sacred Journeys on Aug 29. more
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Jake and Tobey go on a Safari in Style in Tanzania


Tobey and Jake on Safari
Jake and Tobey Bill, ages 12 and 13 from Weston CT, went on a “Safari In Style” tour of Tanzania with the tour operator Abercrombie & Kent. They had heard great things about Africa and watched a few PBS specials about it, but nothing prepared them for what them saw and experienced in this amazing place. more
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On a multigenerational cruise with Windstar in Scotland


Windstar cruise map
The 91-year-old had chosen the Windstar Star Legend, a 212-passenger ship for a cruise with her 17-year-old grandson— one of three yachts without the line’s famous sails that the company has recently acquired from Seabourn more
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Enesi’s excellent adventure in the Dominican Republic – Part 2


Dancing in Santo Domingo (Enesi Domi photo)
Sixteen-year-old Enesi Domi shares his daily diary from a youth service experience in the Dominican Republic with the community service organization Rustic Pathways. This is the second of two installments. More than 5000 youths will go on Rustic Pathways service trips this year. more
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Enesi’s excellent adventure in the Dominican Republic – Part 1


Rustic Pathways group on way to work in Dominican Republic
Sixteen-year-old Enesi Domi shares his daily diary from a youth service experience in the Dominican Republic with the community service organization Rustic Pathways. This is the first of two installments. More than 5000 youths will go on Rustic Pathways service trips this year. more
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The new One World Observatory in New York – breathtaking


View from One World Observatory
“It’s like you are on top of the world you’re so high,” said Aman Gaudani, from Oakbridge, NJ who was taking in the view from the newly opened One World Observatory, atop the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. more
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New York City in August – good time for families to visit


Visitors Center in Times Square
New York, of course, is always tops on tweens and teens lists of wanna-go places. If you have a few days before school starts, it turns out August is a good time. Sure it may be hot, but with business travelers scarce, you are likely to get a good hotel deal. more
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In Edinburgh, where Harry Potter was written and history abounds


Victoria Street - inspiration for Diagon Alley
Welcome to Daigon Alley. No, this is not at Universal Studios Orlando. It's here in Edinburgh, where JK Rowling famously wrote the first book in a coffee shop. more
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At Gleneagles, falconry is more than for the birds


Eileen and Margo at Gleneagles
Margo is a Harris Hawk at the British School of Falconry here on the grounds of the historic Gleneagles Hotel, the first in the country and extremely popular with kids. In fact, we had an audience as I was learning to hold Margo and let her fly. more
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