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Utah Announced as Fodor’s Go List #1 Travel Destination for 2016

Feb 12, 2016
Utah was recently announced as Fodor’s Go List #1 travel destination for 2016. Plan your trip to Utah easier this year with Utah.com

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Traveling with kids is always a challenge. You have to pack not only your bag but also pack every essential little thing for your children as well. more
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Taking the Kids on a ship within a mega ship

Disney Dream at Disney's Private Island Castaway Cay
Many families who cruise look for the best deal — and this is “wave season” when cruise lines are offering upgrades, shipboard credits and discounts to encourage you to book for later in the year. more
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10 wishes for happy travel with your family in 2016

The mango man, San Blas in the Riviera Nayarit
Maybe you like nothing more than exploring new places and sharing new adventures with the kids and grandkids, well aware that things may not go as planned, though that can happen wherever you go, of course. Wherever you venture in 2016, give yourselves permission to get off the tourist track, at least for a little while. You’ll be glad you did. more
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Taking a family-style river cruise to explore the German Christmas Markets

Candied almonds at the Christmas Market in Frankfurt
Frankfurt has one of Germany’s 2500 Christmas Markets and one of the country’s oldest, locals claim, dating back to 1393, though those in Nuremberg dispute that. more
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Berlin’s new dining scene – not wurst and kraut

Bee Sting cake dessert at La Soupe Populaire in Berlin
Berlin cuisine is a mixture of a lot of cultural styles—the Croco Blue bar has gained its own following for its portfolio of old and rare spirits. more
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When is paying premium economy worth it?

Lufthansa Lounge JFK
Is paying extra for premium economy worth the extra price? Sometimes, you get a lot for your buck; other times you wonder what you paid for. more
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On a cruise – options for dining vary on taste and budget

Steakhouse selection on Diamond Princess
Like other cruise lines, Princess offers specialty restaurants on board for which you pay an extra fee. Like on other cruise lines, the specialty restaurants offer an enhanced experience. more
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A long flight to Japan – jet lag cured with spa treatment at Conrad Tokyo

Room at Conrad Tokyo's Mizuki Spa
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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Gleneagles: Famous for golf but beloved by UK and US families

Walking in the maze at Gleneagles
Gleneagles is known for golf—it is home to three of Scotland’s best championship courses but today, only 30 per cent of guests play golf and Gleneagles is a kid-friendly resort that draws families from the United Kingdom as well as the United States back year after year more
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Cruising Ireland and Scotland on a Windstar yacht

Lunch on deck as ship is about to depart Dublin
We are on an eight-day Gaelic Explorer Windstar Cruise on a yacht with just 212 passengers can go to smaller ports. Windstar, known for its sailing yachts, has added three more yachts from Seabourn—these without sails--that after a $12 million refurbishment have joined the fleet. more
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