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Great Tours for Greek Adventures

Jul 24, 2017
There are many great destinations that teach about modern life. Very few places can also teach you about ancient life, and Greece is one of these few places

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Keeping the kids entertained aboard the Queen Mary 2


Board games everywhere on Queen Mary 2
The first Queen Mary had a kids club that entertained a young Princess Elizabeth. Today's Queen Mary 2 has a Kids Zone plus plenty of board games and other activities for families more
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Gourmet food and emphasis on formal dining on Queen Mary 2


Pastry offerings on Queen Mary 2
Fifteen thousand meals a day, not counting snacks and High Tea! Twenty-five hundred guests and 1,250 crew have to be fed every day on Cunard Line’s flagship Queen Mary 2. more
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Cruising old-fashioned: An Atlantic Crossing on the Queen Mary 2


Ready to sail the Atlantic from Southhampton to New York
Welcome aboard Cunard’s flagship Queen Mary 2 as she takes a week to sail the Atlantic from Southampton to New York. more
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What’s in the garden for family vacationers at Chewton Glen?


Welcome to Chewton Glen
The resort, a five star Relais & Chateaux country house hotel is just over 50 years old but the house dates to the 1700s. more
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200 Years Later – Celebrating Jane Austen’s short life in her hometown


Jane Austen's tiny writing table
This tiny house is where Jane Austen was her most prolific—writing in the morning after breakfast at a tiny table. She lived with her mother, her sister and a family friend during the last eight years of her short life. more
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Greenwich, England – famous for time, history and friends


Greenwich sites
In Greenwich, England, famous for "mean time." You can see famous sites any time. Sharing a meal with new friends…not so much. More ravioli please! more
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High Tea, a Musical and Cocktail – what could be more British?


High tea at the Rubens at the Palace
We were literally across the road from Buckingham Palace looking right at it while we had our own Royal Afternoon Tea at the newly renovated Rubens at the Palace more
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‘Taking the Waters’ in Ancient Bath, England


At the Jane Austen Centre in Bath
People have been coming here to “take the waters” since the Romans first built the baths and temple here to worship Sulis Minerva, Goddess of the Thermal Spring. more
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London’s Athenaeum Hotel is a favorite for visiting families


Teddy at Athenaeum Hotel In London
London's Athenaeum Hotel is family run with whimsical touches –miniature toy soldiers or taxicabs mounted as room decoration, photographs of the Beatles and Spice Girls in the hallways, just reopened last summer after a multi million dollar make over more
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At Kensington Palace, learning how the princes and princesses lives


Princess Diana in Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace is one of London’s historic palaces where for more than 300 years Britain’s young royal families lived in the heart of Kensington Gardens more
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