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Kids Exploration Package available through 21c Museum Hotels in Three Major Cities

Sep 1, 2015
21c Museum Hotels is offering the Kids Exploration package at their properties in Louisville, Bentonville, and Cincinnati complete with an in-room camping adventure.

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Shore excursions: Cranes, marshes, pluses and minuses


Juvenile Red Crested Cranes at reserve near Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
We’re in Kushiro, Japan, on the island of Hokkaido, and are visiting the Japanese Crane Reserve on a shore excursion from the Diamond Princess, which is spending the morning here. more
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Families trying falconry, the sport of kings


Falconry at the Greenbrier
We are at Ireland’s School of Falconry — the oldest in the country and home to more than 30 birds, including the always popular Dingle the owl. The school is located at Ashford Castle 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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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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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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Gleneagles: a world-famous golf resort, now family friendly


Kids golfing at Gleneagles
Of course, Gleneagles is known for golf — it is home to three of Scotland’s best championship courses and it is where the 2014 Ryder Cup was played. But today, only 30 percent of guests play golf — and some of them may be kids taking lessons. more
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Ireland’s Ashford Castle – beloved by American families


Ashford Castle
We are at Ireland’s School of Falconry—the oldest in the country—at Ashford Castle that dates back to 1228 on the shores of Lough Corrib, the largest lake in Ireland, and the River Cong, which is reputed to have the best salmon and trout fishing in Europe. more
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10-plus ideas for family summer adventures in ski country


Fourth of July at Cowboy Roundup Days, Steamboat Springs
You’ll find increasing mountain-biking options at ski resorts across the country, whatever your level. You’ll also find free kid-friendly activities, festivals, farmer’s markets, mini and disc golf, tennis, challenge courses or, of course, the chance to hike, fish and river raft. more
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A Very Special Destination Wedding


Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes (Iran Ramirez photography)
Like one in four American couples getting married this year, according to research by TheKnot.com, my daughter, Reggie Yemma, and her new husband, Dan Foldes, opted for a destination wedding more
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