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Mantova Italy – a hidden gem of history, art, music and literature


Guido Luisa and Baldesar Castiglioni at Palazzo Castigilioni
We stay in Mantova, between Milan and Venice and near Verona, an off-the-tourist-track town that has an amazing history in art, music and literature. Shakespeare wrote that Romeo bought his poison here. more
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Hotel Providence is Continuing Its Kid Spooky Tours


Now until December 1, Hotel Providence is offering tickets for the Providence Ghost Tour. more
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Take it from the kids: San Francisco is a foodie’s paradise


Kite store, Japantown, San Francisco
“Dim Sum is one of my favorite foods. Everyone likes Dim Sum!” said Andy, 14, one of the many local kids who contributed their ideas on what kids like for my new “Kid’s Guide to San Francisco.” more
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Aging cheese, lots of cheese, at a special artisan shop in Italy


Walter Carbo explains the cheese aging process
Welcome to Luigi Guffanti 1876 in the northern Italian town of Arona that has been buying cheese from the same production sites since 1876, then refining them in special “caves,” sometimes for years before they are sold around the world. They are artisans and specialists who oversee more than more than 200 kinds of cheese here. more
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Austin Adventures offers rare-event Ebola cancellation policy


It’s a highly unlikely event, but should health officials report a confirmed case of Ebola within 500 miles of an Austin Adventures vacation host city, the company is announcing that it will waive its trip cancellation fee. more
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A special dinner at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como


Grand Hotel Tremezzo on Lake Como
It’s nice when a hotel can make the experience special for the youngest guests as well as their parents and those who may be here to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or an engagement. more
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Teach Your Kids The Science of Natural Disasters


The American Museum of Natural History In New York City soon opens its new exhibit Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters more
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Exploring the beautiful villas along the shore of Lake Como, Italy


Outside Stefano Sioli's villa in Cernobbio
Could this place be any more beautiful? The three-story villa is directly on the lake shore located in Laglio between Cernobbio and Tremezzo on Lake Como, with private dock and lake access. more
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Take Your Kids to See the Oldest Merchant Vessel at Mystic Seaport


After returning from her 38th voyage this summer, the Charles W. Morgan is now docked at Mystic Seaport CT where she is a floating museum. more
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Last minute family vacation deals from Funjet Vacations


Dreaming of taking a last minute vacation? It's never too late to plan! Click here to see Funjet Vacations' Last Minute Deals. more
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