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Celebrate 150 Years of Frank Lloyd Wright

Jun 26, 2017
This summer marks the 150th birthday of Frank Lloyd Wright, America's most famous architect.

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Crossing the Atlantic aboard the Queen Mary 2

Queen Mary 2 arriving in New York City
Today, aboard the Queen Mary 2, there is a mural depicting the Cunard history of entertaining kids dating back to the mid-19th century more
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Learning a little history on July 4th

Kids throwing tea into Boston Harbor
if you play your cards right, you’ll all have fun celebrating the nation’s birthday — and learning something about American history at the same time. more
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Greenwich, England, and the pluses of getting off the beaten track — a bit

La Rosa at The Prince of Greenwich Pub with his collections
Pietro La Rosa, with his flowing mane of gray hair, beard and lilting Italian accent, is not like any pub owner I’ve ever met nor is The Prince of Greenwich pub menu typical more
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Cool Dad’s Day gifts for outdoors-loving dads

The Polaroid Cube+
Maybe he’s an avid camper. Maybe he’s a fisherman or sailor, a hiker, golfer or biker. However the dads in your life enjoy the outdoors, there is plenty of new gear to enhance their experience — just in time for Father’s Day. more
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Traveling safely abroad: passports, security, paying attention

TSA Security Lines at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
These days, especially, it’s important to know what to do if your passport gets lost or stolen or if you need a passport in a hurry (say for a family emergency abroad or last-minute business trip that you can bring a child along). more
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Planning a family summer vacation – let the kids help figure it out

On the beaches of Cape Cod, MA
I’m sure the kids have lots of ideas, and they may not all involve theme parks. It’s a good idea to talk to the kids about what you’re thinking for a summer trip more
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To Dubai – Theme Parks, Deserts, Beaches and Culture

Desert camel ride
We’re in the middle of the Arabian Desert at a nearly 140-square-mile Desert Conservation Reserve about an hour southeast of Dubai riding in a four-wheel drive SUV up and down 6,200-foot-high sand dunes. more
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Learning about mummies at the American Museum of Natural History

The Gilded Lady, completed sculpture
The new exhibition Mummies at the American Museum of Natural History gives us a rare glimpse into lives and cultures of the past, thanks to 21st-century tools and technologies more
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Sneak peek at Disney’s Pandora — the World of Avatar

Navi River Journey at World of Avatar
the challenge is riding on the back of a giant Banshee high over floating mountains, plunging through ancient caves, splashing a scary giant sea creature more
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Mom’s Day gifts for the traveling moms in your life

Traveling Coffee Press from Espro
With Mother’s Day approaching, think about some little things that will make the moms in your life smile on their next trip. You don’t have to spend a fortune either! more
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