TAKING THE KIDS – And Planning Ahead for Next Year
Fall color in the Dolomite Mountains

TAKING THE KIDS – And Planning Ahead for Next Year

there are also pluses to waiting until next year. Perhaps there will be a vaccine for COVID-19 that will make travel safer for all of us. And in many cases, you will get an especially good deal if you put down a deposit now.

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Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List
Amsterdam in spring on a Croise Europe river cruise

Spring Break Ideas to Meet Every Family’s Wish List

Updated for 2020: Each year we join our colleagues at Family Travel Forum to recommend Spring Break getaways that are guaranteed to please, whether you’re planning a reunion of several generations, a wild time with a bunch of friends, or some “we” time with loved ones, we hope you’ll find this roundup of the top adventure, beach, resort, cruise, festival, city, historical and international short breaks a helpful starting point.

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Taking the Kids — when rain upends your plans on a cruise ship
A rainy day scuttles plans for an excursion in Puerto Vallarta

Taking the Kids — when rain upends your plans on a cruise ship

Weather can derail the best-laid plans. We almost didn’t make it to San Diego and the Oosterdam before she sailed, in fact, because of canceled flights

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Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide
Guests aboard Carnival Sunrise enjoy whirlpools and the pool at the Tides Pool and Bar area

Taking the Kids Annual Family Cruise Guide

In 2020, you will find families cruising with kids in the Caribbean, Europe, Alaska and far-flung destinations like the Galapagos Islands. You can count on kids being seen and heard everywhere.

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Rain happens: Making the most of a weather day on a cruise ship
A rainy day scuttles plans for an excursion in Puerto Vallarta

Rain happens: Making the most of a weather day on a cruise ship

Shore excursions typically go rain or shine -- and it’s raining. Pouring actually. We had thought we would go explore before our Sunset Sail but it didn’t look like there would be much of a sunset

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