Taking the Kids — to Belize for sun, sand and adventure
Cave tubing in Crystal Cave

Taking the Kids — to Belize for sun, sand and adventure

Belize boasts more than 500 species of fish and marine life. The water is so clear you can see the reef, sea turtles, rays and more from a kayak too

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How families can benefit from getting off the tourist track in Mexico
Sunset in San Blas

How families can benefit from getting off the tourist track in Mexico

Yes, there has been a recent State Department warning about travel to Mexico. But here in what is a tourist destination — albeit one less busy than Cancun or Puerto Vallarta, we certainly feel safe amid vacationing Mexican families.

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Discovering the beauty, charm and eco-friendliness of Nicaragua
Melanie on horseback ride on overlook of Morgans Rock

Discovering the beauty, charm and eco-friendliness of Nicaragua

The San Francisco family was inspired to come to Nicaragua by friends who had visited with their kids, they said, and didn’t want to spend all their time on the beach — as gorgeous as it is

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Following the kid — to Nicaragua, the new destination for eco-tourism
Melanie on horseback ride on overlook of Morgans Rock

Following the kid — to Nicaragua, the new destination for eco-tourism

After years of Taking the Kids, on this trip we’ve followed our 22-year-old daughter Melanie here to Nicaragua, which many say is fast becoming the next eco tourist’s must-see destination, offering volcanoes, cloud forests, rain forests, pristine beaches and a growing number of eco resorts.

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