Three generations, 75 years: The Averill family and Flathead Lake Ranch
Trailside lunch is served

Three generations, 75 years: The Averill family and Flathead Lake Ranch

Flathead Lake Lodge is much more than a lodge - it's a ranch, farm and acre upon acre of wilderness and lakefront.

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Taking the Kids — and learning about the origins of the Titanic in Belfast, Northern Ireland
The Titanic Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Taking the Kids — and learning about the origins of the Titanic in Belfast, Northern Ireland

At the award-winning Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience, you are right where Titanic was built (a special dry dock had to be constructed — the largest in the world at the time).

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Experience the charm of Coastal Croatia on a luxury yacht
Sumptuous meal served aboard a luxury yacht in Croatia

Experience the charm of Coastal Croatia on a luxury yacht

A lot of first-time gulet trippers return from their day or half-day excursions longing for more. The good news is that gulets can be chartered that fit all group sizes and itineraries - from a day to a week or more.

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A Wok Around Vancouver’s Chinatown
Robert Sung holding pastry balls at New Town Chinese Bakery in Vancouver

A Wok Around Vancouver’s Chinatown

We are in a Chinese herbal medicine store, one of 11 here in Vancouver‘s bustling Chinatown, which is one of the largest in North America. There are fish bladders, all varieties of ginger, hair moss, ginseng…

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Taking the Kids — to Robben Island, a Relic of South Africa’s Apartheid Regime
Mlilwana “Sparky” Sparks, prisoner, now guide on Robben Island

Taking the Kids — to Robben Island, a Relic of South Africa’s Apartheid Regime

Nelson Mandela would have turned 101 this year, at a time when South Africa has been rocked by political corruption and still fraught with the ills that Apartheid wrought

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Taking the Kids — to the world’s best birthday present, the Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty seen from the new visitors center

Taking the Kids — to the world’s best birthday present, the Statue of Liberty

Today Lady Liberty is a worldwide symbol of freedom — no more so than on July 4th. She attracts some 4.4 million visitors annually

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Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and America’s most historic square mile
Founding fathers, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson

Taking the Kids — to Philadelphia and America’s most historic square mile

Philadelphia is a terrific place to celebrate our country’s birthday. Not only can you walk in the footsteps of the Founding Fathers and mothers (maybe even meeting one or two), but you can also celebrate big time with the Wawa Welcome America Festival, starting June 29

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Taking the Kids — and celebrating Earth Day
Spotted Trunkfish, Lactophrys bicaudalis at Shedd Aquarium

Taking the Kids — and celebrating Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day — the time to celebrate our beautiful planet, and lend a hand to keep it that way. Especially if you are traveling, there is no better time to teach the kids an environmental lesson while having fun

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