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What To Do When Weather Problems Cause Vacation Chaos!

It’s been quite a winter! Last week alone saw a huge ice storm in the southeastern US, impressive snowstorms elsewhere in the country, a rare heavy snowfall in Tokyo, and in London, after the wettest...
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Visiting Austrian & German Christmas Markets as a Family

Earlier this year, our young son proclaimed to my husband and me that he knew we were Santa Claus. Gone for good were the days of writing letters to Santa, phone calls to Santa if...
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(Infographic) Putting Travel Footprints and Carbon Emissions Calculators into Perspective

Recently, a friend asked about the inherent value in knowing one’s carbon emissions rate. She was not being callous in asking the question as much as frustrated by a lack of understanding about carbon emissions...
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What You Need to Know Before Taking a Winter Flight

People do make travel plans during winters but when it comes to flights you need to be prepared for the worst. Storms are quite common during this season and expect your plans to go awry...
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How to Have a Stress Free Travel Experience

Traveling abroad is never easy. Right from booking flight tickets to finding affordable accommodation in an unknown country, everything seems to be a challenging task. First-time travelers, especially, can be bogged down with these challenges....
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Travel Tips for Families Discovering America Nature Tourism

It’s that time of year where thoughts turn to summer camps, festivals, and vacations.  Summertime has always been a great occasion for families to relax, reconnect and (re)discover historical sites, cultural traditions, and natural tourism...
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4 Easy Ways Families Can Have a Pay it Forward Vacation

It is downright tough to plan an extraordinary family vacation these days. Assuming you find a convenient time on the busy family calendar, you have to be conscious about activity and meal preferences — as...
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Quick tips for Saving Water When Traveling

When I first read this infographic on water usage from Loch Ness Water Gardens, I was amazed at how many gallons of water it took to produce one glass of orange juice (45 gallons) or...
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Does A Sustainable Green Lifestyle Cost More?

Think you can’t afford to live a much more sustainable lifestyle? Doesn’t a green lifestyle cost more?  That’s a popular misconception – as the demand for environmentally-friendly products has grown over the years, consumers have...
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5 Tips for Handling an Overseas ER Visit

Over the years, I’ve had a couple of medical curveballs thrown at me – some even while I was traveling outside the United States. But, up until a few weeks ago, I never had to...
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