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Munich Airport Installs a Sleeping Pod

To sleep peacefully in an airport terminal is a comfort not many of us know. Most of us are relegated to the misery of cold tiled floors and iron armrests sticking into our backs. Fortunately a few airports have taken pity on those long-connection unforntunates stumbling around in the early morning. Munich Airport is the […]

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10 Essential Family Travel Resource Links

It’s been a hoot talking about family travel over the past few weeks, getting to know several family travel bloggers out there in the trenches and gleaning tips from the fray. Some great advice has risen to the surface and with any luck a handful of new traveling parents have reaped some benefit. To round […]

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Traveling with a Baby Is Not as Scary as it Sounds

The latest in our Take Your Kids Traveling series is an article written by new parents Nicole and Cameron Wears and appears in its entirety on their great travel blog, The Traveling Canucks. For more about them read their “about” page. Thanks Nicole and Cam for your help showing our readers how not scary it […]

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Take your Kids Traveling – Surviving the Destination

Over the past couple weeks I’ve been featuring advice from popular family travel bloggers, providing quotes for parents and parents-to-be that their ostensible anxiety about combining little ones and travel isn’t as much to worry about as they might have thought. Today’s post is no different, but this time we focus on what to do […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – How to Fly with your Kids and Not Go Crazy

A lot of people think the arrival of a child immediately means the end of your adventuresome days on the open road, that parenthood suddenly disqualifies you from any further cultural discovery. While there may be certain aspects of travel you must throw in the closet with the old coats, there’s simply no reason why […]

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Take Your Kids Traveling – Tips from “Have Baby, Will Travel”

Have Baby Will Travel brings a highly recommended source for encouragement for parents looking to travel. Their The 5 Ts to Happy Travel with Your Tots article shows that much can be navigated along the roads of family travel if you’re prepared. Corinne, the engine behind this great family travel blog, gives you what you […]

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Spring Festivals Around The World

Finally the cold winter weather is starting to subside in the northern hemisphere, giving space for spring to shake things up and give everyone a reason to celebrate with some spring festivals around the world! March, April and May are months full of festivals and events all over the world, giving you an opportunity to […]

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The Act of Becoming Unlost – A Meditation

One of the first things I do when I arrive in a new city is put away my guidebook, map or whatever electronic device that’s dedicated to helping me find my way home, choose a cardinal point on the horizon and start walking toward it. I walk until I simply can’t walk anymore, not stopping […]

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Planning a Trip to the Salar de Uyuni – The Bolivian Salt Flats

There are highlights galore when planning a trip to South America. Machu Picchu, the Amazon River and jungle, Iguazu Falls, Patagonia, the Galapagos, all are great places to add to a big multi-stop trip. The Salar de Uyuni (also known as the Bolivian Salt Flats) should also be added here. A Salt Flats tour is […]

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5 Helpful Travel Websites with Exquisite User-Interfaces

Websites have come a long way – from the glory days of HTML frames and hyperlinks we’ve passed into an era where it’s simply not enough to just have a website, it needs to have bells, whistles, cannon fire, and a World Series ticker tape parade. Of course a travel site needs form, function and […]

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Best New Travel Budget Planning Tool – Eardex

If you’ve ever sat down and tried to hammer out a travel budget for countries you’ve never been to, you’ll know just how challenging this process can be. Eardex, or more evocatively, the Earth Index, to the rescue. Eardex is a tool that provides a comparative overview of costs for traveling essentials in cities, regions […]

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Friday Afternoon Video – Run to Reunion

Especially if you feel like “been there done that” is the prevailing motif when deciding on your next travel destination, new places to expect travel thrills and adventure may be hard to come by. That’s why sometimes you have to turn to the mentions of your friends and acquaintances for inspiration. Let this be your […]