London: Portrait of a City

My favorite way to see a city is to walk it. On a typical day, I'll wander the streets, logging anywhere from 7-10 miles. When I set out I don't usually have a plan. I may have a destination in mind, but you won't find...

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Why Families Love Montreal

It is not hard to find things to do in Montreal. With a booming downtown and tons of unique neighborhoods, families could spend weeks here exploring. The city is full of attractions, activities and experiences that will entertain young children and teenagers...

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Family Guide to Washington, DC

We fell in love with Washington, DC on our family's first trip to the city last year. Since then the kids have been begging to go back. There are so many monuments and historic buildings to see that it most...

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Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort – Lake Placid

The village of Lake Placid is located on the shores of Mirror Lake. Main Street is lined with gift shops, art galleries, and restaurants. The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort is a perfect choice for families looking to stay in a lakefront property...

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Where to Eat in Lake Placid

On a recent weekend visit to Lake Placid, we quickly found out that 48 hours was not nearly enough time to sample all of the area restaurants that we would have liked. However the ones we did try, we can...

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Yoga in Tulum

While Tulum is known for weeklong yoga retreats, you may not want to spend your entire vacation bound by scheduled workshops and yoga sessions. I don’t blame you. If you are like me, your daily dose of zen can come from...

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Vacationing at Home in Vermont

I doubt there are many parents who can claim they have explored all of Vermont. Imagine not having lost luggage or flight cancellations due to weather. You won't need to travel long distances or buy expensive plane tickets either. A Vermont Staycation gives you more...

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7 Ski Deals in Vermont

From the way it is looking so far, it is going to be a great year to ski and ride in Vermont! Thanks to record snowfalls in December, our ski resorts are boasting some of the best, early season conditions in a long...

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The Gift of Travel

I recently sat down with Nathaniel Boyle of the Daily Travel Podcast to talk about how my Grandmother and my family gave me the gift of travel at a very young age. When I was 11 my Grandmother invited me along...

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Montreal in the Fall

In the fall, I get the "7-week itch". The kids are back in school, we are knee-deep in sports, homework and after-school activities. I feel like the family could use a quick vacation to regroup and there is no...

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