Travel Ideas

Family Travel Gear: The 8 Most Essential Items

by Celeste Moure. Posted Apr 13th 2011 10:00 AM
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Danilo., Flickr

Traveling with kids can be a challenging, to say the least. There are nap times to think of, a seemingly endless supply of snacks to provide and all manner of toys and games to stock up on. With summer vacation around the corner, now is the time to stock up on the right gear and accessories.
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The World's Yummiest Spa Treatments

by Celeste Moure. Posted Mar 23rd 2011 07:00 AM
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Maple syrup, caviar, Meyer lemons, agave. No, these are not the items needed for some exotic dish. Spas around the globe are doing without the big-name brand cosmetic products and instead offering treatments that utilize indigenous ingredients, often sourced on site. The scrubs, lotions, creams and exfoliants sound so mouthwatering, you'd be forgiven for wanting to eat them. Here, 15 of the yummiest treatments worth packing a bag for.
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This Year's Best Family-Friendly Hotel Chains

by Celeste Moure. Posted Mar 18th 2011 03:00 PM
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Fairmont Scottsdale Princess; Fairmont Hotels

Once upon a time going on vacation meant spending your days lounging by the pool with a frilly umbrella drink in hand or exploring the city's chic cafes and museums. Just because you're now traveling with kids doesn't mean the good times have come to an end. Indeed, hotels around the world are so eager to welcome you and your brood that they've designed camps and clubs to keep your progeny entertained while the adults go off on their own. Read on to see the best family-friendly hotels to check into next.
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Daylight Saving Time Savings at Marriott Resorts

by Celeste Moure. Posted Mar 8th 2011 05:30 PM
Kura Hulanda Resorts Curacao

Kura Hulanda Resorts Curacao

Just when you think you can't handle any more cold, gray days, daylight saving time arrives. Marriott and other hotels are hooking their latest sale to the occasion. This Sunday, March 13th you'll gain an hour of daylight and extra money in your pocket (up to 40% savings) when you book a sunny getaway at a handful of hotels and resorts.
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Family-Friendly Florida Resorts on a Budget

by Celeste Moure. Posted Feb 15th 2011 04:30 PM
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Ahh, the family vacation... Where to go? What to do? Where to stay? Spending quality time with the offspring shouldn't be so complicated. That's why God invented Florida: almost year-round sunshine, blue skies and powder soft sand. Throw in a few iconic characters (Mickey, SpongeBob), crafts, wacky games and a stunning pool or two and you've got a recipe for vacation success. Here, a handful of Sunshine State resorts that deliver fun without breaking the bank.
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