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Gdańsk for the Whole Family

With a history dating back 1,000 years, Gdańsk is one of Poland’s oldest cities and, together with nearby Gdynia and Sopot, forms a Trójmiasto (Tricity), a large metropolitan area. But let’s take a look at Gdańsk — its history, as well as all there is to see and do. It is Gdańsk that holds an […]

Central Massachusetts Loves Families

With the attractions of Boston and the beaches of Cape Cod calling tourists to the east and the beauties of the Berkshires beckoning them west, Central Massachusetts is too often overlooked. That’s a shame, especially for families who will find plenty to do here all seasons of the year. Old Sturbridge Village A good place […]

Seriously Spooky Haunts in New York

Ghost hunters and paranormal enthusiasts know the best haunts worth exploring are always the ones steeped in history. New York’s varied terrain, from the big city to open countryside, has been rooted in our nation’s history since our independence — it’s safe to say your family will find something spooky to explore. Bring the older […]

5 Cities to Visit In Poland

In a country slightly smaller than New Mexico, Poland has an impressive number of destinations to visit, including cities and all that is found within. Officially, there are a total of 887 towns found within the country, the largest of which is Warsaw with its 1.7 million inhabitants, while the smallest town has a population […]

Skye High Adventure for Families

By Ilona Kauremszky Don’t let the weather fool you — Skye can be “a wee bit moist” on occasion, as 19th-century Cuillin mountaineer pioneer Charles Pilkington once said, describing Scotland’s island of adventure. The largest island of the Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye conjures images of King Arthur, fairy glens mixed with primeval myths […]

Hsinchu for the Family

When you arrive in Hsinchu, the oldest city in northern Taiwan, it likely will not take long to realize why it is called “The City of Happiness and Wisdom.” Hsinchu was originally named Chuchien, which means seashore in Taokas; the Taokas were of the tribes of Taiwanese plain aborigines. The reference to seashore is apt […]