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Obidos, Portugal, for the Family

The small town of Obidos, Portugal, with its Medieval architecture and rich history, makes for an interesting side trip for your family when visiting nearby Lisbon. The city’s compact size makes it easy to see in just a day or two, but, once you enjoy its enchanting charm, you might just decide to stay longer. […]

What to See and Do in Calgary

Over in southern Alberta, Calgary holds down Canada’s reputation as a cosmopolitan city with a wild, rural side. Between the famous local rodeo, fun downtown attractions and stunning surrounding natural beauty, it’s easy to get the most out of Alberta’s diverse family-friendly attractions and activities in and around Calgary. Start your day off right … […]

Four Nights in Vancouver: 8 Must-Do’s in B.C.

With the USD-friendly exchange rate, amicable folks happy to introduce you to Canada’s West Coast, an abundance of historical, culinary, and natural delights, British Columbia is an A-plus destination to visit. Here’s why, and how to plan a long-weekend getaway: Fly in Late Flying in from the East Coast? Alaska Air has spacious seats, chipper service, […]

5 Great Places to Take Kids in St. Louis

It’s clear St. Louis loves families, with plenty to keep them busy. Many other museums and attractions have exhibits and programs designed for young visitors, but these top the list of family experiences. Gateway Arch The 625-foot symbol of the city’s role as the Gateway to the West is the first landmark everyone will notice, […]

5 Activities for Families in Taipei

If there is one thing parents quickly learn, it is kids just wanna have fun. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways for kids — and the entire family — to have fun during a visit to Taiwan, from seeing pandas to soaring high above the city. Huashan 1914 Creative Park Get your family’s creative juices […]

5 Ways for Families to Play in the Bay of Fundy Tides

The world’s highest tides rise and fall twice each day in the Bay of Fundy, off the coast of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. The difference between high and low tide water levels can be as much as 62 feet, and the force of all that water rushing in and out of the funnel-shaped […]