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Colorado National Parks Attraction

Colorado National Parks Attraction

Colorado National Parks Attraction

Colorado National Parks Attraction. Skgiin, boating, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding (inhale, deep breath here), scenic byways, rock climbing…okay, have you caught up yet? There are tons of things to do in Colorado! The really cool thing is you don’t have to traverse the whole state to partake of these wonderful activities. The Colorado National Parks have many of them ready at your beckon call! That’s right , one location and you can experience one of the more joyous family vacations you’ve ever had.

Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

Fourteen min WAles of the Gunnison’s deep gorges are within this 31,000-acre National Park...
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Wonderful Enjoyable Family RV Vacations

Wonderful Enjoyable Family RV Vacations

Wonderful Enjoyable Family RV Vacations

Wonderful Enjoyable Family  RV Vacations. Family vacations are very valuable as they really help in strengthening family bonds and ties. Family vacations are enjoyed by everyone whether they are old or young, and nothing is better than to go on a wonderful RV vacation with your whole family. RV holiday are less expensive and they really give you the chance and the freedom to enjoy being together.

These days finding an RV campground or resort is not a very big deal as most cities and countries have them where people can park their RV and enjoy other recreational activities that the campground has to offer. Camping provides you with a golden chance to get close to nature where you can admire its bountiful resources and natural splendor.

Wonderful En...

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Canada’s Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada's Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada’s Popular Tourist Destination.

Canada’s  Popular Tourist Destination. Awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant cities and a welcoming atmosphere all make Canada a popular tourist destination. As the largest country in North America, Canada is a vast land encompassing majestic mountains, virgin forests, spacious prairies and Arctic tundra.

While much of the nation is of British and French descent, Canada is home to a mosaic of multicultural communities. Here’s a look at the best places to visit in Canada. Number 10. Calgary. The largest city in Alberta, Calgary is situated between the Canadian Prairies and the foothills of the Canadian Rockies.

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Canada Oil

After oil was discovered nearby in the early 1900s, Calgary boomed into what is now one of Canada’s largest metropolitan areas, attractin...

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Chinese New Year Celebrating Taipei, Taiwan

Chinese New Year Celebrating Taipei, Taiwan

              Chinese New Year Celebrating Taipei, Taiwan

I count myself so lucky to have celebrated two Chinese New Years in Taipei, Taiwan, where the celebrations go strong and last long! And I’ll never forget my bewilderment when someone explained to me the banks would be closed eleven days!

As you can imagine Chinese New Year is a “really big deal” in Taiwan, as it is in many cities celebrating Lunar New Year around the world. I was thrilled when Amanda Hsiung-Blodgett – a native of Taiwan and creator of the “Let’s Learn Mandarin Chinese with Miss Panda!“ audio CD for young children – agreed to share all about the Chinese New Year traditions in Taiwan in this special guest post (updated for 2019).

Welcome to the Year of the Pig!

celebrating Chinese New Year in Taipei and beyond

Chinese New Year:

The Biggest of ...

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Comuna Art Medellin, Colombia

Comuna Art Medellin, Colombia. What a treat to see such amazing street art! I may be a little biased because I love art in all forms but street art is a real treat. Larger than life and so full of color and interesting subject choices. It is always interesting and Comuna 13 is literally FULL of street art.

Whether I love the art, hate it, or laugh at it, I’ve never met art that I wasn’t excited about seeing. No matter what, you can have some fun conversations about it! Ask the kids what they think. They always have an interesting perspective and will enjoy you listening to their opinion.

From world’s most dangerous city to world’s most innovative city

Comuna 13, or San Javier, was once the most dangerous neighborhood in the entire world!! There were more murders here than in any ot...

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Painters Tape Travel Checklist

Painters Tape Travel Checklist

Painters Tape Travel Checklist

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Painters Tape Travel Checklist is the duct tape of travel. It can fix or correct so many problems you have! It can serve as a toy, too. Of all the things I take with me, I never, EVER leave home without painter’s tape.

1 – Use Painters Tape Travel Checklist to hold the hotel curtains together.

Why is it that no matter where the bed is located in a hotel room, the one tiny sliver of sunlight will shine a bring beam directly on your sleeping face. Don’t let that annoying stream of light wake you up!

We all know it is rare when little ones sleep in, right? Don’t let sunlight wake them up even one minute early! You need that extra sleep on vacation. Don’t let open curtains disturb your child’s slumber.

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Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience. You can actually get a $40 credit for Broadway tickets through the Sightseeing pass!

Times Square

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

Best New York 3 Day Itinerary Attractions Experience

If you are not too tired after Broadway, pop into Times Square to see the flashing lights and night time atmosphere. Those lights do make it feel like it’s the middle of the day.

Times Square is not where I tend to spend a lot of time.

It’s just a square with flashing light advertisements and overpriced stores and restaurants, although we actually do like the Hard Rock Cafe here.

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It’s very touristy and not where I spend a lot of time, but it’s worth seeing and having a photo at. It is Times Square after all.

You can always find time to fit it into your New York itinerary on anoth...

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Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels: Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim are popular with our readers!

So once we knew we would be spending close to two weeks in Anaheim and attending Disneyland, I knew I wanted to experience as many hotels near Disneyland as I could to offer insights as to the best family-friendly Disney hotel to help you choose.

I was quite disappointed that I only had one night at the Hyatt Regency Orange Country AND I was not with Craig and the kids, as they would have loved it!

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels, Hyatt Regency Orange County

Family Friendly Disneyland Hotels, Hyatt Regency Orange County

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I had flown in straight from the travel blogging conference in Finger Lakes, New York and they were flying in the next day from Vegas.

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All roads lead to the Happiest Place on Earth.

While I...

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Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores, The Ultimate Guide. For all young girls and doll lovers, be prepared to be swept up in the American Girl Doll craze when you visit America.

Boys, you may be swept up too, as there are American Boy Dolls for you.

Parents, hold tight to your wallets, as they are about to get sucked dry!

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

Experiencing American Girl Doll Stores

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Back in Australia, Savannah and I were given Our Generation Dolls for Christmas, which are imitation American Girl dolls.

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They have been traveling with us since moving to the USA and had wonderful adventures in Hawaii and California and Bloomington, MN with us.

I’m not sure Mum and Dad were ready to suddenly have four children to worry about when traveling, but they seemed to adjust quite we...

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Road Trip Hacks and Snacks

Road Trip Hacks and Snacks

Road Trip Hacks and Snacks

Road Trip Hacks and Snacks. I like to put the snack bag on the floor between my kids. The bag has favorites for each kid and without needing ME, they can

., time spent together and savings!

Road Trip Hacks and Snacks – Plan Breaks to Potty and Stretch Legs

Pre-plan stops for potty breaks and leg stretching before the growling and whining begins in the back seat! Of course, there is an app for that!! Try the “Sit or Squat: Restroom Finder“.

Finding spots for stretching legs can lead you to some really cool places! I like to check Roadside America for cool places to see along our route. For example, if you are passing through Austin you’ll enjoy checking out the Cathedral of Junk.

Pack a frisbee and a ball so you can play catch at roadside rest areas! Locat...

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