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Riding Norway’s Flåm Railway and Not Let Letting Disappointment and Wasted Money Ruin Your Family Vacation Fun
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Riding Norway’s Flåm Railway and Not Let Letting Disappointment and Wasted Money Ruin Your Family Vacation Fun

Our hopes were measured in meters and they soared up from a fjord into the crisp blue sky. My family’s train journey on the much heralded Flåm Railway came at the midway point of our week in Norway, thus serving as the emotional pivot of our spring break adventure. With […]

Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story
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Of Howler Monkeys, Breadfruit, Brown Sugar and A Bridge Into The Rainforest — A Belize Travel Story

The ride is advertised as taking anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes, but feels twice that. The sun-worn digital clock in the center of the dashboard tells the truth; but two hours could have easily passed before the potholes, gravel, and dusty congestion of Belize City gave way to virgin […]

What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel
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What We Did Instead of Swimming with Dolphins in Cozumel

Two weeks before they’d fly down to New Orleans to meet me, before I’d call a Lyft to carry us to the port, and before we four would skip excitedly onto deck 3 of the Carnival Dream, my 10yo spent a handful of evening hours after a full day of […]

Contrarian Vacation Destinations For Families Who Want Something Different
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Contrarian Vacation Destinations For Families Who Want Something Different

Controversial ideas, I’ve had a few. None, however, are proving as outlandishly controversial as one of my ideas espoused in my newest article for Family Vacation Critic. How’s that for a tease? Click through to discover that controversial idea and a handful of other best contrarian vacation destinations for families […]

The Decision To Stay Put For A Perfect Ireland Holiday — A Travel Story of Righting A Wrong With Girls and Dogs
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The Decision To Stay Put For A Perfect Ireland Holiday — A Travel Story of Righting A Wrong With Girls and Dogs

This was, to put it both bluntly and succinctly, designed specifically to right a wrong. That the Meelick House, an elegantly rustic stone coach rental home set on a rural patch of electric green in County Clare, came to represent such…let’s call it a kind of cognitive dissonance in our lives, […]

An International Flight Means Downloadable Netflix, Baby!
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An International Flight Means Downloadable Netflix, Baby!

They’ve already downloaded the entire new season of Project MC2. I mean, that was a given. They are both 110% in on that campy girl power Netflix original show, now into its 6th season. Let’s see, what else has gobbled up the gigabytes on our iPad Pro as they prep […]

How To Prepare For International Travel
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How To Prepare For International Travel

I was never a Boy Scout but you might confuse me for one because I. Am. On. It. This traveling dad is organized and orderly. I don’t forget anything (except lip balm, every single time, see below). Basically, I have my shit pretty well together. If only I learned how […]

Our Last Road Trip
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Our Last Road Trip

Our Last Road Trip This one was an expensive, drawn-out lesson. It took our two-week, one-way summertime drive from the Carnival Cruise port of Seattle to the driveway of our suburban Philly home to realize what we probably already knew, deep down, but didn’t want to admit. At least the […]

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