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AmaWaterways Review: A Logistics-Free Way to Explore Normandy with Kids

Although we’ve been all over France as a family, we never figured out how to easily integrate Normandy into an itinerary. So when we decided to experience river cruising with AmaWaterways, we jumped on the chance to see this coveted corner of northwest France using a logistics-free setup. It was a good call! Our multigenerational…

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Stay in Manhattan’s Most Happening Neighborhood at The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown

The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown sits at the crossroads of the Financial District and Tribeca — the area of Manhattan where it’s all happening at the moment. There has been so much development in the neighborhood since the Freedom Tower and 9/11 Museum have opened. The property is gorgeous, and the small lobby gives…

How to Choose the Right River Rafting Trip for Your Family

Our family loves multi-day river rafting trips for the same reason we love any type of outdoor vacation: We get a chance to escape the daily routine, evade technology and screens for a few days, and bathe ourselves in nature. And unlike many vacations as parents, we don’t arrive back home more exhausted than when…

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Essential Tips for Planning a Trip to New Zealand with Kids

If outdoor adventure and stunning landscapes are what make your family happy, a trip to New Zealand should be on your bucket list. With no language barrier, a modern culture and few safety concerns, families find travel to New Zealand very familiar and stress-free. U.S. visitors don’t even need a visa! Visiting New Zealand is…

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9 Favorite Day Trips from Tokyo with Kids

For families who have explored Japan’s capital thoroughly and would like to get a taste of life farther afield, Tokyo is within striking distance of numerous kid-friendly destinations that are easy to reach by train. Here are our top destinations for memorable day trips from Tokyo, focused on spots that offer cultural stimulation and interesting…