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Details Make the Difference at Amsterdam’s Opulent Hotel de l’Europe

Amsterdam’s Hotel de l’Europe has the sort of gravitas that only the cream of historic hotels can muster. Presiding over a bend in the Amstel River at the very core of the city, this 19th-century grand dame epitomizes the grace and elegance of its era. While old-world luxury properties can sometimes feel like a bit of a time warp, Hotel de l’Europe has…

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A Historic Kid-Friendly Hotel with New Five-Star Status in Paris

There are many wonderful neighborhoods that work well as a home base in Paris with kids, but the grande dame in terms of convenience is the 1st arrondissement, the geographical heart of the city. Hotels in this area are coveted, as they enable guests to walk to practically any of Paris’ major sights and attractions. The family-owned Hotel…

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Adventures by Disney to Sail Europe with AmaWaterways

Cruising has a way of taking the complications out of family travel planning. Round-the-clock activities offer something for everyone, including parents. Traditionally, cruising families have set sail to warm ocean waters and sandy beaches, but cruising with kids is preparing to make big waves in Europe with Adventures by Disney and AmaWaterways. Unpack Once and…

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Crisp, Clean Comfort in an Unbeatable Prague Location at Hotel Golden Key

Prague’s Hotel Golden Key didn’t choose its name on a whim. This brand-new property, part of Asten Hotels, is housed in a 13th-century building that once was a locksmith’s shop (the gilt key that still hangs over the door is the medieval version of a street number). Talk about truth in advertising! Despite its historic roots, the…

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10 Spectacular Things to Do in Bali with Kids

An exotic island paradise rich with culture, hospitality, adventure, and beautiful sights, Bali is a wonderful place for family travel. Whether you’re after sand, sea, or jungle, activities run the gamut for travelers of all ages. What’s more, when it comes to accommodations, there’s no shortage of spacious rooms, five-star service, and impressive views. Don’t let the distance be…

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Low-Key Luxury at the Rosewood Mayakoba on Mexico’s Riviera Maya

Enter the grand gates of Mayakoba, a secluded compound on Mexico’s Riviera Maya just 30 minutes south of the Cancun airport, and day-to-day stress begins to melt away almost instantly. There are a number of luxury hotels on the lush grounds, but among the top for families is the Rosewood Mayakoba, which lavishes special attention on small children and their parents.…

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Montestigliano: A Sprawling and Serene Tuscan Farm Estate for Families

Montestigliano, a sprawling former estate and working farm that still produces wheat, sunflowers, corn and olives, is spread across almost 2,500 acres and dates back to the late 18th century. Everything about the property exudes an aura of calm — families looking for a quiet, peaceful, safe home base from which to explore the surrounding Tuscan…

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Why a Dude Ranch Vacation Should Be on Every Family Bucket List

Remember the movie City Slickers? Movies can mimic reality, and dude ranches are a chance for families to escape all elements of city life and get the ultimate busy schedule detox. It’s amazing how a week in a radically different environment gives fresh perspective on what really matters. After spending time in July at Colorado…

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A Chance to Sleep on Castle Grounds in Wales at The Angel Hotel, Abergavenny

In the “olden days,” people travelled around Britain largely by coach and horses. Whilst the well-worn dirt tracks have now been turned into motorways and horses are now largely kept as pets, many of those ancient coaching inns, where people would stop to give themselves and their steeds a night’s rest, remain, albeit in a somewhat superior guise.…

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Hotel Monaco Philadelphia: Whimsy and Chic in the City’s Historic Heart

Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Philadelphia, in a beautiful bank building dating from the early 1900s, sits at the center of Philadelphia’s historic district, overlooking Independence National Historic Park — just steps from the Liberty Bell. The prime location, super-friendly staff and variety of accommodation options make this the ideal home base for families touring Philadelphia. Family-Friendly Review and…