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Gaudi, Picasso, and Football (Soccer) Fun in Spain with Kids

Barcelona and Madrid are two very different cities, but both offer wonderful cultural opportunities for families to explore while in Spain. I’m so glad we had a chance to visit both destinations with our kids recently. Here are some highlights of our fun-filled Spanish cultural extravaganza. Madrid with Kids Itinerary Highlights Hotel Ritz We kicked…

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Why Breckenridge is a Great Kid-Friendly Ski Resort

When the kids have fun, everyone has fun. That’s the philosophy that’s made Colorado’s Breckenridge Resort a top pick for family ski vacations. Between the snow, the amenities, the price and the ultra-friendly locals, Breckenridge has it all. Breckenridge Resort Review and Highlights for Families Fabulous Kids’ Ski & Snowboard School Breckenridge (or “Breck,” as it is fondly called) has…

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A Kid-Friendly Review of Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys

If you’re looking for a kid-friendly place to visit with the kids during these cold winter months, think about a visit to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys. Hawks Cay sits on 60 acres on the islet of Duck Key. The hotel has a grand, majestic presence, with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. The pleasant…

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A Nine-Day Family Travel Extravaganza in China

China is a compelling destination with ever-increasing relevance to the global economy and subsequently, the lives of those beyond its shores. The educational value of an immersive trip to China cannot be underestimated, but to entice the whole family, it had better be a whole lot of fun too! As air travel between the USA and…

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Why Spring is a Great Time to Ski at Keystone Resort

Ciao Bambino readers know from previous articles over the years that we love Colorado’s Keystone Resort with kids. For families who don’t want to ski in the more extreme cold conditions of the winter months, spring is the ideal season to head to Keystone. Warmer weather, hours of sunshine, and plenty of soft snow make a spring ski vacation enjoyable on and off the slopes. Spring Skiing with Kids…

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Six Foolproof Spring Break Family Vacations

Spring break is sneaking up fast — if you haven’t planned a family escape yet, now’s the time! Overwhelmed by deciding where to go? Here are six tried-and-true destination ideas that are virtually guaranteed to offer something for everyone in the family. Best Spring Break Destinations With Kids Caribbean By the time spring break rolls around, winter has worn out its…

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Tips from a Local: Best Things To Do in Madrid with Kids

This article was written by Dr. Almudena Cros, of Across Madrid, an art historian educated in Britain who has extensive experience teaching art, history and culture to different age groups in Italy and Spain. With its blend of culture and beautiful places to relax and play outdoors, Madrid has plenty to offer those who want to…

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Secrets to an Affordable Caribbean Family Vacation

The Caribbean is a blissful family escape, but paradise comes with a price. From accommodations to dining, it’s one of the most expensive regions for a vacation. That said, there are ways to enjoy a Caribbean getaway without major damage to the bank account. Try these tips for keeping costs in line: Best Tips for Saving Money on a…

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Five Favorite Family-Friendly Luxury Hotels in Italy

Italy has a dizzying array of high-end accommodation options, as Italians do luxury well. Fortunately for families, more than a few of these extraordinary experiences are kid-friendly, and all ages can appreciate pampering La Dolce Vita-style. Favorite Kid-Friendly Luxury Hotels in Italy Hotel de Russie | Rome Hotel de Russie’s Secret Garden, a sweet urban oasis from the busy streets…

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A Great Value Option for Families: Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel

Lake Tahoe is a wonderful three-season destination with kids (summer, fall, and winter), with gorgeous alpine scenery and loads of outdoor activities for every adrenaline level. I grew up going to the North Shore and that’s what I know best, so it was fascinating to explore the South Shore while staying at the recently renovated Lake…