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Top Tips for Visiting Italy’s Lake Como with Kids

In a country with more than its fair share of spectacular landscapes, Italy’s Lake Como is one of the most breathtaking. Even better, it’s a fabulous destination to explore with kids with tons to do and outstanding family-friendly accommodations. We asked Andrea Grisdale, the CEO of Lake Como-based Italy vacation specialists IC Bellagio, to share insider tips on…

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Love a Room with a Gorgeous View? Bookmark the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco

Fun fact: who knew that the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco is housed in the third tallest building in the city? I grew up in Bay Area and have driven by their address, 222 Sansome Street, a million times and had no clue that this building was so tall. On a stellar overnight last summer, I discovered…

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A Posh Family Beach Vacation at Jamaica’s Round Hill Hotel & Villas

Jamaica has always been noted for its warm hospitality, and I can’t think of anywhere on the island that epitomizes it better than Round Hill Hotel & Villas. Tucked amid 100 acres on a peninsula near Montego Bay, it radiates an easy elegance and graciousness that draw generations of families back over and over. Repeat guests are greeted by hugs and personal hellos;…

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News: Asia Meets Europe at The Chedi Andermatt

Big news! Asia’s superstar GHM Hotels, just opened their first property in Europe, The Chedi Andermatt. It took five years to build this 105-room luxury masterpiece in the Swiss Alps, and boy is it worth the wait. The hotel’s designers describe the décor as Alpine chic. Wood and local granite are united to create stylish public and…

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A New Family-Friendly Gem on Lake Como: Palazzo del Vice Re

Located along the shores of Lake Como in the charming fishing village of Lezzeno, Palazzo Del Vice Re is a new gem for families who want an authentic Italian holiday on Italy’s most celebrated lake. This former palace has been beautifully restored into a unique boutique property offering both rooms and fully equipped apartments with kitchens and laundry…

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A Special Family Celebration-Worthy Hotel in San Diego

Lucky families celebrating milestone birthdays and anniversaries together want to find accommodation venues worthy of the occasion … incredible dining, private spaces to easily gather as a group, things to do for a variety of ages and interests float to the top of the must-have list. In addition, desirable venues are located in areas that…

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Beachfront Luxury at Maine’s Inn by the Sea

If you’re planning a vacation to Maine and are looking for a luxury beachfront resort, be sure to head to Inn by the Sea in Cape Elizabeth. Set on the foot of the sea, it offers spacious, lush multi-room suites with gorgeous views, sea breezes, a pristine beach, delicious food, children’s activities, a full-service spa and an extremely…