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A Great Accommodation Option for Families in Tuscany: Borgo Iesolana

Searching for vacation villa rentals in Tuscany can be a tricky proposition. As much as I like the idea of the quiet seclusion of a free standing villa with a private pool, the thought of being totally self-sufficient for an entire vacation isn’t quite ideal for us. At the same time, being in a hotel…

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Value-Oriented Accommodations for Families Visiting Dublin at Croke Park Hotel

Just minutes away from the city center, Croke Park Hotel is a great option for families who want value-oriented accommodations with easy access to Dublin’s city center. It’s just a quick 15-minute taxi ride from Dublin International Airport, making it a convenient hotel for families in town for just a day or two en route to…

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Adventures by Disney Italy Itinerary Review

Adventures by Disney’s Italy itinerary covers the most popular destinations in Italy for families: Rome, Tuscany, and Venice. We recommend this itinerary to Ciao Bambino clients as the perfect first trip to Italy with kids of all ages, although, given the Disney Difference and all of the special elements Adventures by Disney trips include like VIP…

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Families Slow Down and Reconnect at Migis Lodge in Maine

Migis Lodge honors the heritage of American Plan Resorts with family-focused activities, personalized service, wonderful meals and a traditional-yet-low-key atmosphere. Although the lodge is located just 30 minutes from Portland, Maine, when you drive up the winding, wooded road to the lodge, it feels like you are a world away. Tucked into a quite alcove of…

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Mamma Mia! A Greek Beach Vacation at the Skiathos Princess Hotel

The five-star Skiathos Princess Hotel is most famous for playing host to A-listers starring in the 2009 hit movie, Mamma Mia! Situated on the Greek island of Skiathos, the hotel is family-run and its owners are passionate about creating special experiences for guests of all ages. Skiathos is in the Sporades group of islands within the…

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Pierre & Vacances Haguna Residence: Family-Friendly Apartments in Biarritz

As a seaside city known as a European playground for the rich and famous, there’s no shortage of beautiful, luxurious hotels in Biarritz. But where can a family spread out and rest their heads after a day of playing in the sun, without giving up comfort and convenience? The Haguna Residence, a Pierre & Vacances…

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Families Make Memories the Old-Fashioned Way at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

A recent long weekend at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina engaged the SoCal beach girl in me that had been dormant for many years and introduced my teenage niece to the good life by the beach. This popular hotel is a wonderful destination for families who are looking to get away from it all…

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Five Insider Things to Do in Atlanta With Kids

Atlanta is better known for airport madness and traffic jams than for family fun, but it’s a fantastic place to spend a few days with the kiddos. I grew up there and still live close enough to visit regularly, so I always have a great time playing tour guide and showing my son around town. Of course we’ve hit all the marquee…