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7 Star Wars Locations to Visit with Your Family

The 2015 launch of the much-anticipated Star Wars sequel has fans of the uber successful SciFi series in drooling over all things Star Wars related. To prepare yourself for the December 18th release of “Episode VII, The Force Awakens,” we have rounded up a few of the best places on this planet to take your Star...
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Exploring Spain by Car: From Madrid to the Coast

Exploring the cities of Europe is easy on foot or through public transportation, but if you really want to get into the hill towns and countryside you need to rent a car.
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Travel Like a Celebrity, Family-Friendly Style

Celebrity families make traveling actually look easy- if only that were the case. They are known for their lavish vacations with even bigger price tags. Instead of trying to stress about having as nice of a vacation as them, why not just live vicariously through them?
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Southern Spain: See the Birthplace of Flamenco and the Bullfighter

Andalucia — say the name as the Spanish do and you can hear the rhythm, the passion, and the longing that characterizes this mountainous area of extraordinary beauty and  tumultuous history.  Within its name lies a clue to its unique culture. It was once called “Al-Andalus” by its Muslim masters who ruled the Iberian peninsula...
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Spain and the Costa Brava: Family-Friendly Beaches, Bikes and Medieval Villages

Within an one-hour drive of historic Girona lie pretty Mediterranean villages offering quiet sandy coves, family activities, excellent seafood, and a wealth of seafaring history. I was surprised by unspoilt nature of the coastline and how well the medieval villages had been restored. I had imagined coastal Spain to be full of overbuilt beaches and...
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How To Spend A Day In Girona, Spain – Kids are Welcome.

As a small city with approx 100,000 inhabitants, Girona is an ideal size for a family visit. Pedestrian-friendly, liberally scattered with tiny playgrounds and quiet squares; it’s clean, charming and sedate. I would recommend two full days here to enjoy its sights at a leisurely pace before heading to the coast for beaches, biking and...

Visiting Seville, Spain with Kids

The goal: experience another culture, language, cuisine, and environment in a foreign country. The challenge: each of my three children were all taking a different foreign language in school. The eldest got the nod--so a Spanish-speaking country was on the itinerary. The youngest fancies soccer and carries an allegiance to Barcelona. The middle child voted...

Majorca, Spain with Kids

Majorca, an island off the coast of Spain, may not be on your vacation radar for family travel. Many people in the US only know the island for its party atmosphere. However, in defiance of all you may have heard about Majorca, it is a splendid island that is ideal for a holiday with kids....

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