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Royal Caribbean Mediterranean Cruise with Kids

Wondering if a week-long Mediterranean cruise is a good way to explore Europe with kids? You are not alone. Many parents see the value of combining the ease of cruising with the sights of Spain, France, and Italy. While still wondering if European cruises with kids are a good idea, my family answered this question...

Andalusia Road Trip – Experience Southern Spain with Kids

Pictures of the intricate Moorish courtyards and colorful gardens of the Alhambra sparked my curiosity to travel to Spain over two decades ago. Since that time, I have been collecting ideas for my Spain road trip traveling from Seville to Granada, not just to tour the Alhambra Palace of Granada, but also to experience Seville,...

Things to do in Seville with Kids

Seville, Spain is one of the most fun cities to explore in Andalusia. Scenic parks and historic buildings extend for blocks. A walkable historic center boasts squares perfect for people-watching while enjoying a sweet treat. Wandering the streets of the Barrio de Santa Cruz while looking into the shop windows at the fancy flamenco dresses...
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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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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...

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