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Around the World: Kids’ Museums offer Summer Adventures

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If you’re traveling with kids this summer, plan ahead for some marvelous museum adventures.

Excellent and entertaining Interactive and hands-on exhibitions about scientific phenomena, vastly varied cultures and historical events are entertaining and educational await in children’s museums across the nation. And the really good news is that...Read more

Around the World: Mother’s Day Escapades

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Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching, but there’s still time to book an affordable getaway for the family as a special treat for mom. Cities around the nation offer Mother’s Day events and packages, and you can find good last minute discount package deals at online travel sites such as HotWire and Priceline.

The trip is for Mom, so pick ...Read more

Around the World: For Summer Travel, Pack Light but Include Safety and Comfort Gadgets

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Although it’s advisable to travel very light these days, there are several gadgets that are well worth their extra weight in comfort and security, and can easily be stowed with the rest of your essential travel gear. Here’s a roster of must-have travel gear:
 
Luggage Strap: Most airlines require you leave checked bags ...Read more

Around the World: San Francisco’s North Beach For History, Culture and Coffee

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San Francisco’s North Beach may not be as well-trafficked by tourists as Fisherman’s Wharf, Union Square, Chinatown, or the Castro and Haight, but it’s blocks are chock full of historical sites, cultural attractions and cafes where coffee-loving artists and intellectuals gather to discuss whatever is on their minds. ‘’

Actually, the...Read more

Around the World: Prepare to Pass the TSA’s 3-1-1 Rule, and Be Grateful

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It's not easy to pack for travel, especially if you're trip encompasses several destinations and specific events. Even f you have multiple sartorial obligations, it's good to keep your luggage light and best to limit it to carryon.

For the sake of packing efficiency, think things through before you start stuffing clothing and accessories into a...Read more

Around The World: For Travels in the Digital Age, Try Geocaching!

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There’s no doubt that the travel experience has been radically changed by the arrival, ongoing development and overall influence of the digital age.

Computers give instantaneous access to travel-related information ranging from weather reports and transportation delays to updates on areas afflicted by outbreaks of war or an infectious ...Read more

Around the World: Southeast South Dakota Roadtrip Reveals Treasures

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What first comes to mind when you think of traveling to South Dakota is, for most tourists, Mount Rushmore, one of America’s must-see monuments and an expression of the nation’s pride and patriotism.

Tourists who want to visit the site usually fly into Rapid City, rush to view Mount Rushmore and take a quick tour of nearby Badlands ...Read more

Around the World: Touring Independence, Harry Truman’s Hometown

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INDEPENDENCE, MO. -- This charming and historic town, a terrific day trip for anyone visiting Kansas City, is engaging at any time of the year, but April and May are best -- because during these months the community celebrates its favorite son, Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States.

May, because Truman was born on May 8, 1884...Read more

Around the World: Colorado: Vacationing for a Natural Rocky Mountain High

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Colorado is America’s rooftop, the state that gives you a natural Rocky Mountain high on crisp, fresh air and clean, outdoor fun.

The state’s average altitude is 6,800 feet, and it’s home to 32 of the nation’s highest mountains. Mt Elbert, at 14,431 feet, is Colorado’s highest.

But, Pike’s Peak is really the state's scenic ...Read more

Around the World: Safety Tips For Women Traveling Solo

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The U.S. State Department reports that more and more Americans travel abroad every year, and that the fastest growing group within that ever-increasing population of touring Americans is women traveling alone.

Whether traveling on vacation or for business, women are venturing solo into the great wide world. And, unfortunately, they often come ...Read more

Around the World: Essential Beach Escapes

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Subfreezing temperatures at this time or year make a beach escape one degree from essential.

If you're longing to put sun, sand and surf on your immediate travel agenda, pick a beach that’s going to make a difference, that’s going to elevate your mood and provide your perfect getaway.

You need a beach that’s scenic and clean if not ...Read more

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