Like most holiday travelers, they arrived starving and exhausted. But this was no ordinary holiday gathering.
Follow the local kids. That's a good plan when you are exploring a new city with your gang.
Never mind the moray eel. Did I mention that I'm 60 feet underwater, diving mask on my face, breathing oxygen from a tank strapped to my back?
Is it possible? Is it possible there is something everyone in your gang will enjoy this holiday season, no matter what their ages -- even the I-don't-want-to-go-anywhere-with-you teens?
Jake Rothstein, 8, and his sister Maddie, 5, were on a Thanksgiving vacation at a Nicaragua resort, but nonetheless went off to school without complaint.
What are your 14 year olds up to? Jack Lucas was in the Marines. He survived and became the youngest Marine ever to receive the United States' highest military honor.