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Lately, I have been thinking about and discussing with friends, family, and colleagues, the delicate balance we seek when managing the many aspects of travel. By that, I mean stirring the sometimes bubbling pot of risk, reward, fear, preparation, knowledge and exploration. Perhaps our formula is different when the situation…
Published in Top Stories
  Family and multigenerational holiday travel is on the upswing as clans across the country struggle to find time within their busy schedules to gather.  As is often true, particularly during holiday periods, the best options and deals are available to those who book early. Here are five to consider:…
Published in My Travel Style
How and why one Colorado family left it all behind and found what mattered most. All while traveling "Children Class". There are two classes of travel: First class, and with children. - Robert Benchley  He's right, you know; there is no posh, no pamper, no true relaxation when traveling with…
Published in Active Travel
Summer is a time for exploration. Check out these five places to uncover grand, new adventures: 1 Learn about life in Cuba. With a strong focus on lifelong learning, Road Scholar educational adventures provide multigenerational travel opportunities in 50 states and 150 countries around the world. Now, you can travel to Cuba, where…
Published in Active Travel
  Observing wild animals in their natural environment never loses its appeal. Here are five places where you and your family can see extraordinary creatures in the place they call home: Flamingos . These long-legged beauties favor tropical and subtropical habitats and are becoming increasingly rare in the US outside…
Published in Active Travel
  If your family enjoys looking at animals with fur, feathers, fins, or other fantastic features, check here for photos and facts that could inspire unforgettable family trips.WHAT: The Galapagos Giant Tortoise is the largest tortoise on the planet. Some measure almost six feet from end to end and weigh…
Published in Eco Travel
Visit an eco lodge where adventure is encouraged, eco-friendly practices are in place and community support is essential. Here are six to consider: Patagonia Wildlife Safari - Visit southern Chile to experience a thrilling combo of wildlife and scenery in one of the most isolated regions of South America. Check… This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;;

ft shakti himalayaU Shakti 360¢ª Leti . Himalayas, India. Unplug and soak in the stunning views from your cabin in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. A strong commitment to the local community includes employment of local guides, chefs and porters as well a determination to use traditional building techniques. The company has introduced solar heating and lighting, water reuse programs and created a foundation to foster local renewable energy, education and cultural projects in the community. Hike to your heart’s content and learn about the culture of this spectacular mountainous region. Contact: 1 (866 )401-3705;

Published in Lodges & Inns
  Irene Lane, founder of Greenloons, offers her picks for ten compelling eco destinations:   1.  Jordan’s eco-lodges combine local heritage and educational experiences while exploring a mix of modernity, ancient wonders and nature. Think horse or camel safaris, Bedouins, the endangered Arabia oryx, Petra, the Dead Sea and trekking through…
Published in My Travel Style
  Learn to sail or relax and let the wind ( and your ship’s captain ) set your course. Spending time on the water gives family travelers a chance to reconnect and see the world from a different point of view. Here are seven ways to set sail with your family…
Published in Adventure
  Adding a culinary twist to your cultural exploration, can provide the whole family with a fulfilling experience. Here is a sampling of mouth-watering ideas to consider: AsparagusFest. Stockton,CA. Learning about a food’s origin and the many ways it can be prepared, can turn a curious green vegetable into something of grand…
Published in US Travel
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