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Italy with Kids: Five Family Friendly Cities
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Italy with Kids: Five Family Friendly Cities

Darren Ashley, contributing writer With a number of things to consider when looking to live in Italy with kids – be it for the summers or full-time – decisions aren’t made quickly and locations need to be researched meticulously. Having some useful insider information can therefore be vital when searching for a location which appeals…

Things to do in Munich: 4 Perfect Day Trips
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Things to do in Munich: 4 Perfect Day Trips

By Laszlo Rozsas, Contributing Writer Have you been to Munich? Have you explored the area around Bavaria’s largest city – picturesque views and historical sights, boasting some of the world’s most visually recognizable castles?  Laszlo Rozsas has shared this guest post with CarpeTravel noting four must see places that make for the perfect Munich day…

Finger Lakes Wineries
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Finger Lakes Wineries

This week I’ve partnered with WearEverYouGo.com for a very special and fashionable Wine Wednesday. WearEverYouGo.com is a travel site dedicated to providing women with the inspiration and ideas to pack the perfect travel wardrobe. This week we’re talking WINE and what to wear when you’re wine tasting, especially along the Finger Lakes Wine Trail. (Have…

The Wines of Summer: Three Rose Wines to Drink this Summer
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The Wines of Summer: Three Rose Wines to Drink this Summer

Summer doesn’t actually begin until June 21, 2014 but for my family it begins this week with the kids getting out of school for THREE MONTHS. Did I mention, they would be home for three months… There will be several adventures to come over the next three months, not to mention several bottles of wine…

Best Family Friendly Music Festivals Around The World
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Best Family Friendly Music Festivals Around The World

By Marcela De Vivo, Contributing Writer The summer months play host to hundreds of music festivals, many of which make great family outings, with entertainment that’s enjoyable for kids and parents alike. While you might be tempted to assume that you would have to stay closer to home to find a family-friendly summer music festival,…

On the Piemonte Wine Trail: Stella Giuseppe
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On the Piemonte Wine Trail: Stella Giuseppe

Happy Wine Wednesday! We’re in for a treat this week with a guest post from Valerie Quintanilla, one of Italy’s newest expats, living her dream in Piemonte, Italy and sharing her wine tales at GirlsGottaDrink. Her recent wine adventures took her along the Piemonte Wine Trail. Sounds amazing…read on to see why. Valerie Quintanilla From…

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Things to do When Traveling to Boston: A Walk Along the Freedom Trail

By Barbara Nunn, Contributing Writer In early October I found myself traveling to Boston and Cape Cod for a week with some good friends, simply to enjoy the fall foliage and soak in all the history Boston has to offer. The journey to Boston didn’t start off well though. We were causalities of the American…

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Three Lesser Known Wine Making Countries That Produce Great Wine

By Leo Parker, guest blogger We all know that some countries have a great reputation for producing high quality wines – we’re looking at you France, Italy and Spain – but it’s fair to say that for every country that has a great reputation for wine production, there is another which doesn’t get the credit…

Things to do in Salzburg: Hohensalzburg and the Monchsberg Hill
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Things to do in Salzburg: Hohensalzburg and the Monchsberg Hill

By Teresa Kao I had a particularly ambitious plan for today so decided to try the hotel breakfast. It wasn’t cheap at 14 Euros but it was excellent.  I had ham and cheese on semels (a local roll about the size of a bagel but less dense), scrambled eggs, several glasses of orange juice, and…

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Headed West: A Little Gold, a Little Wine, a Fine Time

By Meredith Bagnulo This summer, my husband and I decided to visit his parents in Lincoln, California (near Sacramento). But instead of flying, we thought a road trip with our kids, ages 6 and 8, would be a most excellent adventure! We’ve only done one long family road trip before when our kids were much younger….