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The Truth about Travel Bloggers

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The thing about a travel bloggers conference is that it is full of people who think that what they have to say is important enough that other people should read it and care. This is not necessarily a bad thing, or even undeserved. It’s just a thing you should know going in. So if you more »

Raleigh: A Big City Getting Bigger

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Recently rated the fastest growing city in the U.S. by Forbes, Raleigh is known mostly for new construction, urban sprawl, and general lack of personality. But scratch below the newly-built surface and you’ll find a city with a vibrant arts scene, live music, and homegrown brews. The Visual Art Scene The North Carolina Museum of more »

Things to Do in Detroit

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Detroit, America’s home of the automobile, has ridden the highs and lows along with the U.S. auto industry. But it has also been a hotbed of creativity and the birthplace of ideas in the music industry, from jazz and blues to punk and funk, with Motown in between. For Music Lovers Only Everyone who loves more »

Ukes Galore

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I have always liked ukuleles. I personally own three, including a ukulele sized banjo that is tuned like a ukulele; a banjolele, if you will. On the back of it is a sticker for the company, the Magic Fluke. I looked into the company , and they make 3 different types of ukuleles (and most more »

How to GeekyCon: a parent guide

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I have never felt so old and out of touch in my life. There are adorable young people in costumes – antlers, ears, tails, Potter-esque school robes – in a line hundreds long to get autographs and photos of people I’ve never heard of. Well, OK, I’ve heard of a few of them because my more »

From Thrill to Chill: Hershey Park for all sizes (Part 2)

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Part Two: Hershey Park Fortified by chocolate after a great morning at Chocolate World, we were ready to tackle the park. The plan (challenge?) was to spend a few hours there as a family trying to find things we could all do together, then John would stay with the boys to go on the thrillier more »

Beaches near Washington, DC: Flag Ponds Nature Park

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Need a taste of salt air and the feel of sand between your toes but you can’t bear the thought of 4+ hours in Bay Bridge traffic? We’ll be featuring some of our favorite beaches near Washington, DC this summer. If you have a favorite, please let us know in the comments below. Just an more »

From Reese’s to Jolly Rancher: Hershey Park for all sizes (Part 1)

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Part One: Chocolate World I’m a wimp. I didn’t dare measure Jeremy before we left on our weekend trip to Hershey Park. I had heartbreaking flashbacks of his older brother Jacques at about that age, giddily walk-running on a slippery poolside only to be sent back from the waterslide inconsolably crying. I went to talk more »

Our latest e-book

We are thrilled to announce the release of our e-book, Brussels with Kids, a guidebook for families traveling to the European capital. With added bonus - a comic book just for the kids by illustrator Sharon Emerson!

Brussels with Kids

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