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Looking for an eco-friendly vacation for your family?

I was recently walking along the National Mall in Washington, DC, when I saw a family leaving the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. As they passed a trash can, the mother tossed in her empty water bottle. Her son stopped in his tracks and his eyes grew wide. “But Mom! That’s recyclable! You can’t put that in more »

7 Unique Family Accommodations Around the World

  We’ve stayed in some pretty unusual places with our family over the years. Our favorites? The earthship in Taos, New Mexico, the converted medieval bakery in France’s Loire Valley, the creepy castle in Germany, and a working farm in Costa Rica. Here are some other super cool accommodations for the adventurous family. Can you more »

A Family Eurail Pass Takes Us All Across Europe

Every other train we’d taken that week we’d had to run for. This time, we pulled up to the station with 10 minutes to spare. “Do you want me to come in and help you figure out the track and all that?” asked our host, helpfully. “Oh no,” I said, “If we can’t figure that more »

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