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My family just got back from a week long vacation in Tokyo, Japan. Being the Disney fan that I am, you can bet that we spent some of our time visiting the two parks of the Tokyo Disney Resort – Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. Tokyo, and indeed all of Japan, has so much to …

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The island of Bermuda blends a tropical island vibe and a dapper British style. The result is a pretty unique vacation destination. Since Americans need at least a passport and a plane flight or cruise booking to visit, a trip to Bermuda definitely requires some planning. Luckily, the logistics on the ground are pretty easy …

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Like a lot of American families, our family has spent a fair amount of vacation time at Disney World and Disneyland. But we like to spread our wings and travel to a lot more than just Disney destinations. This summer, we spent two weeks in the United Kingdom and France on the kids’ first trip …

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After a long break from international travel, our family recently hopped across the pond for the kids’ first trip to Europe. We spent a full week of a two week vacation exploring London, England. We were in town just weeks before Queen Elizabeth passed away, so were able to experience some of the final days …

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Now is definitely not the time to be taking a casual international getaway. Borders are closed around the world, and quarantine restrictions are often in place for the few destinations that are still open to Americans. But some Americans nevertheless have to travel – even abroad – out of necessity. My sister is one of …

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If you want to start the mommy wars all over again, start a conversation about car seats. I’ve learned from posting a guide to car seats and air travel that car seats can bring out the worst in millennial and Gen X parents. The judgment is real. Don’t keep your child rear facing until their …

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This post is sponsored by Visit Norway. All opinions are my own. Just a few years ago, traveling to Norway moved much higher on my family’s travel bucket list. My husband and I visited Oslo in 2008 when I was pregnant with my first child and found it to be one of our favorite cities in the …

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My family had the chance to take the trip of a lifetime to Hong Kong in the spring of 2014. Being the Disney nuts that we are, some serious time at Hong Kong Disneyland was definitely in order. During our nearly 3 days there, we definitely explored every nook and cranny of the park, looking …

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There are a million reasons NOT to travel with your kids.  The news the past few weeks has been filled with terror – the scariest travel deterrent.  There are reasons for any traveler to be concerned and take precautions, but I know the fear often weighs heaviest on those of us who travel with the littlest companions. …

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