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Discovering Abu Dhabi with Kids

The United Arab Emirates is a great family vacation destination.  For tourists, Dubai may be the most popular location to visit but Abu Dhabi, the capitol of UAE, also has a lot to offer visitors.  When visiting as a family there is a lot to see there to keep everyone happy and engaged!  Here are 3 top experiences for families visiting Abu Dhabi:

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Chichen Itza: Tips for Visiting with Kids

Chichen Itza is one of the modern wonders of the world and an epically awesome place to visit as a family.  I must admit that I had been apprehensive about visiting Chichen Itza with the kids for a long time.  I would look wistfully at the pics of other families or friends traveling there and thought that I would not be able to take a trip like that for a long time.

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Tips for swimming in Xcaret Underground Rivers

Xcaret is an incredible cultural, eco park located in Riviera Maya.  If you are visiting Riviera Maya for any length of time, it is totally worth it to include a visit to Xcaret in your itinerary.  The park offers a bounty of activities for visitors including an opportunity to swim in the cenote rivers weaving through the park.  We decided to give cenote swimming a try on our first visit to Xcaret and it was quite and adventure!  We compiled a list of tips that should help you plan well for your swim through the rivers at Xcaret. Continue Reading

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Reasons You Must Try Virgin Canopy Tours on Tortola

Tortola is a quiet, beautiful island in the British Virgin Islands of the Caribbean.  It is a common cruise port and features many quiet resorts for vacationers wanting a relaxed vacation with lush mountain views and beautiful beaches.  One of the best ways to experience the beauty of this island is to take a zipline canopy tour!  Here are my top 3 reasons to try a Canopy Tour when visiting Tortola… Continue Reading

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Ritz Carlton St Thomas

Hubby and I visited the Virgin Islands in Summer 2016 and instantly fell in love with these beautiful, picturesque islands.  We flew in and out of St. Thomas and though we spent the majority of our vacation on Scrub Island off the coast of Tortola, we did spend one night prior to our return at the Ritz Carlton on St. Thomas.  One night just wasn’t enough and I was immediately enamored with this wonderful resort.  I decided to write a post outlining the amazing property and what I loved most about staying there. Continue Reading