Making ghostly friends in st. George's
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9 Bermuda Activities With Kids & Teens

It’s easy to spend your entire time on Bermuda at the beach, especially if you’re on vacation with kids. The beaches are free and scenic and there are plenty of …

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Having fun in the hammocks at playa uvas
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Costa Maya & Cozumel With Kids

We’ve been to Mexico’s Mayan Riviera a few times and with Tiny Traveler at Different Ages. We’ve seen a lot of the major tourist attractions, So on our Norwegian Getaway …

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Splashing in tabyana beach
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A 1-Day Roatan Cruise Stop With Kids

Roatán, Honduras was one of the stops I was most looking forward to on our NCL Getaway West Caribbean cruise. And the island didn’t disappoint. Because of its small size, …

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Ncl's harvest caye
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Explore Belize From Harvest Caye

Our family took a winter-break cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines’ Getaway because the ports of call on its Western Caribbean cruise really intrigued us. I was particularly looking forward to …

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The splash pad on the getaway
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The Good, Bad & Okay Of The NCL Getaway

We sailed on the Norwegian Getaway out of Miami for a winter break vacation. It’s the same class of ship as the Breakaway that we sailed on several years ago …

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Havana cruise port
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Make the Most of a Cuba Cruise With Kids

* As of June 2019, the U.S. president has once again severally limited travel to Cuba.  Read on for what you can expect when restrictions are lifted again. You Can …

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Royal caribbean has lots of kid-friendly dining options
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Royal Caribbean Cruise With Kids: 5 Tips

My first cruise was on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. I began the trip as a cruising skeptic and ended up a huge fan.  My love for cruising truly …

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A cruise ship meets the pirates of the caribbean.
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Get Ready For Your First Disney Cruise

My husband and I booked a trip on a Disney Cruise Ship for our honeymoon. It was a once in a lifetime chance to blow our money on this type …

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The clear blue water of champagne bay beach
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One Day In Champagne Bay, Vanuatu

My family has taken two different South Pacific cruises, and each time our favorite port of call was Champagne Bay, on the Espiritu Santo island of the Vanuatu archipeligo. Here’s why …

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The disney dream offers something for every age group
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What To Expect On The Disney Dream

Parents love Disney resort vacations because of the endless delights for their kids combined with service, dining and activities aimed at making sure they can relax and have fun, too. …

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Pack right for your next cruise.
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Family Cruise Vacation Packing List

Updated February 2020 Planning a Cruise?CruiseDirect allows you to compare prices, ships and itineraris across major cruiseship lines.Read More: 12 Questions to ask before booking a cruise.• 10 tips for …

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A good pool is essential on a family cruise
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12 Questions About Your Next Cruise With Kids

Updated February 2020 Cruising is an easy way to vacation with children, especially if you live in a city that’s an embarkation point. Whether you were an avid cruise-goer before …

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The msc sinfonia in port
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A Norwegian Fjords Cruise With Kids

Updated February 2020 If you want to enjoy a Nordic cruise, first, forget everything you know about cruising. Exchange sandy beaches, tropical drinks and flip-flops with fjords, Nordic legends and …

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The galapagos islands provide great lessons in transformation
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Plan An Amazing Galapagos Islands Cruise With Kids

Updated March 2020 My kids, 5 and 7 declared the Galapagos Islands were “better than heaven probably” and “the best place ever.” Now, I’ve taken them to nearly a dozen …

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Climbing at warwick long bay play ground
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3 Easy Bermuda Beach Days With Kids

Bermuda is a terrifically kid-friendly island. Scenic beaches, great casual restaurants, super easy public transportaion and gentle weather make it easy for families to have a great vacation. The island …

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These thrilling slides are part of ncl's newest cruise ship line
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The Scoop On The NCL Breakaway With Kids

Updated March 2020 Our family spent a week on Norwegian Cruise Line’s NCL Breakaway ship on a cruise to Bermuda when it was brand new. It’s gotten a lot of buzz …

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It can be hard entertaining a toddler on a cruise ship
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6 Tips For Your First Cruise With a Toddler

Updated January 2019 Like many parents with young kids we have—with cautious optimism—become cruise-goers! It’s one of the many things I thought I would never do–until I became a parent. …

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