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Infographic: Tips For a Stress-Free International Vacation with Kids

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Traveling with kids can sometimes make you feel like you need a vacation after your vacation. The good news is that if you plan well and follow advice from seasoned family travelers, your vacation can be fantastic, and stress free. This mini-infographic from Discover is a helpful tool for all the stuff you have to do in advance of an international trip (like get passports), so you can relax and kick back on the way to your destination:

Related: 10 Ways to Prepare For Traveling with Kids (While Keeping a Sense of Humor)

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The World’s Best Beaches to Dream About During The Snow Storm

World's Best Beaches
Playa Paraiso in the Riviera Maya , Mexico

We’re getting our first snow storm in the NJ/NYC area and if you’re like us — preferring white sand to white snow — this post is for you!

FlightNetwork, a travel agency based in Canada, along with more than 600 of the world’s top travel journalists, editors, and bloggers, has compiled a list of the World’s 50 Best Beaches. What better way to lighten the doldrums of winter than planning a trip to a sunny destination?

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#TBT: Travel Scrapbook ~Smiling With Lisa Simpson at Universal Studios Hollywood

Universal Studios Hollywood | Simpsons

#TBT: This Gilmore Girl was all smiles when she met Lisa Simpson in Springfield at Universal Studios Hollywood, California, August 2017.

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Happy travels!

Travel Tips, Reviews, & Giveaways

Wishing You Happy Travels For Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving

Whether you are traveling to visit family (Our Thanksgiving Travel Survival Tips may help), heading into NYC to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, or staying home with family and friends, we hope you have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Best Wishes,
Georgette & Melissa

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The 2017 Playground Holiday Gift Guide for the Family That Travels

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Need inspiration for what to get your travel-loving friends and family members for the holidays? Playground has searched high and low to compile what we think is the quintessential holiday gift guide for the family that travels.

These are items that we’ve personally tested and love or would love to have ourselves, not sponsored promotions. Read on for our guaranteed-to-please gift ideas for jet-setters of all ages:

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