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By Michael Kiefer I had no intention of going to Alsace.  I needed to go to Bordeaux to start research on my next novel, and I invited my grown daughters to go with me. One could and one couldn’t. But then I was tooling through the internet and I came

By Kim D. McHugh In high school, I skied the Midwestern trails of Boyne, Whitecap and Alpine Valley, trading those slopes for Alta, Solitude and Brighton as a student at the University of Utah. Lift tickets were cheap, lift lines rare and the areas had the “Cheers” vibe where the

  By Chris “Chez” Chesak Photos by Margo Peyton of Family Dive Adventures Any parent will tell you that various developmental benchmarks and milestones delineate a child’s early life. These notable moments include the child’s first crawl, the first tentative steps, her first words, and – of course – the

  By Steve Jermanok Parents of teenagers know it’s never an easy feat to wake them up before 8 am while on vacation. Now imagine getting them to board the Kamloops to Lake Louise portion of the Rocky Mountaineer trip at 6:30. Of course they complain, but once you’re sitting

Story & photos by Jessica Genova When you’re vacationing in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, it comes as a bit of a shock when one of your travel companions keeps turning to you to ask: “When are we going to see the pretty part?” Sure, the

  What’s the Deal:  Villa Aquamare, one of the world’s most exclusive villa compounds, is offering Family Winter Break on Virgin Gorda Backstory: Villa Aquamare on Virgin Gorda has the magical ingredients that every family is looking for in a winter vacation: a sandy Caribbean beach, three dramatic 8,000 square foot

Cape Cod is so close to Boston that I often drive there on a day trip. This past Sunday, I went with family and friends on one of my favorite rides. We start on 26 Main Street in Orleans in the lot next to Orleans Cycle and head out on

By Steve Jermanok This is the time of year when I receive a flurry of catalogs and press releases from outfitters updating me on their favorite trips for 2012. So this week, I want to describe a handful of those trips that excite me. Ciclismo Classico has branched off to

By Steve Jermanok Cape Cod is so close to Boston that I often drive there on a day trip. This past Sunday, I went with family and friends on one of my favorite rides. We start on 26 Main Street in Orleans in the lot next to Orleans Cycle and