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Historic Ireland – Dublin & County Monaghan

Dublin always seems to be at the top of everyone’s list when it comes to traveling to the Republic of Ireland. As it should! Not only are there a million things to do in this city, but Dublin Airport is one of the airports you can arrive in when traveling with Aer Lingus, the official airline of Ireland. We
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Belfast…and Beyond!

When Americans plan a trip to the island of Ireland, sometimes forgotten is carving out the time to journey upward to Northern Ireland. Not only does the northern coast dazzle with incredible natural landscapes along the water, but the city of Belfast continues to welcome tourists into its open arms.  Here are the highlights from
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Relax & Unwind in Szczawnica, Poland

A historical landmark, as well as a relaxing spa destination, The Modrzewie Park Hotel and Pieniny Spa Resort in the town of Szczawnica, Poland, was built in 1938 by owner Adam Stadnicki. It resides in the midst of a larch forest, and the famous villa was originally dedicated to Stadnicki’s daughter. Today, revitalized by the Mankowski family, it is not only
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Dzień Dobry From Kraków!

Have you considered Poland for your next family vacation to Europe? You will be blown away by this beautiful country, and there is plenty to do in the historic city of Kraków. From the food to the architecture, this is one of our favorite Family Travel with Colleen Kelly stops. Here are the highlights from
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Into the Polish Highlands – The Beauty of Zakopane

Zakopane, a resort town known for its location right beneath the majestic Tatra Mountains, is the ski destination, often known as the “winter capital of Poland.” It is also a place of rich highlander culture and history that continues to thrive today.  Here are the highlights from our time in Kraków filming Season 7 of that we recommend
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Taking a Staycation in Ireland? 4 Things to Do

The luscious natural landscapes and the warm cozy nights in quaint little pubs that Ireland has to offer make it a great place to live. Why bother blowing your budget on a package holiday overseas when you can explore the many places nearby that you may not have had a chance to visit in a
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Key Toddler Essentials for a Fuss-Free Journey

For new parents, travelling can be a challenge, whether it’s a road trip or a short-haul flight. If they’re young, Colleen Kelly recommends limiting your travel time to 4-6 hours or taking frequent breaks. However, adding a few key essentials to your shopping list can make your next journey stress-free. It’s all about packing smart
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Saving on Your Extravagant Weekend Staycavation – Social Distancing Edition

Pandemic news can be emotionally-distressing and hard to escape, especially while limited travel is advised. To help with that challenge, here are five of our favorite websites to help with "Staycavations" - especially during times of social distancing.
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Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas

PARADISE IN THE BAHAMAS THE ATLANTIS RESORT SEASON 6 PREVIEW WELCOME TO ATLANTIS Join Colleen, her daughter and niece, as they learn about the wonders of marine life through Atlantis’ marine life in Nassau, Bahamas. They’ll learn how to cook the local cuisine, assist in a genuine sea turtle rescue and release, be educated on
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5 Things to Do In Sierra Vista

My family and I just returned from a trip to Sierra Vista and I’m here to tell you about 5 things you’re going to want to do in this fun, historic and beautiful place! 
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3 Simple Ways You Can Afford a Fun Vacation with a Limited Budget

Looking for a way to travel on a budget? Check out our three tips for getting a bang for your buck when planning your next vacation!
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61 National Parks: Classifications, Tips, and Cool Facts

There are presently 61 U.S. National Parks. 20 of them are a stone’s throw away from civilization, 33 are remote or borderline remote, and 8 Parks are very remote. Those near civilization include Acadia, Mount Rainier, Redwood, Rocky Mountain, Badlands, Great Smoky Mountains, Joshua Tree, Hawaii Volcanoes, Haleakala, Zion, Saguaro, Cuyahoga Valley, Mesa Verde, Arches,
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