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Norway PM: Paradise turned to hellupdated: Sat Jul 23 2011 18:33:00

Norway PM Jens Stoltenberg says the shooting attacks occurred at the same place his political ambitions took root.

5 rules of traveling with kidsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2011 08:27:00

The summer holidays are here, a fact that fills parents with both excitement and a certain amount of dread.

People.com: Kim Kardashian Celebrates Her Engagement in Monacoupdated: Thu May 26 2011 21:10:00

The reality star jets off with Kris Humphries and his family

Gas prices put crimp in travel planningupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 11:51:00

Eye-popping gas prices on a weekend trip to Yosemite National Park in California have Damaris Santos-Palmer rethinking a family road trip.

Money Magazine: Value vacations for the whole familyupdated: Thu Jan 27 2011 17:35:00

Wouldn't it be great if your next big vacation could include your entire family -- as in, three or four generations?

Five essential Disney vacation tipsupdated: Fri Nov 05 2010 09:27:00

A trip to Walt Disney World usually conjures up images of summer vacation, but it turns out late fall is the perfect time to go.

Flying with kids? Mom offers adviceupdated: Mon Jul 12 2010 07:51:00

Each year, my kids spend part of the summer with my in-laws in St. Louis, Missouri. My husband made the 16-hour-plus round-trip drive from Atlanta, Georgia, to drop them off this year.

A canceled Disney vacation, a missing refundupdated: Fri Jul 09 2010 08:05:00

After Terry Thompson's daughter runs away from home, she cancels her Disney World vacation. But her travel insurance company refuses to refund $588 in airline tickets. Can't Disney help? Mickey says it's beyond his control. But is it?

Planning tips for luxury trips with kidsupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 07:46:00

Sometimes a parent wants a little more pampering on a family vacation than camping or a road trip to the beach can offer. But you don't have to leave the kids at home to enjoy a vacation to a five-star hotel or a villa in Hawaii.

Treat mom to an escape for Mother's Dayupdated: Thu May 06 2010 10:01:00

We moms all know the dirty little secret of family vacations.

People.com: Kris Allen Reveals His Xmas Traditionupdated: Sat Dec 26 2009 19:50:00

The American Idol winner and wife Katy look forward to a special family holiday custom - pajamas and game night!

Giving back while you travelupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 10:15:00

Avocados bigger than grapefruit, star fruit, breadfruit, wild watercress and vegetables I've never heard of...

How to survive -- maybe enjoy -- family road tripsupdated: Mon Jul 13 2009 10:59:00

Grandma's trunk was stuffed with a Purple People Eater, a rhinoceros and a Tickle Monster.

A not-so-magical Disney vacationupdated: Fri May 08 2009 09:43:00

Troy Pelias and his extended family have a disastrous Disney vacation, featuring everything from a broken-down monorail to confusing meal plans. But his complaints are being ignored. What can he do to get Mickey's attention?

Now that's a change fee!updated: Tue Mar 24 2009 12:19:00

The airline tickets Marianne Ellis buys for a family vacation to Tanzania are refundable with a change fee, but her online travel agent fails to tell her that the fee is about a quarter of the cost of the ticket. Now that she has to cancel, will she lose thousands of dollars?

Cruises a floating fun factory for kidsupdated: Mon Mar 23 2009 08:07:00

Todd Hawkins never figured himself for a cruising kind of guy. He grew up camping and still loves long road trips. But he got married to someone whose family vacation style couldn't have been more different.

Music cruises connect artists and fansupdated: Wed Feb 18 2009 14:41:00

Up on the Lido Deck there is a rockin' band playing another love song.

Family river rafting makes great memoriesupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 14:58:00

No video games. No cell phones or Internet. No TV, swimming pools, souvenir shopping or even a bed. And no one's complaining. In fact, parents and kids say they don't miss any of it.

Disney makes family travel to Europe easy, funupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 12:10:00

There's nothing like a little time travel to get the day started.

Budget-smart national park tripsupdated: Mon Jul 14 2008 09:19:00

"A moose!" exclaimed my 10-year-old son Matt, "A real moose!"

Hiking Italy's Amalfi Coastupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 08:26:00

Eleven hundred and six steep, stone steps that never seem to end.

Affordable summer travel for familiesupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 14:33:00

Summer travel doesn't have to break the bank. Here are five smart ways to have a great experience your kids will never forget -- without leaving you with credit-card bills that make you wish you'd never gone in the first place.

Taking the kids: Squeezing in some adult timeupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 12:58:00

Five years is too long between vacations. Just ask Amy and Matt Wilcher.

People.com: Joel Madden Surprises Nicole Richie with Getawayupdated: Mon Apr 28 2008 12:14:00

The couple heads to the California desert with baby Harlow this weekend

Travel nightmare for familyupdated: Sun Feb 03 2008 06:54:00

CNN's Hugh Riminton reports from Guangzhou, China, where one family is facing many hurdles on a long journey home.

Taking the kids: Sightseeing in unfamiliar turfupdated: Sat Jun 30 2007 05:29:00

Chocolate croissants.

Taking the kids: Family fun at national parksupdated: Sat Jun 30 2007 04:16:00

Boring ...

Taking the kids: Let's hear it for dads!updated: Fri Jun 15 2007 13:41:00

I don't think my dad ever changed a diaper. Not at home. Certainly not on vacation.

Taking the kids: It's mom's vacation tooupdated: Mon May 07 2007 11:01:00

We made fun of my sister mercilessly -- behind her back, of course.

CNNMoney: Museums for people who don't like museumsupdated: Fri Sep 22 2006 10:21:00

Remember when you were a kid on vacation and your mom dragged you from the beach to take you to some dry-as-dust museum for a "wonderful educational experience?"

How adventurous should your family vacation be? updated: Fri Jun 23 2006 10:20:00

When Lauryn Axelrod plans a vacation with her teenage son Josh, she begins with one question: What new cultural and physical experiences do I want to give my child?

Money Magazine: 05 Family Travelupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 16:42:00

So obviously, an activity-packed destination is a must. But which destination? That depends on the kinds of activities most likely to engage your particular brood: the bright lights of the Big Apple, where we hear there's a lot to do, or the rugged charms of a Colorado dude ranch, where the nonstop diversions include fly fishing, white-water rafting and, of course, horseback riding. --D.R. AND K.A. ...

Money Magazine: A Slice of Paradiseupdated: Mon Dec 12 2005 16:38:00

taker to keep an eye on things when you're not there, but that requires hiring a local caretaker, which isn't easy. And if something does go wrong, such as a burst pipe, it's now your problem to find le plombier in Paris--even if it's 4 a.m. and you're in bed--in Chicago. Even if you're not so far away, having paid for your getaway, you're now obligated to spend every vacation there. Time-shares used to be one option, if you wanted a week in Myrtle Beach, but there's now a new way to own your dream: fractional-ownership plans and destination clubs. Both give you the space and seclusion of a private home without the responsibilities of actually owning one. Maintenance and upkeep are taken care of by the management company. All you have to do is show up. Read on to find out how, in some cases, the sweetest home can be someone else's. ...

Money Magazine: A Slice of Paradiseupdated: Tue Nov 01 2005 00:01:00

You've always dreamed of owning an apartment in Paris or a house in Aspen. Then reality sets in: Taking care of a home that's thousands of miles away is no small thing. You could hire a local caret...

Money Magazine: 05 Family Travelupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

No matter what age your kids are, the potential pitfall of any family vacation remains the same: boredom. Children need constant entertainment, especially when removed from their natural habitat. S...

CNNMoney: Mixing up the family vacationupdated: Fri Mar 25 2005 11:30:00

So you're snoring bored with the same old family vacation. Jumping in the car, heading to the usual old Alabama beach or Tahoe cabin.

TSA: Plan ahead for trouble-free holiday travelupdated: Wed Dec 22 2004 12:23:00

As millions of Americans plan to travel during the holiday season, CNN correspondent Jeanne Meserve asked Transportation Security Administration spokesman Mark Hatfield for some airport security tips.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas returns to sinful rootsupdated: Fri May 28 2004 10:12:00

Las Vegas has hit the jackpot by returning to its roots.

FSB: Playtime! Say no to Mickey: the other places to take your kids during spring breakupdated: Fri Dec 01 2000 00:01:00

You've done Epcot and watched ye olde butter being churned at Colonial Williamsburg. And no matter how many times Las Vegas tries to bill itself as America's premier family vacation destination, yo...

Money Magazine: Trips Are For Kids Survival strategies for holiday travelersupdated: Tue Dec 01 1998 00:01:00

During our second day driving around Tasmania, our then two-year-old daughter Ella finally stopped chattering about her morning feeding wild wallabies--those pint-size cousins of kangaroos--when we...

Money Magazine: HOW TO GET GREAT DISCOUNTS ALL JUST FOR THE ASKINGupdated: Wed Sep 01 1993 00:01:00

Wouldn't you rather have a hotel suite with a view of the sea for the price of a puny room overlooking the parking lot? Or a sporty compact convertible instead of a dull economy-size rental, at no ...

Money Magazine: WHERE TO GET GREAT DEALS ON FAMILY VACATIONS THIS SUMMERupdated: Tue Jun 01 1993 00:01:00

This may be the year of the rooster in China, but for travelers in the United States, it's the year of the family. A full 99.4 million people say they expect to vacation with their families this ye...

Fortune: BOOMERS WILL SET THE TEMP IN 1993updated: Mon Dec 14 1992 00:01:00

Maybe it's the acceptance of middle age and the spread that can go with it, but eating well (see table) and wearing more comfortable clothes -- including grunge, as in downright ratty, or what WASP...

Money Magazine: WHERE YOU CAN TAKE THE FAMILY ON VACATION FOR AS LITTLE AS $500updated: Mon Jun 01 1992 00:01:00

Although the kids and caboodle are more likely to get packed into a minivan than a station wagon these days, the great American getaway looks increasingly like Beaver Cleaver on Tour. Now, close to...

Money Magazine: PICKS FROM THE PROS (THIS SEASON'S BEST DEALS)updated: Fri May 01 1992 00:01:00

To discover this summer's best vacation options, we invited a half-dozen key industry execs to a freewheeling Q&A roundtable. The experts: Roger Ballou, president of American Express Travel Service...

Money Magazine: FAMILY SKIING COMES OF AGEupdated: Mon Dec 01 1986 00:01:00

Now that so many formerly swinging-single skiers have transformed themselves into upscale moms and dads, the nation's winter resorts are getting family- minded too. Of 650 or so ski areas in 40 sta...

Fortune: VACATIONING WITH KIDS From Arizona to Nepal, travel companies offer busy parents opportunities to relax with the family.updated: Mon Apr 14 1986 00:01:00

Cruising the deep blue Pacific off Mexico, Margaret C. Whitman, 29, a management consultant with Bain & Co. in San Francisco, basked by a pool on Sitmar Cruises' luxurious Fairsky while her 11-mont...

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