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NY Hotel Offers Babymoon Package for Expecting Moms

Apr 27, 2014
The W Hotels of New York have teamed up with pregnancy expert Julia Beck to offer expecting moms the ultimate Babymoon package. Available through October 31

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SCUBA Diving for the First Time in the British Virgin Islands

Reggie and I are already imagining our next dive back home in the much colder, kelp-forested waters of Monterey, California -- just a couple hours away from our domicile in San Francisco. more
Beach Vacations, Destinations, Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Travel Diary | 2 Comments

Learning African American History in Boston

A winter foray to Boston — whether you are touring colleges (there are more than 100 campuses in Massachusetts) or just looking for a winter getaway — is a good place to start, especially with the reopening this past December after a multimillion-dollar restoration of The African Meeting House. more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Travel Topics, Volunteer & Service, Weekly Column | 4 Comments

Last day in Hong Kong — to the spa!

After a frenetic week reporting—not to mention serious jet lag—I figured there couldn’t be a better way to while away my last morning before my return flight than experiencing the Mira Hotel’s spa. more
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An amazing geological park just outside Hong Kong

Geologists still argue today how these columns were formed some 140 million years ago. What is known is that a huge amount of volcanic ash and lava spewed forth with the volcano ultimately collapsing and forming a caldera. more
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Reflexology Hong Kong-style and a visit to the waterfront

We stroll out on historic Blake Pier –the roof is more than a century old and was moved here in 2004--and watch the bobbing rowboats, the traditional Chinese Junk that serves as a harbor cruise and the wind surfers out on a Sunday. more
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In Amsterdam, a mix of culture, hip and fit

In Amsterdam, everyone seems young, fit and, most important to the teens, hip and there’s the appropriate mix of culture, history and quirkiness more
Destinations, Eileen's Blog, Families & Groups | 1 Comment

A visit to an ancient monastery and a giant Buddha

This isn’t just any Buddha but the largest outdoor sitting Buddha in the Po Lin Monastery on the island of Lantau. The Monastery was established in 1906—some 100 monks hidden from the tourists still live here more
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Hong Kong — a shoppers paradise on steroids

My daughter Mel, who has just arrived from Thailand, pronounces things here more expensive yet clearly there are bargains to be had—but you have to bargain as the merchants raise the prices expecting you to bargain more
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At work with a Tai Chi Master

“It is good exercise for all ages,” he says. “When I was child, my parents told me I was so small I needed more exercise so I practiced kung fu and Tai Chi- Kung Fu is fast and Tai Chi s slow and smooth.” more
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January is the month to learn a snow sport

January is National Learn a Snow Sport Month and more than 200 resorts are pulling out all the stops for families and offering free or discounted ski, snowboard, and cross-country ski and snowshoe lessons for beginners. more
Destinations, Families & Groups, Parks & Outdoors, Snow Vacations, Travel Topics, Weekly Column | 2 Comments


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