Rennes (France) for Kids

A short 3-hr train ride from Paris, Rennes is a wonderful city to visit with kids. Here are my recommendations for kid-pleasing venues and activities in this historic Breton city.

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Teach Your Kids to Use Public Transportation While Traveling

One of the joys and challenges of traveling to a large city is trying to navigate the local public transportation system (especially if you are not used to using public transportation in your daily life). Learning to get around a new city can be exciting, and provides a natural learning opportunity for kids. Here are some tips for teaching your kids to use public transportation while traveling.

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Finding Your Roots: Three Tips for Ancestry Travel

I was unsure and uneasy. Did I have the right door? What if I am knocking on the wrong cottage? I had stopped at a little craft center where I asked the man behind the counter if he knew my third or fourth cousin Gene. He gave me those roundabout Irish directions, those where “you can’t miss it” is always their last statement after a long list of twists and turns. I took those turns and twists and knocked on the cottage of what I believed to be the home of a distant family member in rural Ireland.

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Five New York Street Foods Your Kids Will Love

There’s no shortage of culinary culture in New York. In fact, you need not go to a 5-star restaurant to experience some of the city’s tastiest treats. Here are five New York street foods your kids are sure to love.

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Five Tips for Involving Your Kids in the Trip Planning Process

Planning a trip can be a wonderfully educational experience for kids. There are plenty of ways to involve kids of various ages in the trip planning process. So put those little ones to work! Here are some suggestions on how to go about it.

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