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10 things to do in London with children

London's offbeat offerings and big-name attractions can be as enjoyable for children as they are for parents, and exploring the city as a family can lead you to some great sights and activities. Certain options are more suited to certain times of year though, so the following list of Lonely …

England

Greece with children: top experiences

Greece is one of the best countries in the world for travel with children. Rather than just catering to kids with entertainment parks and special menus, the Greeks will welcome them with true warmth and a natural sense of inclusion in all activities.<p>Expect locals to make a friendly fuss over your …

European Travel

Travelling with kids in the south of France

France is seriously big– more than twice the size of the UK and larger than Spain and Greece combined. With great size comes great diversity – of climate, landscape and culture. Where do you start? If you’re travelling with children and want an accessible French experience with plenty of …

France

From Disneyland to art treasure hunts: top tips for Paris with kids

Paris is a sprawling global hub, but it somehow works on a scale that kids can comprehend. The urban canyons of Manhattan and ridiculous crowds of London are largely absent, and despite the Parisian rep for treating tourists with disdain, the French love kids!<p>Having your offspring with you will …

France

Singapore with kids: best places to entertain tots in the Lion City

With its wide footpaths, green spaces, child-friendly amenities, awesome attractions and legendary cleanliness, Singapore is perhaps one of the world’s best cities to visit with tots in tow. Round up the kids and make this tiny island your ultimate family playground.<p>Go wild<b>!</b><p><b>Singapore Zoo</b> <br>Designed …

Universal Studios

Family-friendly ski trips in the French Alps

If the words ‘family ski trip in the Alps’ conjure up images of ultra-chic families gliding by in the latest fur-trimmed ski gear, lift queues longer than the opening night of <i>Frozen 2</i>, and package prices that make your eyes water then we have good news for you — low-key budget trips are possible …

Skiing

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

Senior Entrepreneurship Writer at CNBC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches …

National Parks

The 30 best places to travel alone

In fact, there are many reasons to travel alone. Solo travel allows for more self-reflection, and chances are, you'll take in more of the culture.<p>We've put together a list of 30 places that are ideal for traveling alone, from an adventure in New Zealand to a relaxing getaway in Cinque Terre, …

European Travel

I Heart My National Park: Grand Canyon

The road to the Grand Canyon from the south crosses a gently rising plateau that gives no hint at what is about to unfold. You wonder if you have made a wrong turn. All at once an immense gorge a mile deep and up to 18 miles wide opens up.<p><b>Jill Staurowsky</b> has worked as an interpretive ranger in the …

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

1. Toronto<p>The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, clean-cut New York, Toronto has its skyscrapers downtown, glitzy shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts in Queen Street West. It …

Singapore Botanic Gardens colorfully connects people with plants

If you've ever spent time in a tropical greenhouse, you'll know what strolling through the Singapore Botanic Gardens feels like.<p>Visually, though, nothing compares to immersing yourself in what Nigel Taylor, its director, describes as "the best and most spectacular of tropical flora." The garden …

The Greatest American Hikes You Need to Take Before Summer Ends

When you think of summertime, do you think of long days in the sun, warm fire-side nights and weekends spent on the trail?<p>If that's how you imagine spending your summer than you know there's nothing more liberating than lacing up your hiking boots and taking on a challenging trail in the height of …

Hiking

The summer side of Whistler, Canada: Golfing, mountain biking and more

When you think of Whistler, British Columbia, you might recall the 2010 Winter Olympics and the area's prominence as a Canadian ski destination. But there's more to it than ski runs and après ski, as I learned on a recent trip. Whistler is about variety. It has Whistler Mountain Bike Park, a …

According to an algorithm, this is the ultimate Canadian road trip

Last March, Randy Olson, a Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, organized the absolute US road trip thanks to …

Canada

Paris in August Is Paradise!

<b>The City to Yourself.</b><p>Paris in August is a ghost town! The streets are deserted and the feeling is eerie. The roads going out of the capital today? Well -- that's another story! Packed and fuming, many families are starting their annual summer vacation stuck in traffic. Hundreds of miles of …

France

British Airways crack down on hand luggage

The airline claims that cabin bags were getting so big that flights were regularly delayed<p>British Airways has reduced the size of hand luggage after claiming that passenger bags were getting so big it was causing regular flight delays.<p>The airline, which allows each person to have two bags in the …

Luggage

Sun AND snow! From the glaciers of Europe to the finest slopes in the Southern Hemisphere... where to find great summer skiing

• <b>Glacier resorts in France, Austria, Switzerland and Italy are open for business during the summer months</b>• <b><br>Southern Hemisphere resorts in Australia, New</b> …

The Visitors' Choice Award for Best Overall Ski Resort of 2015 Goes To...

Skiers and snowboarders have spoken! Your top choice for 2015's most coveted Visitors' Choice Awards title: Best Overall Ski Resort goes to one that …

Skiing

Ski Mountaineers Complete Goal of Skiing Colorado's 100 Highest Peaks

How's this for completing an epic challenge? Ski mountaineering legend Chris Davenport, along with friends Ted and Christy Mahon of Aspen Colorado, …

Mountaineering

8 of the World's Most Famous Ski Runs

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and, to some extent, fame is too. What qualifies a ski run to be one of "the world's most famous" largely depends on where you are in the world and what you consider "fame." If you live in North America, you'll have a different list from people living in Europe …

Skiing

Awesome New Ski Gear for Both the Resort and the Backcountry

Back in the day you had to consider at least two ski setups—one for the resort and one for the backcountry. Now you only need one thanks to the new …

The Ultimate Ski Resort Guide to Plan Your Perfect Trip

Colorado’s ski season is off to a tremendous start, Utah is catching up and Tahoe is finally shaking off the snow shortage of the past two seasons and returning to its normal deep, white conditions. Early pre-Christmas snow across New England helped kick off the winter in style in Vermont and New …

Skiing

Skiing's Hottest Trend Part 2: Buyer's Guide To Gear

Yesterday in Part One I explained the booming popularity of Alpine Touring gear, on which you ski downhill just like you already love to do, but also ascend under your own power, combining a great fitness workout with all the thrills of skiing (If you haven’t read that yet, you should or the …

Skiing

Editor’s Choice: Best of Outdoor Retailer, Winter Market 2015

Outdoor Retailer is a biannual product show for retailers, manufacturers and other outdoor industry enthusiasts and pros. Those who attend …

Salt Lake City

Goofy Feet: The 6 Best Snowboard Boots | HiConsumption

The rumor mill has been in overdrive of late claiming that the snowboard boot industry is going to hell in a handbasket. Big names like Nike and Vans …

Skiing

Top 10 Ski Resorts

Want To Know What The Ten Best Ski Resorts In North America Are? We Asked The Pros<p>While beach destinations and city traveling are always good options for planning a trip, nothing says winter more than a getaway to a snow covered mountain ski resort. Even if you don't get a chance to go in winter, …

Skiing