Top 10 Family Fun Activities In Laguna Beach

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When my wife, Cindy, and I traveled to what is arguably California’s #1 romantic getaway, we took along our four-year old son Ben. Much to our delight, Laguna Beach also proved to be an incredible family vacation destination. Here are 10 of our favorite family activities: 1) Dana Wharf Whale Watching Cruise: Leaving from nearby Dana Point, this two-hour […]

Insider City Guide: Nairobi, Kenya – From Extreme Rags to Riches

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Kibera Slum, Nairobi, Kenya. The largest slum in Kenya and second in Africa. Michaela Guzy, Found of OhThePeopleYouMeet.com, from Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi is a city of the most extreme diversity.  After weeks in the bush, it felt great to wash off the dirt and wear the limited non-safari gear in my bag.  Admittedly, Nairobi gets a […]

Bangkok, Thailand

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Floating Markets, fabulous seafood, vegetables and fruit, the world’s best massages for under $10, Buddhas everywhere – we must be in Bangkok! GETTING THERE I have to be honest, I was nervous about flying to Thailand. Not just about being cramped in a metal tube for hours on end, but because I had never been […]

Southern California Getaway to Claremont

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Just 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles is the quaint 100-year-old town of Claremont, best known for its tree-lined streets, historic buildings, and college campuses. Stroll through the residential neighborhoods around the downtown core of Claremont Village to see trees that were planted at the turn of the 20th century. Mountain landscapes and Mount […]

India

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By TJ Panzer: WHY INDIA? I don’t want to start off a fun travel story on a downer, but it’ll be brief and is relevant. My husband passed away suddenly a few months ago, and his mom, his sister-in-law, and I decided to do a group trip to India. I found out that a local […]

Ventura, California

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Greetings, travel aficionados! Get ready for a little city that packs big adventure. Located about 60 miles north of Los Angeles is sparkling Ventura, California. Steeped in both agricultural and maritime history, this town has something for everyone: romantic time alone with your sweetie, family adventures, or a weekend with your friends is all within […]

Anna Maria Island, Florida

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By Jeff Savenick: I am a first time father traveling with my wife, Elizabeth, and our eight-month old son, Bodhi (pronounced Bodee). It was our first family vacation and our first time to Anna Maria Island (AMI). Did we enjoy ourselves? Well, lets just say that when we were done with our stay we didn’t […]

Beauty Flows in Zurich’s Waters

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Switzerland’s largest city finds a home for everyone, from outdoorsmen to shopaholics. By: Ben Brown ZURICH IN A NUTSHELL The crisp air blows by as I bike along the lake. The path borders a park where people are lying in the sun, children are playing games and groups are barbecuing on portable grills. Others are […]