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When school’s out for the summer, many parents feel a combination of relief and stress at the idea of their kids being home with them for the next few months. While it can be exciting to get to spend more quality time with your little ones while you still can, there’s also this pressure to make the most of this time and give your kids a great experience.  If this is a balance that you’ve been struggling with this year, here are three ways you can give your kids a great summer break.  Plan By The Week Rather Than The…

When most people think of Sao Paulo, the first thing that comes to their mind are skyscrapers, concrete and vehicles. Even though the city itself does not reach the coast, the state itself has about 400 miles of the very same Atlantic coastline you will see in Rio and Salvador. In fact, some of the best beaches in the country are located within less than two hours from the largest city in Brazil. Here are a few examples worth mentioning: Ilhabela Located about 128 miles from Sao Paulo, this 216 square mile island has one of the best-preserved Atlantic forests…

When asked to choose among the top destinations for a weekend break in Europe, most people would have Amsterdam pretty high on their list of priorities. Holland’s biggest and most cosmopolitan city has long attracted people from around the world due to its liberal-mindedness and well-earned status as one of the most important cultural hubs on the European continent.  While most people come with the best intentions of getting to know the city on an intimate level, in many cases, they end up either spending too much time glued to a sofa in one of the many coffee shops or…

Do you get travel insurance when you go abroad? If you do then you will be surprised by the number of travelers who go away each and very year and fail to take out insurance that will cover them during their travels. It is important to remember of course that there is no insurance which you already have that will cover you in this eventuality, your home insurance, your auto cover or even you life insurance will be of little use to you when you travel, and that is why it is absolutely essential that you make sure you are…

Going on your first road trip with your first car is a rite of passage for some.  Hitting the open road to explore various elements of the unique cultures and landscapes scattered around the United States is an exciting event, but safety should always be the first regard.   Before getting out on the roads, make sure you know how to keep yourself and your travel party safe.  Take a moment to read through a few travel safety tips for those who are a bit less experienced than most, and drive with more confidence this travel season.   Know what to do…