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Which country has the most islands?

a) Indonesia
b) Finland
c) USA
d) Canada
e) Sweden
f) The Philippines

Tips for Visiting Fabulous Fiji with Kids and Teens

When I was a kid, Fiji lived in my dreams as a magical, faraway land of palm-tree studded islands surrounded by turquoise water and millions of fish. Last fall my dream became reality. That’s when my family and I discovered that Fiji is exactly as I’d pictured it, if not even more spectacular. If you’re […]

Best Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Around the World

Is there anything more comforting than a good grilled cheese sandwich? Definitely not, in my humble opinion. As a kid growing up in the U.S., nothing could beat the melty goodness of Kraft American cheese nestled between two pan fried slices of white bread slathered with butter. My love of a good grilled cheese made me wonder […]

Travel in the Footsteps of the Lord of the Rings in New Zealand

Diehard J.R.R. Tolkein fans, all three of our teenagers knew the three-hour long dialogue from the first Lord of the Rings film by heart. Now they wanted to visit “the real place.”

Kid-Friendly Sites in Sydney, Australia

Having lived in Sydney for five years, I was able to indulge my tacky tourist leanings as well as discover the best parts of the city as a local. While it’s difficult to narrow down my personal top spots of this sparkling harbor-side city, the following areas are fun for all members of the family.