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How to Travel Internationally With Kids

Even for young children, travel offers many benefits. They remember more than you realize (researchers at Harvard University have shown that children as young as 17 months retain long-term memories), and exposure to different cultures, languages, and even food can...

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26 Big Travel Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

I remember the first time my credit card was declined because I hadn’t called the bank in advance to notify them of my travels. I was traveling alone to Belgrade, Serbia, and I’d just found an ATM machine at the airport to get cash so I could pay for a taxi to the...

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The Story of Silent Night, Oberndorf Salzburg Austria

The story of Silent Night begins in the beautiful city of Oberndorf,Salzburg, Austria. In the splendor of that baroque city ruled by the Prince Archbishop, a simple weaver named Anna lived. Anna, alone in this world, was of very modest means with little hope of...

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Last of the Vienna Christmas Markets on to the River Cruise

A few stops left on our last day in Vienna and on our walk to St Charles Church we pass by an ice rink, which to me is perfect for the whole Christmas Market theme we are on. I'm not sure why I have a thing for ice rinks and Christmas other than I love the movie...

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Vienna Vacation starting Palaces Christmas Markets

One of the things I like to do in a new city is take a hop on hop off tour to get acquainted with a new city. We took the Big Bus tour that has two routes and about 20 stops between them. There are so many things to do and see and so little time here that the Big Bus...

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Follow our adventures from Vienna to Prague

A few of the things I love in life besides my family are the holidays, especially Christmas, traveling, history and researching my family ancestry. I will be experiencing all those over the next two weeks. Check back daily if you would like to follow along.

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Why Monday is the Worst Day to Fly

As it turns out, procrastinating on buying your holiday airfare isn’t a total fail—you just have to be a little more strategic about it. A new report from Stratos Jet Charters deciphered data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics to pinpoint the best days,...

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Which Is Right For You? A River Or Ocean Cruise

A guide to deciding if a river cruise is the best vacation choice for you. Published online by US News| By Liz Weiss With time to linger in scenic places – from the storied canals of Amsterdam to the lush landscapes of the Amazon – and the chance to enjoy authentic...

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16 Things You Should Never Do When Visiting Milan

Milan is the second-most populated city in Italy, is home to some of the most awe-inspiring art masterpieces in the world, and with such a wide variety of things to see and do, travelers may get a bit overwhelmed with planning their vacation there. To help alleviate...

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Marriott Hawaii on Sale Now

Now through Dec 21st enjoy great savings at these Hawaiian Marriott Properties Contact us today to book your Hawaiian Vacation For new bookings only. Price is USD, land only, per person based on double occupancy and includes all applicable taxes. Properties will...

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Tips For Getting Through Airport Security aka TSA

Travel today is not as glamorous as it was 30 years ago. Today you get to start your trip off by going through security at the airports aka TSA. This can be a mind boggling and time wasting experience. The more you are prepared the easier it will be on your nerves....

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Why a Christmas Market River Cruise

From late November until Christmas Eve, Europe hosts Christmas Market celebrations full of music, shopping and rich food. Cities and towns sparkle in the snow under the lights of these festive street markets, and river cruises are an exceptional way to experience them.

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Ways to save money for vacations

I never look at a list and say, “I can do ALL of these things”. It’s highly unlikely one can give up everything they are accustomed to doing—but if you pick 3-5 from the list below, you’ll be amazed the money you can save.

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About Bucket List Travel Tours

Think of Bucket List Travel Tours as your travel professionals—all organized and managed by Sue Piazza. No matter whether you're looking for a quiet vacation package, a group tour package, or business travel, we are here to help.

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