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Family ski vacations can be magical. Or they can be a stress-filled nightmare. The key to keeping spirits high? A well-planned trip. From choosing accommodations with family-friendly activities near the mountain to packing the right gear to keep you warm and safe on the slopes, you can do plenty to ensure a wonderful vacation for the whole family.  Here’s everything…

Winter weather can bring about flight delays and cancellations, which can be frustrating for even the most seasoned travelers. Here are five tips to help you navigate the challenges of winter travel. Stay Informed First, you’ll want to download the appropriate airline app for real-time updates on your flight status and rebooking options. These apps can be lifesavers amid travel…

‘Tis the season for cold weather travel with the family. Whether you’re skiing or visiting the grandparents in Minnesota, vacations to winter wonderlands come with their own set of safety precautions for babies. Most importantly, you need to make sure you’re keeping your little ones warm (but not too warm) and heeding weather-specific safety advice.  Unlike beach vacations where you…

Traveling is one of life’s greatest joys. Nothing compares to exploring the world, especially when you do it alongside the people you love. But vacationing with older family members may bring particular worries.  Everyone is different; some people in their 80s are more active than those decades younger, while others may be slowing down. Fortunately, you can take steps to…

Traveling can be exhilarating, but it’s generally physically demanding. If many young, healthy leisure globetrotters find it exhausting, people with arthritis will find lengthy road trips and extended flights even more taxing. I know this firsthand because I’ve traveled a lot with my parents, who’ve been dealing with joint inflammation since their mid-40s. I’ve seen them try every trick in…

While dental care may not be the first thing that comes to mind when planning a getaway, your oral health should be a priority during your travels. A toothache or gingivitis could really damper your fun, so careful planning is essential to maintain healthy teeth wherever you go. Here are six tips to follow for good oral health while traveling. …

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