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A Family Friendly Road Trip through France

By Kristina Foster | Apr 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kristina Foster embarks with her family on a voyage through France from the capital to the coastal south.   I wasn’t sure what to expect on a fortnight long, winter road trip with the kids. Cooped up childhood memories of backseat battles with stinky brothers, side of the road toilet stops and barf bags came flooding…

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MYANMAR: On the River from Mandalay

By Jane Adams | Feb 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

‘Can’t you ‘ear their paddles chunkin’ from Rangoon to Mandalay? On the road to Mandalay, Where the flyin’-fishes play, An’ the dawn comes up like thunder outer China ‘crost the Bay!   RUDYARD KIPLING Any list of the world’s great rivers includes the mighty Irrawaddy (aka Ayeyarwady), the backbone and lifeline of the embracing troubled…

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Revealing Nature in Izu, JAPAN

By Kristina Foster | Dec 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Kristina Foster slips out of the city stress and bares it all with the family on a journey to the nature filled landscapes of the Izu Peninsula. The Izu peninsula is a resort area popular for hot springs, statuesque coastlines, and scenic mountains. Located about 60 miles southwest of Tokyo and just two hours by fast…

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Big and Little in JAPAN: Why Tokyo is Good for Kids

By Kristina Foster | Jul 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Shibuya, Tokyo

From cute hedgehog cafes to the giant Pokémon headquarters and the city’s most urban shrine, little travelers can see curious places that are big in Japan.

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Discover CAMBRIA on California’s Central Coast

By Liz Laing | Mar 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Cambria Boardwalk, CA

Drive along the Pacific Coast Highway on California’s central coast and discover the best of California: incredible ocean views along rugged coastlines, dense pine forests and unspoiled beaches.

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KANGALUNA CAMP: Outback Safari in South Australia

By Kate Ayrton | Nov 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Lake Gairdner, South Australia

From sleeping in a swagon to swimming with sea lions, this magical corner of South Australia offers a variety of outback and coastal adventures you won’t want to miss.

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Paradise Found on Ratua Island, VANUATU

By Kate Ayrton | Sep 2, 2016 | 1 Comment
Ratua Island, aerial view

An exclusive private island in the South Pacific seduces adventurous fellow travelers with its simple charms, remote attractions and alluring French hospitality.

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Gone Glamping in VENTURA, California

By Chelsee Lowe | Oct 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ziplining, a resort-style pool and luxe cabins make KOA Ventura Ranch a stand-out property.

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SHANGHAI: A Far East Family Feast

By Kristina Foster | Aug 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

From the maze of lanes in the Old City market where locals haggle over live flinching bugs, to Pudong’s illuminated space-age skyline, Shanghai is a feast for the senses.

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Unplugged in Ubud, BALI

By Kristina Foster | Aug 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The verdant rice fields, temples and spiritual village life of Ubud, Bali offers a back-to-nature family break away from tech driven tantrums.

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wandermelonSunday, August 6th, 2017 at 10:23pm

Hamburg is totally happening! Check out some of Michael Webb's architectural favorites up on the melon this week as he explores HafenCity. #Hamburg #Germany #HafenCity

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wandermelon added 4 new photos.Monday, July 10th, 2017 at 7:28pm

Wondering what's big in Japan for kids? Check out Kristina Foster's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/big-and-little-in-japan-why-tokyo-is-good-for-kids/ #japan #tokyoforkids #tokyo

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wandermelon shared Art Of Extraordinary Travel's video.Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 8:52pm

Definitely putting this on my bucket list! 👍

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This restaurant has one of the best views in the world.
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wandermelonSunday, June 25th, 2017 at 3:03pm

Sadly there is a dark side to travel and in Bali the cruel dog meat trade is alive and well, PLEASE SIGN & SHARE and do what you can to end this hideous practice. Knowledge is power and tourism dollars matter a great deal to many of the countries that engage in animal cruelty so don't be fooled by many of the zoos and temples that use animals to lure you in and as a result suffer miserable lives... or worst, as below. Thank you! 🙁

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wandermelonMonday, June 12th, 2017 at 12:22pm

Mexico City is as modern and cool as it gets with great food to boot. Check out Michael Webb's latest story on the melon: http://www.wandermelon.com/mexico-city-urban-vitality/ #MexicoCity #modernarchitecture

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wandermelonSaturday, June 10th, 2017 at 12:30pm

Street art in George Town, the capital of the #Malaysian island of #Penang. Photo by Eugene Choy / Revelation Productions. Read more here http://www.wandermelon.com/georgetown-penang-heritage-hotel-capital/

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