Staying and eating

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Condé Nast Traveler

The website for this popular magazine is a go-to for both travel dreaming and planning. I love the lush photography and dreamy essays. It is also a great place to visit when you're planning a trip to see what insider nuggets you can dig up about your …

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UpTake

This site is designed to help you make choices about where to stay and eat and what to do once you arrive at your destination. You search under general categories like "Stay" and "Eat" or indicate that you are looking for a certain type of vacation …

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Ciao Bambino

www.ciaobambino.com If you have one go-to resource for where to stay with your kids, this should be it. The properties on this site are carefully reviewed by parents with an eye for what makes them great places for families. Hotels and resorts are …

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HomeAway

Renting apartments for family travel can save you money on both lodging and food and can also give you more space than you would in a traditional hotel. It's also fun to live like a local with your kids (as we did in both Paris and London). I've used …

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Italiakids

A great resource for families planning long- or short-term travel in Italy. …