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Think a cruise with a baby or toddler may be the perfect relaxing vacation? Be sure to read this first! #cruising #Familytravel #baby
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Great advice as travelling with babies can be hard on land let alone the sea

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Japan with kids? Kyoto is the perfect place to explore its history and culture--and incredible landscapes. Great recommendations and tips from +Sandra Foyt #familytravel #Japan #travel  
Kyoto with Kids - ...and because so many of these shrines are surrounded by tranquil parks, evergreen gardens, and Zen landscapes, Kyoto is a wonderful destination for exploring Japanese culture with children.
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Looks amazing we recently had a similar article on our site

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Bonaire is an island paradise for families just 50 miles off the coast of Venezuela with walk-in snorkeling and diving, a 14,000-acre national park and then some! Great recommendations from +Melinda Crow  #familytravel #Caribbean #SouthAmerica #travel
Bonaire with kids - If you're looking for a Caribbean destination where your family can gently push everyone's water sport comfort levels--maybe even learn to scuba--Bonaire may be just the place. The uncrowded beaches...
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Family-friendly guide to Havana with Kids, from the feature at http://www.familytravel411.com/411-havana-with-kids #Cuba   #familytravel  
Family-friendly activities, lodging & dining for your vacation to Cuba and Havana with kids. From the article at http://www.familytravel411.com/411-havana-with-kids/
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So much fun doing this interview! Think you know me? Read this first! :-D #travel #familytravel
Author/blogger Shelly Rivoli knows how to have fun. She also knows how to travel with kids. Here's her Traveler Tale profile.
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Whether you call it a short break or a long weekend, you'll want to add these recommendations of what to do, where to stay and eat to your plans. #London #familytravel  
London with kids - London is one of my favorite cities to visit with kids. As a family, we’ve enjoyed its many parks, accessible historical sites, and eclectic markets, and we found that a London stay doesn’t have to break the bank if you know where to go.
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What's the secret sauce recipe to happier family travel? Know thyself--and know thy kids! #familytravel #tips #parenting
This year our contributors gave recommendations for travel to more than a dozen new destinations, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Dallas-Fort Worth, London, Catalina Island, Kyoto, Zion National Park, Havana, and Philadelphia, just to name a few. If you’re looking for travel inspiration for 2017, remember you can always browse our recommended destinations in the left … Continue reading Tips for Travel with Kids of Every Temperament →
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Definitely. My boys are so different from each other, which always factors in for sure.

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Fun for summer-through-fall in the Berkshires with kids - from The 411 on the Berkshires with Kids at http://www.familytravel411.com/411-berkshires-with-kids/
Family-friendly activities, dining & lodgings recommended for your vacation in the Berkshires with kids, from the feature at http://www.familytravel411.com/411-berkshires-with-kids
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D.C. with kids BEYOND the top 10 -great insider tips from +Vero Autphenne from the feature at http://www.familytravel411.com/411-washington-d-c-with-kids/
Great places to go on your family vacation in Washington D.C., plus where to stay and eat while in Washington D.C. with kids.
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Best activities, lodgings and dining for your family's visit to County Clare #familytravel #Ireland
Top recommendations for what to do, where to eat, and where to stay when visiting County Clare, Ireland, with kids, from the feature - http://www.familytravel411.com/411-county-clare-with-kids-ireland
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Where to go, what to do on Catalina Island with kids! :-D #familytravel  +Visit Catalina 
Family-friendly recommended activities, lodgings and dining for your family vacation on Catalina Island at Avalon.
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More great #photo tips. Love these interviews with Bob Holmes. +PetaPixel 
Travel photography master Bob Holmes is back in the studio with the folks at Advance Your Photography talking about how to shoot that 'National Geographic
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Award-winning author & blogger
Introduction
Shelly Rivoli is an author, blogger, and freelance writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She created TravelswithBaby.com over a decade ago and has published the Travels with Baby blog as an extension of the site since 2007. She's received many accolades for her blogging, including both Bronze and Silver awards for "Independent Travel Blog" from the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA). TravelswithBaby.com was also honored twice as a Finalist in the Red Tricycle Totally Awesome Awards for "Best Travel Sites for Families."   

Shelly's changed diapers on four continents, and—not coincidentally—she served as spokesperson for the Huggies Kimberly-Clark Hawaiian Diaper campaign in 2012, which helped bring more than 20 million diapers to Canadian and US families in need.

Her family travel wisdom and advice has been sought by major media and featured in print outlets including The Boston Globe, L.A. Times, and numerous parenting and consumer magazines including Parents, Parenting, Pregnancy, Fit Pregnancy, TimeOut New York Kids, and American Baby. She was also a recurring TV guest on ABC 7’s View from the Bay.

Her most recent guidebook, Travels with Baby: The Ultimate Guide for Planning Travel with Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler (2014), received the NATJA Gold Prize in Travel Books and a Lowell Thomas Award from the Society of American Travel Writers Foundation.

In 2014, she launched FamilyTravel411.com, which focuses on travel with school-age children, of which she now has three. 
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Winner of a Lowell Thomas Award and NATJA Gold Prize for her guidebook "Travels with Baby: The Ultimate Guide for Planning Travel with Your Baby, Toddler, and Preschooler," and Silver Award winnder in the National Parenting Publication Awards ~ 2013 North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Gold Winner Special Focus Travel Articles - Internet: Budget/Frugal Travel ~ 2013 NATJA Silver Winner: Independent Travel Blogs ~ 2013 NATJA Bronze Winner Special Focus Travel Articles - Internet: Intergenerational & Family Travel ~ 2012 Bronze Winner, Independent Travel Blogs, North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) ~ NAPPA Gold Award winner in Parenting Resources and Finalist for two ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards for 1st edition "Travels with Baby: The Ultimate Guide... " in Parenting and Travel Guides.
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    Founder, 2004 - present
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Family Adventures at Cambodia's Great Temples of Angkor Wat
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Angkor Wat is one of the most beautiful and fascinating places on the planet. Made by the Khmer kings in a process that lasts almost 4 centu

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