Bunny, Set #40005, a Lego Holiday Set

Lego often tries to makes sets that fit all the major holidays all over the world. One of these holidays is Easter. Since they would probably be criticized for making anything religious, Lego sticks with the secular observance of the holiday. This means that on Easter, Lego creates sets that ...

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Best Ways to Cure Holiday Boredom: Fun, Affordable Activities to Do During Long Winter Breaks

While the holidays are an exciting time of year, they can get long for many people. Families with school-age children who have extensive winter breaks sometimes struggle to find activities to fill up the days. So do some working singles and couples who have excessive leave time to use at ...

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Best Race Car Toys, Movies and Books for Kids: How to Find the Best Car Holiday and Birthday Presents for Children

Many young kids love playing with cars, and for some the interest continues throughout childhood. Anyone who knows little about children’s toy cars may need ideas for the best race car birthday presents and holiday gifts for a child. Here are some great race car toys, movies and books for ...

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Best Keyboard and Piano Music Gifts for Children: Kid’s Pianos and Keyboards for Birthday Presents or Holiday Gifts

Young children enjoy making music, whether it is by banging a pot with a spoon or strumming their dads’ guitars. However, buying professional instruments as gifts for children can be costly and it can be difficult to keep them from getting broken. Fortunately, many pianos and keyboards are designed to ...

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Beach Holidays in the Philippines: 7,100 Island Nation Offers Pristine Waters and Sand

On the negative side, the Philippines has a reputation for instability and has earned the rather unenviable title of “the sick man of Asia.” Ruled by the unhinged dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the 1980s and more recently by former B movie star Joseph Estrada, the country’s political environment has been ...

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12 Things to Do in NYC During the Holiday Season: An Insider’s Guide to NYC at the Holidays

As a native New Yorker, who generally doesn’t enjoy the cold, the coming of chillier nights does cheerfully symbolize the coming of the holiday season. There isn’t a more magical place to be than New York City as trees and lights and decorations go up all over the city, it’s ...

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St Lucia Holidays, Best Caribbean Food and Drink: Food Festival, Traditional Dishes, Island Rum and Caribbean Spices

St Lucia’s Caribbean food is known as Creole, a blend of African, European, Indian and native Amerindian cuisine. Recent years have seen a revival of the old ‘grandmother’s recipes’ as top chefs rediscover the unique flavours of St Lucia’s traditional dishes. Food festivals are a treat for everyone, spices, seafood ...

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Family Adventure Holidays: Take a Family-Friendly Safari in Africa and Help a School too

A new British tour operator, Families Worldwide, claims to be the only company in the UK specialising solely in overseas adventure holidays for families. Their child-friendly African safaris and other family activity holidays also include the opportunity to help a school in Zambia, with a donation being made for every ...

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Wine Holidays and Treading Grapes in Portugal: Visiting Vineyards, Wine Tasting in Douro River Valley Wine Country

Taking a wine holiday in Portugal, whether traveling independently or on an organised group tour, is good any time of year but especially so during the autumn grape harvest. It is then, in September, when the Vintage Port houses such as Taylor Fladgate and Yeatman pick their grapes and still ...

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