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#TBINChat 2019-09-17: Multigenerational #Travel

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Happy #TravelTuesday!
It’s time for #TBINChat Multigenerational Travel Chat. Where are you joining us from today? Use #TBINChat in all tweets.
#TBIN #FamilyTravel

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Welcome aboard. this hour should sail by quickly! @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/l3150LHDy6

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INVITE friends by tagging them to join today's travel chat party! #TBINChat #familytravel #travelchat

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney Hey girls, morning #TBINChat

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RT @TBINChat: What a fabulous hosting team! This is going to be so much fun :)
#TBINChat https://t.co/DMSx7B5KY9

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Q1: River cruising with the kids? What company, where and why did they love it? Via @WAVEJourney #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Aloha back at you @emorata #TBINChat https://t.co/pN6B8WIaS0

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney, whether you pick an ocean or river #cruise, the whole family is going to have a blast! It's fun to see new places without having to pack up more than once, and the diversity of food and entertainment means there's something for everyone! #TBINChat

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A1: We'd love to take our 12-year old niece on a river cruise in Europe. Need recommendations for a fun river and experience for this age. Via @WAVEJourney #TBINChat #FamilyTravel #cruise

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney Looks awesome, can I join? #TBINChat

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RT @TBINChat: Thanks for being part of the chat. Can't wait to hear your tips :) #TBINChat https://t.co/nL9Uf6OVMg

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This sounds like a perfect fit! @CostaCruises #TBINChat https://t.co/mvsCIP6F6Q

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney We certainly think so! #TBINchat

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Q2: What’s your best tip to successfully organize a multigenerational trip?
Via @nomadicchica
#TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Looks wonderful! @cynthiadrake @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/HtdeIWtYZX

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A2: Best tip to successfully organize a multigenerational trip is pick activities that are fun for all ages and interests.
Via @nomadicchica
#TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Sounds like a fun time with @TourismWPG
#TBINChat https://t.co/OR6qrr8q1y

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Tips worth knowing! @Chris_and_Rico #TBINChat https://t.co/DzcaHCAP8H

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RT @TBINChat: You'd love it. Explore and have fantastic adventures while only unpacking once. Cruising is a terrific way to travel. #TBINCh…

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RT @Alamo: A2: We have a few tips on how to successfully plan a multigenerational trip ranging from making sure everyone is involved in the…

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Q3: What is the most memorable multi-gen travel you have done? How many generations were together? What made it memorable? Photos to share?
Via @RossanaWyatt #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Something for everyone with @kingandprince #TBINChat https://t.co/ZwzMKdRyYl

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A3: Most memorable multi-gen travel we've done was when our niece was 7 to a dude ranch. Priceless memories! https://t.co/yEA7Kq3yUd
Via @RossanaWyatt #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @RossanaWyatt My kids would love it! #TBINChat

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @RossanaWyatt Cute! #TBINchat

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @RossanaWyatt Iconic picture! 😂#TBINChat

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Always a good idea to involve a professional @CostaCruises #TBINChat https://t.co/MrBT6Snq5r

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Looks like a perfect place for the entire family @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/x9cOBUFaP1

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RT @emorata: A3 We did our location wedding on the Big Island with family, friends and kids present, it was rainy but sunny on that day and…

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RT @Alamo: A3: The most memorable multi-gen trip is a meaningful one. Family travel is a special way to build memories & create bonds betwe…

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Q4: What type of destination do you recommend for a multi-gen trip? Big city? Country escape? Beach getaway? Via @kidsareatrip #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Memories are made with @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/0kZLzFaPwU

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @AmaWaterways What an amazing multi-gen trip! #TBINChat #travel

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RT @HALcruises: @RossanaWyatt, #cruising makes it easy for every age to embark on a memorable journey. Grandparents, parents, grandkids...e…

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A4: We like to mix destinations for multi-gen trips. Done dude ranches, mountain resorts, small towns & big cities. Needs to be enough to keep every age interested. With our niece at Seattle Mariners for her first baseball game.
Via @kidsareatrip #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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We always see happy families at Half Moon Cay @HALcruises #TBINChat https://t.co/41podT5bxN

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We'll make a date @TourismWPG #TBINChat https://t.co/xSz6Gzmm4I

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Safe and relaxing. a perfect combo @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/IEhS90BCNs

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RT @PassportsHeart: A4: I think a mountain escape is perfect. Rent a cabin and buy all of the food ahead of time! #TBINChat #FamilyTravel h…

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RT @emorata: A4 I would do something easy like a beach/island location for family with some adventure activity tossed in but rent a whole h…

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RT @kingandprince: A4: Beach getaway- we may be biased but the beach is perfectly suited for all the ages! #TBINChat https://t.co/XpssI6wli…

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Q5: Multi-gen travel is not only about kids. Have you traveled with YOUR parents as an adult? Or do you have a dream trip you’d love to share with them?
Via @melindacrow #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Heaven on earth with @LeBoatVacations #TBINChat https://t.co/MhE50hdscQ

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A5: We've definitely traveled with our parents as adults. That's loads of fun, too. River ands ocean cruise with them are next on the wish list.
Via @melindacrow #TBINChat #FamilyTravel #cruise

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...and @Alamo can get you there! #TBINChat https://t.co/eUXISGLPYY

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney We sure can! 😎🚙 #TBINChat #familytravel

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Make 'em happy @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/QTewGnV6xs

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RT @melindacrow: A5: We have traveled lots with my mom-in-law. She is such a trooper and loves to go ANYWHERE! I would love to take her on…

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RT @FoodTravelist: A5. We traveled with Diana's Mom to Beijing, China it was such a memorable trip for all of us, we had a great time. htt…

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RT @travelinsliving: A5. I road trip quite a bit with my mom and dad. Two of their favorite trips were road tripping to @ExploreBranson and…

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RT @italiane_jamie: A5: Some of the best travelling I have done is with my parents alone. It is a chance to get to know them as people, not…

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RT @backroadplanet: A5: In 2001, I traveled with my parents, sister (who was pregnant with my nephew), and brother-in-law, to Asunción, Par…

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RT @Alamo: A5: Traveling with your parents as an adult can be more fun than when you were a kid! Escaping to Florida for a weekend is perfe…

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Q6: Have you ever taken a multigenerational ocean cruise? What activities did the entire family enjoy doing together?
Via @OurFamTravel #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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A6: A multigenerational ocean cruise is high on the wish list. We need recommendations!
Via @OurFamTravel #TBINChat #FamilyTravel #cruise

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So much history with @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/3bqdxjRDB3

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RT @cynthiadrake: @AmaWaterways I never knew how obsessed our 8 year old would be with chess until out @AmaWaterways river cruise this summ…

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Looks like a fun time! @melindacrow @RoyalCaribbean #TBINChat https://t.co/U9da2HEmu5

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @RoyalCaribbean It was a BLAST! #TBINChat

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RT @kidsareatrip: A6: We took a multi gen cruise on @CruiseNorwegian, and we all loved the laser tag and race cars. Such a fun way for ever…

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RT @InTheLoopTravel: A6. Yes. We got a cabana during our day in Labadee with @RoyalCaribbean On the ship, we played a lot of games.
Q6: Hav…

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RT @PassportsHeart: A6: I have taken my son on a cruise before but never traveled with the entire family. We enjoyed the 27 Waterfalls of R…

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RT @TBINChat: Wow! What a fantastic destination for a multigenerational cruise. #TBINChat https://t.co/2Ldataimoa

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RT @CostaCruises: A6: @OurFamTravel Costa's variety of entertainment options make it perfect for families! Guests can either try their luck…

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Q7: How do you determine who pays for what when traveling with multi-generations? And who handles booking travel and activities? Via @travelinsliving #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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A7: We book all the travel and activities and try to keep plenty of the details secret to help be in the moment. Surprises are fun to pull off. Via @travelinsliving #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @travelinsliving Love surprises! #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney I would love to surprise my family with an entire vacation! I can't imagine the work it would take to pull that off! #TBINChat

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RT @TBINChat: Something for everyone and great dining included! Sign us up for this. #TBINChat https://t.co/oXemvJuKul

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Keeping it simple @CostaCruises #TBINChat https://t.co/5Kj5Pj4YHe

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Certainly helps with ease of planning @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/UhwaTvjAQ6

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Q8: Multi-gen travel often involves seniors AND tots. What type of travel experiences would you consider manageable for both?
Via @OneRoadAtATime #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Go Orange. Go Dutch with @HALcruises #TBINChat https://t.co/O6LyZ5AGf4

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A8: All-inclusive resort vacations and ocean cruises are perfect travel options for multi-gen travel with seniors and tots. Via @OneRoadAtATime #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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RT @italiane_jamie: A8: To make the trip go smoothly, it is important to not expect to be together all the time. It is easy to eat together…

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RT @backroadplanet: A8: Seniors and tots typically get along great on multi-generational trips. Grandparents love doting on their grandchil…

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RT @Alamo: A8: There are so many types of experiences that accommodate both seniors AND tots! Visit a children’s museum, an aquarium, or a…

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RT @CostaCruises: A8: @OneRoadAtATime A family-friendly Costa Tour! Our tours vary in duration and difficulty level so you're sure to find…

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Worth considering for the whole family @LeBoatVacations #TBINChat https://t.co/nXGY1jQfu8

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RT @HALcruises: A8: @OneRoadAtATime, #cruising is perfect for any age! Everyone can do as much or as little as they want, shore excursions…

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Q9: What kind of accommodations do you choose that you KNOW will have food choices that your entire family can enjoy?
Via @foodtravelist #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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RT @DanaHFreeman: @donnainsma @travelinsliving @justgo_places1 @SeasideVacation Love the @theouterbanks! We have been going for years. This…

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A9: We prefer accommodations with a kitchen so we can make some meals and not need to go out to eat all the time. Via @foodtravelist #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @FoodTravelist I also love to cook with local ingredients #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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Mama Mia! @CostaCruises #TBINChat https://t.co/zgv2ipmaJ7

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We love all the dining options @HALcruises #TBINChat https://t.co/NNEPkXGqy4

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We are always well taken care of with @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/kdr79T2QSs

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RT @FoodTravelist: A9. Places that have really good buffets. That way everyone can get what they have a taste for. #TBINChat #FamilyTravel…

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Q10: How do you keep multiple generations engaged with one another (and off their phones!) during your travels? Give us some tips and photos! Via @dishourtown #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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RT @Chris_and_Rico: A.8 What worked best for us where museums with activities for kids; many world art museums have programs also for very…

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A10: Keeping multiple generations engaged with one another (and off their phones!) during travels isn't easy. Make rules for everyone about device daily usage. Plan trips & activities where it's easy to disconnect from the mobile. Via @dishourtown #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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RT @TBINChat: Love this option for travel. It's nice to make some of your own meals when away from home. #TBINChat https://t.co/bs0qTQKzaf

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RT @TBINChat: All-inclusive makes so much sense and is way easier on the budget. #TBINChat https://t.co/IubcUYq8yH

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Amazing! @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/mysJlEHDQ8

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BONUS: Tell us your multi-generational travel dream. If money was not an issue, where in the world would you most like to explore with your whole fam damily? #TBINChat #FamilyTravel

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We support digital detox, too! @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/a5ByCn51p2

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BONUS: Multi-generational travel dream is a Mediterranean cruise with the whole fam damily. #TBINChat #FamilyTravel #cruise

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RT @backroadplanet: A10: I don't think it is possible ensure all family members stay engaged and off their phones on multi-gen trips, but a…

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RT @emorata: A10 Keep everyone engage by preparing meals, shopping, eating and playing all types of fun and easy board games or even video…

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RT @TravelPast50: A10: No phones at meals. And it's hard to be on the phone when you are floating on the lake! Card games, lawn games, stor…

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So much to see and do! @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/xUvKz8zI2O

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RT @TBINChat: The Chef's Table Restaurant should NOT be missed on an @AmaWaterways cruise. #TBINChat https://t.co/QLBdQHQWyX

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RT @HALcruises: A10: @dishourtown, unplugging on board a #cruise is easy. Put all devices in the safe when you embark and only buy internet…

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That’s a wrap for #TBINChat #familytravel chat! Thanks to all that joined in, we loved seeing your #traveltips and photos.
#TBIN

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Oh yes! @jumbybay #TBINChat https://t.co/gxRaAvUahS

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CRUISE TRAVEL CHAT!
Join @TBINChat on October 8 for our biggest travel chat of the year.
#TBINChat #cruise #travelchat

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replying to @WAVEJourney @WAVEJourney @TBINChat So EXCITED! #TBINChat

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RT @kidsareatrip: Bonus Question: If money was no issue, I would love to take a multi-gen trip to Italy. I think it would be fantastic to s…

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RT @FoodTravelist: Bonus: We'd take the whole family to Montana to visit the #YellowstoneCountry in the winter! It's spectacular and stay a…

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RT @kingandprince: BONUS A: St Simons Island, Georgia for sure! #TBINChat https://t.co/qvWFZ36z0a PC: @emmdeeyella/IG https://t.co/VYPI4Bjj…

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RT @Alamo: BONUS: Our multi-generational travel dream destination would be Hawaii! From the shopping & attractions on Oahu to the natural,…

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RT @OneRoadAtATime: BONUS:

Porto, Portugal is where we'd love to travel with our son, daughter-in-law and our grandson.

#TBINChat https…

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Incredible! @AmaWaterways #TBINChat https://t.co/az3Y8bCnUl

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Searching under the couch cushions now! @HALcruises #TBINChat https://t.co/R6b9xmO4aH