The Best Hidden Picnic Spots Around LA

Dine al fresco at these secret LA parks and gardens.

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10 Life Lessons Your Kids Can Learn in Japan

From why quiet time rocks to treating everyone with kindness and respect, there’s a lot we can learn from the Japanese. Exposing kids to the rich and varied aspects of the culture can be as simple as attending a festival…

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An Enchanted Garden Your Kids Will Love

Take a trip to the Land of the Rising Sun without ever leaving our own sunny city! Though often passed by in favor of the more popular Balboa Park attractions, the Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego is a beautiful,…

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Louie, Louie: Get an Intimate Look at New York’s Greatest Jazz Legend

Jazz great Louis Armstrong may have been born in New Orleans, but he made his home in Queens from 1943 until his death in 1971. Now, New York City kids and their parents can learn all about the groundbreaking trumpet…

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Explore: San Mateo's Central Park

Heard of the charms of downtown San Mateo’s sixteen-acre urban oasis but not had the chance to hop in the car to make a day of it yet? Here’s the scoop on everything this much-loved park has to offer.

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Explore: Portland’s Chinatown

Step back into the Ming Dynasty era with your family and explore the treasures of Chinatown. Portland’s Chinatown isn’t large but it is dense with rich experiences and hidden wonders—like a Guardian Lion Protector or a koi pond—just waiting to…

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