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Review of the Lumix DMC-TS25 waterproof digital camera

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Shelly Rivoli

Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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Review of the Lumix DMC-TS25 waterproof digital camera from Panasonic. Note: The photos below have not been enhanced or retouched beyond what the camera gave me, just resized for this post. I spend a lot of time schlepping around a camera that weighs more than I like in conditions where I fear for its life … Continue reading Review of the Lumix DMC-TS25 waterproof digital camera

Take Two: A Columbia Silver Ridge Convertible Pants Review

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Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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Note: This Columbia Silver Ridge convertible pants review is for the boys’ and girls’ versions–we packed both. These pants go by different names online–Silver Ridge III, Columbia convertible pants, Omni-Shade convertible pants–which is in part how I ended up ordering a pair for my son from one source and a pair for my daughter from a … Continue reading Take Two: A Columbia Silver Ridge Convertible Pants Review

On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

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Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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The first question any child of three years or seventy-five will likely ask is, “Who gets to ride on the top?” Indeed, everyone in our group of ten safari goers would have liked a turn to enjoy the view from the top deck of the jeep (especially when we happened upon certain curious and, later, potentially deadly … Continue reading On Safari in Sonoma: Our Tour of Safari West Wildlife Preserve

One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West

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Shelly Rivoli

Founder, Editor, & Chief Adventure Officer at Family Travel 411 and Travels with Baby
Shelly Rivoli is the award-winning author behind the Travels with Baby guidebooks and Travels with Baby website and blog, and is the founding editor of Family Travel 411. When she isn't traveling with her husband and three children, she hangs her hat in the San Francisco Bay Area. Follow her on Twitter: @travelswithbaby and Facebook: Shelly Rivoli.
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Review of Safari West Wildlife Preserve and African Tent Camp, Santa Rosa, California  That the wood floor was polished to a higher luster than ours at home was the first sign there would be no roughing it in this particular tent. A king-size bed was the second. And the presence of a private bathroom with … Continue reading One Night in the African Tent Camp: My Review of Safari West