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4-Day Itinerary for Orlando, Florida

CLICK THE PICTURE ABOVE OR HERE TO START PLANNING YOUR ORLANDO ADVENTURE TODAY WITH A TEMPLATE! Day 1 – EPCOT My one single piece of advice for tackling Disney World is this: GO EARLY. Yes, be that person that is there before the rope drops.…

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Ports of Call: Welcome to the Caribbean

So yes, the Disney Cruise Line is pretty awesome. The ship has so many activities. But, of course that is only half the fun! We also had some ports of call in the Eastern Caribbean, a place of sunshine and relaxation.  Of course, paradise…

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What It’s Like Being on the Disney Cruise Line

At first glance, I don’t seem like a cruise person. Heck, I’m in my mid-20s and I am perpetually broke so why would a cruise be on my agenda? Well, my family has been cruise people since I first went on a Disney Cruise…

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A Whirlwind Trip to Disney World Part III: Magic Kingdom

This three-part series covers my family’s vacation at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida in December 2017. Such a trip is the best Christmas present I could ever ask for! Don’t forget to read my other posts on EPCOT and the Animal Kingdom. It…

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A Day at the Universal Parks in Orlando

Before I start anything, I want to say that I am a Disney kid. I grew up almost solely on Disney movies and TV shows, and my childhood memories are of a lot of Disney World and Disneyland. But, that does not mean Universal’s…

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A Whirlwind Trip to Disney World Part II: Animal Kingdom

This three-part series covers my family’s vacation at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida in December 2017. Such a trip is the best Christmas present I could ever ask for! Read Part I about EPCOT here. Our first day at Disney World was jam-packed. Even…

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A Whirlwind Trip to Disney World Part I: EPCOT

This three-part series covers my family’s vacation at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida in December 2017. Such a trip is the best Christmas present I could ever ask for! Alright folks, so my family is yet another Disney family. Whenever we moved to…

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In Full Bloom: DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival

As springtime approaches London, it is sad not to see any cherry blossom trees around. Posts on Facebook keep showing blossoms blooming in Japan which reminds me of a beautiful festival in my home city, Washington, DC.  The National Cherry Blossom Festival is one…

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Cuisine New York City

Restaurant Review: Grimaldi’s Pizzeria

Location: New York City, NY, USA Cuisine: Italian    Like many Italian and Italian-influenced places, New York City is undergoing a pizza war. Sure, there are traditional pizza places that have been there since the first Italians arrived to NYC. However, there is a…

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Blazing Through Dallas Part V: The Arts District

I honestly just realized that I never finished my series on my first trip to Dallas. I discussed my amazing trip to the Dallas Heritage Village, falling in love with tex-mex food all over again, and the discovery I made about underground and overground…