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Central Florida Haunts: Local Haunted Attractions

Central Florida Haunts: Local Haunted Attractions

October 3, 2014 No Comments While Central Florida is well-known for its major theme park haunts, including Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights and Busch Gardens Tampa’s Howl-O-Scream, as well as the permanent Legends: A Haunting at Old Town, what is less widely advertised is the area’s plethora of smaller local haunts. From tiny backyard walkthroughs to fully realized haunted houses ...

 

5 Haunted Castles of England

5 Haunted Castles of England

October 1, 2014 No Comments   Bodiam Castle – East Sussex The picturesque ruins of Bodiam Castle are an opulent reminder of its medieval splendor. It was built in 1385 as a defense against invasion from the French, and existed quietly until it was partly demolished during the Civil War.  Rising from the surrounding grassy fields and the tranquil waters ...

 

Legends: A Haunting at Old Town

Legends: A Haunting at Old Town

September 22, 2014 No Comments The Orlando area has long been known for its world-famous theme parks, but through the 1990s and early 2000s, it was also known for something else—its permanently installed haunted houses. While most haunts pop up for a few nights or weeks during the Halloween season, Orlando was one of the few towns where visitors could ...

 

Perfectly Paris: 5 Must-See Sights

Perfectly Paris: 5 Must-See Sights

September 8, 2014 No Comments Louvre Museum This is the place where Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa regards onlookers with her knowing and mysterious smile. The Louvre is one of the world’s largest and most visited museums. Its extensive holdings include antiquities from Egyptian, Roman, Etruscan and Greek times. The museum was once the site of a twelfth-century fortress built ...

 

The Splendor of Fall: 4 Places to See Fall Foliage

The Splendor of Fall: 4 Places to See Fall Foliage

September 2, 2014 No Comments   New York Autumn arrives in a fanfare of glorious color throughout the state of New York. Manhattan’s Central Park is just one place to admire it. See how the leaves in varying shades of orange, crimson and green reflect on the pond’s tranquil waters like an impressionist painting. Nothing quite competes with the majesty ...

 

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

Destination Madrid: 5 Iconic Sights

August 22, 2014 No Comments   Prado Museum One of the best museums in the world, the Prado houses an extensive collection of European art that includes paintings, sculptures, prints and historic documents. Art from Spanish painters like Francisco de Goya and Diego Velázquez are best represented here, along with countless other masterpieces including Titian’s Self-Portrait, Peter Paul Rubens’s The ...

 

A Treat for the Senses: Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

A Treat for the Senses: Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival

August 11, 2014 No Comments Walt Disney World is a fantastic family vacation destination all year long. Yet the resort particularly shines during holidays and special events. Outside of the Christmas season, one of the most beloved events of the year is the annual Food and Wine Festival at Epcot. About Food and Wine Established in 1995 as a small ...

 

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

10 Amazing Hotels of the World

August 6, 2014 No Comments   Ice Hotel – Sweden Constructed of ice and snow, Ice Hotel is a splendid work of art carved and sculpted by the hands of international artists, designers and architects with an eye for singular beauty that is unforgettable. This amazing hotel is open from December to mid-April, after which it melts away back into the ...

 

Disney on a Shoestring: Dining and Shopping

Disney on a Shoestring: Dining and Shopping

August 1, 2014 No Comments After tickets and lodging, dining is arguably the most expensive element of a Walt Disney World vacation. Shoestring travelers are generally good at avoiding the priciest souvenirs, but even smaller items can be extremely costly. Fortunately, savvy budgeters can find a plethora of deals on both dining and shopping by following a few simple tips. ...

 

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Beauty and Beast: Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

July 26, 2014 No Comments Wonderstruck… this might best describe how one feels when seeing the Sumatran Tigers at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park for the very first time. They are both beauty and beast exemplified in one majestic mammal.   About Sumatran Tigers    Sumatran tigers are the smallest subspecies of tigers in the world today, yet one ...

 

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