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Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

Five Must-See Wild Places in the Central United States

July 1, 2014 No Comments These wild places in the central United States are gorgeous wilderness havens

 

World of Chocolate Museum and Café: Mixing Education and Fun

World of Chocolate Museum and Café: Mixing Education and Fun

June 6, 2014 No Comments From chocolate sculptures and tastings, to a tour bringing the history of chocolate to life, World of Chocolate Museum and Café is great fun for the whole family!

 

5 Must-See Sights in Istanbul

5 Must-See Sights in Istanbul

May 10, 2014 No Comments Imagine a place where the air is redolent of spices, and narrow streets lead to open terraces, courtyards with arched porticos, and stunning architecture with domed rooftops, colorful tiles and graceful columns. A place whose history is steeped in violence, passion, and a beauty that has transcended the ages. This is Istanbul. It is the blending of East ...

 

Disney With Disabilities: Do Sweeping Changes Make Disney Less Disabled-Friendly?

Disney With Disabilities: Do Sweeping Changes Make Disney Less Disabled-Friendly?

May 8, 2014 No Comments   Disney has long been known as a pioneer in accessibility for the disabled. Long before the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 made public access a requirement, Disney was doing what it could to make its parks and resorts more disabled-friendly. Yet some radical changes that began in October 2013 have many in the ...

 

Seeing Kauai with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

Seeing Kauai with Blue Hawaiian Helicopters

May 4, 2014 No Comments One of the best ways to tour Kauai is by helicopter, where you can get an unobstructed bird’s-eye view of the island’s many treasures: from the rugged landscapes with chiseled cliffs and deep valleys, to its open fields and pastures, to its rivers, ponds, waterfalls, beaches, and the unparalleled Na Pali coastline. I must admit ...

 

FastPass+, MagicBands and My Disney Experience, Oh My!: Decoding Disney’s Massive Technology Overhaul

FastPass+, MagicBands and My Disney Experience, Oh My!: Decoding Disney’s Massive Technology Overhaul

May 2, 2014 No Comments If you haven’t been to Walt Disney World for a while, you might be somewhat confused by the new alphabet soup. Replacing the hugely popular 15-year-old FastPass system, FastPass+ allows you to book rides in advance, before you ever set foot in the park. My Disney Experience embeds the FastPass + experience into an entire ...

 

10 Top Family Campsites in the USA

10 Top Family Campsites in the USA

May 1, 2014 No Comments   There’s nothing quite like the great outdoors. Nature’s splendor is unrivaled with its rugged mountains, vast grasslands, winding rivers, coastal beaches and placid lakes. These are the places one seeks to get away from it all and reconnect with loved ones. Below are some top picks where you can do just that.    BANDELIER ...

 

5 Top All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts

5 Top All-Inclusive Caribbean Family Resorts

April 2, 2014 No Comments The Caribbean… gorgeous water, fragrant breezes, tropical islands with palm trees and sandy shores, and fascinating history from pirates and European settlers to the indigenous tribes long before them… there is nothing quite like the Caribbean with its tantalizing appeal and rich diversity. Many have dreamed of taking a tropical vacation to its warm waters ...

 

Orange County Zoo & Irvine Regional Park

Orange County Zoo & Irvine Regional Park

March 19, 2014 No Comments   Nestled within the verdant woodland of Irvine Regional Park, the Orange County Zoo is home to over 30 kinds of animals, most of which are native to the Southwestern United States.       This is a small 8-acre zoo that is perfect for families with young children, and includes animals like black bears, deer, ...

 

BLOOMING BUTTERFLIES – Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

BLOOMING BUTTERFLIES – Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

March 11, 2014 No Comments   Butterflies are in bloom.   That’s right, Spring brings more than flowers and budding leaves. It brings butterflies!     From April 13 – September 1, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will open their annual seasonal Butterfly Conservatory exhibit with over 30 butterfly species from North America flying free among a lush variety ...

 

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