Entries for August, 2014

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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 ...

 

Traveling With Extended Family

Traveling With Extended Family

August 18, 2014 No Comments Modern families are so busy and overscheduled that it can be hard to find time to spend with the people who live in your house. Building and maintaining quality connections with grandparents, siblings, uncles and cousins can seem almost impossible. Vacationing together is a great way to create bonds, getting to know each other under ...

 

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. ...