Entries for September, 2014

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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 ...

 

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights: Is It Right for Kids?

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights: Is It Right for Kids?

September 15, 2014 1 Comment At one time a minor holiday best known for trick-or-treating and costume parties, Halloween has become big business in the United States. From tiny home-based haunts through elaborate high-dollar events, Halloween is now a season packed with the opportunity to go out and get scared. With a 100-year legacy of horror, Universal Studios is among ...

 

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 ...