Capri’s Villa Jovis

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Fixer upper: Expansive Italian villa with breathtaking, panoramic views, 1.7 acres, its own cistern and outdoor baths and plenty of wild goats to keep you company. As one who sets out to see every Roman archaeological site possible, I climb where ancient Romans tread…I climb…and climb…and climb some more, to the top of Capri’s Mount […]

Universal Studios Orlando on a Budget

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A frugal weekend escape to Universal Studios Orlando sounds like an oxymoron but you can travel on a budget depending on the season.  Whether staying at Universal Orlando 0r Disney World, the only way to roll is by staying at an onsite hotel, one that provides easy access to the theme parks and often comes […]

Emeril's Dessert

Mangia Monday at Emeril’s Orlando

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To say that the food choices at Universal Orlando are varied but wildly overpriced is an understatement.  So, if a girl’s gonna pay, it might as well be worth it and Emeril Lagasse’s restaurant at Universal Orlando fit the bill.  I had never been to one of Emeril’s restaurants and looked forward to a great […]

Top 5 Reasons to Fly Solo

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People always ask me, “Why do you travel alone?” This question usually comes from women. Men, on the other hand, are fascinated by my independent spirit and envy my ability to just escape. Women have a pack mentality. They need girlfriends to hold their hand, go to the bathroom, validate their existence. Men are leaders, […]