2017 Carnival in Venice

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Ice skating and Nordic walking in Venice?  In February?  Yes, this year Carnevale is all about winter! Brrrrr!  The theme is Creatum (vanity affair).  Carnival 2017 will see thousands of visitors traverse Venice and its many lagoons to experience the magic and fun that only this event can provide. Two weeks of festivities leading up […]

Spa Spotlight – Mandara Spa at Loew’s Portofino Bay Hotel

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A spa break should be part of every relaxing vacation, especially when you’re walking through miles and miles of theme park attractions at Universal Orlando.  The Mandara Spa (5601 Universal Boulevard, Orlando, FL) at the Loew’s Portofino Bay Hotel is the perfect antidote to counterbalance the tourist insanity. The Mandara Spa sits behind the harbor […]

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 […]

London Day Trips

Top Day Trips outside London

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You can always discover something new in and around London but escaping the city center is just as much fun with some of these top day trips: 1.  Leeds Castle:  Pack a picnic hamper and set out for a great day in  the Kent countryside.  The castle and its sprawling 500 acres of pristine parkland […]

Mother’s Day Events & Getaways 2016

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Mother’s Day getaways in 2016 run the range from escaping for Sunday brunch to true weekend mother-daughter getaways to get reaquainted with the most important woman in your life.  We’ve gathered everything from spa indulgences to Mommy and Me dayscapes for every budget. Arizona:   Little ones will love the “Mommy and Me” day at Butterfly […]