Top 5 Things to Do in Tuscany in the Fall

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Autumn is a lush, colorful time to visit Tuscany. The golds are warmer and the siennas are richer and the toasty goodness of a chestnuts and ribolitta fill your belly with a hearty warmth. So, here’s our top 5 things to do in Tuscany during autumn. 1. Mangia at your favorite winery: Many wineries in […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Magic of Capri’s Blue Grotto

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When the sun hangs high and yellow and the little white boats bob in the azure waters off the island of Capri, there’s no better time to escape into a dark cave with dozens of strangers.  Sounds absurd but that’s what happens every day as hundred of tourists flock to the romantic island’s Blue Grotto.  […]