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 […]


Mangia Monday at Emeril’s Orlando

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Emeril's Dessert

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 […]

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Top Day Trips outside London

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London Day Trips

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.  […]