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    The Point Orlando Resort—A Review

    This review of The Point Orlando Resort by Liliane Opsomer was first published on The Mouse for Less blog. The Point Orlando Resort—Paradise for Tech-Savvy Guests Tech-savvy guests will love The Point Orlando Resort near Universal Orlando. The hotel has everything you need, including flat-screen televisions with cable programming, Wi-Fi connectivity, and charging stations like I have never seen. When it comes to the rooms,

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    One Ocean: A Killer Whale Show

    Following the shocking death of a trainer working with one of the killer whales just after a performance in February 2010, SeaWorld withdrew its orca trainers from the tanks at all of its parks. Now, no trainers will be in the water during any killer whale performances—at any SeaWorld park. Yet the theme of this show, One Ocean, which debuted

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    Food at Walt Disney World—A World of Choices

    Food Options Aplenty at Walt Disney World Over the years, Disney’s food-and-beverage department has not only vastly expanded but has also succeeded in upgrading the full-service restaurants around the World. Of course, if the average parents roaming Walt Disney World were primarily concerned with pleasing their palates, the hottest dinner ticket in the parks wouldn’t be the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue.

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    Christmas Holidays in Washington, D.C.

    Nine Reasons to Spend the Christmas Holidays in Washington, D.C. Renee Sklarew, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C., shares nine good reasons why you should spend the Christmas Holidays in Washington, D.C. What could be better than celebrating the winter holidays in the Nation’s Capital? Where else can you see the National Christmas Tree and 55 fir trees decorated in

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    Christmas Celebrations at Universal Orlando

    Universal Orlando Christmas celebrations start December 3rd and last through January 1st, 2017. Seasonal decorations are found throughout the attractions, holiday songs are broadcast from speakers in the streets, and each park has a headliner holiday event. Macy’s Holiday Parade is the Star of Universal Studios Christmas Celebrations Once the legendary Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade ends in New York City, many