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    Seven Seas Food Festival Returns to SeaWorld

    Now through April 15th, mouth-watering culinary treats await guests at SeaWorld Orlando’s Seven Seas Food Festival. Chef Héctor Colón and his team are the culinary masters behind this festival that brings unique eats from around the world to the theme park. Guests can sample Asian, Latin, European, Polynesian, and North Atlantic dishes and enjoy a wide array of wine, specialty cocktails, and

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    A Review of Celine Dion at Las Vegas’ Colosseum

    Bob Sehlinger, author of The Unofficial Guide to Las Vegas, shares with us his review of the Celine Dion show in Las Vegas. It takes a big voice and a bigger personality to fill the 4,300-seat Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Celine Dion is blessed with both, which she amply demonstrates in her return to Las Vegas. She is emotional and

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    Fun Awaits at Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras

    Now through April 7th, Universal Studios Orlando celebrates Mardi Gras, and the fun starts prior to the parade at the French Quarter Courtyard. New Orleans bands and mouthwatering Cajun-style bites— such as jambalaya, shrimp po’boys, gumbo, and beignets—tempt visitors as of 4 p.m. on each concert night. Before the parade starts, in the early evening, members of the festival Krewes come out to

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    Fun Activities for Kids at Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival

    Kids will love visiting this 25th edition of the Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival. Here’s how to make this an exciting day. Topiaries—A Conversation Starter The nearly 100 topiaries found throughout the park are perfect for talking about the movies in which they are seen. Some can be combined with a fun ride or a meet-and-greet. Frozen fans will delight

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    2018 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Preview

    The 2018 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is returning to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort Friday October 26th and Saturday October 27th. The 9th edition of the festival features returning favorites such as Oven roasted beef rib eye from Shula’s Steakhouse and Dragon sushi roll from Kimonos. Notable new dishes include Vietnamese Lemongrass Meatballs “On a Stick” with Vermicelli noodles, pickled