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    Holidays Onboard Disney Cruise Line

    Over the last few years, Erin Foster has had the good fortune to celebrate holidays onboard Disney Cruise Line ships during Easter, Mother’s Day, July 4th, Halloween, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Erin is the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disney Cruise Line, and she shares her experiences with us. The celebrations range from barely mentioned (Mother’s Day) to all-out

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    Six Must-Visit Washington, D.C., Museums

    Our Nation’s Capital is home to a bounty of world-class museums. Today, Renee Sklarew, shares with us six Washington, D.C., museums to put on your must-see list. Renwick Gallery of Art A branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, the gallery sits across the street from the White House. It contains uncommon art exhibits, such as “Wonder” and “Burning Man”—shows

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    2019 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

    The 2019 Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is returning to the resort Friday, November 8th, and Saturday, November 9th, from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The culinary event offers guests unlimited tastings at more than 60 stations, featuring selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wine from more than 30 wineries, amidst a festive backdrop of live entertainment on the

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    Mariachi Cobre Brings Award-Winning Music of Coco

    The Mariachi Cobre band has brought joy to visitors of the Mexico Pavilion for years, performing traditional folk music from Jalisco, Mexico. Starting March 6th, the band, joined by a pair of Folklórico dancers, will perform the Academy Award-winning music of the 2017 Pixar film Coco. The story of Coco revolves around Miguel Rivera, a little boy who dreams of becoming an accomplished


    5K Minion Run Kicks Off First-ever Race at Universal Studios Hollywood

    Minions Tim, Tom, and Stuart, the heroes behind the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride, are currently training for their first-ever 5K Minion Run, and you are invited to join them! The 5K Minion Run is kicking off on May 11th at Universal Studios Hollywood, and it’s the first race in what is to become the theme park’s Running Universal series. Due