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    Choosing the boarding time that is just right for you!

    There are many things to consider when picking the right boarding time for your Disney cruise. But first things first: You’ll be able to check in at least 75 days in advance using DCL’s online Planning Center. This offers you a chance to verify information, ensure that you have the right credit card on file, and so on. You’ll also be able

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    World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.

    About the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. World War II was a pivotal period for many countries. For the United States, it represented a time—some would say the last time—when the entire country was united in a singular cause. The World War II Memorial represents this unity by lining an oval-shaped base with 56 pillars representing the US states and territories that defended

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    Disney World Treats

    Soupe du jour, hot hors d’oeuvres Why, we only live to serve Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious Don’t believe me, ask the dishes Be Our Guest, — lyrics by Howard Ashman  I am sure you remember Lumiere’s song in Beauty and The Beast but did you ever ask yourselves what he means by “the grey stuff?” There are many snacks

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    Where to find the Best Burgers in Las Vegas

    Las Vegas tourism continues to rebound, with expansion at a rate not seen since before the recession. Old players and new investors are pumping money into new ideas both on The Strip and Downtown, intent on providing tourists with new sights and experiences. Even frequent visitors are almost guaranteed to find something new on their next trip to town. There’s no

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    The Unofficial Guide to Washington D.C.

    The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. The Insider’s Guide to the Nation’s Capital Enter our GIVEAWAY for a chance to win a copy of the book as it is about to be released! The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C. is the insider’s guide to Washington at its best, with more than 75 restaurants reviewed and 40 hotels reviewed and ranked for value and