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    Touring the White House

    The White House – Home of the First Family   Though this is the Executive Mansion, home to the First Family, you have only a random chance of seeing any member thereof unless you luck into a news event or photo op—although the Obamas seem to be a little more visible than some of their predecessors. This 20-minute, hands-off tour

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    Universal Orlando a brand-new book in the Unofficial Guide series

    The Unofficial Guide to Universal Orlando is the latest addition to the Unofficial Guide series Let’s celebrate with a GIVEAWAY but first more about this new and exciting book.  This brand-new book by Seth Kubersky is the first comprehensive Unofficial Guide dedicated to Universal Orlando. The book offers touring advice and exclusively patented, field-tested touring plans that save hours of standing in

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    The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2016

    The publication of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2016 is just around the corner and we are celebrating with a GIVEAWAY! But first more about the new edition. Most guide books do a reasonably good job with what and where but the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World adds the how and why!  We reveal the travel industry’s inner workings.

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    Walt Disney World with Kids

    Tips for visiting Walt Disney World with Kids from Liliane Opsomer, the coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids  The most important advise I have for families visiting Walt Disney World with kids is to arrive early! Plan to be at the park at least 30 minutes ahead of opening time with your park tickets in hand.

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    Disneyland Breakfast Options

    Disneyland Breakfast Options brought to you by Guy Selga, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Disneyland 2016 When you’re at Disneyland, the morning park hours are critical for maximizing as many attractions as possible before wait times skyrocket around noon. Unfortunately will also need to find time to eat breakfast. There are some dreadful breakfast options at Disneyland Resort, but