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    Secrets of Universal Orlando: Jurassic Park Discovery Center Nursery Tour

    The Jurassic Park Discovery Center is already among the most overlooked attractions at Islands of Adventure, but even its biggest fans might not know about the free Nursery Tour, a hidden gem that awaits inside like a mosquito encased in amber.

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    Tenet Leads Return of New Blockbusters to Universal Cinemark

    Movie theaters across America are beginning to reopen, and acclaimed director Christopher Nolan’s anticipated sci-fi epic Tenet is leading the return of new blockbuster films to cinemas, including the Universal Cinemark. The theater at Universal Orlando’s CityWalk was among the locations participating in “early release” screenings of Tenet ahead of its official debut on September 3rd, and we were there

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    Disney’s Bay Lake Tower Resort Review

    Today we take a look at Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Located in walking distance from Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Bay Lake Tower is a top notch Disney Vacation Club property. Bay Lake Tower is a 15-story, 295-unit Disney Vacation Club property resort with studios and one- and two-bedroom villas, as well as two-story, three-bedroom Grand Villas. Rooms afford

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    Top Plant-Based Tastes at 2020 Taste of Epcot Food & Wine Festival

    It’s now been more than a month since Walt Disney World reopened with an early-bird edition of Epcot’s ever-popular International Food & Wine Festival, which means we’ve had time to munch our way around World Showcase multiple times. And because this author—like many other Americans—has been experimenting with reducing the amount of meat in his diet by being “vegan before

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    Disney’s Kidani Village Resort Review

    If you are looking for a quiet and relaxed stay, Disney’s Kidani Village Resort is right for you. Near the popular and beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, this Disney Vacation Club property shares the overall design aesthetics of the lodge but is more intimate. Kidani Village borders the savanna, and about half of its rooms have spectacular, animal-filled views.