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    A Sweet Tour Around Epcot’s World Showcase

    We’ve read about the infamous drinking tours around Epcot’s World Showcase, but a family-friendly—and equally entertaining—time can be had discovering the many traditional sweets from the nations represented around World Showcase. So, take your children by the hand and mix culture with fun. At each of the 11 lands, visit the Kidcot Fun Stops to learn about the destinations, collect

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    A Guide to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

    Opening hours, access, and Fastpass procedures for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge are likely to change over the coming months. Check back regularly, as we will update all of our information as it becomes available. On August 29th the eagerly awaited 14-acre Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. In addition to two main rides, the land has several shops and

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    Top Five Things to Do in Washington, D.C., on Independence Day

    There is much to see and do year-round in Washington, D.C., but Independence Day is really special in our nation’s capital. Here are our recommendations on how to celebrate the Fourth of July. Visit the National Archives Inside the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, you can view our nation’s most treasured documents: the original copies of the Declaration of

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    Find the Best Las Vegas Hotels and Restaurants

    It’s hard to go wrong when choosing from the many options of Las Vegas hotels. Colleague Ryan Jacobson and his wife spent Mother’s Day weekend in Sin City. In last week’s post he spotlighted a few of the amazing entertainment choices—like Absinthe. Today, it’s all about their experiences with lodging and food. Choosing from the Vegas Hotels When it came to

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    Wine Bar George: A Mecca for Wine Aficionados

    Wine Bar George at Disney Springs is a mecca for wine aficionados, but even if you are not an oenophile, a visit to this restaurant is still something to consider. Wine Bar George looks as if it was transported from a trendy New York City neighborhood, complete with lots of exposed brick and a warehouse feel. The owner is Master Sommelier George