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    Tiffins — A Culinary Experience at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

    Located on Discovery Island, Tiffins is tucked behind the Pizzafari counter-service restaurant, on a walking path to the new land of Pandora. Inside, Tiffins is divided into three relatively small, quiet dining rooms: The Grand Gallery, the Safari Gallery, and the Trek Gallery, plus the Nomad Lounge bar. A wraparound porch, located behind the dining rooms, offers great outdoor seating. The decor is said to be inspired by

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    Walt Disney World Fun Facts

    Covering 40 square miles, Walt Disney World is about the size of San Francisco, and while a third of the land is designated as conservation land, the Kingdom of the Mouse is impressive. Equally impressive are some of its fun facts. Here are five of our favorites. Mickey Mouse has more than 136 different sets of duds, ranging from a Jedi

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    The Best Art Museums of Washington, D.C.

    Art enthusiasts know the Nation’s Capital is home to a bounty of world-class galleries. Renee Sklarew, coauthor of The Unofficial Guide to Washington, D.C., shares with us her list of the best art museums in our nation’s capital. The National Gallery of Art Considered to be one of the finest art institutions in the world, the West Wing has the only DaVinci in

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    Top Five SeaWorld Attractions Not to be Missed

    SeaWorld is a world-class theme park that combines unique opportunities to see live animals and their trainers, marine-life exhibits, and entertaining shows, along with the ability to experience thrill rides that aren’t just for the fish-and-whale crowd. Here are five must-see attractions at SeaWorld. Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin, at 4 acres, is the largest expansion

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    Epcot Blooms—A Photo Tour of Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival

    Epcot blooms since March 1st and it is not too late to enjoy the themed gardens and savor the mouthwatering offerings of the specialty food kiosks. Epcot blooms and it is not too late for you to enjoy the annual festival. You don’t need to have a green thumb to enjoy the larger-than-life Disney character topiaries and over 30 million blooms and