Tag Archives: Florida

There’s more to Florida besides Disney World!

The Magic Kingdom acts like a huge magnet to anyone with children, especially for families planning a trip during the winter school vacation time. Marketing for all the major Orlando attractions is very strong, particularly in the Northeast, and few … Continue reading

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Animal Festivals to Enjoy

It seems kind of bizarre at first, to consider that there are festivals celebrating an animal at many places around the world.  Domesticated animals have been a large part of our human survival, and wild animals are either feared or … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Racing, enjoyed in China for over 2000 years, has spread in popularity throughout the United States.  Each boat is 45 feet long, from head to tail. 20 paddlers sit side by side in 10 rows. In the stern, … Continue reading

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Travel by Rail…..US style

A friend in New Jersey called me on Thursday, asking if we would be home this weekend and we picked him up at our Amtrak station Friday evening. Jim is a train lover and has traveled by train both here in the … Continue reading

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SpotLight: Disney World and Kiddie Travel

This is a FLASHBACK in time…..back to 1997. (I found some old photos so you get to enjoy also!)  My family was in the first year of a medical crisis that ended up lasting ten years and some wonderful friends decided … Continue reading

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Spot Light on Music Festivals

There are as many festivals as there are kinds of music…no, make that many more festivals!! If your passion is classical..it’s scheduled. If it is rock, take your pick. Zydeco, yeah, that too. You name it….there is a festival somewhere.  … Continue reading

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