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St Pete Beach, Florida

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015 in Travel
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St Pete Beach is a little slice of paradise. It’s a 1.5 hour drive from Orlando – by no means close, but entirely worth it. A Brooklyn local first told me about St Pete Beach whilst we were waiting to catch a flight. She said it was a huge deal for the community, as St …

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Orlando’s Sweet Tooth

Posted by on Aug 22, 2015 in America, Travel
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Disclaimer: This list is not for the banting brigade, the carb-conscious or the anti-chocolate mafia. Look, I had all the best intentions of eating healthily in the States, but after 1 week, it kind of went out the window. In saying that, it’s frankly impossible to avoid sugar there, even the air is laced with high fructose …

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Disney FastPass FAQ: Tips and Tricks for Summer

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Disney, Travel
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The new Disney FastPass system has been met with mixed opinion. It’s new, it’s digital and it seems confusing. I’ve visited Orlando and the parks twice in the last three months and used Disney’s FastPass+ system for both visits. At times it was great and other times, combined with the crowds and 100 degree temps, …

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Breakfast at Be Our Guest – a Walt Disney World Orlando restaurant

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Disney, Travel
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At 8am, whilst queuing outside the Magic Kingdom, patiently waiting to get in (in July, if you don’t go early -> LOL) I noticed people were bypassing the queue, looking decidedly smug and getting into the park. There were no magic hours scheduled for today? What powers did these people have? Were they celebrities? Or …

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Disney’s Magic Kingdom Parade

Posted by on Aug 4, 2015 in Disney, Travel
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Every day, at 3pm, Walt Disney World’s Main Street U.S. A is home to the characters of the Festival of Fantasy Parade. Even though I’m not an authority on parades, it has to be said that Disney does it best. Embarrassingly I got teary-eyed as much-loved, childhood movies came to life on the street in …

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A visit to South Beach Miami

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Travel
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If you would rather cut off you arm and beat yourself with it than go clubbing, then South Beach might not be top of your travel list. SoBe, is a neighbourhood in the city of Miami Beach, famous for it’s neon nightlife, fleets of rental Rolls-Royce Phantoms and cocktail menus with more dollar signs than …

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