Best Airbnb in Porto: Casa Da Praca

My first trip to Portugal was not without adventure, we arrived late at night and I was fighting off a severe and persistent cold that seemingly would not quit. When we arrived at Casa Da Praca, Elio – the property manager – was a sight for sore eyes. Not only was he extremely welcoming, helping us with our bags and…
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Autumn Adventuring with Duchess County Farm Fresh Rail Tours

Heading up the Hudson to Duchess County every fall is one of my favorite family traditions. Thanks to the MTA, finding our way upriver is as easy as ever. Once September hits, I immediately begin anticipating cold weather, looking out for the changing of the leaves, and craving crisp apple cider. MTA Getaways offer New Yorkers the opportunity to get…
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10 Things to Know Before You Go to Universal Studios Islands of Adventure

1. Refillable Cups – At Islands of Adventure, when you purchase a souvenir Butterbeer cup, it costs less to get a refill of Butterbeer in that cup than if you were to buy an additional disposable cup of Butterbeer. Also, refills of any soda (in your souvenir BB cup) throughout the park are $0.99. However, your best bet is to…
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Cape May: The Original Fudge Kitchen

The Original Fudge Kitchen is located pretty much anywhere convenient along the Jersey Shore. Still, I’m really partial to the one located in Washington Street Mall. It’s not that the other ones are worse, it’s just that I have fond memories of grabbing samples from that location since I was a little girl. I’m not even going to mince words…
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Cape May: Kohr Bros. Frozen Custard

One of the first things that my sister wanted to do when we got to Cape May was have some of the Kohr Brothers frozen custard. I mean she was really set on it, and it’s not like she had it before, it’s just that during our youth when we visited Cape May our dear darling grandfather once made a…
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