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Hotel fees and costs you need to budget for

Going on vacation is such a treat. It’s a fantastic privilege that can pay off in so many ways. But if you don’t factor in all the extra costs and budget appropriately your vacation can go from being refreshing and rejuvenating to frustrating and stressful. I’m a hotelier at heart and I am continually surprised,… Continue reading Hotel fees and costs you need to budget for

Orlando

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kilimanjaro Club – is it worth it?

No other Walt Disney World resorts offers the level of cultural immersion and exotic experiences that can be discovered at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge. It is my favorite Walt Disney World Resort; my heart practically sings the minute I set foot in the awe-inspiring lobby. As a Disney Vacation Club Member, Animal Kingdom Lodge is one… Continue reading Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kilimanjaro Club – is it worth it?

Florida Life

The One Thing I Learned from my visit to New York City

Bright lights. Big names. Dreams and hopes. Crowds. Traffic. I have visited New York City before, but something was different about this trip, and I learned a very important lesson. I am a Florida girl, through and through. Visiting New York City in the peak of the holiday season is unforgettable. Taking my stepson and… Continue reading The One Thing I Learned from my visit to New York City

Orlando

Nobility has a name: Casey Noble at Epcot

  The heat and the humidity pressed against us.  A pleasant morning of exploring the Epcot Food and Wine Festival gave way to an oppressive, heat-filled afternoon.  Off to the Chase Cardholders Lounge we went.  Although the soda machine was out of order, the water we craved, the seating our feet needed, and the charging… Continue reading Nobility has a name: Casey Noble at Epcot

Orlando

Stay in Your Zone – Orlando Districts

Orlando is not like other US tourism destinations.  It's spread out.  Oodles of time and energy will be wasted if your hotel is not in the area of the attractions that interest you most. Hotels in Orlando are as varied as the cereal aisle in your local grocery store.  With the hope of helping you… Continue reading Stay in Your Zone – Orlando Districts