Where Have You Been All My Life, Disney Springs?

What to see at Disney Springs include a hot air balloon for tethered rides.What to See at Disney Springs

I had no idea what to expect when I climbed the stairs to the pedestrian walkway leading to the entrance to Disney Springs.

And I’m glad I didn’t. Continue reading

6 Reasons Why Orlando Theme Parks Aren’t Just for Kids

The team at “Love Orlando Tickets” recently contacted me and asked if I would publish their guest post. For those of you who haven’t thought of Orlando as a destination since the kids left the nest, here are a few reasons why you may want to consider a trip.

Theme parks are always associated with kids but when you talk about Orlando theme parks, it’s a whole different story. Although Orlando theme parks cater to young children they have much to offer adults as well, so if you are going with the entire family, everyone has something to be excited about – besides looking after the little ones.

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Munich Beer Hall Throwdown: Hofbrauhaus vs. Augustiner

He’d lost his Tyrolean hat at some point during the evening but didn’t seem to notice as he lay in my lap mumbling, “Bella. Bella.” Since I don’t speak German and his English was poor, he decided to throw out some Italian, the international language of love.

Steins of beer on a table in a Munich beer hall

Litre steins of beer, served up with warm pretzels at a Munich beer hall. Photo: The Open Suitcase LLC

Looking for an authentic beer hall experience in Munich? Try the Augustiner brewery for a chance to get up close and personal (maybe a bit too personal?) with the locals. Continue reading