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Off the Beaten Path Orlando: A Cheap Day Trip

Orlando can be an expensive destination!  Theme park tickets, meals, hotels can all eat into your budget and make you feel like your pockets must have holes in them the the money is just falling out! If you are looking for a cheap, low key afternoon of escape from theme park induced madness (or looking […]

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Fish and Chips

Food around the World: Foods to Travel to the Other Side of the World For

There are some foods that just don’t taste the same here at home no matter how many restaurants I try them in. Here is a list of food around the world that I would travel to the other side of the world for: Fish and Chips: I have written at length before about my intense love […]

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Bastille Day Fireworks in Carcsonne France

Bastille Day in France: The Fireworks in Carcassonne

If you are just tuning in, check out part I of our account of spending Bastille Day in France here. With nothing else to do for 10 hours, I am “doing as the Romans do,” sitting on the bank of the Aude river getting slightly tipsy on French wine (ok, if you asked my travel […]

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Street scene, Latin Quarter, Paris.

Strategies for Budget Dining in Paris

What all of the blogs and forums say about Paris is absolutely true.  It is one of the most expensive cities in the world,  particularly for those of us like me with a husband with a stomach that is like a bottomless pit and a teenage brother traveling with us that seems to need nourishment […]

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