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Favorites at Epcot's Festival of the Arts

Disney Florida Life Like a Local Orlando Travel

Epcot International Festival of the Arts has returned to Disney for the second year. Similar to the ever-popular International Food & Wine Festival, the Festival of the Arts has a variety of savory and sweet treats throughout the park along with artistic displays and interactive exhibits. Here are my Top 10 favorites at Epcot’s Festival of the Arts: *Warning: This post may induce a sugar coma* Trio of Savory Croissant Doughnuts: Whipped Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs Cheese with Fresh…

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Unique Florida: Solomon's Castle

Florida Travel

“A man’s house is his castle” Florida, the land of retirees. Everyone dreams of retiring to the sunshine state and building their own castle made of aluminum in the middle of nowhere…oh wait, that was just Howard Solomon. While it may seem kitschy, it was built out of passion and love for art. Using other people’s trash, he built a treasure for himself, and his art. The outer walls, made from the repurposed aluminum printing plate of the Wauchula news,…

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Havana's oldest square, Plaza de Armas

Cuba Travel

Our trip down yet another colonial style alleyway led us from¬†Plaza Viejo to Plaza de Armas (Square of Arms or Weapons). Along the route, we passed by Hotel Ambos Mundos. This hotel once welcomed actors, actresses, writers and many American tourists. It is highlighted on the tour, as it was home to author Ernest Hemingway for seven years. That’s right; he rented a room on the fifth floor for $1.50 per night. Just think, if you were to visit Havana…

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