When You’re Looking For Universal Studios & Wind Up At An Incinerator

Universal Studios theme parks have a lot going for them – Harry Potter, Despicable Me, Jurassic Park, and many more attractions to make a day or two at the park(s) worth a visit (that’s not even including special events like Halloween Horror Nights). But if you’re going to Universal Studios Japan, make sure that you actually wind up at the theme park and not at the Maishima incineration plant in Osaka.

Wait, WHAT???

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Our Visit to Buc-ee’s in New Braunfels, Texas (a.k.a. Sharon Is NOT Obsessed)

As I mentioned in a post a while back, Buc-ee’s is a chain of roadside gas and convenience stores located in Texas (soon to be expanding into Florida!) and I just LOVE them! So during our pretty-much-almost-annual visit to New Braunfels to go to Schlitterbahn Water Park & Resort nearly every summer, I make sure we visit Buc-ee’s at least twice (occasionally more).
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Did You Know You Can See Where They Make The Floats For Mardi Gras? You Can! And We Did!

I reluctantly admit that I did little to no preparation for our trip to New Orleans, besides the planning for our parade. That left us with four days with absolutely no plans, so I did what I typically do nowadays when that happens: I asked our readers for help. I did and you responded with some wonderful suggestions. One of the top suggestions was to go see Mardi Gras World.

I asked Sharon if she was interested in seeing where the floats for…

“YES!!!”

So we went to Mardi Gras World.

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Ever Wanted To Be A Real Mermaid? This Weekend Camp Can Make It Happen!

Some little girls and not-so-little girls (and occasionally not-so-little boys, too!) would LOVE to be a real-life mermaid (or merman). Well, grown-up merfolk wannabes, you CAN, because on the west coast of Florida, there’s a bona fide mermaid camp for adults! But you gotta be quick because registration is going to open. any day now! Here’s more about it…

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Have You Ever Wanted To Become a Jedi Master? You Can!

“I am a Jedi, like my father before me.” These were Luke Skywalker’s famous words, said with confidence and defiance, in the face of possible, if not probably death.

Not all of us are lucky enough to be born with The Force inside us (if my wording on that isn’t perfect, forgive me…I’m not an uber geek and my husband says, “It’s complicated”). But with a few Canadian dollars, you can take classes to be a knight for one day or a battle master of tomorrow. All thanks to an unusual academy in Montreal that’s perfect for your inner Jedi.

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