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The Taxi Trilogy: A Silver Lining in Orlando

April 24, 2012
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This is part 2 of a 3-part series on memorable taxi stories that started with a story from my last trip to Las Vegas over on The Vegas Solo. Today’s story comes from my most recent trip to Orlando, and much like my Las Vegas story, involves a driver making a fresh start with his […]

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Universal’s CityWalk vs. Downtown Disney

January 27, 2012

Ask almost any regular Orlando visitor which has the best nightlife options–Universal Orlando’s CityWalk or Disney World’s Downtown Disney–and the majority will say: CityWalk. I would have also said this, even before I visited CityWalk for the first time (mainly because I’m still bitter about Disney shutting down the Adventurer’s Club). And yet if you […]

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How Not to Be Spontaneous

April 8, 2011

I am not a spontaneous person. I don’t decide on a whim to play hooky from work to go to the beach, or run over to a friend’s house on the spur of the moment without calling first. And I’ve never just up and booked a last-minute trip. No, I’m too much of a planner […]

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Solo Walt Disney World, Part Seven

October 31, 2008

This is the seventh and final segment of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part six, I reviewed Disney dining options for the solo traveler. In this segment, I’ll cover potential activities for the solo traveler at Disney and wrap up the series.  Thank you for following this series.  I hope […]

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Solo Disney World, Part Six: Dining Alone

October 28, 2008

This is part six of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part five, I reviewed lodging options for the solo traveler. In part six, I’ll cover what it’s like to dine alone at Disney.  (Don’t worry, it’s painless!) Dining Alone at Disney In part Two of this series, I noted that […]

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Solo Disney World, Part Five: Hotel Options for the Solo Traveler

October 25, 2008

This is part five of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part four, I discussed the solo traveler’s transportation options at Disney World.  In section five, I will review lodging options. Where should the solo traveler stay at Disney World? Many people prefer to stay on-site in a Disney resort for […]

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Solo Disney World, Part Four: Disney World Transportation

October 22, 2008

This is part four of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part three, I discussed when to go to Disney World from a solo perspective.  In part four, I cover the transportation needs of the solo traveler. How to get to Disney World and get around With the many transportation options […]

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Solo Disney World, Part Three

October 20, 2008

This is part three of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part one, I discussed why Walt Disney World is a great first trip if you’re dipping your toes in the solo travel pool. In part two, I discussed the pros and cons of being alone at Disney World. In part […]

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Solo Disney World, Part Two

October 12, 2008

This is part two of my series on traveling solo to Walt Disney World. In part one, I reviewed some of the reasons why Disney World is a great first solo trip for anyone new to solo travel. Now it’s time to review the pros and cons of a solo trip to Disney. The Cons […]

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