Wow what can I say??? Disney makes the world a more magical place!
Disney has just completed one of the biggest expansions yet! The New Fantasyland includes the following:
- The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train will take guests on a rollicking, musical ride into the mine “where a million diamonds shine.”
- Join Belle in an enchanting story performance in the Beast's castle library.
- Be Our Guest and dine in one of three enchanted rooms inside the Beast's castle.
- Fly with Dumbo high above brand new circus grounds, twice the size of the existing attraction with a new interactive, three-ring circus tent.
- Journey under the sea with Ariel, The Little Mermaid, in her very own attraction.
One of the most extravagant attractions of New Fantasyland is the Be Our Guest restaurant that takes its visitors inside a classic Disney animated film, “Beauty and the Beast.” Guests can re -live the experience of the movie by going through many scenes of the film.
Your experience begins the moment you reach the Beautiful doors entering The Be Our Guest restaurant. Guests will be forced to cross a stone bridge and enter through a phenominal lobby. The location of the restaurant ensures that the focus is on the Beasts castle by presenting the gargoyles and all the stone statues. The Beast is there to greet guests when they enter.
The inside of the castle has a main ballroom and also 2 other wings that guests can have dinner. This is truly an impressive restaurant. Guests will get the full experience of the movie and will feel part of it ! This is definitely a "must" when visting the New Fantasyland! Your kids will be in awe for years to come...
Please contact me for more details on how to book this magical experience!
Shot in the Cascade Range’s wilderness area, this igloo dance party shot and produced by the Uncage the Soul Productions simply shows that skiing, camping, rock climbing, hiking and fishing aren’t the only activities that you could enjoy at the Three Sisters Wilderness.
So contact us now to get started with your next adventure in Oregon!
So communicate with us today to begin planning for your next beach trip to Rimini!
An Order of Spaghetti 'All Arrabbiata
Coming from Chef Jacob Kenedy’s tour around Italy are his creations of authentic regional dishes in the likes of squid with polenta, blood salami with a Tuscany toast, prawns as well as the Venetian fried eel.
Find out more about this Italian resto, wherein main courses start at £10.50, in this overview posted on its official website:
We specialize in the obscure and the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy's twenty regions. If we can make something ourselves, we do - gelati, breads, sausages, salami, pickles, mostarda, and pasta of course - the rest is carefully sourced from Italy. A selection of Italian wines and home-made and imported foods is available for delivery, along with our famous gelato, from Gelupo.
So contact us now for more ideas on your next culinary adventure in London!
A Screenshot of Google Maps
You have to admit it, if you’re a traveler and you just love roadtrips, then a couple of map apps could be found on your phone right now.
Nonetheless, another map app that you would likely want to add to your collection is the Waze App, which doesn’t only provide an awesome social feed to complete its Google Maps feature but also lets you to have a more fun roadtrip with its animated icons and routes.
Get more info on this free App in this excerpt of a review done by Antuan Goodwin of Cnet.com:
Starting in version 3.2, users will be able to search for fuel prices nearby or along their chosen route, select a gas station with a tap, and navigate to their next fill up. This is Waze, so there is some crowd-sourcing at play here. Prices are supplied by you and other Waze users and can be updated using the same Report button in the app's interface, allowing users to keep Waze's reported prices accurate and up to date, helping other drivers to find the lowest fuel prices. This "pay it forward" type of voluntary reporting of anonymous data by millions of users has proven to be remarkably accurate for Waze's traffic reporting, so I'm hoping that the new fuel prices will also be on point...
Catch the rest of his app review here, and see if this is what you want during your next roadtrip!
So get in touch with our travel representatives today for more useful ideas on your next drive!
A Corner of Britain
Escorted Group Tour: 14 to 26 May 2013
England’s West Country &Wales, plus London Weekend
Lanhydrock House, Cornwall
A small-group, two-centre, leisurely-paced escorted tour around England’s West Country and into Wales, plus a weekend in London. Featuring great cities, medieval towns and rural villages, peaceful countryside, historic mansions, stunning gardens, and ancient cathedrals.
Tuesday 14 May: Canada to London.
Depart Canada by overnight flight to London.
Wednesday 15 May: Gatwick to Cheltenham.
Early arrival at London’s Gatwick Airport, meet with our Tour Guide and board our luxury mini-coach to drive west, via a lunchtime stop in the university city of Oxford, to Cheltenham Spa, Mercure Queen’s Hotel, our base for the next four nights. Time to relax, then a welcome get-together in the hotel’s lounge followed by dinner. (D)
Thursday 16 May: Cotswolds scenic drive.
This morning we drive through picturesque Cotswold villages, including Winchcombe, Broadway, Chipping Campden, Bourton-on-the-Hill, Moreton-in-Marsh, Stow-on-the-Wold to Bourton-on-the-Water where we enjoy a traditional Pub Lunch before returning to Cheltenham in the early afternoon. (B.L)
Cheltenham – The Promenade A Cotswold Village Bourton-on-the-Water
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Itinerary – continued:
Friday 17 May: Welsh Border, Hay-on-Wye, Hereford.
After breakfast we drive north and west to the thriving market town of Ludlow, perched on a cliff above the River Teme, and surrounded by the unspoilt and beautiful hilly countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh border country. Ludlow town centre's layout and architecture is evidence of the 900 year old Norman-planned town’s history. The town came to existence when Ludlow Castle was started in 1086 and the medieval walls were built shortly after. Ludlow has over 450 listed buildings. Time for a coffee break, then we drive into Wales for a lunchtime stop in Hay-on-Wye often described as "the town of books” with its 30-plus bookshops, many selling specialist and second-hand books. In the afternoon we drive back across the border to the county town of Hereford and a visit to its magnificent Cathedral dating from 1079. Its most famous treasure is the Mappa Mundi, a mediæval map of the world dating from the 13th century. We return to Cheltenham in the late afternoon. (B.D.)
Ludlow Hay-on-Wye Hereford Cathedral & Wye bridge
Saturday 18 May: Cardiff, Brecon Beacons, Monmouth.
Today we again drive into Wales and to its capital, Cardiff where we pay a visit to the city’s imposing Castle with its medieval keep and Victorian architecture gothic revival mansion. Then, after lunch, it’s north via Merthyr Tydfil and Brecon, followed by a scenic drive through the Brecon Beacons to the border town of Monmouth for a teatime stop before retuning to Cheltenham. (B.D.)
Sunday 19 May: Cheltenham, Longleat, Exeter, Plymouth.
We leave Cheltenham after breakfast and drive south into Wiltshire for an extended visit to Longleat House, widely regarded as one of the best examples of high Elizabethan architecture in Britain and one of the most beautiful stately homes open to the public. Substantially completed by 1580 and now home to the 7th Marquess of Bath, Longleat House is set within 900 acres of stunning ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland… a bit different from the run-down priory, 60 acres of land, a rabbit warren and an orchard which was purchased by John Thynne in 1540 for £53! In the early afternoon we continue westward to Exeter and a visit to it’s ancient Cathedral. About an hour’s drive from here brings us to Jury’s Inn, Plymouth, our home for the next four nights. (B.D.)
Longleat House Exeter Cathedral Plymouth waterfront.
Monday 20 May May: Dartmoor.
Today we drive into South Devon and across Dartmoor, including a lunchtime visit to the Benedictine Buckfast Abbey and a traditional Devonshire Cream Tea at Badger’s Holt, Dartmeet. We return to Plymouth in the mid-afternoon. (B.T.)
Tuesday 21 May: Plymouth.
Today is completely at leisure in Plymouth. Lots to see and do… History abounds ( Sir Francis Drake, the Spanish Armada, The Mayflower, etc.), excellent shopping, fine restaurants, excellent theatre and a thriving nightlife. (B)
Wednesday 22 May: Cornwall drive.
Into Cornwall today, via quaint fishing villages en route to Fowey. Time for a coffee and browse, then a lunchtime visit to The Eden Project, the most popular botanical gardens in the UK, including the world's largest greenhouse.
Itinerary, continued ▼
The complex is dominated by two huge enclosures consisting of adjoining domes that house thousands of plant species, and each enclosure emulates a natural biome. The domes consist of hundreds of hexagonal and pentagonal, inflated, plastic cells supported by steel frames. The first dome emulates a tropical environment, and the second a Mediterranean environment. Once into the attraction, there is a meandering path with views of the two biomes, planted landscapes, including vegetable gardens, and sculptures that include a giant bee and towering robot created from old electrical appliances.
The Eden Project Lanhydrock House and Gardens
After lunch, a short drive brings us to Lanhydrock House country house and estate, with the feel of a wealthy but unpretentious family home. After a devastating fire in 1881 the house was refurbished in the high-Victorian style, with the best in country-house design and planning, and the latest mod cons. The kitchens, nurseries and servants' quarters offer a thrilling glimpse into life 'below stairs', while the luxurious family areas, elegant dining room and spacious bedrooms reveal the comforts of ‘upstairs’ living. Experience the heyday of the Agar-Robartes family, who made Lanhydrock their home, and discover how their fortunes changed during the First World War. Lots of time here to explore the house and gardens before returning to Plymouth. (B.D.)
Thursday 23 May: Plymouth to London.
We leave Plymouth this morning and drive a little less than 200 miles, with morning, lunch and afternoon stops, to the Millennium Copthorne Tara Hotel, London for our final three nights stay. (B.D.)
Friday 24 May: West End & Apsley House. City and Olympic sites
A morning tour of London’s West End, ending with a visit to Apsley House, “Number One, London”, the former London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. It stands alone at Hyde Park Corner, on the south-east corner of Hyde Park, facing south towards the busy traffic roundabout in the centre of which stands the Wellington Arch. It is perhaps the only preserved example of an English aristocratic town house from its period. The practice has been to maintain the rooms as far as possible in the original style and decor. It contains the 1st Duke's collection of paintings, porcelain, the silver centrepiece made for the Duke in Portugal, c 1815, sculpture and furniture. Antonio Canova's heroic marble nude of Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker made 1802-10 In the afternoon we tour historic City of London streets, then the Docklands district and on to view some of the East End sites built for 2012’s Summer Olympics. (B)
Saturday 25 May: Free day.
The whole day is at leisure to enjoy more of the many attractions of Britain’s capital city. In the evening we gather at a historic London restaurant for a special Farewell Dinner. (B.SD.)
Sunday 26 May: Homeward bound.
A morning transfer to Gatwick Airport for our homeward flight to Canada. (B)
B = Breakfast. L = Pub Lunch. T = Cream Tea. D = Hotel Dinner. SD = Special Dinner.
Apsley House “The Gherkin” St. Paul’s Cathedral Olympic Stadium.
Included Features, Fares, How to Book, etc.▼
A Corner of Britain - 2013
FARES, per person, in Canadian dollars:
Twin/double - $3390.00 Single - $4240.00
- Transportation throughout by private luxury mini-coach with experienced driver.
- Eleven nights accommodation at superior hotels in Cheltenham (4), Plymouth (4) , London (3).
- All rooms with private bathroom, TV, hairdryer, tea & coffee facilities, etc.
- Full English breakfast each day. « Six hotel dinners. « One country pub lunch. «One Devonshire Cream Tea.
« One special Farewell Dinner.
« Comprehensive programme of sightseeing as detailed in itinerary.
- Admission fees to Hereford Cathedral, Cardiff Castle, Longleat House & Gardens, Exeter Cathedral, Buckfast Abbey, The Eden Project, Lanhydrock House, Apsley House.
« Porterage of one suitcase per person at all hotels. «All local taxes/fees and tipping for included meals.
« Services of a qualified “Blue Badge” Tour Manager/Guide on tour, and local guides where required.
« Accompanied throughout by experienced Uniglobe Plus Travel escort
NOT INCLUDED: Airfare*. Transportation taxes and fees / fuel surcharges. Meals not specified. Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks. Laundry and valet services. Room service, Gratuities to driver, Tour Manager and guides, at passengers’ discretion. Travel Insurance. Personal items.
*SPECIAL NOTE RE. AIRFARES: Due to the ever-changing situation with regard to transatlantic airfares and schedules, and to allow flexibility for those participants who wish to extend their stay in Britain, we have purposely not included airfares. Your Uniglobe Travel consultant will be pleased to research and advise the best flight schedule and lowest available fares between your home city and London.
HOW TO BOOK: Contact the Uniglobe Travel office indicated below. An initial deposit of $300.00 per person will secure your reservation. A second deposit of $700.00 per person is due not later than 31 January 2013. Final tour balance is due not later than 31 March 2013. Bookings after 31 March 2013 must be accompanied by payment in full.
CANCELLATIONS . . . are subject to the following scale of charges, based on date of written cancellation:-
Up to and including 31 October 2012…………………….. No charge. 01 November 2012 to 30 January 2013……………………………..$300.00. 31 January to 14 March 2013…………………………….…$1000.00. 15 March to 31 March 2013………………….……….50% of total costs. 01 April 2013 to departure….……………………….....100% of total costs. No refund for unused services after departure.
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