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A MUGGLE MOM’S GUIDE TO THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER

I’m not going to lie. I LOVE the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. My boys and I are huge fans. We’ve read all the books and watched all the movies multiple times. So, it goes without question, when the Wizarding World of Harry Potter arrived at Universal Studios…

VANCOUVER’S GRANVILLE ISLAND – A PHOTO TOUR

Is Vancouver on your bucket list? Prior to the 1990s, Granville Island was a 37-acre industrial wasteland. With the urging of local residents and a few visionaries, Granville Island underwent an urban revitalization into what it is today – a thriving, sustainable redevelopment area. Technically, Granville Island is not actually…

ATHENS PANATHENAIC STADIUM

When we think about time, we often think that 100 years is a long time. In Greek history, time is relevant. Take for instance the Panathenaic Stadium; it was originally built in the fourth century BCE to host the Panathenaic Games. The Panathenaic Stadium was rebuilt in the second century…

THE ACROPOLIS – THE SYMBOL OF DEMOCRACY

Most visitors to Athens spend only one day in route to the Greek Islands. I don’t blame them; After all, over 90% of Athens is an urban concrete sprawl with little to entice the tourist dollar. However, Athens has something other destinations don’t have – THE ACROPOLIS! Yes, that…