A Long Weekend in Tampa | Best Things to Do in Tampa

This week our friends from Miles Car Rental are sharing their best tips for visiting Tampa for a long weekend.  We LOVE Tampa here at Lau Family Travels.  Some of these awesome places we knew about, but some we are excited to try the next time we are in town!

When you think about a tropical getaway in the United States, chances are that your mind will be drifting to Miami.  But what if I told you that there are other destinations equally amazing for a tropical escapade?  Well, in this post well be escaping to Tampa for a weekend. So, pack your things and let’s go!

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Travel Agent Facts | Your Top 10 Travel Agent Questions Answered

I have been a travel agent since 2013.  Over the last few years I have learned so much about being a travel agent.  I actually keep learning new things all of the time!  A few months ago I asked my social media followers what questions they had about travel agents.  And I’m JUST getting around to answer them.  They were supposed to be answered in a YouTube video on our channel, but I figured a blog post would be easier to refer back to!  The post will be broken down into two parts.  Travel Agent facts about WORKING with a travel agent & BEING a travel agent.

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Disney Plus Shows and Movies | Why My Inner Child Is Excited for Disney+

If you are a Disney fan you’ve already heard of Disney Plus.  If you aren’t a Disney fan you’ve probably also heard of Disney+.  This post isn’t going to be like all the others.  This post is about why my inner child is excited about all of the Disney Plus shows and movies that I will be able to stream starting November 12th!

There are so many Disney Plus shows and movies to choose from!

There is a TON of content that’s going to be available on Disney Plus starting November 12th.  I’m excited for pretty much all of it, but there are some older shows and movies that are really tugging at my heart strings.  Such wonderful memories are flooding back!  However, I’m also really excited about some of the new content as well.  There are going to be SO many amazing shows, movies, documentaries, & more!  I tried narrowing down what I’m MOST excited for into two lists (older vs. new).

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Atlanta’s Hidden Gems | Things to Do in Atlanta

This week we bring you another post from our friends at Miles Car Rental.  It’s easy to find the most popular things to do in Atlanta, but did you know about these hidden gems?  Ready to find out about some unique things to do in Atlanta!

Are you looking for some unique things to do in Atlanta?

There’s a lot to see and do in Atlanta, even if people aren’t always aware of it. I personally think that Atlanta is one of those cities that can truly steal your heart with its unique charm. Sure, this city might not be as much of a touristic powerhouse as Miami or Las Vegas. But if you give it a chance you´ll find that the city is full of hidden gems that can make your travel to the state capital as unique and charming as you want to make it. 

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Why You Should Go to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Last Christmas season (December 2018) we went to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (MVMCP) and we had a great time!  We had never been to a special ticketed Disney event before and we really weren’t sure what to expect.   We would definitely go back to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party again!  Keep reading for reasons on why we think you should go to MVMCP.

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Helping with the Traveler’s Choice Paralysis: How to Rent a Car

This week we bring you another post from our friends at Miles Car Rental.  They have created a fantastic post about the ins and outs of how to rent a car.

Travelers’ choice paralysis is REAL when it comes to trying to rent a car.

When traveling to a city you’re unfamiliar with, one of the best ways to move around is to rent a car. This way you don’t have to depend on expensive taxi cabs or public transport to get to the sites you want to go. Additionally, in places with good road infrastructure such as the United States, renting a car opens the possibility to further travel within your destination. This makes it feasible to do fun activities such as road trips as well.

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Three Road Trips to Escape the Concrete Jungle of New York City

This week we bring you the beginning of a series of posts about renting a car to take trips outside (or inside) of some major U.S. cities!  Our sponsor at Miles Car Rental has come up with some amazing posts that we hope you will enjoy!  The first post is all about renting a car to explore the natural attractions near New York City.  

Natural Attractions near New York City

Many cities in the world may try to call themselves concrete jungles, but compared to New York, they’re concrete forests at best. New York stands as the quintessential concrete jungle, you can find all types of people, buildings, roads, shops, and vehicles in there; you can find anything… except perhaps for nature. And yeah, I know that Central Park may count as some form of nature but it’s only a spoonful of nature, it’s just not enough to some people.

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Why You Should Splurge on a Disney Deluxe Resort

I know what you’re thinking.  You are thinking that going on a Disney World vacation in itself is a splurge.  And most of the times you are right.  Usually when MY family goes to Disney we try to go as cheap as possible (yes, it’s possible).  However, the last two times we went we decided to splurge on a Disney Deluxe Resort.  They were short stays (which is what made it possible), but I think totally worth it!  Keep reading to think why I think YOU should splurge on a Disney Deluxe Resort at least once!

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Ranking the Best Universal Orlando Resorts | Universal Orlando

If you follow us, you know that we LOVE Universal Orlando.  We have stayed at (almost) all of the resorts and there is something that we love about all of them.  But, we definitely have our favorites (and good reasons for them).  In today’s post we are going to rank the BEST Universal Orlando Resorts (in our opinion) and reasons why!  So keep reading to find out which Universal Orlando Resort is the best! (more…)

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Our Top 5 Favorite Places to Stay Cool at Magic Kingdom

It’s no surprise that it gets HOT at Disney.  Being out in that Florida heat is enough to make anyone cranky after a while.  That’s why you need to cool down (and chill out) every so often.  We have our top 5 favorite places to stay cool at Magic Kingdom!  Maybe if this post is a success I’ll have to write one for each park…

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