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The Complete Guide to Visiting the Magic Castle in Hollywood

 The Complete Guide to Visiting the Magic Castle in Hollywood

What is the Magic Castle?

One of my childhood dreams came true during my trip to California last month. I had the opportunity to visit the World Famous, Hollywood Magic Castle. The Magic Castle is a private club to the Academy of Magical Arts – an organization that promotes the Art of Magic.

The castle itself is an old home that was built in 1909. Then, in 1961, Milt Larson purchased the home and transformed it into the instantly recognizable Hollywood Landmark. Inside the building you’ll find countless rooms with treasures from the history of magic, a complete dining room, magical performances and surprises. The fact that all this takes place in an old, fancy-looking mansion makes it even better.

Dining at The Bubble Room: Travel Kitsch at it’s Finest!

 Dining at The Bubble Room: Travel Kitsch at its Finest!

Without a doubt, The Bubble Room ranks as the #1 kitschy restaurant I’ve ever discovered anywhere IN THE WORLD! That’s a pretty strong statement, I know, but after reading today’s post I think you’ll agree with me. You’ll know you’ve arrived when you spot the building that looks like every color of paint was just poured over it. Let the fun begin!

 Dining at The Bubble Room: Travel Kitsch at its Finest!

The Bubble Room does not take reservations, so arrive in advance. Even in the low season when I visited, waits were upwards to an hour or so. Arrive for an early dinner (5:00ish and you’ll walk right in). Plus, it’s easy to find parking in the lot.

What’s On the Other Side of the “Welcome to Las Vegas Sign”

Hey Adventurers,

Everyone knows the “Las Vegas Welcome Sign“. It’s the famous sign located at the end of the strip. It seems like everyone that visits Vegas has to take their photo with this landmark. And every photo looks the same.

 Whats On the Other Side of the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign

So it got me wondering… what’s on the other side of the sign. No one ever takes a picture of that! So I thought I’d show you.

 Whats On the Other Side of the Welcome to Las Vegas Sign

How nice of Vegas to provide our departure with a gentle safety reminder! It’s unfortunate that no one ever takes a photo of this side of the sign. So I did and I’m sharing it with you.

How to Sleep on the Great Wall of China

 How to Sleep on the Great Wall of China
Photo Used with Permission from China Travel Go

Hey Adventurers!

Today’s story is all about sleeping on the Great Wall of China. Who would have thought you could do something like that? Well… our special guest blogger Brendon, from China Travel Go, will tell us all how to do it! You can also follow Brendon on Facebook and Twitter.

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Why Sleep on the Great Wall of China? 

 How to Sleep on the Great Wall of China
Photo Used with Permission from China Travel Go

Travel is all about getting out, seeing awesome sights, having fun and doing stuff that years later you will remember as an adventure. That could be camel racing in Australia, climbing to Everest base camp, swimming with sharks of the Galapagos Islands OR sleeping on the Great Wall of China.

The Big Fiddle in Sydney is Indeed… a Big Fiddle

 The Big Fiddle in Sydney is Indeed... a Big Fiddle

It’s really hot in Orlando right now, so I thought I would cool things down with a trip down memory lane to Sydney. Cool things down in Sydney? Really?

Absolutely! I was reviewing some photos on my computer over the weekend and came across a trip I took to Sydney, Nova Scotia in Canada. You can get there by flying Air Canada. Yes, there are at least two Sydney’s in the world and they are very different from each other. On this particular trip, it was below freezing outside.