Encompass Extra is our monthly newsletter that provides readers with travel news, recipes, reading recommendations, destination spotlights, travel promotions, and more! Each newsletter is emailed to subscribers the first Thursday of the month. If you’re not receiving these emails, subscribe at the bottom of our homepage. This post is a sampling from this month’s edition.
Crisp air and crunching leaves means fall is here!
While you enjoy the splendor of the season, don’t forget to plan your winter vacation!
Ideas for an incredible winter escape:
- The magic of a Disney or Universal vacation
- A relaxing post-holiday Caribbean cruise
- A winter wonderland ski trip
- The luxury of an all-inclusive resort stay
- A river cruise to Europe’s traditional Christmas markets
Fall Fun at Home
Bring some of your favorite travel experiences, foods, and celebrations home with a few of our recommendations for October and November! (More are included with this month’s edition of Encompass Extra, so check your inbox! And if you’re not signed up for our monthly newsletter, go here to subscribe!)
Bring a Touch of Disney Fall Magic to Your Home
The Mickey wreaths that line Main Street U.S.A. in Disney’s Magic Kingdom are an iconic autumn decoration in the parks. Bring the magic home with these simple instructions for crafting your own fall Mickey wreath!
Apple Pie Recipe from Whispering Canyon Café at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
The scent of apples and cinnamon wafting through the kitchen is pure fall. Why not try the apple pie recipe from Disney’s Wilderness Lodge? (Don’t forget the scoop of ice cream!)
Day of the Dead – November 1 and 2
At the beginning of November, families throughout Mexico gather in cemeteries to welcome a visit from the souls of their deceased loved ones. Learn more about this important cultural tradition here.
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