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She's been a veterinarian, an Olympic gymnast, a marine biologist, an 80s rock star, a mermaid and the president (many times over). She's Barbie, and her range is even unencumbered by nationality. The newest Barbies are additions to the classic "Dolls of the World" collection, and one in particular is causing quite the uproar.
A "Mexico Barbie," complete with a traditional Mexican dress and a pet chihuahua, has a passport has an accessory. Yikes.
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The other week we hit up Legoland California, namely to check out the just-opened Legoland Hotel, the first Legoland Hotel in the U.S. But with the hotel being adjacent to the theme park, we of course had to roam around for a few hours, marveling at all things Lego.
We'll have one of our handy theme park survival guides for you next week but we just thought we'd share this observation: Out of all the attractions, rides and displays at Legoland, the busiest one we encountered was The Big Shop.
It may be too soon to talk about holiday presents, but it's always the right time to discuss chocolate. Specifically we focus on the perennial favorite Kinder Eggs, which, though banned in the United States as a choking hazard, are embraced in other parts of the world.
Kinder Eggs are produced by the Italian company Ferrero, also the guys behind those faux-fancy Ferrero Rocher chocolates. The original product name then isn't "Kinder Egg," but the Italian "Kinder Sorpresa," meaning "Kinder Surprise." Just so you know exactly what to ask for on your next trip abroad, we've gathered a few other international names for the beloved treat: