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Aquatica in August

It is a lovely hot August summer day, big decisions, what shall we do? We had a great day at Seaworld yesterday, how about a water park today? We have never been to Aquatica, and have heard you have to get there early, so what are we waiting for? So ...
Viewed 4155 times since 2 November 2009.

Boma at Animal Kingdom

As it was our last but one night, we wanted we decided to treat ourselves to a meal with friends. After much deliberation we decided to try ‘Boma- Flavours of Africa’ at Animal Kingdom Lodge as this is so close to our villa in Kissimmee, and it was s...
Viewed 3156 times since 2 November 2009.

Cape May Restaurant

The Cape May Café, based on a New England seashore restaurant theme is found at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club. We decided to try this restaurant at our friend’s suggestion. Having two children, we wanted to try something different, but not too formal...
Viewed 3206 times since 14 September 2010.

Deep Sea Fishing

Having enjoyed the parks many times I decided to look for something completely different for us to do on this trip. Scanning through Orlando Villas attraction tickets website, I came across deep sea fishing – now that is something different! My husba...
Viewed 3157 times since 2 November 2009.

Dinosaur World

Are you looking for something different and affordable to do with the kids? Why not combine a trip to Busch Gardens in Tampa with a stop at Dinosaur World. Step back a million years and enter Dinosaur World – a must for Dinosaur fans of all ages. Ent...
Viewed 3316 times since 2 November 2009.

Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

On our last trip in April, we were determined to finally take a long promised trip to see the Manatees in their natural environment, so we did some research and decided to visit a recommended area, Crystal Springs and The Homosassa Springs area in We...
Viewed 2570 times since 23 March 2012.

ESTA and changes to the Visa Waiver Programme from 12th January 2009

Travelling to the USA in 2009 – Important Changes to the Visa Waiver Programme effective from 12th January 2009. From January 2009 a new system is being introduced by the U. S Department for Homeland Security for entry into the U. S. A to eve...
Viewed 3175 times since 3 January 2009.

Ice Skating in Kissimmee

Forever interested in finding new things to do and new places to go, some friends suggested we join them and take the children ice skating in Kissimmee. Not the usual thing we include in our many trips to Florida, but sounded a good idea, and a great...
Viewed 3802 times since 2 November 2009.

Stepping back in time at Johnny Rockets

While enjoying some retail therapy one day at The Loop on our last visit to Orlando, the kids were complaining they were hungry, so we stopped at Johnny Rockets Restaurant for a burger. Little did we know we were about to enjoy the original American ...
Viewed 3913 times since 1 September 2008.

Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar

For a unique dining experience, with freshly cooked, delicious food I can highly recommend Kobe’s Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar. Heading east on the HWY192, across from Celebration and next to Arabian Nights, Kobe’s is at Marker 8 in Par...
Viewed 3999 times since 1 September 2008.

Lake Fishing in Orlando

When we think of Orlando, the images that immediately spring to mind are that of Mickey Mouse, The Disney Parks, Universal and SeaWorld, but did you know that Orlando is known as The Bass Capital of the World? What better way to experience the real F...
Viewed 5035 times since 2 November 2009.

Logan' Roadhouse

For a great family meal, with a ‘Western’ atmosphere and with something to please everyone Logan’s Roadhouse on Hwg 192 is a restaurant that is always our first port of call when we arrive on vacation in Florida. The first thing you will see a...
Viewed 3836 times since 1 September 2008.

Longhorn Steakhouse (6)

I had been hearing great things about The Longhorn Steakhouse, and as it is so near to us decided to give it a try ourselves. This restaurant opened a few months back at the new Rolling Oaks Commons on west US192. This new area so far has a n...
Viewed 3729 times since 2 November 2009.

Mardi Gras Universal Studios

If you are going on holiday to Orlando between February and April, a ‘not to be missed’ night out is the Mardi Gras nights at Universal Studios. In 2009 the theme was ‘Let the Music Move You’, and featured concerts from various bands includin...
Viewed 3364 times since 14 February 2010.

Medieval Times

After many trips to Florida over the years, we are always looking for something new and different to try. Despite passing by many times and wondering what it would be like we had never sampled a dinner show, so last time we decided to tick it off our...
Viewed 4252 times since 1 September 2008.

Mini-golf / Alligator feeding

When the children are getting restless, and you are wondering how to entertain them for a couple of hours, or before you head off to the airport at the end of your holiday why not head out for a round of Mini-golf, great fun for all the family, an...
Viewed 5003 times since 1 September 2008.

Go on - pamper yourself!!

What better way to relax on your vacation after a hectic few days at the attractions than to indulge in a little pampering? There is a great choice of salons and spas in the area catering for all your beauty needs – hair, nails and even a relaxing ma...
Viewed 3493 times since 1 September 2008.

Pick your own citrus and taste the difference!

Imagine waking to another glorious sunny day in Florida, sipping some sweet fresh orange juice on your pool deck, and enjoying some ruby red grapefruit for breakfast that you have picked and chosen yourselves from the trees and groves – what a wonder...
Viewed 4448 times since 1 September 2008.

Places to go around Gatwick

If you are starting your Florida holiday with a night stop or day stop at one of the many hotels around Gatwick Airport, why not start your holiday early and sample some of the local activities and restaurants – a great way to begin your Florida a...
Viewed 4211 times since 1 September 2008.

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato - Part One

One thing that always surprises and delights me on my trips to Florida is that every time we go we learn something new. This is particularly true when it comes to the language. Yes we all speak English but there are so many words and phrases that hav...
Viewed 3330 times since 1 September 2008.

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato - Part Two

Now you have arrived in Florida, stocked up with supplies from the shops and supermarket, it’s time to explore your home for the next few weeks and get out and about to begin your vacation adventure. The Villa (or Vacation Home! ) You’...
Viewed 3923 times since 1 September 2008.

Seaworld After Dark

Having spent a day at our Florida house with workmen (oh the joys of being a villa owner! ), we decided at the last minute to take a trip to Seaworld for the evening, and what a good decision, it was a lovely evening. We arrived at approximat...
Viewed 6234 times since 2 November 2009.

Sunset Lakes

Sunset Lakes is a small, exclusive lakeside community, ideally situated in the Formosa area of Kissimmee, just off the US192, and only 4 miles to Disney via an easy shortcut which will take you to the gates of Animal Kingdom in less than 10 minutes. ...
Viewed 4528 times since 1 September 2008.

Sweet Tomatoes - a healthy alternative!

So, you’ve feasted on fantastic burgers and hot dogs, enjoyed delicious steaks and ribs, filled up enormous American breakfasts, had mountains of fries and ice cream and are now yearning for a good quality, fresh and healthy alternative. Then Sweet T...
Viewed 4065 times since 1 September 2008.

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