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Ellies first visit to Florida, day 6

Another early start in the morning I am feeling quiet tired at the moment, but I was so excited because we were off to Hollywood Studios. Hollywood Studios was great there was so much to do but so little time in one day. On our travels we saw...
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High Grove Resort – an update

I can’t believe it’s almost a year since I wrote my first Florida guide article about High Grove but it is so I thought I’d better up date it as a few things have changed, all for the better I might add. High Grove is a first class resort dev...
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Booking a Florida villa direct with the owner.

With so many villas for rent out there it can be difficult to know where to start to book a villa or vacation home, as they are known in the U. S, for your Florida break. Step one has to be to find a good advertising site such as Orlando Vill...
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Owners on vacation

How do the owners spend their vacations I hear you all ask? Well unfortunately for us it is not all days at Disney and lying chilling by the pool, most of us spend numerous days in places such as Lowes, Home depot and Wal-Mart’s, shopping for...
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Cruising On Star Princess, Part 4

Sail-away We have embarked on Star Princess for the start of our Caribbean cruise, and following a delicious lunch we find our cabin is now ready for occupation. It is always a great relief to see one’s suitcases outside the room, as it...
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Villa versus Hotel

For many years we always spent our holidays in a hotel. Self catering seemed to me to be a bad option as surely it would be no holiday at all for the lady of the house – that’s me! I have enough of cooking and caring for a family at home and the idea...
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Four Corners

Four Corners is a lovely community along the US27. It is nestled in the heart of the Disney area just 4 miles from the HWY192 and the theme parks can be reached in less than 15 minutes but also is away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist area. ...
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New to villa holidays…………what should I pack?

If you are new to villa holidays and moreover new to Florida villa holidays you may be wondering what you need to pack! The golden rule is to travel light on the outward journey! The main reason for this is to be able to take advantag...
Viewed 4846 times since 1 September 2008.

Excellent Vegetarian Restaurant

Sweet Tomato - This restaurant is great for all you vegetarians. This restaurant is situated on International drive close by to the Belz shopping area and more or less opposite wet and wild. On Entering you are met by the biggest salad ...
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Crescent Lakes Community

Crescent Lakes is ideally situated for your Florida stay as it’s within 15 mins of the Disney area but offers peace, quiet and is a great place to return to after a busy day at a theme park. There are shops, restaurants and supermarket within a few m...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 3)

After spending two summers in Florida in rental villas that we had booked through a tour operator we decided that for our third villa holiday we would go it alone! Our first experience of villa holidays had been wonderful with a beautiful well equ...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 2)

For our second trip to Florida although there were only four of us, Mum, Dad and 2 kids aged 10 and 12 we decided that we needed more space than we could get in either a hotel room or suite so we decided to book a three bedroom villa. We booked th...
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We're going to Florida, where shall we stay? (Part 1)

When you start to plan your holiday there are some questions that always come top of the list firstly where shall we go and secondly where shall we stay? Well in our house for the last fourteen years the answer to number one has always...
Viewed 3117 times since 1 September 2008.

Ybor City-Tampa

So often on our way to Tampa and ultimately Clearwater I have seen the signs saying Ybor City and I have always been intrigued as to what it was and what went on ther. One Sunday on our way to an overnighter in Clearwater and therefore had a ...
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Calabay Parc Villas and Community

Situated a mere 9 miles from Disney and less than an hour’s drive from both the Atlantic and the Gulf coast, Calabay Parc is a beautiful upscale community primarily made up of high quality vacation homes. On arrival at Calabay Parc, visitors will be ...
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How to book a Florida villa direct from the owner without worries

Well this is still the thing that scares an awful lot of people and is the reason why so very many people still prefer to book through a tour operator which as far more expensive and the majority of the time you are unlikely to know exactly which hom...
Viewed 3249 times since 1 September 2008.

Around Legacy Park

The communities that are near Legacy Park along the US27 have certainly noticed change over the last few years, the area was completely void of any housing developments, shops or restaurants. There were a few garages, certainly no hotels, just miles ...
Viewed 4071 times since 1 September 2008.

Davenport for Disney!

Davenport and the US 27 is growing at a fabulous rate, whilst maintaining a certain “upscale” feel about it that makes you glad you are staying there while you are enjoying the delights that Central Florida has to offer. We were first driven to the a...
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Choosing the Villa of Your Dreams

Now you have made the decision to visit The Sunshine State the first thing to do is confirm the number of people travelling with you then decide which villa to choose and as this site offers villas with every imaginable luxury and comfort the choice ...
Viewed 3226 times since 1 September 2008.

Planet Hollywood at Downtown Disney

Planet Hollywood makes its impact on the skyline at Downtown Disney west side, and is even more spectacular when viewed at night. It is an amazing building looks like a massive bright blue globe, sitting in a lake, with lights beaming out around to d...
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