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Typhoon Lagoon's Surf School

Surf Schools are now available at Typhoon Lagoon for guests aged 8 or over. They do stipulate that you must be a strong swimmer and you do have to sign a waiver but don’t let that put you off. The cost is $135 per person (and this does not inc...
Viewed 4029 times since 1 September 2008.

A Guide to Character Meals

If you have children while you are at Walt Disney World you must try fit in a character meal. We had not experienced these until a few years ago and now we ensure we book one of them on each visit. It is a fantastic way to meet the characters, the...
Viewed 4462 times since 1 September 2008.

Blizzard Beach (11)

Florida sun meets Alpine Snow in the coolest water park around. Hang on to your swimwear as you take the slide of a lifetime down Summit Plummet. Yes Blizzard Beach the most recently built Disney water park in Orlando is themed on an Alpine Sky Resor...
Viewed 4439 times since 1 September 2008.

Typhoon Lagoon

Typhoon Lagoon has to be one of the best water parks anywhere. From the Big Wave right down to the Lazy River, the enjoyment factor at this park would be very difficult to beat. The park opens around 9.30am in the summer time and 10am in the w...
Viewed 3188 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney Boardwalk and Downtown Disney

The Disney Boardwalk is a little known and little publicised place to visit and is an ideal way to while away a few hours in the evening. You can park free of charge in the car park adjacent to the Boardwalk - but do ensure that the driver has...
Viewed 6405 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney’s Year of a Million Dreams

Starting on 1st October 2006 Walt Disney World will be celebrating a “Year of a Million Dreams”. The aim of this celebration named “Where Dreams Come True” is to surprise guests with unique experiences. Cast members are empowered to deliver these sur...
Viewed 4286 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney Fun facts – Part 4

Here are some not so well known facts and figures about Walt Disney World. The "Liberty Oak," the focal point of the Liberty Square area in the Magic Kingdom, is the proud parent of more than 500 young trees. They all started out as acorns har...
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Disney Fun facts – Part 3

Here are some more of the less well known facts and figures about Walt Disney World. The DNA Tower at the entrance to Epcot Wonders of Life pavilion is 5.5 billion times actual size - perfect for a human 6 million miles tall!! The fount...
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Disney Fun facts – Part 2

Here are some more of the less well known facts and figures about Walt Disney World. So what do you do if there's no snow in Florida? Each Christmas season Walt Disney World Resort is decked with more than 11 miles of garland, 3,000 wreaths an...
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Disney Fun facts – Part 1

Here are some not so well known facts and figures about Walt Disney World. The “talking, walking” Palm tree at the entrance to Animal Kingdom actually rolls, he is hysterical and makes funny comments to people going in and out of the park. If ...
Viewed 4232 times since 1 September 2008.

Walt Disney World – A blooming success

One of the reasons Walt Disney World always looks so good is the immaculately tended plants, shrubs, tree’s and flowers. Being a keen gardener myself I was interested to find out a bit more about the logistics of planning and maintaining such a vast ...
Viewed 4234 times since 1 September 2008.

Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

This is an annual event (no pun intended) that has taken place at Epcot for the last 13 years. Having visited each time we are in Orlando, this year was no exception. As Epcot is already one of our favourite parks it just adds to the pleasure ...
Viewed 3853 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

One of our favourite Water Parks in Orlando is Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon which is situated in the Downtown Disney area of Walt Disney World. The Park usually opens at 9am. but our advice would be to get there earlier as queues do form before ope...
Viewed 4237 times since 1 September 2008.

Boats at Walt Disney World

When guests think of Walt Disney World, almost certainly one of the attractions they are unlikely to immediately consider is the many boats that operate on the lagoons, lakes, canals and World Showcase. One of the benefits of a vacation at Wal...
Viewed 4235 times since 1 September 2008.

It's snowing at Celebration!

If you are staying in the Orlando area between Thanksgiving (end of November) and Christmas why not get into the spirit of Christmas with a visit to Celebration. Celebration is a small village like community just off the Highway 192, quite clo...
Viewed 4053 times since 1 September 2008.

Bibbity Bobbity Boutique

A dream come true for little princesses everywhere, well princesses aged three and over. Our morning started off with a 9.30am appointment for my two princesses. They were each given an invitation to a ball, inside the invitation was a choice ...
Viewed 7222 times since 1 September 2008.

Did you know................

The following are just a few little known facts about Walt Diney World and the way it works. Did you know………………….. All garden and plant displays within WDW are done in pots, even the trees!! This means that if, when a shrub or plant gro...
Viewed 3818 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney's Boardwalk - Orlando

Disney’s BoardWalk has a fantastic ambiance and is an excellent place just to spend a gentle afternoon or evening, away from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks, or spend a lively night on the dance floor and in the bars. It is possible to spend...
Viewed 4037 times since 1 September 2008.

Hidden Mickeys – Disney Resort Areas - “N To Z”

Can you find the following “Hidden Mickeys”? A “Hidden Mickey” can be found anywhere on Walt Disney World property, in the theme parks, the resort hotels and golf courses. Here is a list of the Hidden Mickeys that we know of in the Disney Reso...
Viewed 3935 times since 1 September 2008.

Hidden Mickeys – Disney Resort Areas - “A To M”

A “Hidden Mickey” can be found anywhere on Walt Disney World property, in the theme parks, the resort hotels and golf courses. Here is a list of the Hidden Mickeys that we know of in the Disney Resort Areas but I am certain that there are many more j...
Viewed 4693 times since 1 September 2008.

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