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La Nouba - New Act

We recently heard that La Nouba added a new act in February 2010. This is the world-renowned juggler Anthony Gatto and he will be a permanent addition to the ninety minute show. Apparently in the nine-minute act, Gatto juggles balls, hoops and clubs ...
Viewed 2485 times since 19 October 2010.

Pleasure Island - the story

For the time being, Pleasure Island is a shadow of its former self. It was in June of 2008 that Walt Disney World Resort announced that Pleasure Island would change dramatically, with the closing down of all its night clubs and comedy clubs in Septem...
Viewed 3519 times since 11 October 2010.

Raglan Road Downtown Disney - Irish Themed Pub

Like many visitors to Orlando we always want to try new restaurants as well as return to some family favourites. The latest one for us to try is Disney’s Ragland Road Irish pub and restaurant at Downtown Disney. This restaurant, which is owne...
Viewed 3353 times since 24 February 2010.

An Evening at Downtown Disney

Having had recommendations from guests who had stayed at our villa we decided to spend a few hours at Downtown Disney to go on the new Characters of Flight balloon ride and then have a meal. It has been variously advertised as a bird’s eye vi...
Viewed 3131 times since 8 November 2009.

Getting the Most Out Of Your Fastpass

Fastpasses are great if you use them well but you really do need to put some thought into when and where you will use them before you get to the Parks. Disney first introduced FastPass in 1999 and it was welcomed as a brilliant innovation to ...
Viewed 2582 times since 22 October 2009.

Interesting Disney Facts

Here are some interesting Disney facts that we have found out over the years that we have been visiting Orlando. MAGIC KINGDOM When you walk through the Magic Kingdom you are actually walking on the 2nd floor, the first floor is...
Viewed 2579 times since 22 October 2009.

Typoon Lagoon 2009

Typhoon Lagoon has undergone a refurbishment and reopened in time for Easter. If you have not been to Typhoon Lagoon you will find it based around Mount Mayday, which at its base boasts a 2. 75 million gallon wave pool. On top of its peak, is...
Viewed 2565 times since 22 October 2009.

Fireworks Dessert Party

Disney introduced this new attraction in the summer of 2009 originally for it to run through the summer school holidays but it must have been successful because they have now extended it until the end of the December 2009. Guests at our villa during ...
Viewed 2518 times since 22 October 2009.

Muppet 3D vision

This is without doubt one of my favourite attractions my wife thinks I am potty but I think it' s a little bit like Monty Python you either love it or hate it! there no in between and I simply love it, now that' s not to say that it' s not suitable f...
Viewed 2705 times since 19 October 2009.

Christmas in Early December

If you want to experience the magic of Christmas in Orlando at your leisure and without the crowds early December is a great time to go. At this time of year the weather is usually lovely and the air fares are at their cheapest. Once about 18th Decem...
Viewed 2310 times since 13 October 2009.

Epcot Food and Wine 2009

EPCOT FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL 2009 My parents absolutely love this event and if ever they are over at the villa when it takes place they always visit it at least once. This seven week Festival has fabulous food from countries on 6 cont...
Viewed 2024 times since 5 October 2009.

Bibbidi Bobbiddi Boutique at Disney, Orlando

I bet even the oldest of us ladies has, at some time, had a sneaking desire to be a princess. Well, if you now have little girls whose only wish is to be Cinderella, or Snow White then you can make her dream come true at the Bibbiddi Bobbiddi Boutiqu...
Viewed 2538 times since 30 August 2009.

Blizzard Beach

Disney’s imaginers have done it again! In the tropical state of Florida the last thing you would expect to come across is a ski resort, but this is exactly what has been created at Blizzard Beach. Legend has it that during a freak winter storm, snow ...
Viewed 2720 times since 18 August 2009.

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

This seventeen minute, elaborate stage show is sure to delight both adults and children alike. The Voyage of the Little Mermaid premiered on January 7, 1992 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and runs continually throughout the day. Amazing puppetry, wat...
Viewed 2764 times since 1 August 2009.

Disney Souvenirs

There are so many things you can collect to remind you of the magic when you are on holiday at Disney and I will try and list some of them here. Firstly most holiday makers send postcards home. Rather than buy individual ones you can buy a pa...
Viewed 3426 times since 13 July 2009.

Tips when visiting Downtown Disney

The car parks at Downtown Disney are vast so do make sure you can remember where you parked your car! After several hours shopping and maybe even having a meal it is easy to forget – a good tip is to put your location in your mobile phone. S...
Viewed 3408 times since 13 July 2009.

Richard Petty Driving Experience

Richard Petty is a seven times NASCAR champion and his ‘Driving Experience’ has evolved to what it is today from very humble beginnings back in 1994. At that time he had just a handful of cars in Charlotte, North Carolina and offered the ultimate sto...
Viewed 3399 times since 7 July 2009.

Typhoon Lagoon

Typhoon Lagoon is part of the Walt Disney World theme parks and can be included on your 5, 7 or 10 day theme park tickets. We visited Typhoon lagoon back In 2007 and must say we were very impressed with the general overall feel of the place. Normally...
Viewed 6474 times since 2 July 2009.

Romantic Disney

The Disney theme parks, and the Orlando area, are not just for children or families – it can also be a romantic vacation destination for couples, with some even choosing to have their honeymoon there: you can see them walking round the parks with the...
Viewed 2635 times since 29 May 2009.

Characters in Flight

Next time you visit Disney in Orlando, Florida, look up in the sky – you may well see the latest attraction based at Downtown Disney Waterside – a giant helium balloon which will take you soaring above the park to a height of 400 ft, in absolute sile...
Viewed 3029 times since 26 April 2009.

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