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Miami International Airport

I can still remember landing at Miami airport for the first time, on our first trip to Florida and the US, just over 7 years ago. It was late at night when we flew over the shimmering lights of the city, laid out below us like a twinkling patchwor...
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Facts About Florida - The 27th State

Some interesting, some useful and some not so useful! The state capital is Tallahassee. The population of the state, according to the April 2000 census is approximately 15,982,378. The most populated County is Miami-Dade which has 2,...
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The Harmonic Runway

Who would think that an airport would be home to displays of art? Well, many airports do just that, and Miami International Airport is no exception. Next time you are passing through an airport, take a little time to look around, you may be pleasa...
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Highway 192 West – from Celebration to the 27

RESTAURANTS Those of you familiar with the 192 will know that “Marker” signs appear at regular intervals along the way. If you get familiar with these you will find this guide easy to use. When we first visited this area of Ki...
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Up, Up And Away

As an early riser, even on holiday, I have often seen Hot Air Balloons floating serenely over the roof tops of the houses we have stayed in, and always wanted to give it try. This March while in Florida I decided to surprise my husband with...
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Thrillseekers Guide To Florida’s Theme Parks

If you love white knuckle rides and experiences that will leave you breathless and amazed, then this is our pick of the bunch for the must do rides when you’re in Florida. We’re Florida veterans now, so we’ve tried pretty much everything th...
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Celebration, A Disney Town

Years ago when we first started going to Florida we heard about this Disney built community called Celebration. It was designed and promoted as an old style small American town and was to have the community feel of a friendly and neighbourly place...
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Celebration Health and Fitness

When in Florida you may wish to maintain your fitness level or burn off some of those extra calories that you seem to be eating because you can’t say no! We use a great health and fitness centre on the residential development of Celebration – loca...
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Come Fly With Me!

Ever fancied seeing Disney’s Theme Parks from a different angle? If this sounds like your sort of adventure, you can have a bird’s eye view of Magic Kingdom and Epcot, at an altitude of between 450 to 600 feet, high above Bay Lake. Parasailing is ...
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Getting the most out of a holiday in Orlando

There is so much to do in Orlando, from visiting Theme Parks to shopping to even visiting the coast for a day. To get the best possible experience from your holiday I would recommend that some form of planning takes place before you arrive. Viewed 3362 times since 1 September 2008.

Shuttle Launches

One of the highlights of any visit to Florida must be to watch the launch of a Space Shuttle from Kennedy Space Center. The Space Center is only a 1 hour drive from the area our vacation homes are in and is worth a visit even if there is not a schedu...
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Travelling With A Baby

If you’re like us, having a baby shouldn’t keep you from going on vacation! During my first ever trip to Walt Disney World, I was amazed to see how many families were travelling with very young babies! When I became a parent, I realized how easy, ...
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Shopping - Size Conversions

When travelling to Florida, it is very unlikely that anyone will return home without having bought some items of clothing or shoes/trainers. To help make the shopping experience even more pleasant, it is helpful to have a guide to clothes/s...
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Downtown Disney Check In

We have used this service every time we have flown Virgin and I highly recommend it. It means you can get rid of your cases early on the last day and have more of the day to do whatever you want. The actual check in area is located facing t...
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A Day in the Fast Lane – Richard Petty Driving Experience

Visiting Orlando and have a need for speed? If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like behind the wheel of Nascar vehicle, whizzing around the track at speeds of over 125 miles per hour, wonder no more! Take a day from your vacation and visit t...
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Exercising on Vacation

For many, vacation can spell disaster for those who regularly exercise to stay fit. Many well-intentioned fitness buffs end up throwing their exercise plans out the window when they arrive at their vacation destination. But there is a way to have ...
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Checklist for Travellers

Just a few simple reminders so that you are prepared: Insurance Check you have sufficient cover as medical charges are expensive in the US and in general you will need to present a credit card before receiving treatment.Viewed 3517 times since 1 September 2008.

Disabled and Able-Bodied Assistance

Just in case the inevitable Breakdown happens: All information written is from the Florida Drivers Handbook 1. If possible park where the disabled vehicle can be seen for 200 feet in each direction 2. Move the v...
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Children's Safety

Child safety All information written is from the Florida Drivers Handbook A topic close to all our hearts I am sure. The law requires every driver to properly secure children Five years of age or younger in chil...
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Getting Married In Florida

Ever thought about getting married in paradise? Well, help is at hand. Getting married in Florida is very popular, for very good reason. Firstly there is the unbeatable weather, perfect locations, excellent service and value for money. Then there...
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