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Farmers Market: Dearbourn Street Englewood

Farmer’s Market on Dearborn Street Englewood Gulf Coast. One of the largest Farmer’s market is held on Thursdays 9am -1pm from October through end of May on Dearborne Street, Olde Englewood. Here you can buy the freshe...
Viewed 782 times since 4 May 2016.

The Orlando Eye

We have been watching the Orlando Eye being built at the top of I-Drive for quite a while now and was really excited when we saw it was opening a couple of weeks before our arrival in June. We had already read on the main Orlando Eye website that it ...
Viewed 978 times since 21 July 2015.

Visiting clubs in Las Vegas

If you’re going to Las Vegas then there are some things you must do even if it’s just to tick it off your list of things I have done. Even if you are not into the club scene some of these places are worth a visit. The whole ‘over the top’ approach to...
Viewed 1093 times since 19 May 2015.

Free things to do in Las Vegas

The pirate show called ‘Sirens of TI’ at the Treasure Island Hotel is a free show that can be seen from the side walk 4 or 5 times a day, depending on the season. It features high diving, acrobatics and flamboyant swordplay. The Sirens try to enchant...
Viewed 1137 times since 19 May 2015.

Orchid World

If you travel around the south of the Walt Disney World area you may see signs still left up for Orchid World. Many years ago this was a place that was worth a visit especially as it was free to enter. I think this may have been what caused its undoi...
Viewed 1336 times since 15 April 2015.

Celebration at a glance

Celebration at a glance South of the US-192 exit is the town of Celebration, it is a town built by Disney over a period of 15yrs. Disney’s intention was to be a nostalgic recreation of the days when life was simple and wholesome and st...
Viewed 1471 times since 12 February 2015.

Disney by Helicopter

Always on the lookout for something different to do on our annual trip to our villa in Floirda, my 17 year old niece and I decided on a helicopter flight. We were recommended to try Helitours Orlando and booked on-line for a ten minute trip over the ...
Viewed 1117 times since 8 September 2014.

Tropical fruit winery - St Petersburg

Tropical Fruit Winery- now that is intriguing and somewhere you must visit. Florida Orange Groves Winery is in St Petersburg Florida and has been continuously owned and run by three generations of the same family. They started by packing and...
Viewed 1020 times since 13 April 2013.

Swimming with the manatee.

Everyone who has been to Florida knows about the manatee; they are those gentle cow like creatures that inhabit the oceans around Florida. But have you thought of swimming with them? Well I have and I discovered an easy way to have a day ...
Viewed 1678 times since 20 July 2012.

Drive in Movie.

If you are the same vintage as me, your teenage years would have been informed by American films. And a big part of American films was the drive in movie. Do you agree? Well I am pleased to tell you that it is not too late to visit one...
Viewed 1592 times since 31 May 2012.

Hrd Rock Live.

I am sure you knew about The Hard Rock Cafe in Orlando, but did you know about The Hard Rock Live? This venue is located right next to The Hard Rock Cafe in Universal Boulevard and displays an awesome range of Rock memorabilia. Indeed, if...
Viewed 1615 times since 24 April 2012.

Zipline tour for thrillseekers

On our last trip to Orlando in February this year (2012) we decided to try something a little bit different and I plucked up the courage to book a zipline experience at Zip Orlando. I have to admit to being frightened of heights so you might think th...
Viewed 1739 times since 9 April 2012.

Alternatives to theme parks

As villa owners who travel to Florida every year, it is often a challenge to find something new to do. However, Orlando never disappoints and here are a few ideas you may like to try. Hot air balloon ride. There is nothing quite...
Viewed 2416 times since 25 December 2011.

Strawberry Festival

For a nice alternative to a day at one of the famous Orlando attraction, a visit to the annual Strawberry festival in Plant City is a must. This year the Florida Strawberry Festival is being held from March 03rd through March 13th 2011. T...
Viewed 2706 times since 3 March 2011.

Unusual things to see in Orlando

Apart from all the usual holiday attractions on offer in Orlando there are some amazing sights which will have you holding your breath in awe. Some of the most spectacular are at Sea World in the Shark Encounter. Apart from sharks there are...
Viewed 3204 times since 30 January 2011.

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum’s New Exhibit

Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum in Orlando can be found on International Drive. It has a collection of extraordinary and bizarre exhibits, and you can’t miss it if you drive north along International Drive. For a start, the building looks as if it ...
Viewed 2012 times since 21 January 2011.

My Favourite Things to do in Florida

There are many many things I like to do in Florida but thought I would try and share the best of these with you. Breathing in the Florida air as you leave the airport terminal and cross the road to get your car – you really know you have ...
Viewed 2043 times since 7 January 2011.

Bass Pro Shop at Festival Bay Mall

If you have any interested in fishing, boating, shooting, or hunting then you will be fascinated by the Bass Pro Shop at Festival Bay Mall. Not only will all your equipment needs be met but you can also buy appropriate clothing and shoes. Viewed 2779 times since 31 December 2010.

Going for kicks – Star Flyer

If you are the type who like the most extreme roller coasters, and who doesn’t bat an eyelid on Tower of Terror, then a trip on the 256 ft Star Flyer is an absolute must. Not for the squeamish, and definitely for the extra brave, this attraction can ...
Viewed 2537 times since 19 October 2010.

Miami Duck Tours

When I first saw the name ‘Miami Duck Tours’ my first thought was that it was some kind of trip for birdwatchers or maybe even an experience similar to that of visiting the Peabody Hotel on International Drive, Orlando, to see their world famous duck...
Viewed 2768 times since 19 September 2010.

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