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Cruising - Seasickness Part 2

If you are going on a cruise for the first time and are concerned about feeling seasick then do read my first article on the subject, Cruising - Seasickness Part 1, which should give you some tips for avoiding it. So what do you do if all thi...
Viewed 2387 times since 31 December 2009.

Cruising - Seasickness Part 1

If you have never been on a cruise before – or even if you have – seasickness is something that crosses most of our minds at one time or another. Having been on nearly twenty cruises myself I can honestly say that I have only once felt seasick, and t...
Viewed 2400 times since 31 December 2009.

Horse Drawn Rides around Disney

At Fort Wilderness Resort you can take an old-fashioned, horse-drawn wagon ride which is a forty five minute scenic tour around Disney' s Fort Wilderness Resort. These rides depart at 7:00pm and 9:30pm nightly from the front of Pioneer Hall. ...
Viewed 2306 times since 31 December 2009.

Snowing Nightly at Celebration

I know we don’t go to Florida for snow but during December and early January it “snows” nightly in Celebration whatever the weather. Market Street closes during the afternoon and in early evening preparations start as workers lay a white foam...
Viewed 2716 times since 28 December 2009.

Cruising – Oasis of the Seas

If you are considering combining a trip to that most exciting of places, Orlando, Florida, with a cruise to the Caribbean, then you have a huge choice of ships. One of the largest and newest is Royal Caribbean International’s ' Oasis of the Seas, ' w...
Viewed 2300 times since 10 November 2009.

Cruising – What to do on a Sea Day Part 3

Evening on board a cruise liner is a magical time, especially when you have had a lazy day at sea. The whole ship comes alive as the sun sets over the yardarm, and there are choices to be made, yet again. Inside the ship glitters and glistens, and ta...
Viewed 2174 times since 10 November 2009.

Cruising – What to do on a Sea Day Part 2

So there you are on your first cruise. You have passed a relaxing morning at sea and the afternoon stretches out in front of you. Lunch is over and perhaps its time to sit and sunbathe, or take a dip in one of the pools. As you lie back on your sun l...
Viewed 1979 times since 10 November 2009.

Cruising – What to do on a Sea Day Part 1

If you are planning to cruise for the first time when you visit Florida, you may wonder what there is to do on sea days. Most cruises include a combination of days in port and days at sea, and if you have never cruised before you may not realise what...
Viewed 2083 times since 10 November 2009.

Lake Fishing in Orlando

When we think of Orlando, the images that immediately spring to mind are that of Mickey Mouse, The Disney Parks, Universal and SeaWorld, but did you know that Orlando is known as The Bass Capital of the World? What better way to experience the real F...
Viewed 4271 times since 2 November 2009.

Ice Skating in Kissimmee

Forever interested in finding new things to do and new places to go, some friends suggested we join them and take the children ice skating in Kissimmee. Not the usual thing we include in our many trips to Florida, but sounded a good idea, and a great...
Viewed 3197 times since 2 November 2009.

Cruising on Carnival Glory – Part 2

We have embarked on our cruise ship, Carnival Glory, and the ship is a hive of activity. People are arriving on the ship, finding their way round, exploring every inch, excitement showing on their faces. We are delighted with our stateroom, which has...
Viewed 1840 times since 20 October 2009.

Cruising on Carnival Glory – Part 1

We arrive at Port Canaveral, having left our beautiful villa in Orlando, but ahead of us lies a 7 night cruise to the Caribbean, on board Carnival Glory. With all the formalities complete we are at last on board our cruise ship. From the outside her ...
Viewed 2218 times since 20 October 2009.

Picking up a cruise from Port Canaveral – Part 2 Embarkation

We visit our villa regularly and sometimes we finish our trip with a cruise to the Caribbean. With Orlando being close to Port Canaveral it seemed the ideal opportunity to sample a Carnival cruise for the first time. Having driven down from O...
Viewed 2007 times since 19 October 2009.

Picking up a cruise from Port Canaveral – Part 1

Port Canaveral is situated in Broward County, Florida, on the east coast, just north of Cocoa Beach. It is becoming one of the busiest cruise ports in the world with nearly 1. 3 million passengers passing through in 2007. The port is used by three ma...
Viewed 2025 times since 19 October 2009.

Cruising for the Disabled – Part 4 Tips on What to Do When You Have Booked Your Cruise

If, after reading my previous articles on cruising for those who have disabilities, you have decided to book your first cruise, then you will be about to have a wonderful holiday. But once you have booked your cruise there are still a few things to d...
Viewed 2174 times since 5 October 2009.

Cruising for those with disabilities – Part 3 How to Choose a Cruise

Cruising is an incredible experience, where your floating ‘hotel’ takes you to a variety of ports, whilst offering superb food and service and a high level of entertainment all under one roof – with the added bonus of amazing sea views and a new vist...
Viewed 2161 times since 5 October 2009.

Cruising for those with disabilities - Part 2

In my first article I discussed what is available to those who have limited mobility, so now let’s look at what cruise ships have to offer for those who have sight problems, hearing problems or diabetes. Travellers With Sight Problems ...
Viewed 2160 times since 5 October 2009.

Cruising for those with disabilities – Part 1

Cruising for those with disabilities – Part 1 For those who have any sort of disability which requires special help on holiday it may come as a surprise to learn that the cruise industry has some of the finest facilities available to the physi...
Viewed 2103 times since 5 October 2009.

Surfing and Windsurfing in Florida

Although surfers can enjoy the entire Atlantic coast, the really prime spots are the 20-mile stretch of beach between Fort Lauderdale and Miami Beach, in the south east of the state, and in Central Florida the 35 mile stretch coastline from Sebastian...
Viewed 3310 times since 18 August 2009.

Coach Safari at Forever Florida Wildlife Conservation Area

There are many places in the world where you can try out Ziplining, but Florida isn’t one that springs instantly to mind. However, there is a new Zipline Safari in St Cloud, just south of Holopaw off the US441. Not only do they offer ziplining, but f...
Viewed 2726 times since 28 July 2009.

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