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Deep Sea Fishing

Having enjoyed the parks many times I decided to look for something completely different for us to do on this trip. Scanning through Orlando Villas attraction tickets website, I came across deep sea fishing – now that is something different! My husba...
Viewed 3157 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 2460 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 2887 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 2659 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 2718 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 2867 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 2741 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 2856 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 2712 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 4522 times since 18 August 2009.

Adventures Unlimited

Hidden in the Florida panhandle are a number of not so well known places to visit, and so was the case when we were heading towards the city of Pensacola just a few months ago. It was mid morning and no specific plans for the day had been hat...
Viewed 3204 times since 1 August 2009.

Old Town Kissimmee (8)

Old Town Kissimmee A rather unusual place to visit whilst in Orlando is Old Town in Kissimmee. It was originally built to represent what Florida was like back in the old days. It is mainly one street of old style shops se...
Viewed 4546 times since 28 July 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 3570 times since 28 July 2009.

Bass Pro Shops – Outdoor World

If you are looking for somewhere a little bit different to visit during your Orlando holiday why not head to the Bass Pro Shop/Outdoor World at the junction of International Drive and Oakridge Road (I. Ride trolley stop 2). This store is the ...
Viewed 4249 times since 19 July 2009.

The Wine Room at Park Avenue – the tour

Most wineries we have visited in Central Florida follow a very similar format. First of all you are greeted at the door and made to feel welcome. Once inside there is usually a large shop to browse through, tempting the visitor with a vast array of w...
Viewed 3316 times since 7 July 2009.

An evening out with a difference

During our last few visits to Florida we have tried to do more and more different things to add variety to our time there. During our visit in August 2008, we fancied doing something genuinely American, so we investigated going to a live baseball gam...
Viewed 3559 times since 1 July 2009.

Visit Kennedy Space Center

No trip to Florida should end without a visit to the Kennedy Space Center. When you are so close it would be criminal not to visit the most historic place in America – from where all the Space Missions leave. It is situated about 60 minutes drive fro...
Viewed 3644 times since 17 June 2009.

Tampa Bay Rays at the Tropicana Field, Tampa

As a treat for the whole family, we booked tickets online to see the Tampa Bay Rays versus New York Yankees Baseball game at Easter this year. The first two home games of the season happily coincided with our trip to Florida. The first game was a sel...
Viewed 3943 times since 2 June 2009.

New Exhibition at the Orlando Science Center

Do you have children who enjoy anything slightly rude or basic? You know the sort of thing I mean, snot, smells and noises is the polite way of describing it. Well if that is the case, then an exhibition which has been running since the end January, ...
Viewed 3242 times since 26 April 2009.

Ice! – Florida’s Unusual Winter Attraction

Something rather unexpected and rather special happens each year in Orlando. From the beginning of November through to early January the spectacular winter attraction Ice! is held at one of Orlando’s largest hotels, the Gaylord Palms. Over tw...
Viewed 3543 times since 11 April 2009.

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