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Cruising on Star Princess, Part 3

Trip Report – Cruising on Star Princess, Part 3 We board our cruise ship, Star Princess. The morning sun peeps through our hotel window and as I turn over in bed I know there is a reason why I am feeling excited. Of course, we are goin...
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Kissimmee Old Town – Thrill Rides

It’s difficult to recall the number of times we must have driven down the 192 from the airport and passed the huge metal frame of, what we now know to be, the Skycoaster at Kissimmee Old Town…. . and every time we promise ourselves that we will inves...
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Cruising on Star Princess, Part 2

Cruising on Star Princess, Part 2 We arrive at our hotel in Fort Lauderdale We have arrived at our hotel, following our journey down the Florida Turnpike, after having left our home, Tropical Dream Villa. We are on our way to pick up a ...
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Cruising - What About Sea Sickness?

For those who have never been on a cruise before, it is inevitable that the subject of seasickness will come up (no pun intended! ). I think what what most cruise ‘newbies’ actually want to know is will they feel sick? Well of course that is ...
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Cruising on Star Princess, Part 1

Part One – We drive down the Florida Turnpike to Fort Lauderdale It’s time to pack up and leave our beautiful villa – but not before I have done a final clean of all the floors, checked the towels are fluffy and white, and that there is a litt...
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CRUISING - WILL I FEEL THE SHIP MOVE?

There are many things to think about when booking your first cruise, and it is probably inevitable that questions will be raised about how much movement will be experienced at sea. For cruising ‘newbies’ the prospect of feeling sea-sick is often some...
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Silver Spurs Rodeo, Kissimmee

With the demise (as of 1st September 2006) of the KSA Rodeo in Kissimmee the visitor, or indeed local, now has only one option if they wish to see the authentic spectacle of the Rodeo. This is the Silver Spurs Rodeo held, annually, in the Silver Spur...
Viewed 3675 times since 1 September 2008.

Saturday Night Cruise at Old Town

The Saturday Night Cruise at Old Town is the largest weekly car cruise in the whole of the United States of America! A visit to Old Town is a ‘must do’ during your visit to Florida and if you combine it with the Saturday Night Cruise, you are...
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Orange County Regional History Museum and The Orlando Fire Museum

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MUSEUM IS NO LONGER OPEN TO VISITORS. WE'VE LEFT THE ARTICLE ONLINE HERE PURELY FOR HISTORICAL PURPOSES For most visitors to Orlando the history of the area probably commenced when Walt Disney decided to build the f...
Viewed 3160 times since 1 September 2008.

Skydiving in Florida

When we invited our friends Kath and Karl to come with us to our Florida villa, little did Karl realise what was soon to be in store for him. Unbeknown to him his sons had done a little research on the internet and, for his birthday a few weeks later...
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Airboat Charters

Many visitors will at some time probably take an airboat ride during their trip to Florida. The majority of holidaymakers will take one of the many ‘standard’ boat rides – e. g. turn up and share a trip with six to ten strangers, on a predetermined r...
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Hot Air Balloon Ride (2)

We booked a balloon ride through the Orlando Villas site (Park Tickets) – and what a fabulous time we had! We decided to do it on our first day in Florida, partly because it was our friend’s birthday, but also because on the first morning we ...
Viewed 2636 times since 1 September 2008.

The Screamer

We have been to Florida many times and have seen most of the sites more than once. Every time we visit a Theme park they have added something new so you never get fed up with them. However, one thing that never seems to change is the Screamer in Clea...
Viewed 3679 times since 1 September 2008.

Airboats at Boggy Creek

Florida is well known for the Everglades, an area which fascinates a lot of visitors. However, if you are staying in the Disney area, a trip to the Everglades will eat a chunk of your holiday. The next best thing is to sample an air boat ride at Bogg...
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Water Sports in Central Florida

If you enjoy sport, are looking for some fun or have a special occasion whilst on vacation in Orlando, why not have a go at some water sports. Sammy Duvall runs a Water Sport Centre from a ‘beach hut’ close by the Disney Contemporary Hotel, a...
Viewed 3057 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney's Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Courses

If you love Christmas, then you’ll love these two crazy golf courses! Set close to the snow themed Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney has designed these two courses to be great fun. They are the newest courses from Disney and we find them to b...
Viewed 3432 times since 1 September 2008.

Hot air Balloon Ride

Why not try a hot air balloon ride next time you are in Orlando It is a thrill of a life time and you need to experience it to believe how wonderful it actually is. Last Christmas our Daughters gave us a balloon ride to take on our visit to O...
Viewed 2646 times since 1 September 2008.

Up, up and away in a beautiful balloon!

A balloon flight is something that we’ve been saying for years we wanted to do but never got around to it. When it was announced we could purchase tickets through this site, we had every reason to book a trip on our recent visit to Florida. E...
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Cruising - The Private Islands Part 4

Coco Cay – Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises If you are lucky enough to be able to combine a trip to Orlando or Florida with a cruise from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Tampa or Port Canaveral, you may well enjoy a day at one of th...
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Green Meadows Petting Farm

The Green Meadows Petting Farm is an ideal place to go when you have a few hours to spare and is also a great place to go to wind down after the hectic pace of the parks. You will find Green Meadows about 10 minutes fro Highway 192 on Poincia...
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