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Winter Park

It was just after breakfast and we had only two days of our holiday remaining. During the previous two weeks we had sampled the delights of Walt Disney World and Universal Studios as well as venturing further a field with trips to the Kennedy...
Viewed 2843 times since 29 August 2009.

The Best of Winter Park

The Orlando suburb of Winter Park is a regular contender amongst the best places to live in Central Florida. It is not difficult to see why, with its wide tree lined thoroughfares, an abundance of high end shops and boutiques as well as some excellen...
Viewed 2404 times since 18 August 2009.

Islands of Adventure

As the name suggests, Islands of Adventure is a little more white knuckle than say the Disney Parks and probably aimed at the teenage bracket and above, although there is plenty of entertainment for the younger child. You would gain entrance ...
Viewed 2887 times since 9 June 2009.

New Baby Otters at Seaworld

Are you a sucker for new babies? Do you go all ‘gooey’ at the sight of a newborn animal? Well you had better get down to Seaworld, Orlando fast, in order to see the cutest babies ever – four baby otters born in early March, 2009, after a two month ge...
Viewed 2338 times since 26 April 2009.

Sheikra – Busch Gardens

One of our favourite rides in Busch Gardens over in Tampa is Sheikra. Sheikra is a vertical drop roller coaster located in the Stanleyville section of the park, The name is taken from a Shikra, an African hawk that dives straight down for its prey. T...
Viewed 3453 times since 28 March 2009.

Bush Gardens

When many people visit Orlando a lot do not realise there is so many great places to visit up to an hour away. From Orlando you can get to either coast (East or West) in around an hour. Located just outside Tampa (around 1 hour) from Kissimmee is Bus...
Viewed 10285 times since 25 February 2009.

A visit to Aquatica

The newest park in Orlando at the moment is Aquatica, this as the name suggests is a water park and it is part of the Company that owns Busch Gardens and Sea World, in fact, the entrance is just opposite to the Sea World entrance. When we wer...
Viewed 2767 times since 13 February 2009.

Blue Horizons at Seaworld

Apparently after the success of Busch Gardens KaTonga the owners of Seaworld tried to duplicate that success with their latest show Blue Horizons and I think they have definitely succeeded. When you enter Seaworld if you go straight to the in...
Viewed 3272 times since 7 February 2009.

Busch Gardens Theme Park

Within around a 1. 5 hour drive from The Disney area of Orlando, you can find your self in Tampa and a visit to Busch Gardens is a must, it has all the rides and is altogether a more pleasant experience that the better known parks. The planting of tr...
Viewed 2734 times since 19 January 2009.

Aquatica - Our First Visit

Very excited we took our first trip to Aquatica in June. We love the Disney waterparks and as the ticket offer at the time was for fourteen days unlimited access to Seaworld and Aquatica, we visited around 3pm as the waterpark was open until 10 and l...
Viewed 2613 times since 17 January 2009.

Water Parks in Orlando

There are 4 main water parks in the Orlando area The main ones as you would guess are in Disney Blizzard beach This is set around a snow capped mountain (but with the Florida sunshine. Melt away bay is the beach ar...
Viewed 2818 times since 4 January 2009.

Manta at Seaworld

A visit to Seaworld in Orlando is always a great day out, but if you will be there during the summer of 2009 then you will have a real treat in store for you, as they are opening a new and exciting roller coaster which will be really unique, because ...
Viewed 2682 times since 4 January 2009.

My Favourite Gentler Rides

There are so many rides in Orlando’s Theme Parks and I thought I would just share some of my favourite gentler rides with you. These are particularly suitable for younger children and if my Mother is anything to go by also suitable for Grandparents! ...
Viewed 2582 times since 3 January 2009.

How did Shamu get her name?

I cannot imagine a trip to Seaworld without a visit to the amazing Shamu stadium to see the killer whales, or orcas, perform. This enormous arena can seat up to 5, 500 people, and is the venue for the spectacular and very popular shows, ‘Believe’ and...
Viewed 9297 times since 30 December 2008.

‘Believe’ at Seaworld

Whenever we visit Seaworld we make a point of visiting the Shamu stadium to watch the amazing shows. The stadium has recently been updated and transformed, and is visually quite stunning. The centrepiece is a huge whale tail, which is three storeys h...
Viewed 3511 times since 30 December 2008.

Busch Gardens for Thrlll Seekers

Nowhere else in Florida rivals Busch Gardens for thrill rides and for the serious coaster fanatic it is well worth the 60 minute drive from the Orlando area. It really is a very easy drive over to Tampa - the park is well signposted and we have gener...
Viewed 2854 times since 1 November 2008.

Orlando’s Alternative Parks

For the vast majority of visitors to the Orlando area the main attraction that draws them to this region is the abundance of theme parks. If however, you are on your second, third or fourth trip you may feel that you need to do something a little bit...
Viewed 5809 times since 29 September 2008.

Getting Wet at Universal and Seaworld.

You cannot visit the many theme parks in Orlando without experiencing the water rides at least once – after all, on a boiling hot summer’s day there is nothing more refreshing than getting a soaking, or so my children would have me believe. Personall...
Viewed 3806 times since 9 September 2008.

Seaworld - Brewmaster Club

Each time my wife and I visit Florida we always spend at least a day in Sea World, and without fail include at least one visit to the Anheuser Busch Hospitality Centre for a complimentary libation (or two! ). Until this year however, we have never ma...
Viewed 3424 times since 1 September 2008.

Odyssea at SeaWorld

“Odyssea” is a thirty-minute show, which takes place in SeaWorld’s Nautilus Theatre. This theatre seats 2, 400 guests so there should never be a problem finding a seat, even if you arrive just before the show begins. However, if you want to sit near ...
Viewed 3178 times since 1 September 2008.

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