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The first time we holidayed in Florida.

The first time we went to Disney was in 1979 and it was to California. We were having an adult holiday and our friends wanted to go so slightly reluctantly we went along. Well, of course, we were captivated and could not wait to go back. ...
Viewed 1876 times since 28 June 2012.

The Panhandle

The Panhandle We made our first trip to the Panhandle this winter (January 2012) and stayed in a small townhome at Navarre Beach. It is usually about 10 degrees cooler there than in Orlando. Although we found this area ideal for a base, if...
Viewed 1765 times since 23 March 2012.

First Evening in Florida

After months of planning and anticipation we finally arrive at Orlando International Airport on the way to our villa. Everyone is very impatient to get through immigration but unfortunately this is a process that never seems very quick. O...
Viewed 1856 times since 4 February 2011.

Disney Celebration Cruise...Wishes

I wanted to do something special for my husband’s 50th birthday and after looking on the Disney World website at all the behind the scene tours, came across the Speciality Cruises under the More Magic, Other Recreation section and thought this sounde...
Viewed 3304 times since 30 July 2009.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 14

Thursday 11 October Well I awoke early this morning and felt all pleased that I could just roll over and snooze and not have to get up and pack and tidy the villa away! However the sun was welcoming me and so I decided to get up and have a qui...
Viewed 2691 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 12

Wednesday 10 October. Well I woke up this morning and decided I was staying so had quite a lot to sort out. The sun was high in the sky but I resisted the temptation for a quick dip as I needed to get onto a few folks. Most importantly...
Viewed 2521 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 13

Well I woke up Tuesday morning and decided to stay around the villa and try to relax which I find quite difficult to do as I get bored easily. After a light breakfast, I decided to lie by the pool as it was glorious again. It was so hot I dec...
Viewed 2686 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 11

Monday 08 October (Columbus Day) Woke up as normal routine and decided it was time for another shopping trip. I had actually forgotten it was the Columbus Day weekend and some bargains would be waiting for me! I decided on the short tr...
Viewed 2517 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 10

SATURDAY & SUNDAY 06 & 07 OCT Had a chill day around the villa and pool, then had a tuna sub from Subway at Champions Gate for lunch. Hubby had a sub that seemed to have every ingredient that Subway sell! It is such a good value price...
Viewed 2703 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 9

FRIDAY 05 OCT DAY 10 Just sort of chilled around the pool and villa again as we did not get back til 1 am last night. I pottered around and hubby had to go to the Ford garage to pick up some parts for our American car back home so I just did m...
Viewed 2464 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 8

THURSDAY 04 OCT DAY 9 We just pottered around the villa today as we were planning on going out in the evening to Universals Halloween Horror Night event. Probably also spent half the day on the phone as norm and just chilling oit by th...
Viewed 2952 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 7

Wednesday Well I like to go to the Gulf Coast at least one day per trip and today was the day, so we got up early and pottered around the villa getting organised and packing a little cooler with cold drinks and Scooby snacks and left the vill...
Viewed 2667 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 6

Monday New month, new week. Well as hubby was in town we had decided to try and have a bit of a holiday this trip, no DIY on the calendar! Had such a crazy week I can’t remember what we did exactly during the day Monday but it involve...
Viewed 2298 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 5

SUNDAY We awoke to a rather nice and sunny Sunday morning and after breakfast we decided to go and surprise a few folks. First of all we wanted to check out the garden and pool so for the first time since I arrived on Wednesday I went ...
Viewed 2278 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 4

SATURDAY DAY 4 Another chill day planned today as I was expecting some great company tonight! Just pottered around the villa again and decided that I really should unpack the bags and bags of shopping, so an hour or so later I had sort...
Viewed 2588 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 3

Friday Day 3 Got up around 8 am and decided I needed to start catching up with folks and I had two chums I wanted to catch up with in particular. I logged onto this great forum to see if one chum was up and she was logged on so I decided I wou...
Viewed 2488 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 2

Thursday Day 2 ……was an uneventful day to start with, up early as you do on day 1 but manged til after 6 am, just pottered around then decided mid morning that shopping was the order of the day as I had been here over 12 hours, so off I went o...
Viewed 2791 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 1

I promise not to bore you with every detail when it comes to vacationing as an owner as it can be dull hearing about trips to home Depot etc. Although life is never dull for an owner on vacation and here is the beginning of one such trip over...
Viewed 3041 times since 1 September 2008.

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