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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 2

Halifax to Montréal Halifax, Nova Scotia is a resonant place to begin any train journey across Canada, it also has a great Scottish heritage that is displayed in numerous places. It was the port...
Viewed 362 times since 10 October 2018.

Treasure Island Beach

Treasure Island is one of the many beaches along the Gulf Coast which has beautiful white sand that stretches for miles. All the beaches along the coast are amazing and so worth a visit, even for a day. Located not far from St Petersb...
Viewed 683 times since 12 March 2018.

Tarpon Springs

We discovered Tarpon Springs last year after some friends recommended it, We wanted to discover new places in Florida so we gave it a go and have to say we were not disappointed at all. The main town you would think you were in Greece...
Viewed 925 times since 3 February 2018.

St Cloud

If you want a bit of a change from the hustle and bustle of the theme parks, and tourist areas, head for St Cloud, Kissimmee’s quiet, traditional next door neighbour. It is well worth a visit for a half day or so, to enjoy its lakeside charm and faci...
Viewed 1390 times since 28 August 2017.

Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

If you are looking for an interesting half day (or more) out, think about visiting the Lakeridge Winery and Vineyards. Situated at 19239 US27 North (Clermont FL34715), it is about a 20 min drive from where US192 meets the US27. The pr...
Viewed 1200 times since 25 July 2017.

MIami

There are some amazing places to visit in Florida. Most people head for the hustle and bustle of Disney and Orlando area, but around 4 hours drive from Orlando is Miami and its amazing art deco area and World famous beaches. If flying...
Viewed 1888 times since 8 July 2015.

Highlights of our Florida holidays.

A Florida holiday is always wonderful. Every minute filled with joy and pleasure. However, some moments stand out for us and for you also. I am sure. Of course, the first time is always dusted with a little extra magic; we were awe struck with the ri...
Viewed 1715 times since 3 May 2013.

Winter Park

For a wonderful day out in a quaint America town, why not head to Winter Park. It is located north of Orlando (about 35 minute drive from Disney area (east on I95)). Winter Park with its shops, restaurants, parks, lake and museum is now a...
Viewed 2956 times since 2 December 2012.

Old Town - Kissimmee

Old Town Kissimmee is a rather an unusual place. It used to be a celebration of all that was good about the USA in the past. It now is just a place for people to browse, eat and shop. It is laid out as a couple of cobbled streets but is not accessibl...
Viewed 4508 times since 25 November 2012.

Tours of Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande.

While staying on the Gulf Coast you may like to visit the old historic Gasparilla Inn, Boca Grande (‘The Inn’ as it is known by locals) which celebrates 100 years in 2013. It is only a short drive from Rotonda West and midway between Fort Myers and S...
Viewed 3347 times since 14 November 2012.

The New Dali Museum

The New Dali Museum The new Dali museum in St Petersburg opened at the beginning of 2011 so when we visited during the Christmas holidays that same year we should have expected exactly what we encountered…. lines longer than those for Soar...
Viewed 2758 times since 15 March 2012.

Polk's Nature Discovery Centre

Polk’s Nature Discovery Centre I could not believe that I had only just discovered this place when I went in January 2012 for the first time. It was only when I read the literature that I realised how recently it was developed and my...
Viewed 2625 times since 15 March 2012.

The Aquatic Preserves of Charlotte Harbour

In 1975 Florida decided to protect the coastal and inland waters for all future generations to enjoy and also to preserve a unique biological and scientific area. The Aquatic Preserves Act of 1975 came into being and this ensured submerged lands whic...
Viewed 2394 times since 19 February 2012.

Deerfield Beach on the Atlantic Coast, Florida

We were in Florida in January 2012 staying at our villa and decided we would have a break from the usual homeowners holiday – lots of maintenance and replacing items – and get away from it all for a few days and take a ‘proper’ vacation. Ab...
Viewed 2772 times since 18 February 2012.

Chalet Suzanne - Lake Wales

Driving south along the U. S. Highway 27 in the Lake Wales area, I noticed a sign at the side of the road advertising Chalet Suzanne. Having nothing better to do and out of curiosity, we decided to investigate. Leaving Hwy 27, we drove down...
Viewed 2906 times since 30 January 2012.

Gizmo City to Florida Ecoscape.

And so on to the second part of an on depth look at The Museum of Discovery and Science. Today we are going to look at Gizmo City, The Great Gravity Clock, Living in the Everglades and Florida Ecoscapes. Gizmo Gity is devoted ...
Viewed 2691 times since 7 January 2012.

The Museum of Discovery and Science.

Fort Lauderdale is about 3 hours away from your vacation villa and is well worth a visit. If you have children, then you should definitely make time to visit is The Museum of Discovery and Science. This museum is divided into ...
Viewed 2232 times since 7 January 2012.

K'nex display in Fort Lauderdale

Are you in Florida before the 6th of may 2012? you are? that is great, I have a wonderful temporary display to tell you about. This is a K' nex exhibition (you know what they are, those pesky bits of building pieces that you pull out of t...
Viewed 2262 times since 7 January 2012.

The Gulf Coast

Sunshine state rentals are exactly that, renting a villa in the Sunshine State, the colloquial name for Florida. Villa rentals are available in Orlando for ease of visiting the Walt Disney parks, a trip to Kennedy or even the beaches on the east coas...
Viewed 3142 times since 27 December 2011.

Celebration – a good afternoon out

The town of Celebration (on Highway 192 near the Disney turn off) was built originally as Walt Disney’s ideal of a modern suburb. It is supposed to be kept as litter free and clean as it is possible to get and all the homeowners have strict rules to ...
Viewed 3178 times since 15 November 2011.

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