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Safety in the Florida Sunshine

If you have never been anywhere other than Europe for your holiday you will need to treat the Florida sunshine very differently. It is exactly like the tropics and sunburn can be very dangerous not just painful. Too often, a day in the Florid...
Viewed 3690 times since 17 June 2009.

Travelling to Florida with a wheelchair

Do you want to go to Florida for your dream holiday but have a family member like us who is unable to walk any distance who needs a wheelchair to get around, that may stop you going? Even worse, would be that person staying at home so you can have yo...
Viewed 3441 times since 8 June 2009.

Planning a Trip to Orlando, Florida

A holiday to Florida needs a bit of planning. There is so much to do that it’s a good idea to plan ahead or you can feel quite overwhelmed by all the choices you have. You can either choose to plan an itinerary for every day of your holiday or decide...
Viewed 3844 times since 10 May 2009.

Christmas in Orlando? Why you should book now

You may think this is a funny subject to address now, just when the summer is about to start, but if you are thinking of going to Orlando for Christmas, now is the time to book. Havn’t decided yet? Here are just a few of the reasons why you s...
Viewed 3597 times since 24 April 2009.

How to avoid spending hours waiting in lines at Disney parks

Spending lots of your precious holiday time standing in lines waiting to get onto the rides at Walt Disney World is probably not something you want to do, so here are some tips to help you avoid that situation. First of all get to the park as...
Viewed 3467 times since 24 April 2009.

Do’s and don’t’s when selecting what to do in Orlando

With a limited time and so much to do in Orlando it would be helpful to have some idea what each attraction is all about. Different age groups will want different things to do. For example if all you want to do is lie on a beach and relax for 2 weeks...
Viewed 4326 times since 23 April 2009.

How to get the best out of your holiday in Florida

Just knowing a few little tricks will help you get the best you can out of your holiday in Florida. Here are my top ten tips. If you are under 25 or indeed if you just look under 30, always carry photo ID on you. This applies especially i...
Viewed 3938 times since 17 April 2009.

Getting the best out of the theme parks

There is an art to doing the theme parks and getting the most enjoyment out of them. First, shoes! It is essential you wear the most comfortable shoes you possess as you will be on your feet for most of the day. High heels are a complete no, ...
Viewed 4065 times since 17 April 2009.

What to pack for your villa holiday

A holiday in a villa is slightly different to one in a hotel. When you have a holiday in a self catering villa as opposed to a hotel, you will need to think differently. Your first stop will be to the supermarket to stock up on staples at lea...
Viewed 4087 times since 17 April 2009.

First time driving in Florida

If you are apprehensive about driving in Florida for the first time, here are a few pieces of information that I think may help. Always carry your drivers licence in the car with you as this is the law in Florida and keep your rental papers i...
Viewed 4169 times since 15 April 2009.

'Must See'in the Theme Parks

Things not to be missed at the theme parks The fireworks at Epcot. Illuminations: Reflections of Earth is a fireworks and laser light show at Epcot and can be seen from all around the lagoon in the World Showcase but canny exper...
Viewed 5338 times since 14 April 2009.

Tips When Visiting Water Parks

Most people travel to the water parks by car. Currently car parking is free at the Disney Water Parks but you have to pay to park at Aquatica, I think it is $10. If you do use Disney transport to go to Blizzard Beach and plan playing golf at ...
Viewed 3522 times since 11 April 2009.

Shows not to be missed at the Theme Parks

You may think fireworks are just for children and when you have seen one display you have seen them all. Trust me – this does not apply to the fireworks at Epcot. I hear so many returning visitors saying “Oh we didn’t bother to stay for the fireworks...
Viewed 3808 times since 8 April 2009.

Orlando and Relax

Most people who visit Orlando spend their time rushing from one park to the other, and I must admit that we were also guilty of that. You stay in a hotel, you have to go out for breakfast, lunch, tea, supper, you have to vacate the room for cleaners ...
Viewed 3551 times since 8 April 2009.

The Best (and worst) Rides in the Theme Parks

Of course I can only comment on the rides I have done myself, but after 30 years of visiting Disney parks, I have done most. However I have never done the thrill seeker rides that turn you inside out and upside down. Having said that, ...
Viewed 4676 times since 3 April 2009.

A few notes for English first time visitors

A few notes that might help you to settle in a little more quickly and get the most out of your holiday. Groceries Because this is a tourist area most British grocery items are available but at a price. Things that you may wish ...
Viewed 4138 times since 2 April 2009.

Money Saving Tips: Before You Go

A holiday in Florida is the best; no doubt about that. if you can also make your spending money go further, so much the better. The savings can start before you go. Of course you are going to plump for a villa which aside from giving you grea...
Viewed 4286 times since 1 April 2009.

Money Saving Tips while on Vacation

There are lots of ways to save money while you are on holiday without affecting your vacation and here are some of them. Firstly use your villa; the private pool will eat up many happy hours but most homes nowadays are packed with extras whic...
Viewed 3683 times since 1 April 2009.

Money Saving Tips for your journey

Making savings on your journey to Florida will leave you with more money to spend on arrival. Before you leave, pack some English tea; American tea is not to the English tastes and while you can get PG Tips, it will cost you dear. First your ...
Viewed 3608 times since 1 April 2009.

Planning your trip to Orlando

We all like to plan for our holidays, but planning a trip to Disneyworld is slightly more involved. If this is your first trip to Disney you will need to plan your days out whilst in Florida and not just for the journey. Unlike your normal ho...
Viewed 4032 times since 27 March 2009.

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