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 4529 times.
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 4263 times.
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 4660 times.
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.
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 4138 times.
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 5412 times.
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 4986 times.
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 5228 times.
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 5127 times.
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 5007 times.
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 6278 times.
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 4283 times.
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 4782 times.
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 4279 times.
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 5864 times.
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 4828 times.
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 5017 times.
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 4316 times.
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 4286 times.
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 5263 times.
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