Advice from an expert (me!) on theme parks I have been going to Orlando for 30 years now, have owned a villa for 10 years and still have not grown tired of theme parks. I love ‘em! Therefore I feel very qualified to advise you on how to appro... Viewed 5093 times.
Have you ever wondered why so many people choose Florida for their vacation? Maybe it has something to do with the great weather and on average 265 days of sunshine per year! It is not called the SUNSHINE STATE for nothing. Being located in southern ... Viewed 7109 times.
We visit our home in Orlando regularly, and love Florida whatever time of year we go. If you are restricted to the summer months, and particularly July and August then you will find middle to late August very pleasant. The American children h... Viewed 3914 times.
We have been coming to Florida for many years, and have visited Orlando in every month and season of the year. We do have favourite times to visit, such as May and June, but there is something to be said for every month of the year. Of course, if you... Viewed 4145 times.
It often irks me when I say to people that we are going to Florida for our holidays that, on almost every occasion, the response is “you’ll be doing Disney then” The purpose of this article is to dispel some of those preconceived ideas that Fl... Viewed 4016 times.
It is an exciting time planning a forthcoming holiday and making the choice of where to stay. In Orlando this falls broadly into two categories, either hotel or villa accommodation. A villa has far more advantages than a cramped hotel room. Imagine b... Viewed 3837 times.
Directions from Orlando and Sanford airports to Highway 27 We have tried many routes from both Orlando and Sanford airports to our home just off highway 27 but the one that we have found best for both little traffic and quite nice views is as ... Viewed 6410 times.
As the credit crunch bites in 2009, families are looking at how they can still afford that dream holiday in the sun. In times of recession it is probably even more important to get away from the day to day doom and gloom, and have a really good holid... Viewed 3717 times.
Once you decide on your Florida holiday you will find it to be an easy holiday to pack for. You will find Florida is very laid back when it comes to what to wear, it is very casual. Tee shirts shorts are the order of the day, I have noticed l... Viewed 4308 times.
Although many see Orlando as a children’ s magical playground, it is also geared up to adults and couples wanting some romance and alone time and is today one of the top wedding and honeymoon destinations in the world. A honeymoon in Or... Viewed 5479 times.
What could be better than two weeks at Disney World Florida . . . ? Two weeks at Disney followed by a luxurious Caribbean cruise. These are our two favourites types of holiday and we are lucky enough to be able to combine both. We spend the m... Viewed 4404 times.
If you visit Florida, you will find that there are several public holidays to enjoy. However, these are not national holidays, where all employees receive a day off, and shops and businesses are closed, as it is at the discretion of each state to dec... Viewed 6183 times.
Just recently with all the problems of airlines going under I have had a number of requests from guests for advice about flights. I thought it would be helpful for people to consider a variety of options that they may not have considered befo... Viewed 4113 times.
The first time we went to Florida we stayed in hotels and then in a timeshare. Although the timeshare gave us the privacy we had to leave the condo every time we wanted to use the pool, and there were restrictions on the times this could be used. We ... Viewed 4701 times.
There are many ways to stay cool when you are on your Florida holiday and I list below some of them.
WetnWild is the oldest of all Orlando water parks, this International Drive attraction has 30 acres of slides and flumes, surf and su... Viewed 4958 times.
As with many public venues these days you will have to pass through Security Checks as you enter the Parks. To make the security checks go faster, unzip and open all compartments of your bag while you are waiting in line to be checked. Grandad always... Viewed 4210 times.
If shopping in the quaint tree-lined streets of Mount Dora isn’t your thing or you are not into drinking coffee at a pavement cafe while watching the world go by, then there are many more attractions on offer to tempt you. Firstly there is th... Viewed 6251 times.
I always like a list for when we’re going on holiday – hopefully you might find this useful. At least a few weeks before you travel. . . Passports – Make sure that you don’t need a visa and that your passport is valid for at least the... Viewed 5775 times.
Rides with height restrictions – Disney and Universal. Magic Kingdom Big Thunder Mountain Railroad - guests must be over 40 inches or 102cm Barnstormer - guests must be over 35 inches or 89cm Space Moun... Viewed 24575 times.
If you are looking for the perfect family holiday, then try Orlando, Florida. Orlando Florida is America’ s premier vacation spot for fun. Home to some of the world’ s best theme parks, there are also numerous other attractions su... Viewed 3955 times.
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