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Advice on Theme Parks

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 4248 times since 20 March 2009.

Florida weather

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 5723 times since 9 March 2009.

When to Visit Orlando Part 2 - July to December

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 3452 times since 1 March 2009.

When to Visit Orlando Part 1 – January to June

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 3708 times since 1 March 2009.

What.......No Mickey Mouse!

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 3549 times since 26 February 2009.

Have you considered everything you should ?

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 3298 times since 5 February 2009.

Directions from Orlando and Sanford Airports to Highway 27

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 5486 times since 21 January 2009.

Vacationing during the Credit Crunch...

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 3249 times since 6 January 2009.

Packing for your holiday (3)

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 3813 times since 4 January 2009.

Honeymoon in Orlando

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 4462 times since 2 January 2009.

Cruise and stay

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 3771 times since 9 November 2008.

Public Holidays in 2009

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 5569 times since 20 October 2008.

Planning your trip which airport or airline?

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 3414 times since 21 September 2008.

Why choose a private villa for your holiday

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 4162 times since 1 September 2008.

WAYS TO STAY COOL IN FLORIDA

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 sun. Here ...
Viewed 4416 times since 1 September 2008.

Things to carry with you at the Parks

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 3755 times since 1 September 2008.

What to do in Mount Dora

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 5678 times since 1 September 2008.

Checklist for Travellers

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 5167 times since 1 September 2008.

Updated Height Restrictions for Rides

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 23432 times since 1 September 2008.

Vacationing in Orlando

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 3424 times since 1 September 2008.

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