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Berry Town Centre, Davenport

Berry Town Centre is located on the US27 off Sandmine Road in Davenport and is the local shopping centre for day to day shopping when we are at our villa on Highlands Reserve. At its heart is a large Publix supermarket which for those not in the know...
Viewed 2362 times since 28 June 2016.

Shopping at Winter Garden Village

Winter Garden Village is located about 15 minutes west of Orlando off interstate 429. We have been visiting Florida for a good number of years now and this has become one of my favourite shopping areas. It has a wonderful atmosphere a...
Viewed 832 times since 10 April 2016.

Cagan Crossings

On a trip to our villa this year we decided to totally re-furnish the lounge area and were recommended to Four Corners Furniture at Cagan Crossings. Leaving our villa on Highlands Reserve and heading along the US27 towards the 192, we passed the majo...
Viewed 1482 times since 8 September 2014.

Savvy Discounts for Seniors

Discounts for Silver (Senior) Citizens! Ladies and gentlemen, I know we don’t usually like to disclose our age, but in Florida, if you are over the age of 55 and some places 50, you are entitled to a Silver Discount. Every little helps I say ...
Viewed 1191 times since 15 September 2013.

Orlando Premium Outlet

If you are a shopaholic you are sure to be impressed with this outlet. The Orlando Premium Outlet has extended opening hours from 10am till as late as 11pm Monday through Saturday. On Sundays they open from 10am and close around 9pm. I would suggest ...
Viewed 1087 times since 20 May 2013.

Substantial savings at T J Maxx

I am a fan of T. K. Maxx in England and over the last few years there have been many stores opened in the Orlando area. Over here, for some reason I was unable to establish, they are called T. J. Maxx. These stores sell overstocks and last season...
Viewed 995 times since 19 April 2013.

Things I like about Wal-Mart Part 2

One of the many things I like about Wal-Mart is the fact that they stock absolutely everything , I mean for food shopping I have to say I prefer Publix, except for the bakery which is better at Wal-Mart but if its anything other than food then Wal-Ma...
Viewed 1598 times since 2 September 2012.

The Loop and The Loop West

We all know Orlando is a shopper's paradise and The Loop and The Loop west are no exception. This open air spacious retail and dining complex offers something for everyone and will be sure to keep the most hardy bargain hunter happy. Whether you are ...
Viewed 2585 times since 24 March 2012.

Arts and Crafts around Orlando

In Florida the Farmers Markets include a number of arts and crafts stalls as well as produce. In fact if you visit the farmer’s market in Celebration on a Sunday morning the craft stalls far outnumber the produce stalls. This is quite a good way of f...
Viewed 1994 times since 30 December 2011.

Superstores

I once asked a little boy what he enjoyed most about his holiday at Disney World. Was it seeing Mickey Mouse, riding on The Pirates of the Caribbean or maybe the fireworks at Epcot? No. He said “Walmart” True story! Which brings me to my p...
Viewed 2169 times since 15 December 2011.

Shopping Heaven

The Mall at Millenia is my idea of shopping heaven. It is two floors of the most beautiful shops you have ever seen outside of Paris or Bond Street. Shops that have names that you only usually read about in glossy magazines; Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Chanel...
Viewed 1993 times since 8 November 2011.

Cagan Crossings Update 2011

It is now a few years since Cagan Crossings was developed and it has seen some changes and now looks much more established. It is located on the 27 near its junction with the 192 in Clermont. If you approach it from the 192(you head north...
Viewed 2088 times since 12 October 2011.

Sweetbays.

If your vacation villa is on or near the 27, I want to tell you about a supermarket you otherwise might miss. Sweetbays are a rather more upmarket store that is north of the 192/27 junction and on the way to Clermont. This supermarket is ...
Viewed 2278 times since 5 March 2011.

Shop, Shop, Shop!

You will want to do some serious shopping sometime during your holiday in Orlando and here I have some tips to help you through the mountain of retail opportunities in the area. First, choose where you want to shop: this will probably dep...
Viewed 2326 times since 5 March 2011.

Publix Supermarkets

One of the great advantages of staying at a villa is that you enjoy shopping for household goods and food at the local supermarkets. At home we tend to do a Supermarket dash at the weekends but whilst in Florida we have time to have a leisurely brows...
Viewed 2900 times since 3 February 2011.

The International Mall, Tampa

In June we visited our villa, and when we had to move out for the arrival of our next guests we decided to spend a couple of days in Tampa, just down the I-4. We were fortunate to find a wonderful mall nearby, the large, upscale Internati...
Viewed 2947 times since 1 February 2011.

Shopping at Walmart

Ever since our first visit to Florida over twenty years ago the whole family have been great fans of Wal-Mart. We usually manage to make our first visit to a store within the first few days of our holiday. In the early years there was onl...
Viewed 2938 times since 11 January 2011.

Black Friday

Black Friday shopping in Florida is an event in itself. It is certainly one not to be missed by all you bargain hunters, with many items a fraction of the usual cost Black Friday is the day after thanksgiving (this year 26th November ...
Viewed 3144 times since 2 November 2010.

Visit The Loop

We were delighted a few years ago when we heard that a new retail area was to be developed in the Kissimmee area on the John Young Parkway. Although we often went to the Florida Mall it could be quite a trek there in the busy holidays when there was ...
Viewed 2186 times since 1 October 2010.

The Loop Shopping Experience

Situated at the junction of John Young and Osceola Parkway are the twin locations of The Loop and The Loop West, providing a shopping experience that will fill a couple of hours or a full day and which, because of its location , can easily be combine...
Viewed 2580 times since 21 August 2010.

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