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About Those Chain Restaurants....

There is a building boom along Hwy 192 just west of Disney…a boom of restaurants, with many of them being chain restaurants. Realizing that not all these chains exist or are plentiful outside of the USA, here is some opinion and information about the...
Viewed 83 times since 25 October 2019.

Thailand - Part 6

With pans under a wooden pavilion, behind rows of butterfly-peas, Thai Garden Farm is a countryside kitchen-garden. No other school imparts such a great sense of the rural origins of Thai cooking. You’ll shop in the village market, pluck herbs from c...
Viewed 211 times since 4 August 2019.

Singapore a quick visit – part 3

This incredible botanical display cost S$1 billion to build and, with free admission, represents the best value views in Singapore. As the midday heat builds, hop on the MRT to Bugis Junction. You can find the best value lunch in Sing...
Viewed 398 times since 3 April 2019.

How to ride Flight of Passage Animal Kingdom without a Fast Pass in less than 30 minutes

We spent Christmas and New Year 2018/2019 in Orlando at our house in Tuscan Ridge, Davenport. We were 2 families 4 adults and 3 children aged 11, and 13, We knew that the crowds and lines at Disney during Christmas and New Year would be very busy, so...
Viewed 463 times since 10 March 2019.

Countdown to Christmas

On a recent pre-Christmas trip to our villa at Highlands Reserve, we took the opportunity to visit the Now Snowing Event at Celebration. The event is held every year between late November and the end of December and we have always been there just too...
Viewed 456 times since 19 December 2018.

The Boathouse at Disney Springs

On a recent trip over to our villa, we decided on a trip to The Boathouse at Disney Springs. It was a beautiful sunny December day and we chose a table at the Dockside Bar, overlooking the lake and the views were just wonderful. There are over 200 se...
Viewed 408 times since 17 December 2018.

Volcano Bay

This article is not aimed at describing the rides, but rather the basics of getting in and around the park. Getting there:- a) If you are staying at one of the Universal resorts hotels, you can make full use of ...
Viewed 827 times since 1 December 2018.

Lake Buena Vista Outlet - Bargain Shopping

Lake Buena Vista Outlet is not one of the main shopping destinations for tourists, but we would heartily recommend a visit. It’s not as fancy as the more upmarket premium outlet places on Vineland road and the top of International drive, but t...
Viewed 468 times since 26 November 2018.

Island Grove Wine Company – Formosa Gardens, Kissimmee Fl 34747

I suppose by saying it was like a Phoenix rising from the ashes sounds a bit dramatic but. . . . . where once stood an old shed on a neglected, overgrown piece of land, we watched it all flattened and cleared and slowly but surely it began to emerge ...
Viewed 474 times since 20 October 2018.

The Melting Pot

Our recent visit to Orlando was during the annual Magical Dining Month where over 100 local restaurants offered a 3-course prix fixe menu for $35. The 3-course dinner includes the choice of appetiser, entrée and dessert. Drinks, tax and gratuity are ...
Viewed 492 times since 16 October 2018.

Japan on a budget - Part 3

ACTIVITIES There is one thing you can certainly count on once you are in Japan and that is that you are never going to be very far from a mountain. The ratio of upland areas compared to coastal a...
Viewed 455 times since 14 October 2018.

Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 2

Halifax to Montréal Halifax, Nova Scotia is a resonant place to begin any train journey across Canada, it also has a great Scottish heritage that is displayed in numerous places. It was the port...
Viewed 456 times since 10 October 2018.

Orlando Magical Dining Month

Why didn’t I know about this annual event? We have owned our own villa for over 15 years now and it wasn’t until I was planning this year’s holiday that I started to read about Orlando Magical Dining Month. I soon realised we had been missing out on ...
Viewed 444 times since 7 October 2018.

First Watch - Champions Gate

The Champions Gate Area has been calling out for more restaurants for some time now and I am pleased to say that we now have a First Watch restaurant. First Watch serves Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch opening at 7am and closes at 2.30pm....
Viewed 529 times since 7 October 2018.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a country filled with adventure, where ancient customs and diverse ecosystems seem almost untouched by tourism. Papua New Guinea is a seriously compelling destination for adventurous travellers. Papua New Guinea is ...
Viewed 593 times since 15 September 2018.

The Healthy Travel Checklist – Part 1

After the excitement of booking a trip or even bore your thoughts should turn to your health your health. Here are some handy pointers on how to prepare for an adventure to a different country. MAKE A ...
Viewed 510 times since 15 September 2018.

The Healthy Travel Checklist – Part 2

REGULAR MEDS If you often have a need to take prescription medicines, such as a course of antibiotics for an infection, you may want to bring a just-in-case course. If you have been asthmatic in...
Viewed 500 times since 15 September 2018.

A1A Scenic & Historical Coastal Routes Byway

If you are heading towards the northeast of Florida, St Augustine, Jacksonville or Amelia Island, from the Orlando area, the quickest way is via I4 and I95, which will take about 2 and a half hours to get to St Augustine. However, it is not the most ...
Viewed 638 times since 21 August 2018.

St Augustine Lighthouse & Jail

If you have a couple of days spare on your Orlando holiday, we can thoroughly recommend a trip to St Augustine; Florida' s oldest continuously settled town. Start off in the holiday mood by heading up to Daytona Beach and taking the A...
Viewed 678 times since 21 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 9, Part 1

We had already decided yesterday that we would visit Islands of Adventure today so we were up pretty early for a holiday day and had some breakfast at the villa, some nice croissant and jam followed by lovely fresh fruit. The weather was once again s...
Viewed 508 times since 17 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 9, Part 2

After the Spiderman ride, Will and Karlie headed off to the Hulk roller coaster as this seems to be their number one favourite roller coaster and once again there was a long wait for it but it was getting pretty hot by now so Shirley and I sat close ...
Viewed 557 times since 17 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 10

Yesterday had been a very long day in the parks the weather was very hot and humid so once we were all up and had had a few coffees and breakfast we all sat around discussing what we were going to do today. It didn’t take too long for ...
Viewed 520 times since 17 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 11

I woke up this morning feeling a little unwell, earlier in the week Will had had a stomach bug and it lasted for a few days and now it was my turn I had a little toast for breakfast but felt quite queasy and need frequents trip to the loo (yuk) so di...
Viewed 530 times since 17 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 12, Part 1

Now today was to be a Marathon day we had found we had a few days left on our old Disney tickets and so we decided to make our first and only visit to Disney as we had bought 2 week tickets to Universal Studios in the UK at a good price plus we had v...
Viewed 503 times since 17 August 2018.

Florida Trip 2017 Day 12, Part 2

After we had finished our visit to Italy we came to the halfway point on the world showcase America, there was lots of work going on the American Adventure and so we didn’t really visit as it is being remodelled. Next along is Japan bu...
Viewed 571 times since 17 August 2018.

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