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The Mall at Millenia

Do you love to shop? Do you love designer brands? Do you love the latest runway fashions from London, New York, Milan and Paris? If you can answer “yes” to any of these questions then I can highly recommend a visit to The Mall at Millenia at least on...
Viewed 3286 times since 16 October 2010.

Tomatoes and Strawberries

Florida is home to a whole host of fairs and shows. Unlike most English fairs, which are generally named after the region in which the show is held, i. e. Cheshire County Show, Royal Lancashire Show, North Yorkshire Show etc. , events in Florida tend...
Viewed 3663 times since 27 February 2009.

Christmas at the Ford Edison Winter Estate, Fort Myers.

Built on a breathtaking setting on McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers are the winter homes of Thomas Edison and his great friend Henry Ford. Edison, one of America’s most prolific inventors, collapsed from exhaustion and was advised by his Doctor to find...
Viewed 4369 times since 15 December 2008.

Christmas at Gaylord Palms

Friends of ours went to the Gaylord Palms at Christmas and were really impressed. Apparently the festivities are on there for about six weeks ending early in the New Year. When you enter you see this fantastic 54-foot Christmas tree and here ...
Viewed 3803 times since 17 January 2009.

Pauls Florida Diary Day 1

Day 1 Ok, so today is the day, its Saturday morning we awoke at 6am. Will and Karlie were already up and ready to as normal I was the last out of bed, I didn’t take long to get dressed and get t...
Viewed 2295 times since 2 July 2015.

Disney Princess Quiz

The Disney Princesses can be found in many places at Walt Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida. Children love these characters, who all made their debuts in the animated full length feature films so loved by all. From Cinderella to Belle, from Snow White ...
Viewed 4059 times since 1 September 2008.

Daytona Beach (1)

Daytona Beach may not be renowned as the prettiest beach in Florida, or indeed the United States, but it has to be one of the most fun beaches with so much to do and watch! And it’s legendary throughout the world for being able to drive right onto th...
Viewed 5021 times since 1 September 2008.

Rainy Days at Downtown Disney

Although it is unusual there can be rainy days at Disney but they need not spoil your enjoyment. If rain is forecast we tend to plan ahead and initially enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the villa rather than the usual dash to get to the Parks as early ...
Viewed 5063 times since 1 September 2008.

Antarctica Empire of the Penguins.

Every park seems to be competing with the other to provide the most awesome ride and even dear old Seaworld is getting in on the act. So what is new there, you ask? Why, Antarctica- Empire of the Penguins, that is what. If you remember the Pe...
Viewed 1511 times since 15 June 2013.

Universal CityWalk

Disney and Universal are two of the major reasons for planning a vacation to Central Florida (as well, as the weather, shopping, golf, restaurants etc). For several years Disney were able to offer evening entertainment outside their theme parks throu...
Viewed 3393 times since 1 September 2008.

NASA Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)

As you cross over the causeway on your journey to visit the Kennedy Space Centre, you see a huge, monstrous concrete building standing high above anything else you can see. Not the prettiest of structures but a very important one – the Vehicle Assemb...
Viewed 7875 times since 5 October 2008.

The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show

We had never been to Wonderworks before though we had always been intrigued by the wacky upside-down building! We decided to book tickets for “The Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show” on this visit. We opted for the combo tickets that included the...
Viewed 4016 times since 1 September 2008.

Four Corners Gator Cook-Off

The first Four Corners Gator Cook-Off was held in a vacant field near Champions Gate in May 2006. Its proposed location had originally been at Four Corners Charter School, but as the school governors would not sanction the sale or consumption of alco...
Viewed 3658 times since 1 September 2008.

Spoiling yourself on holiday – Ice Cream

One of the great traditions of being on holiday is, in a word, ICE CREAM! (OK so that’s two words but you know what I mean). This tradition is no better found than in Florida. Apart from the usual Haagan Daaz and the Disney character ice creams there...
Viewed 3232 times since 28 November 2010.

Different Things To Do

If you want a few hours of fun but don’t want to spend a fortune why not try miniature golf (Known as Crazy Golf to us Brit’s). There are loads to choose from but one of our favourites is Congo River Miniature Golf on H192. There are two courses b...
Viewed 3968 times since 1 September 2008.

Visit a “real” Flea Market for a great day out

Regular visitors to the Orlando/Disney may well have stopped off at the Flea Markets on the 192. The two main locations on the 192 are a popular stop for bargain shoppers with each having around 2-300 booths selling all kinds of goods, from jewellery...
Viewed 3600 times since 1 September 2008.

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 3295 times since 24 March 2012.

Logans Roadhouse Grill

Logans Roadhouse Grill We always like to try out a few new places to eat on our trip to Florida. This was our first visit to Logans Roadhouse Grill, but it wont be our last! One tip if you decide to try out Logans, try and arrive fairl...
Viewed 3857 times since 2 August 2009.

Waterskiing.

Water Skiing Anyone who has the waterskiing bug knows that in the UK it consists of dry suits or wet suits, and a lot of praying for fine weather. It isn’t a recreation that anyone thinks of learning in the UK. Not so in sunny Orlando! Viewed 3338 times since 27 November 2010.

Houlihans

Not often spoken about but truly an awesome restaurant full of delicious food and excellent wine. Houlihan’s has 4 locations around the Orlando area but the one we tend to visit is the restaurant on the US192. W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hway. <...
Viewed 4685 times since 1 September 2008.

Afternoon Tea at the Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande-Lakes Part 3

At the end of a great trip to Orlando, my husband and I received a great treat – afternoon tea at the fantastic Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Grande Lakes, courtesy of our son. Having been warmly welcomed before being escorted to our table, we were...
Viewed 2475 times since 11 January 2013.

Cruising - What About Sea Sickness?

For those who have never been on a cruise before, it is inevitable that the subject of seasickness will come up (no pun intended! ). I think what what most cruise ‘newbies’ actually want to know is will they feel sick? Well of course that is ...
Viewed 4012 times since 1 September 2008.

Gulf Coast Beaches close to Orlando

Florida is renowned for having some of the best beaches in the USA. Many are beautiful, with soft white sand, easily accessible and with good facilities. With the year round sunshine everyone can enjoy the smooth, silky sand and the gentle warm water...
Viewed 14734 times since 11 April 2009.

Rollercoasters in Florida

When you go to holiday in Florida one of the main attractions must be the theme parks and all the great attractions on offer. When I first visited Florida many years ago we were a little overwhelmed with all the attractions and the size of some of th...
Viewed 4055 times since 1 September 2008.

The old ones can sometimes be the best ones!!

During a recent visit to our villa on the SR27, we decided to head off South, down the SR27 to see what we came across. About 15 minutes South of the I4 interchange, but still on the SR27 we saw a sign for Cypress Gardens. We followed this and very q...
Viewed 3496 times since 1 September 2008.

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