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AstroVan - NASA’s Famous Silver Motorhome

After watching many Apollo and Shuttle launches on the TV and internet, and many visits to Kenny Space Centre I became interested in the AstroVan, the vehicle you see transporting the astronauts to the launch pad in. Silver in colour, I thoug...
Viewed 5018 times since 5 October 2008.

Gatorland (1)

This was recently reviewed on ITV holiday show as the best value attraction!  It is inexpensive to enter and if you mention you are villa owner, they are very good with discounts.  This will, in reality, only take up h...
Viewed 2159 times since 1 September 2008.

Santa Fe Restaurants

What can I say about the Santa Fe chain. Well, fine dining it aint! But. If you want perfect steaks cooked exactly as you want them, then you will never need to go any where else. I am lucky enough to have a Santa Fe just a mile away from...
Viewed 3108 times since 4 December 2011.

TAMPA......ONE TANKFULL ADVENTURES

The State Parks Department are encouraging you to visit their parks on less than a tankfull of petrol. This is in keeping with the new environmental awareness that we are experiencing worldwide. If you are visiting Tampa then you are within v...
Viewed 5096 times since 6 November 2008.

Flying to Orlando

It is so much easier these days to plan your flight to Orlando. When I first went in 1989 Virgin were about the only Airline and then it was a package that included the Hotel and FREE car, that was a joke as the insurance at the other end was far mor...
Viewed 3841 times since 1 September 2008.

The Amazing Killfish!

If you saw a fish in a tree, what would be your reaction? Would you think you were going mad? or that you had one too many last night? Well, if you are in Florida, then show no surprise at all since The mangrove killifish (rivulus marmoratus ...
Viewed 3566 times since 1 September 2008.

Timbukto - Busch Gardens

If you want your child to have their first roller coaster experience Cheetah Chase in the Timbuktu section of Busch Gardens is perfect. You will find this next to Pirates 4D. I am not very keen on coasters but go on this one and the whole family can ...
Viewed 2557 times since 31 December 2009.

Disney's Test Track at Epcot

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to test drive a car for Ferrari or Lotus? Well, if you ride “Test Track” in Epcot’s Future World it might give you an insight into the exciting world of test-driving. As you enter the waiting area,...
Viewed 3658 times since 1 September 2008.

Perkins Restaurant Chain - Don’t Drive past this one!!

Though we have always chosen the restaurants (diners) that looked popular when visiting Orlando, I guess it would only be honest to admit that budget has often been a huge part of that choice too. Perkins has always been one of those places that w...
Viewed 4147 times since 1 September 2008.

Changes over 35 years - part 3

Here we are back again in 1993, all alone, just the two of us. Time is moving on - too fast! Back to the story. Highway 192 now led up to Highway 27 and the area we know as Davenport and Clermont. Villas were starting ...
Viewed 1221 times since 19 December 2014.

DENNY’S FAMILY DINER

Looking for a cheap but cheerful way to feed the family? Then why not head for your local Denny’s restaurant. Denny’s is a chain of no nonsense diner style restaurants and you are never too far away from one. WWW.DENNYS.COM will advise you where the ...
Viewed 4095 times since 1 September 2008.

Sarasota and her Islands

Apart from the mainland part of Sarasota on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico the community has several islands. Lido Key and St. Armands – just over the Ringling Bridge from downtown Sarasota will take you across Bird Key to Lido Key and St. A...
Viewed 6773 times since 1 September 2008.

Disney Shopping

Everybody wants to buy souvenirs for either themselves or for friends and family back home. Ideally they want to buy from the park they are visiting. One thing to bear in mind is that all the parks owned by Disney World, sell the same souvenirs inclu...
Viewed 1657 times since 21 October 2014.

How to spend your last few hours in Orlando

As an owner of a very popular vacation home I usually have to check out of our own home several hours before our flight leaves Florida. The next set of guests usually arrive on the same day as current guests check out and in order for the villa to be...
Viewed 3940 times since 1 September 2008.

Top 10 things to do in Orlando for free!…….Part I

Everybody knows that you generally “get what you pay for” but this is not always the case, especially in Orlando. If you are like me, then you will love a bargain and if the bargain is not going to cost you a single dime………. well that’s even better! ...
Viewed 2865 times since 1 August 2009.

Disney's Rainforest Cafe

Disney’s – Rainforest Café There are two of the Rainforest Café chain based at Disney’s parks in Orlando the first is at Animal Kingdom which is located to the left of the main entrance of the park and the second at Downtown Disney in the Mark...
Viewed 7260 times since 1 September 2008.

Mall at Millenia Shopping

This really is more than just another Mall, it is described on it’s website as ‘more than just the ultimate shopping destination’, it claims to treat guests to a sensory experience with breathtaking architecture, LED screens atop 35 foot high masts, ...
Viewed 8175 times since 1 September 2008.

The Columbia Restaurant, Celebration

One of our favourite restaurants is the Columbia which is located on Front Street in the town of Celebration. The restaurant overlooks Celebration’s main lake so it's a great setting for a fantastic meal. The Columbia is one of a chain of seve...
Viewed 3935 times since 1 September 2008.

Lake Louisa State Park

We know most people’s image of Orlando is Walt Disney World, Universal Studios or one of the many shopping malls! However, there are some hidden gems to be found in the Sunshine State and one of these is Clermont´s best kept secret…. . Lake Louisa St...
Viewed 1563 times since 1 August 2013.

Epcot- Future World

Epcot is one of the Disney Parks at Orlando and stands for Experimental Prototype Community Of Tomorrow. The park is over 260 acres in size and comprised of two distinct regions, the first half shows guests a look at the future and is called Future W...
Viewed 3371 times since 1 September 2008.

Further Afield Than Orlando - A Jungle Queen Cruise From Fort Lauderdale

If you would like to travel a bit further afield, then why not go to Fort Lauderdale and try out the Jungle Queen Riverboat Tour. The cruise takes you through the inter coastal waterways and down to Miami. This beautifully styled classic boat...
Viewed 2873 times since 20 March 2010.

Fascinating Florida – Part 3

We love visiting our beautiful villa in Orlando, but we have also managed to see a little of the rest of Florida, and one of our favourite trips was down to Miami and then on to the Keys, crossing the famous Seven Mile Bridge. Key West, right at the ...
Viewed 2686 times since 20 January 2011.

Epcot – World Showcase – Norway

For priority seating call 407 939 3463 There are 11 countries in the World Showcase, Norway is the 2nd if you are going clockwise around the lagoon. Entering Norway you walk into a beautiful picturesque town square carefully designed...
Viewed 3689 times since 1 September 2008.

MICKEY’S NOT SO SCARY HALLOWEEN PARTY 2008

Universal Studios was the first Park to celebrate Halloween with their Halloween Horror Nights. This was marketed toward teenagers and young adults and the idea was to really scare their guests with monsters, vampires and other terrifying surprises. ...
Viewed 3120 times since 3 October 2008.

The Electrical Water Pageant

The Electrical Water Pageant takes place most evenings around the Seven Seas Lagoon at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom and also Bay Lake. Most visitors to the parks will never see or have even heard of the water pageant, unless they are actually st...
Viewed 2920 times since 3 January 2010.

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