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Spanish Moss

Spanish moss - it’s not Spanish and it’s not moss !! You will have seen Spanish Moss hanging from the trees and telephone poles in Florida. It hangs in large, beardlike, silvery-gray masses from trees, telephone poles and other plants and bus...
Viewed 4176 times since 1 September 2008.

Marie Selby Gardens Sarasota - a great place to visit!

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sarasota If you are looking for a day out with a difference then try the Marie Selby Gardens in Sarasota. Their mission is:- “to further the understanding and appreciation of plant life, with emphasis o...
Viewed 3097 times since 29 September 2011.

Daytona International Speedway

The Daytona International Speedway is a must see attraction for all motor-sports fans out there. The complete set-up is absolutely breathtaking! Looking down the Front Straight taking in the huge Grandstand that runs the full length almost ...
Viewed 3838 times since 1 September 2008.

The Wells Built Museum

The Wells Built Museum is in honour of Dr William Monroe Wells. William was a black doctor in the times of strict segregation who did much to improve the lot of the down trodden black American of those times. In those times no white doctor would ever...
Viewed 3144 times since 26 February 2010.

Providence and Harmony Golf courses

Providence course is on highway 17/92. The address is classed as Davenport but from the area of Kissimmee it is not far. . Providence is a newish gated community and the guard will give you directions to the club house which is at the far end...
Viewed 3652 times since 9 December 2008.

Eating Vegetarian in Orlando

If you want to book a dinner reservation at Disney you can book well in advance. We usually book 72 hours in advance but friends of ours who are vegetarian always book at least a week in advance. If you are dining at some of the fine dining restauran...
Viewed 3727 times since 13 July 2009.

The Launch of Atlantis, September 9th, 2006

It had long been our dream to see the launch of a shuttle at Cape Kennedy, but despite numerous visits to our beautiful villa in Orlando, it was not until September 2006 that we finally realised our dream. At home in the UK in August, we watc...
Viewed 3571 times since 1 September 2008.

Fishing on the Gulf Coast

Being a villa owner and having been to Florida a considerable number of times, we are always looking for different things to do. We would agree that its very exiting going to all the theme parks but as many regular Florida visitors will tell you, the...
Viewed 3494 times since 1 September 2008.

The mansions of Newport RI Pt 1

We had visited Newport Rhode Island several years ago but only for the day and on this occasion were disappointed that we could take the mansion tour as due to its popularity it was fully booked and we resolved to visit again sometime in the future a...
Viewed 1488 times since 10 January 2015.

Visiting Puerto Vallarta - Part 35

My top 10 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta continued River Café You will find them at 4 Isla Río Cuale in Centro. The food is fantastic food with lots of options. River Café is known...
Viewed 567 times since 31 December 2017.

Self Catering in your Florida Villa - Part 3

Continued from part 2. Salmon is a huge favorite of ours. Visit the fish counter in Publix and aside from just buying regular salmon fillets you can buy salmon pinwheels stuffed with crabmeat, bourbon glazed salmon and cedar plank sal...
Viewed 1270 times since 16 January 2016.

My Favourite Disney Park Part 3

You may recall in my last article I wrote about how my favourite park was Magic Kingdom but right at the end I started to wonder what about MGM studios or as it now known Hollywood Studio’s …. that’s a cool park for sure. After much though an...
Viewed 3266 times since 7 June 2009.

GAMBLE ROGERS STATE PARK

Gamble Rogers State Park is located 3 miles south of Flagler Beach , 18 miles north of Daytona and 30 miles south of St Augustine. It is on Floridas cooler Atlantic Coast. Gamble Rogers was a well known folk singer and actor who sadly died on...
Viewed 3732 times since 1 September 2008.

Woodlands - Pure Vegetarian South Indian Cuisine

When it comes to dining out in Florida, one thing is certain - if you are a meat eater and have a big appetite you will think you have died and gone to heaven! Vegetarians however have tended to draw something of a short straw when it comes to fi...
Viewed 3665 times since 1 September 2008.

A Florida Timeline: the middle years.

So now we come to the second part of the history of Florida and here we shall cover the time from Ponce De Leon landing in 1513 to 1858 when the Seminole wars resulted in the forcing out of Florida most of the Native American population. ...
Viewed 1874 times since 13 September 2012.

World Showcase - Epcot

Epcot is one of my favourite parks but the world showcase sometimes gets overlooked. First, remember to wear your most comfortable shoes, you will be doing a lot of walking, especially around the world showcase. Plan to spend quite a few hour...
Viewed 3270 times since 13 October 2010.

Historic Bok Sanctuary (1)

Visiting Bok Sanctuary has been on my ‘to do’ list for quite some time. Those of you who are lucky enough to go Florida quite frequently will all have a ‘to do’ list and those of you going for your first visit will just have to resign yourselves to t...
Viewed 2233 times since 1 September 2008.

OLETA RIVER

Oleta River State Park is situated in north Miami at 3400 n. e. 163 street (off the I. 95) This area dates back as far as 5000 B. C. when the Native Americans known as Tequesta Indians made this fertile area their home. This was the perfect pl...
Viewed 3582 times since 10 November 2008.

Tampa Bay History Center

The Tampa Bay History Center is situated at 801 Old Water Street in Tampa Florida 33602 and has a spectacular waterside position in the Channelside district. This museum covers 60000 square feet so comfortable footware is a must. This would b...
Viewed 2580 times since 5 February 2010.

New for 2009 – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

At last it’s on its way in true Orlando Style – Harry Potter “A Theme Park within a Theme Park”! ! Scheduled to be unveiled late 2009 or early 2010 in what is currently the Lost Continent at Island of Adventure, Universal Studios, Florida the...
Viewed 3656 times since 1 September 2008.

Kissimmee & St Cloud Farmers Market

Situated east of Kissimmee heading towards St Cloud on the US192, it is open on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you love a flea market then this is the place to go. With over 900 stalls all covered, this is the place to get those vegetables and fru...
Viewed 4470 times since 1 September 2008.

PERFECT AMERICAN PANCAKES

If you holiday in Florida you will be sure to have had American pancakes for breakfast. They are really easy to make and are a special breakfast for family and friends. INGREDIENTS Scant five ounces of milk Two teaspoons ...
Viewed 3611 times since 13 January 2009.

Making the Most of Your Villa Part 1

It may the first time you have stayed in a villa or you may have been visiting Florida for many years staying in a villa but I thought I would share a few things we find help us to enjoy our stay even more. Most owners are happy to provid...
Viewed 2823 times since 18 May 2011.

CHILIS AT CHAMPIONS GATE

The Most recent addition to the Champions Gate Village is a new branch of the old favorite Tex Mex bar and restaurant Chilis. Located next to the I4 at junction 58, it is a convenient location for the many via communities in the CR54 CR532 are...
Viewed 5451 times since 1 September 2008.

Performers Around World Showcase

My parents earlier this year enjoying a leisurely break at our villa without the family decided one day they would go to Epcot and enjoy just strolling around and possibly also having a meal. They had always known about the various performers around ...
Viewed 3043 times since 1 September 2008.

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