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Where to watch a shuttle launch

If you are fortunate enough to be in Orlando when a shuttle launch is imminent, then do take the opportunity to go and watch it. I am sure you will not be disappointed, as it is an amazing sight. There are many viewpoints in the area, and of ...
Viewed 4996 times since 1 September 2008.

Lake Louisa State Park (3)

Lake Louisa State Park is an award winning park covering four thousand five hundred acres .It is noted for it’s six beautiful lakes. The park is situated a short drive from Orlando off of the US27 in Clermont. It is open from 8am until sun...
Viewed 4773 times since 1 September 2008.

One Scoop or two?

Slightly hidden away between the Yacht and the Beach Club, two of Disney’s finest hotels, is the Beaches and Cream Soda Shop, a little gem of a restaurant. Small but charismatic are the words I would use to describe Beaches and Cream. Decked o...
Viewed 4472 times since 1 September 2008.

The Joys and Pain of Owning a Villa

That’s it, you’ve done it, you’ve been thinking about it for years and now the deed is actually done and you walk into your own little bit of America, your immediate thoughts are, is this villa up to the standard that I would like if I was renting it...
Viewed 3726 times since 1 September 2008.

Lunch with an Astronaut

Kennedy Space Centre will always be one of our favourite places in Florida. It brings the Shuttle Launches to life when you see all the vast pieces of equipment used to get these amazing vehicles off the ground. Cape Canaveral is a nice stead...
Viewed 3533 times since 28 July 2009.

Orlando Isn’t Just Theme Parks!

Friends often ask me why I like theme parks so much. I answer “I like them but no more than many with a young family. Why do you think I do?” To which they respond with “You go to Orlando so often - you must!” I find this an amazing view as Or...
Viewed 3508 times since 1 September 2008.

NASA Kennedy Space Centre

The NASA Kennedy space centre is located on the east coast of Florida near the World famous Cocoa Beach. The drive the space centre is around 1 hour from the centre of Orlando. Getting there could not be easier as the main freeway takes you directly ...
Viewed 4442 times since 1 September 2008.

What a trip this was! Part 2

After a pretty disastrous start to our first holiday to Orlando, we are finally settled into our comfortable hotel in Crawley, where we are spending the night before we catch our flight to Orlando tomorrow afternoon. After a pleasant afte...
Viewed 5887 times since 15 July 2011.

Universal City Walk

Universal City Walk is Universal’s answer to Downtown Disney and Disney’s Boardwalk. It too is set around a lake and has a mix of restaurants, clubs, cinema screens and shops. Unlike its Disney rivals though it’s not located in a separate are...
Viewed 5003 times since 1 September 2008.

My favourite roller-coasters in Orlando

There are many brilliant roller-coasters in Orlando, but which ones are worth queuing for? The following are my top favourites. Kumba at Busch Gardens On the edge of Tampa Bay, Busch Gardens offers a wide variety...
Viewed 3786 times since 1 September 2008.

Our First Ever Visit to Florida - Part 5

The pilot throttle up the engines they make such a sound our youngest son never really liked this bit and to this day in his twenties he still doesn’t like this bit and soon after your hurling down the runway and to this day I still wonder how such a...
Viewed 912 times since 9 October 2017.

Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom

On our last visit my 7 year old niece was adamant she wanted to spend as much time as she could in Fantasyland. As the Easter holidays were fast approaching we set off, after an all-can-eat breakfast at Golden Coral of course, shortly after 9.00am...
Viewed 4775 times since 1 September 2008.

Dolphin Facts

Bottlenose dolphins are endlessly fascinating to watch as they are playful and clever. Here are some facts that you might not already know about them. Dolphins live in groups called pods All male pods are called bachelor po...
Viewed 4758 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 3625 times since 24 March 2012.

Miami

There is a possibility that your travel to Florida’s coastline or to exciting central Florida may be via Miami should your travel plans include flying into Miami International airport. Many travellers will jump straight into a hire car and head for t...
Viewed 6355 times since 29 March 2009.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 8

THURSDAY 04 OCT DAY 9 We just pottered around the villa today as we were planning on going out in the evening to Universals Halloween Horror Night event. Probably also spent half the day on the phone as norm and just chilling oit by th...
Viewed 3718 times since 1 September 2008.

Things in Florida – not available in the UK

Not only are there things available in Florida that are not available in the UK, there are many things that are not available in the UK as cheaply as in Florida. A few things not available in the UK are: Constant sunshine! Salad or...
Viewed 2071 times since 28 November 2013.

Florida’s Climate

Probably the single most important factor that attracts us back to Florida year on year is the weather. Florida’s Climate can be described as subtropical although odd cold spells are not unknown in the winter time. The seasons in Florida are driven m...
Viewed 7973 times since 1 September 2008.

Lake Placid, New York. Pt 4

The Olympic Passport includes a visit to the ski area at Little Whiteface Mountain with a ride up the Cloud Splitter Gondola and admission to the Veterans Memorial Highway where we could drive to the top of Whiteface Mountain. It took us another half...
Viewed 2103 times since 10 January 2015.

Romano’s Macaroni Grill – Quality affordable Italian food with a twist

As regular travellers to Florida, no trip to Orlando for my family is complete without a visit to Macaroni Grill. Romano’s Macaroni Grill is a Chain of Italian restaurants that manages to strike that difficult balance between a quality “grown...
Viewed 4005 times since 1 September 2008.

Prime Outlets – Store Guide Part 2 C-D

One of the newest outlet malls is Prime Outlet Mall situated at the top of International Drive. It has been built on the site of the old Belz Factory Outllet World, which was a very popular shopping venue for tourists. However, in recent years it had...
Viewed 3732 times since 6 January 2010.

San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant, Clermont

For fans of Mexican food there’s a quietly kept secret from tourists on Highway 27 - San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant. Just ten to fifteen minutes north on H27/H192 towards Clermont, yet close to the many vacation homes in the Cagans Crossing a...
Viewed 4312 times since 2 March 2009.

Deep Sea Fishing

Having enjoyed the parks many times I decided to look for something completely different for us to do on this trip. Scanning through Orlando Villas attraction tickets website, I came across deep sea fishing – now that is something different! My husba...
Viewed 3157 times since 2 November 2009.

Halloween Is Upon Us

Halloween is a fantastic time of year to visit Florida. Houses will be adorned with pumpkin lanterns and lights, woods will be turned into “haunted woods” and normal building or factories will be turned into haunted houses. Americans take Hallowe...
Viewed 4052 times since 1 September 2008.

Expedition Everest - Animal Kingdom

This is Animal Kingdoms newest ride and as such is very popular. It is a Fastpass attraction so I would suggest you go and get your Fastpass as soon as you enter the Park. There is a height restriction of 44 inches but some children over this...
Viewed 4277 times since 13 July 2009.

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