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Butterfly World, Coconut Creek, Fort Lauderdale

BUTTERFLY WORLD, COCONUT CREEK If, like me, you are fascinated by beautiful butterflies, then you won’t want to miss a trip to Butterfly World, just 10 miles north of Fort Lauderdale, and north of Miami, on the East coast. Whilst having...
Viewed 4587 times since 1 September 2008.

PECAN PIE

It is always nice to have a slice of Pecan Pie when we are in Florida and it is an easy dish to make at home! This is the recipe for a traditional pecan pie This is very much like our own treacle tart but the pecans add a more dinner party or ...
Viewed 3519 times since 19 January 2009.

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 1815 times since 28 November 2013.

Christmas Seaworld part 1

Had spent the day around the pool and decided to go to Seaworld for the evening Christmas celebrations. The park was very quiet when we arrived around 6pm on the 10th December 2010 Went straight to Manta as we hadn’t ridden this coast...
Viewed 3452 times since 14 December 2010.

Orlando Tree Trek-updated

Want a change from the Mouse? Then head to Orlando Tree Trek. The adventure park is located just off the 545, down Sinclair Road in Kissimmee. It has been opened since November 2014 and caters for adventurers of all ages with a tree t...
Viewed 2685 times since 28 February 2015.

Gatorland, A Half Day Out

GATORLAND is an ideal attraction to visit see when you just have a half day, it has a nice and relaxed atmosphere with no rushing around or queues (a la Disney style to contend with. Let me tell and show you what it is all about, for me this was a...
Viewed 3392 times since 1 September 2008.

ALFRED B MACLAY GARDENS STATE PARK

Should you venture up to the Tallahassee region of Florida, this beautiful State Park is well worth a visit. In 1923, Alfred and Louise Maclay created this stunning garden in their winter residence. Famed for its Camellias and Azaleas, you w...
Viewed 3393 times since 1 September 2008.

Cinderella's Golden Carousel

Cinderella’s Golden Carousel is the centrepiece of Fantasyland in Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom. It was actually built in 1917 by Italian woodcarvers for Detroit Palace Garden Park. In 1928 it was taken to Philadelphia to be renovated and...
Viewed 3607 times since 1 August 2009.

Golfing in Lake County – The Diamond Players Club Clermont

On my last trip to Florida I finally managed to sidestep the lure of the theme parks and found time to play a few rounds of golf. Being based just south of Clermont I didn’t want to travel too far so concentrated my search on courses within a fifteen...
Viewed 4013 times since 1 September 2008.

Magic Kingdom – Frontier Land

This land has two of the best rides in Magic Kingdom with the third being Space Mountain in Tomorrow Land. These are Splash Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. Splash Mountain used to be our favorite ride in Frontier land but has we ha...
Viewed 4155 times since 1 September 2008.

Why buy a villa? part 2

Part 2 One of the most essential expenses is the maintenance. Pool pumps wear out, washing machines, tumble dryers, fridges and dishwasher will all eventually breakdown and need replacing, after all, they take far more wear and tear than you...
Viewed 3444 times since 14 February 2011.

Late Check Outs

Checking out of your villa is often a moot point. I am often asked by prospective guests if they can have a late check out. All villas operate in the same way that hotels do, in that we try have new guests arrive on the same day as the previous guest...
Viewed 2551 times since 6 September 2011.

Wonderworks

If you are looking to spend a few hours doing something a little bit different, then you may want to consider a visit to Wonderworks which can be found along I-Drive and is easily spotted due to the fact that it is the only large upside-down building...
Viewed 4444 times since 1 September 2008.

Epcot – World Showcase – France

For priority seating at both Les Chefs de France and Bistro de Paris call 407 939 3463 There are 11 countries in the World Showcase, France is the 9th if you are going clockwise around the lagoon. As you enter France’s pavilion, the ...
Viewed 4177 times since 1 September 2008.

First trip to Boma restaurant at Animal Kingdom Lodge

Although we have visited Disney World many, many times now over the years you can still find somewhere interesting to visit of exciting to eat and this was proved recently by a trip to Bomers restaurant in Animal Kingdom lodge One afternoon af...
Viewed 3445 times since 11 February 2009.

DELNOR-WIGGINS PASS

Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park is situated on Gulf Shore Drive in Naples and is in South West Florida on the beautifull Gulf Coast. This park was opened in 1971, but as early as the 17th century Calusa Indians lived here. They were no doubt ...
Viewed 3821 times since 1 September 2008.

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 4840 times since 1 September 2008.

Our First Ever Visit to Florida - Part 2

Right so we have chosen the destination the hotel, the airline and the airport and even the amount of luggage that we are taking all we need now is to arrange our traveller's cheques, yes that’s right I said travellers cheques in those days everyone ...
Viewed 660 times since 9 October 2017.

Those Last Minute Bits and Pieces

You know what it’s like…. every good intention to take home a few little gifts and souvenirs for friends and family, but then time defeats you. You’ve had a great holiday, done and seen everything you wanted to, except for that last minute shopping. ...
Viewed 2993 times since 3 January 2010.

The Everglades

If you are not in Florida for the theme parks then you could do a lot worse than travel down towards Miami and spend a day in the Everglades. This natural unspoilt part of Florida is as it was all over before residential housing and Walt Disney World...
Viewed 3268 times since 23 December 2010.

Best Show Or Ride in Universal Islands of Adventure

Someone asked me the other day if you had to choose very best ride in universal islands of adventure what would it be, hmmmm I thought not as easy as you might think to choose a favourite Firstly I will say I have not chosen any of the Harry...
Viewed 2611 times since 5 January 2012.

Flying to Tampa with British Airways Part 4

Flying to Tampa with British Airways Part 4 – Movies, chocolate and the Bermuda Triangle We are flying over the Atlantic Ocean on our way to Tampa, Florida, and it’s the first time we have flown to out villa by this route. My second mov...
Viewed 2553 times since 2 October 2010.

Shark Dive – Sea World

What an experience! ! This is your chance to come face to face with some of natures most feared, but beautiful creatures. Having pre-booked five months in advance, there were no problems upon arrival at Sea World on the day of our dive. We ar...
Viewed 7492 times since 1 September 2008.

Motorsports at Daytona Beach (2)

The Daytona Beach area is a must visit for all motorsport enthusiasts. There are plenty of race parks and speedways including the world famous Daytona International Speedway which covers 480-acres and is open 10 a. m. - 4 p. m. daily. This is th...
Viewed 2681 times since 12 January 2011.

Christmas at Disney

The residents of Orlando put up the most amazing lights around their houses, in their gardens, on their roofs etc! Visit CELEBRATION off the 192 where for approx 4 weeks there are nightly snow sessions which the children will love. MAGIC KI...
Viewed 18941 times since 1 September 2008.

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