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The Cricketers Arms

While recently in Orlando it just so happened that my husband thought he was going to miss watching his football team The Wolverhampton Wonderers play in the FA cup 4th round against Man UTD, that was until he did a search on the wonderful interne...
Viewed 3901 times since 1 September 2008.

The Florida Aquarium, Tampa

Tampa is just a short distance from our villa so we often spend a day there – it is near enough to drive down and back in one day, and not only has some lovely malls, but one of our favourite attractions is the Florida Aquarium. We like to get...
Viewed 6692 times since 1 September 2008.

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 2995 times since 7 June 2009.

Tony Roma's - The Place For Ribs

Locations: US192, International Drive, S. Apopka Vineland Rd. to name only a few Price Range: Dinner Entrees from $9-$18 approx They say its “The Place” for ribs and we would certainly agree with them. We are such fans of the Baby Back ...
Viewed 3959 times since 1 September 2008.

Roller Coasters

There are numerous Roller Coaster rides in the Orlando theme parks. My personal top three would be The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Universal Islands of Adventure, Kraken at Sea World and Aerosmith’s Rock ’n’ Roller coaster at Disney Hollywood Studios....
Viewed 3781 times since 1 September 2008.

STATE PARKS - an overview

Most tourists who visit Florida probably never visit a State Park-what a shame! They offer a wide choice of completely natural days out that leave you refreshed after the hub bub of the (wonderful) theme parks! Florida was discovered by Ponc...
Viewed 2991 times since 1 September 2008.

Epcot World Showcase - Canada

Canada has it all - beautiful landscaped gardens, cascading waterfalls, the awesome Rockies, a premier restaurant and intricately carved totem poles. Visitors coming in through the main entrance of the Canadian pavillion are met with the ...
Viewed 2927 times since 22 January 2011.

Lake Placid, New York. Pt 2

The first stop on our Olympic Passport tour was The Olympic Museum, housed in The Olympic Centre. A trip to the museum was on our ' to do' list as was a trip to Whiteface Mountain but we hadn' t realized that we would be able to visit other Olympic v...
Viewed 1393 times since 10 January 2015.

Soarin

When we last visited Epcot Centre top of our “must do” list was a visit to The Land pavilion to try out the latest ride, Soarin’. Soarin opened at the end of April 2005 and from what we could tell has had a line of people waiting to ride since then! ...
Viewed 3181 times since 1 September 2008.

The State Nicknames – Part 14

Each of the 50 states of the USA has a nickname, and this can be found on the license plates on each and every car. It is fascinating to collect the different nicknames and we have seen all but two of the 50 since we started some 12 years ago. ...
Viewed 2161 times since 16 January 2011.

Naples – Florida

Naples sits on the Gulf Coast of Florida, is roughly due west of Fort Lauderdale and is the most southerly town of any size on the Gulf Coast mainland. It is considered by many to be the Gulf Coast’s answer to Palm Beach, but not as ‘snobby’! If you ...
Viewed 2801 times since 1 August 2009.

Wildlife in Florida

Because Florida has a tropical climate, there are many different varieties of wildlife than you will find in the UK.   Everyone has heard about alligators, but there are lots of...
Viewed 3645 times since 1 September 2008.

WORLD SHOWCASE – GERMANY

Where can you visit eleven countries in one day? At World Showcase, Epcot, Orlando, Florida of course! World Showcase at Epcot is situated around the shores of the 40 acre World Showcase lagoon, which is on the other side of Future World. It’s a fasc...
Viewed 2864 times since 1 April 2009.

The Wine Room at Park Avenue – the tour

Most wineries we have visited in Central Florida follow a very similar format. First of all you are greeted at the door and made to feel welcome. Once inside there is usually a large shop to browse through, tempting the visitor with a vast array of w...
Viewed 2893 times since 7 July 2009.

Guppy's for dinner.

We had spent a wonderful day on Madeira Beach and were hungry. So we asked round and were directed to Guppy's. So off we went - we had a look at the tempting salads; chicken, sashimi tuna and grilled shrimp but we decided that we needed something mor...
Viewed 1286 times since 14 April 2013.

MIKE ROESS GOLD HEAD BRANCH STATE PARK

The Mike Roess Gold Head State Park is locted 6 miles north of Keystone Heights, halfway between Gainseville and Jacksonville on S. R. 21. This park encompasses 2000 plus acres on the central ridge of Florida and is set in undulating sand hil...
Viewed 3664 times since 1 September 2008.

FRED GANNON ROCKY BAYOU

Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park is situated in Niceville (now who could resist going to Niceville? ) This park was once a bombing practice range and is named after a man called Fred Gannon, whose efforts started turning this old range into ...
Viewed 3378 times since 1 September 2008.

Attractions not to be overlooked at Future World

Although you may have been on “Living with the Land' in the Land pavilion several times you may not know there is a one-hour walking tour called ' Behind the Seeds' which will take you into the Greenhouse area you only get to pass by on t...
Viewed 3365 times since 18 January 2009.

Shopping

Florida, the shopping capital of the entire world, that is in my eyes. I just can’t resist the bargains no matter how hard I try. You have so much choice, from the really expensive designer shops, to the cheaper affordable bargains, even the D...
Viewed 3223 times since 1 September 2008.

Those little essentials

For those of you who are either new to central Florida or unfamiliar with the area around the US192 / US27 corridor this article seeks to give a brief overview of what is available in terms of “those little essentials”. Villa development is b...
Viewed 3280 times since 1 September 2008.

Crystal River

Crystal River – Visit the Manatees Looking for something a little different, we decided to take a drive up to Crystal River to see the manatees. The drive took around 1 hour 40 minutes from the Davenport area and once we reached Crysta...
Viewed 3976 times since 1 September 2008.

OLUSTEE BATTLEFIELD

Olustee Battlefield State Park is situated on U. S 90 50 miles west of Jacksonville and 15 miles east of Lake City. This park is the historic place where the biggest civil war battle took place. The date was the 20th of february 1864 and 1000...
Viewed 3091 times since 10 November 2008.

Undiscovered Future World Tour - Epcot

Having taken the “Keys to the Kingdom” tour a few years ago at the Magic Kingdom we thought we would try out the “Undiscovered Future World” tour in Epcot. This is an outdoor walking tour and lasts about four to four and a half hours. It covers all o...
Viewed 3724 times since 1 September 2008.

Florida for music and film lovers

When planning a Florida holiday, most guests tend to plan their trips around the fabulous theme parks, perhaps with a trip to the wonderful Gulf Coast beaches, a bit of shopping - and, of course, lazing by your own private pool at one of Orlando Vill...
Viewed 3380 times since 1 September 2008.

What’s so great about Epcot 6

Ok so we have just had great fun on the Test Track so some of your party may be feeling a little hungry by now especially if you arrived early in the morning well close by is the Electric Umbrella food court where you dine beneath very colourful umbr...
Viewed 1188 times since 25 September 2014.

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