Shortlist
Recently Viewed
You have not viewed any villas yet. When you do, they will appear here for easy reference.

Search


Categories

About This Guide
Latest Articles
Most Viewed
Random Selection
Articles With Photos
Meet The Authors
Accommodation   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Animal Kingdom
Cruising
Days Out   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Dining   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22
Discovery Cove
Disney General   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
Disney Parks   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Epcot   page 1 / 2 / 3
Florida History   page 1 / 2
Golf   page 1 / 2
Hints and Tips   page 1 / 2 / 3
Hollywood Studios
Magic Kingdom   page 1 / 2
Miscellaneous   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11
Museums
Night Life
Other Activities   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10
Other Florida   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10
Other Parks   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4
Owners Vacation Diary
Places to Visit   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5
Planning your Trip   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Sea World   page 1 / 2
Shopping   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
Shows
State Parks   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
Travelling   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7
Universal Parks   page 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6
Water Parks

You searched for 'a randomly selected 25 articles'. The results of your search are shown below:

A Case for Breakfast at Kona Cafe

Last year owing to an incident involving a rubber band, a trombone and some glue; my party’s booking for the character breakfast at Crystal Palace was accidentally booked one short. Ever the martyr, I volunteered to take one for the team and seek my ...
Viewed 3549 times since 1 September 2008.

EDWARD BALL WAKULLA STATE PARK

The Edward Ball Wakulla State Park is located on s. r. 267 where it meets s. r. 61 almost one and a half miles south of Tallahassee. This is one of those glorious state parks with so many different features that you do not know where to start...
Viewed 3477 times since 1 September 2008.

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

They call it ' an incredible symphony of lasers, music and fireworks. ' But for me, I think ‘Illuminations: Reflections of Earth’ is the ultimate firework and laser show, and nothing I have ever seen comes close to beating or matching it. It is full ...
Viewed 1980 times since 10 January 2013.

Typoon Lagoon 2009

Typhoon Lagoon has undergone a refurbishment and reopened in time for Easter. If you have not been to Typhoon Lagoon you will find it based around Mount Mayday, which at its base boasts a 2. 75 million gallon wave pool. On top of its peak, is...
Viewed 2417 times since 22 October 2009.

A Round at Legends Golf and Country Club

One of my favourite golf courses to play whilst on holiday in Orlando is Legends Golf and Country Club. Legends is a beautiful rolling hillside course on the US27 just south of Clermont (easily recognisable from its water tower) and, from its high po...
Viewed 3052 times since 1 September 2008.

Thrilling rides at Seaworld

Visiting Seaworld does not just mean looking at a great collection of fascinating creatures and watching some brilliant shows. There are actually two thrilling rides – one is the ‘white knuckle’ Kraken and the other is the less ‘white knuckle’, but s...
Viewed 3091 times since 1 September 2008.

Universal CityWalk

Disney and Universal are two of the major reasons for planning a vacation to Central Florida (as well, as the weather, shopping, golf, restaurants etc). For several years Disney were able to offer evening entertainment outside their theme parks throu...
Viewed 2803 times since 1 September 2008.

To hop or not to hop… that is the question!

At the beginning of 2005 Disney introduced a new way of buying tickets. This replaced the old system of Park Hopper and Park Hopper Plus tickets, which have now been replaced by Base Tickets plus a variety of add-ons. You choose the number of...
Viewed 3067 times since 1 September 2008.

Ride Guide – Test Track

Ride Guide – Test Track Fasten your seatbelts and make sure you are strapped in tight – you’re in for a wild ride! Test Track is another of Disney’s premium attractions at Epcot and it can be seen, and heard, from quite some distance away!...
Viewed 2016 times since 2 December 2011.

What do I like about Florida – part 2

As I said in my previous article there are just so many things we like. The next thing we like are the restaurants. Whatever your budget there is always somewhere you can find to eat. There are the budget eateries, like Dennys, Ponderosa, Gol...
Viewed 3184 times since 1 September 2008.

Five favourite places to eat

Here are my five favourite places to eat in the Orlando area. Victoria and Albert at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort This is certainly not an every day sort of restaurant but it is absolutely perfect for a very special occasion....
Viewed 3675 times since 20 April 2009.

WAL-MART – LOVE IT!!

Now, if you are on a first visit to the Orlando area, I am sure that shopping is on your mind. All those designer outlets you have heard about and those jean outlets to think of only two shopping possibilities. But, as a long time visitor to the area...
Viewed 3410 times since 1 September 2008.

What’s New At Epcot’s Innoventions? (Part 1)

On the Tuesday of the week following Thanksgiving my wife and I headed for Epcot expecting to find it reasonably quiet. It was quite a cool morning and so when we saw crowds of holidaymakers heading into Epcot we just thought it was down to timing – ...
Viewed 2120 times since 1 January 2010.

Panhandle Pioneer Settlement

Blountstown in Calhoun County is home to the Panhandle Pioneer Settlement which can best be described as a living history museum built to preserve the pioneer lifestyle and create a legacy for future generations to come. Willard and Linda S...
Viewed 1926 times since 13 January 2011.

Red Lobster

For our family one of the great things about holidays in Florida is the food. We are all great seafood lovers and when we are in the sunshine state we really indulge ourselves. Our favourite seafood restaurant has got to be Red Lobster. We have vi...
Viewed 3900 times since 1 September 2008.

A Great Restaurant

Bahama Breeze restaurant located on Hiway 535 by the side of Golden Coral. The theme is Caribbean and the atmosphere is very laid back. Service is excellent we visit this restaurant on a regular basis when in Florida, the food is outst...
Viewed 3587 times since 1 September 2008.

Hot Air Balloon Ride (2)

We booked a balloon ride through the Orlando Villas site (Park Tickets) – and what a fabulous time we had! We decided to do it on our first day in Florida, partly because it was our friend’s birthday, but also because on the first morning we ...
Viewed 2567 times since 1 September 2008.

Indian Restaurant - The Clay Oven

Although we have been going to Florida for over twenty years we always seemed to be searching for a good Indian restaurant. The Passage to India used to have a restaurant on International Drive near the Belz Outlet Shopping area (this is now Prime Ou...
Viewed 3145 times since 7 January 2011.

Carrabbas Italian Grill

This has to be my all time favourite restaurant and even while writing this I can imagine eating the succulent mouth watering dishes they produce. We originally found this restaurant down in Brandon about 70 miles south of Disney whilst visiting rela...
Viewed 1653 times since 1 September 2008.

Diary of a homeowners vacation - 7

Wednesday Well I like to go to the Gulf Coast at least one day per trip and today was the day, so we got up early and pottered around the villa getting organised and packing a little cooler with cold drinks and Scooby snacks and left the vill...
Viewed 2620 times since 1 September 2008.

Dine out at Disney's Polynesian Resort

Looking for a change from the everyday eateries in the Orlando area? Need somewhere to eat where the children will be entertained? Why not try Ohana at the Disney Polynesian Resort? Parking is free - the driver will just need to show pi...
Viewed 3819 times since 1 September 2008.

Lunch at Liberty Tree Tavern

This restaurant no longer serves Character Meals and with this in my mind my parents and I decided to have lunch here. This restaurant is situated in Liberty Square and the colonial furnishings and artifacts provide a comfortable setting whil...
Viewed 2145 times since 22 October 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 3634 times since 1 September 2008.

The Mennello Museum of Modern Art

The Mennello Museum of Modern Art is situated in Orlando in a stunning location right on a lake in Lock Haven Park. THe cornerstone of this museum is works by Earl Cunningham. Earl was born in 1893 in Booth Bay Harbour. At the pitifully age o...
Viewed 2579 times since 14 February 2010.

CRACKER HOMES AND THEIR PEOPLE

When you visit Florida, you are sure to hear Cracker homes and the people mentioned. Well, what are they? Cracker people were true pioneers, self reliant and resourceful. They spoke in a patois of Old English, some local vernacular an...
Viewed 2655 times since 3 January 2009.

25 articles found