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The Legend of the Sand Dollar

There are many legends surrounding the Sand Dollar, but my favourite has to be that they are the coins of mermaids, who accidentally drop them, and which are then washed ashore on stormy nights. These small, round and fragile white discs are v...
Viewed 52847 times since 1 September 2008.

How to get to Orlando from Miami

We frequently fly into Miami, on our way to our villa, or when we pick up a cruise, either from there, or Fort Lauderdale, and we always use the Florida Turnpike. There are often bargain flights to be had if you take the Miami option, and if you d...
Viewed 51577 times since 1 September 2008.

Booking A Villa in Florida For The First Time

People who have never stayed in a Florida villa are often apprehensive about making the first steps in booking a villa. I know we were when we first booked a villa two years ago. We asked ourselves hundreds of questions including: is ...
Viewed 48378 times since 1 September 2008.

Discounts and Vouchers in Florida

These can be found in abundance and you can get some very good savings and don’t have to just shop in the sales! RESTAURANTS You will find money off vouchers for most restaurants in the various free publications you can...
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Christmas Store at Down Town Disney

The Christmas store at Down Town Disney is a dream to shop around for adults and children alike; I went in August and really felt Christmassy in there, once we were walked through the doors in to the store it could have been December, especially with...
Viewed 35832 times since 1 September 2008.

Applying for a temporary Disabled Parking Permit

British Blue Disabled parking permits are no longer recognized in Florida and you may incur stiff penalties if you are found parking in a disabled bay without displaying the proper recognized permit. (The amount of the fine will be stated on the disa...
Viewed 22180 times since 1 September 2008.

Updated Height Restrictions for Rides

Rides with height restrictions – Disney and Universal. Magic Kingdom Big Thunder Mountain Railroad - guests must be over 40 inches or 102cm Barnstormer - guests must be over 35 inches or 89cm Space Moun...
Viewed 21245 times since 1 September 2008.

Marshall's

Marshall’s is an outlet style store with branches through out the Orlando area and also States wide. Similar to TJ MAXX but a bit more upmarket and quality items are found in Marshal’s in my opinion. It is I believe part of the TJ MAXX group as it is...
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Cinderella - Some Interesting Facts

Cinderella just has to be the ultimate Disney princess, and the one most loved by everyone. Generations have been held spellbound by the charming story of poor Cinderella, whose dreams of romance eventually come true, despite the cruelty of her wicke...
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The Best Dates to Visit Disney World Florida & Tips

Are some months better to visit Orlando Disney in Florida than others? The answer to that question is YES! Most visitors tend to visit during the summer months of July and August, when children are out of school. That may be your best op...
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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...
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Sea World

What a great, leisurely and completing absorbing park. If you are completely "Disney Dazed" and want a break from characters, thrill rides (although these are not completely absent from the park), and sometimes...
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ROSS DRESS FOR LESS

Ross Dress for Less is an outlet style store with branches through out the Orlando area and also States wide. The shop is often packed out and the service can leave a lot to be desired sometimes, for example, long queues with only a couple of assista...
Viewed 14791 times since 1 September 2008.

TJ MAXX

TJ MAXX is an outlet style store with branches through out the Orlando area and also States wide. Similar to Ross Dress for less but a bit more upmarket and quality items are found in TJ MAXX in my opinion. It is similar to TK MAXX at home in the Uni...
Viewed 13290 times since 1 September 2008.

Gulf Coast Beaches close to Orlando

Florida is renowned for having some of the best beaches in the USA. Many are beautiful, with soft white sand, easily accessible and with good facilities. With the year round sunshine everyone can enjoy the smooth, silky sand and the gentle warm water...
Viewed 12792 times since 11 April 2009.

Belz Factory Outlets

Every time I visit Orlando, a visit to Belz Factory Outlets is always scheduled – even if it’s the morning we are going home! It is located just across the I4-Kirkham Road interchange from Universal Studios – but you will see many billboard...
Viewed 12780 times since 1 September 2008.

Facts About Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

For many children, particularly little girls, the highlight of any trip to Disneyworld, Orlando, Florida is the chance to see all the Disney princesses in magical surroundings. It is enchanting to see children living their dream as they explore Magic...
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The Florida Turnpike

This excellent toll road will take you speedily to Orlando. It is well signposted, has plenty of service areas and is generally a lot less busy than the other roads. It is a pretty straight road, and as such, can be a little soporific, with not mu...
Viewed 11582 times since 1 September 2008.

What to Pack

If you've never been to a Florida rental home before, you may be tempted to pack too much! You don't need loads of clothes as most people in Florida dress 'casual'. This means shorts or a thin skirt and T-shirts during t...
Viewed 11449 times since 1 September 2008.

Best Time to Go to Disney

Many visitors to Florida can only go in the school holidays and when this happens it is best to plan well ahead. Flights from Europe are often cheaper when booked long in advance and some villas offer discounted rentals for early bookings. If...
Viewed 10926 times since 1 September 2008.

Walmart

This is not Walmart as we know it in the UK – it is a huge mega-superstore that sells almost everything at great prices! And it is open 24hrs, so if you are jet-lagged and getting up at 4am, off you go shopping!! Ok, it’s not the best quali...
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Completing your visa waiver form

A large majority of Britsh visitors to US travel using a green visa waiver not to be confused with a “green card” and to give it it’s correct name an I-94 Non Immigrant Visa Waiver Arrival/Departure Form. Before booking any flights to the U...
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Famous Floridians

In my best school teacher voice, raise your hand if you can name 5 famous showbiz Floridians… Anyone? Nope me either, so I thought I would do some research and find out. It’s amazing what you can find with very little effort and Florida has its fa...
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JAMBA JUICE

One of the great delights of visiting Florida is the abundance of wonderful tropical fruits and juices. But until you have visited Jamba Juice you haven’t lived! Once you have tasted their fruit drinks and smoothies you will see why they are so popul...
Viewed 10365 times since 1 September 2008.

Wheelchair User's guide to Universal Studios

I am not the world’s most adventurous thrill seeker so this by all means is not a comprehensive list. I hope another wheelchair user more adventurous than I am will add to this. First of all – if arriving by car – do bring your disabled blue...
Viewed 9882 times since 1 September 2008.

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