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Revenge Of The Mummy - The Ride

Well the ‘write-ups’ were pretty scary, and I must admit I had second thoughts about sampling its ‘pleasures’, but in August I was foolish, or foolhardy enough to be dragged screaming by my son to the Revenge of the Mummy – The Ride. Well, not exa...
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What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 6

In the last part of this series we explored the Jurassic Park area but the next area to explore is probably the most exciting of all for the younger boys and girls amongst us, the newest area to the islands of adventure The Wizarding World of Harry P...
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Fantasia Crazy Golf, Disney World

If you have got a couple of hours to spare try a game of crazy golf. (This is a great way to spend time on an afternoon when you have checked out of your villa but have time before catching a flight home). We went along to Disney’s Fantasia Gardens M...
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Walt Disney World – Tips - Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom covers over 500 Acres – so make sure those shoes are comfy! For an insiders look at Disney's Animal Kingdom, check out the "Wild By Design" and "Backstage Safari" tours. Check the tip board on Disc...
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Four Parks in One Day?

Four parks in one day? Is it possible? Most people would think that it wasn’t but, always up for a challenge, we thought it was worth giving it a go. It wouldn’t be possible to go on every ride, or visit every attraction in each park of course, but w...
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Ever wondered what the Walt Disney Railroad consists of?

The railroad at Walt Disney World consists of 1.5 miles of narrow gauge track circling the Magic Kingdom. It has stations at Main Street USA, Frontierland and Mickey’s Toon town Fair. Although a relatively short distance the railroad is one of the bu...
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Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue

If you have not been to this shopping outlet, then do give it a try. The Orlando Premium Outlet on International Drive, is rather a disappointment as after shopping in one area, you have to get in your car and drive to the next section, which is not ...
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Busch Gardens.....Something for Everyone

If you haven’t visited Busch Gardens before, then you must try it on your next trip. The drive to Tampa is approximately one and a half hour from Kissimmee, but as driving in Orlando is easy you really won’t have any problems getting there. O...
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Disney Quest - Great Fun

It’s raining in the Sunshine State and you ask yourself what you’re going to do with the family all day. The answer is, go to Disney Quest in Downtown Disney! We visited Disney Quest for the first time this year. I had no idea what to...
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Review of Aquatica – Seaworld’s water park

Review of Aquatica – Seaworld’s water park Whilst me, my sister, my Nanna and my mum were in Orlando America one of our theme park choices was Aquatica. Aquatica is just around the corner from Sea World. First we parked the car, it cost $1...
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Hot Air Balloon Flights

As we all know, Florida is famous for its many attractions and theme parks, but one of the fewer known activities is a hot air balloon flight. We have flown in a hot air balloon on 3 occasions now and each flight has been completely different ...
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Restaurants/Eating Options at Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney’s Marketplace is a great place to visit whether for an evening out/a break from the parks or just a place to wile away the last few hours of your holiday before your evening flight. Here you will find over 20 venues with...
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Popeye & Bluto’sBilge Barges

I am not normally a great fan of the water rides at the theme parks in the UK as you either get wet and don’t dry out, or the ride is not that good. In Florida you don’t have that problem (the weather is very good) and the water rides are great. My f...
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Information for Visiting Old Town

When you are traveling along the 192 if you pass Old Town you cannot miss it, you will be very aware of the giant Ferris Wheel. You can see the Bunjee Jumping from other roads miles away. It is like an old fashioned fair and is a combination ...
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Hidden Mickey's at Disney World Florida

The next time you're standing in line for a ride at The Magic Kingdom look at the walls. Check out the sculptures. Survey the landscaping and then look closer. You might just see three circles - two small, one large. Doesn’t that look a mouse head...
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For the younger members of the family - Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom is the newest of all the Disney parks. Set around a large tree of life the park is small in comparison with other Disney parks. The park is aimed at the younger Children with lots of opportunities to look at animals and wildlife. There...
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Stepping back into your childhood

What is a holiday in Orlando, Florida, really like. Well, it is like stepping back into your childhood. Do not try and fight it and tell yourself you are too sophisticated for Walt Disney World, nobody is. Going back to your carefree childhood, is li...
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Ride Guide – Kali River Rapids

Buckle in for a wet and wild river raft adventure down the Kali River Rapids! Based in the Asia area of Animal Kingdom, this fun river rafting ride is sure to entertain and perhaps even soak you! This is another ride within the Animal Kin...
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Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular at Disney Hollywood Studios

This was one of the first stunt shows that we watched upon our first visit to Disney many many years ago, although it’s been around for quite a few years now it is still very popular and rightly so. Almost everyone of any age group must by now have s...
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The new Arctic experience at Seaworld

This new Arctic ride is a ' visit the South Pole experience' and is part of a large area which has been made to give the feel of being in a large cold place. As usual, leave strollers outside. There are is a cafe. shop...
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Cirque Du Soliel ~ La Nouba ~ Down Town Disney

La Nouba, Cirque Du Soliel's astonishing show, housed in it's own purpose built, multi million dollar theatre at Down Town Disney, is quite simply an un-missable and totally exhilarating experience for all the family. With a modern day comb...
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Longhorns

We were introduced to Longhorns Steakhouse on our first visit to Florida several years ago. We now make sure that we pay at least one visit to this excellent eaterie each time we visit our villa. If you like steak – you will be in heaven. I h...
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Woody Woodpeckers Kidszone

Although Universal Studios is probably better known for its spectacular rides the Studios really do have a little bit of something for everyone. Here there is an entire section devoted to younger children called Woody Woodpecker's Kid Zone. Wh...
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Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant

If you fancy a meal with a difference and an atmosphere to really enjoy be sure to visit Raglan Road Pub and Restaurant in Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney. We first found it when we visited Cooke' s of Dublin which is a counter service locatio...
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Magic Kingdom Dining Experiences

Character Dining : Once Upon A Time Breakfast (Cinderella’s Royal Table) : There can be no better way to start your Disney day than being greeted by Cinderella in the glorious dining room of her magical castle, to enjoy a pr...
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