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Escapeology Orlando (escape room)

Are you looking for something different to do when you are in Orlando? If you like a good challenge then this is the place for you. The concept is to “escape” from a room within 60 minutes. You need to figure out how to open safes, look for keys and ...
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Men in Black at Universal Studios

Or to give it it’s full title “Men in Black – Alien attack” is located in the World Expo Area of Universal Studios which is a great blend of futuristic and retro – it is categorised as an interactive thrill ride and has a height requirement of 42’ - ...
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Shrek 4D at Universal Studios

I have been on all the 3-D rides in Walt Disney World and thoroughly enjoy them and so was intrigued by the thought of a 4-D ride and couldn’t wait to try it out on our next visit to Universal Studios. Also, an added bonus was that I just love the Sh...
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Disney Hollywood Studios - Fun Facts

Hollywood Studios home to Disneys biggest building – but which one – read on to find that information and more… • Disney Hollywood Studios, the third theme park opened its doors in April 1989 and cost more than $500 million. It covers 231 acre...
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Chilli's

Far from being Chilli I think it is HOT HOT HOT There is several of this chain of restaurants around Orlando, the nearest one to me at the moment is the one at Champions gate, a relatively new one. There is another now being build, due to ope...
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Ride Restrictions for Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure

Every ride and attraction within these 2 theme parks has a sign at the entrance that lists the height requirements for the ride and also warnings about certain medical conditions Children under 48" (1.22 meters) must be accompanied by...
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Review Of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Review It' s the talk of the town, well Islands of Adventure to be precise. For any Harry Potter fan, this is definitely a must see. From the moment you walk up to Hogsmead, you are transformed In to the m...
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Tasty Treats of Orlando - Part 1

One thing not often mentioned about Orlando is its proliferation of tasty treats. I have wasted a good amount of time sampling these – all in the name of research of course! At the edge of Celebration and in the Florida Mall (and possibly...
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Citricos

Most visitors to Orlando will probably dine in the restaurants whilst visiting the theme parks, at your villa or at the many eateries along the 192 and surrounding areas. One thing you may not know is that there are many fine restaurants in the Walt ...
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Kilimanjaro Safari - Animal Kingdom

FastPass is almost always a must here. We often get our FastPasses when we are ready for breakfast or lunch and by the time you finish eating, it's time to ride the Safari. However we were told by one of the guides that the best time to ride is in th...
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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Disney has three water parks, Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach and River County. All these are included in the Hopper Plus pass or you can pay for individual day's entry. If you are frequent Florida visitor, the annual pas...
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Review of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

Review of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey This ride is situated in Hogwart’s Castle, which is at the far end of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter within the Universal Islands of Adventure theme park. You enter through ...
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Shrek 4D

What can I say? Are there any superlatives to describe this wonderful attraction? Apart from the fact that it was horrendously crowded, (well it WAS August) and there was no express pass, and we had to stand outside in the blistering sunshine for ...
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Shopping in Publix

While you are enjoying staying in your lovely Florida home you are sure to visit a Publix for those essential supplies. Publix are all nice supermarkets that are well laid out with a clean, fresh feel. They have everything you may nee...
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Legoland special events.

Have you been to Legoland yet? Not the one in Surrey but Legoland Florida. This is situated where Cypress Gardens used to be and an easy drive from your vacation villa. During the year they hold many special events and you might like ...
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Busch Gardens, Tampa Bay

Busch Gardens is located approx 60-70 miles west of Orlando near Tampa. It is a cross between a zoo & a theme park a little bit like Chessington World of Adventures in the UK, only much bigger & better. Before driving the hou...
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MGM becomes Hollywood Studios

Disneyworld Orlando, Florida’s Hollywood Studios opened on May 1st 1989 and stretches across 135 acres. Much of it is devoted to television and movie production, and this park has seen many attractions come and go, including the ‘Backlot Tour, ’ with...
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Brand new ride at Universal

There is some very exciting news at Universal Studios, the long anticipated new ride is about to open. This new attraction is called Transformers The Ride: 3. D. and it takes place in the dark. Somewhat similar to the new and improved...
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Gatorland from the forties to the present day.

Gatorland was a long time from inception in Frank Godwins back garden to the beginnings of the park as we know it today but by 1962 Frank had travelled the world in search of an exotic addition to his park and he came back with some zebras. ...
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Jack Hanna at Busch Gardens.

You all know who Jack Hanna is, don' t you? He is a World expert on wildlife who has made award winning television programmes. You will probably remember Jack Hanna Into the Wild. Well, if you are a fan, you are in for a treat with 2 differe...
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The Disney Hollywood Studios Backlot Tour

This must by now be one of the oldest tours on the Disney Hollywood studios. We have been on this tour many many times but just because its been around for while don’t let this put you off because its definitely well worth the visit. As this ...
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Manny’s Original Chophouse

If you would like a meal with a difference – one from an original diner rather than one from one of the popular chain restaurants, try Manny’s Chophouse on the 27 at Haines City. Renown for its wonderful steaks and house salad its reputation keeps gr...
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What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 4

What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 4 In the last part we had just visited Ripsaw Falls and got wet, well if you fancy something a bit more sedate and dry then why not visit Popeye’s Me Ship The Olive this is ...
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Asia - Animal Kingdom

You can move from Africa into Asia by crossing over the bridge and here you will find the mythical Kingdom of Anandapaur. The name means a place of delight and it has many old ruins as well as its own temple and a maharajahs palace. In Asia y...
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General Disney - Fun Facts

How many people does it take to keep Walt Disney World ticking over? How many hamburgers are eaten each year? What happens to the food grown in Epcot? You want to know - read on. . . . * Disneyworld, Florida is made up of four theme parks (M...
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