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Villa versus hotel
Packing for a holiday in a villa is quite different to packing for a holiday in a hotel. First and foremost, do check with the villa owner what they provide. The vast majority of good owners will provide all the essentials such as, towels, bed linen ...
Viewed 2736 times since 15 December 2011.

Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay is an hours drive from Orlando and well worth a visit. If you prefer not to drive to Busch take the Busch Gardens Shuttle Express for only $5 per person for a round trip from Orlando. The service is usually free with the pu...
Viewed 5416 times since 1 September 2008.

Park Hopping Part 3
On departing Epcot we debated taking the car to the Magic Kingdom and leaving it so that it was at the park where we intended finishing our day but this would have meant taking Disney transport to Hollywood studios. As time was short and there was st...
Viewed 2402 times since 6 June 2014.

Fantasmic
Who in their right mind would sit for a minimum of one hour in very humid temperatures on very hard bench seats, just to watch a 25 minute show with a mouse? The answer? Anyone who has either experienced this show before, or who has had it ...
Viewed 4964 times since 1 September 2008.

Sea Screamer – getting there and parking
On our last trip to Florida we went to Clearwater for a dolphin spotting trip on the Sea Screamer, something we had been promising ourselves for a long time. We had been staying down at Manosota Beach for a few days so instead of returning di...
Viewed 4953 times since 1 September 2008.

What is happening at Legoland?
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 ...
Viewed 2415 times since 4 June 2013.

Cirque Du Soleil (3)
What can I saw about this show that hasn’t been said already? We first experienced this evening of magic several years ago. We were extremely keen to see it again, and one evening during our visit in July this year, we managed to offload ...
Viewed 3860 times since 1 September 2008.

BOK TOWER SANCTUARY
Should you wish for something completely different to Mickey Mouse, Water Parks or the beach, then Bok Tower Sanctuary is the place to go. It is approximately an hour and a quarter from Kissimmee, heading along the 192 due west and then going south o...
Viewed 4697 times since 1 September 2008.

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 ...
Viewed 4320 times since 1 September 2008.

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 ...
Viewed 3915 times since 12 October 2010.

Magic Kingdom - Fantasyland
The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disneyworld is the most famous and the most popular of all the parks. It is split up into five different sections, Fantasy Land, Adventure Land, Future Land, Frontier Land and Toon Town which is due to be updated very soon. Di...
Viewed 4288 times since 30 March 2010.

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...
Viewed 4053 times since 1 September 2008.

The Pirates Dinner Adventure
In all the years we’ve been coming to the Orlando area, we had never gone to a dinner show. On this last trip, after researching the various options, we chose the Pirates Dinner Adventure. Ever since the release of the Pirates of the Caribbean films,...
Viewed 3450 times since 28 December 2011.

Old Town
Old Town is located at mile marker 9 on Highway 192 If you are like all our family (motor mad) you will certainly enjoy a night at old town . there are various evenings going on at old Town. Thursday evening has a themed night of all m...
Viewed 4900 times since 1 September 2008.

2012 at Busch Gardens.
Busch Gardens is a lovely blend of what seems like all of the Orando area theme parks and well worth the rather longer drive to get there. And in 2012 there wil be even more reasons for visiting this colourful theme park. A lo...
Viewed 3168 times since 27 February 2012.

Star Tours at Hollywood Studios
This must be one of the most well liked rides in Hollywood Studios it has been around for a long time but with the resurgence of the Star Wars films of late it is once again popular with the kids, or if like me you were a kid when the first film came...
Viewed 4202 times since 1 September 2008.

‘Must do’s’ at Hollywood Studios
As villa owners our guests often ask us what are the ‘must do’ attractions at each of the parks. Obviously this does depend on the age and make up of your party however these are our ‘must do’ rides and attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. ...
Viewed 4947 times since 1 September 2008.

Typhoon Lagoon in June
This was the first time we had visited our villa in the month of June and although it was wonderful to see so much blossom on the trees and flowers on the plants it was hot and beginning to get humid as the summer advanced. We had only been a...
Viewed 2577 times since 4 August 2013.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Whether you’re a big kid or a little one, and a theme park holiday is one for you, a visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom has to be a priority during your trip to Orlando. Animal Kingdom really does cater for all ages with thrilling rides, amazing attrac...
Viewed 4020 times since 1 September 2008.

Hiring a boat on Seven Seas Lagoon Bay Lake.
Many people never seem to have time to experience anything other than the fantastic Theme Parks but on our recent holiday we had stayed for our first night at one of Disney’s Deluxe Resorts before heading down to the Gulf Coast for a week of pure rel...
Viewed 14025 times since 16 August 2010.

Norway Pavilion - Epcot
When you visit Norway, which is situated, between Mexico and China, you will feel that you have walked right into Scandinavia as you enter the picturesque town square designed to represent the Norwegian towns and cities of Bergen, Oslo, Alesund and S...
Viewed 3972 times since 1 September 2008.

Irlo Bronson: who was he?
I am sure most of you will have travelled the Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway and wondered who Irlo was; well I decided to find out and now I can tell you. Irlo was born in 1900 to George and Spicey (yes, really) Bronson who were a well res...
Viewed 3217 times since 26 March 2012.

New Baby Mandrill at Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom is one of my favourite parks, so it is always interesting to hear of the birth of new babies. In June of 2011, a new male baby mandrill was born to a first time mother, Kelley, after six and a half months of waiting. Mandri...
Viewed 2980 times since 18 January 2013.

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...
Viewed 3811 times since 1 September 2008.

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...
Viewed 4200 times since 1 September 2008.

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