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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Old Town has had a lot of money spent on it in the past couple of years. It’s now a lot more professional and the car parking has been improved enormously. It’s now a large tarmacced area at the bottom end of the area. Note:- whenever a cruise is bei...
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One of my favourite places in Central Florida is Celebration. I like the peaceful atmosphere. The houses look like they came from the early 19th or 20th Century, with their verandas and pillars. One can imagine the families with their rocking chairs ...
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Just for fun and who knows when the subject may come up in your local pub quiz!
Mickey is not married but his long term girlfriend is Minnie Mouse.
He has a pet dog called Pluto and one of his best friends is Donald Du...
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Taking an elderly relative with Alzheimer’s disease to a theme park is never an easy option.
Considering the price of a ticket for them and their carer, it is not something to take lightly. However why should he/she and the person look...
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The Ride Accessibility Programme is designed to help anybody with a condition or disability which could affect their enjoyment of Busch Gardens theme park. Anyone who would benefit from the programme should visit Guest Services on entrance to the par...
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It was in 2004 that we last visited Discovery Cove when my niece was six. In 2015 we were visiting Florida in September where we were due to celebrate her eighteenth birthday and she was given the choice of where she wanted a day out. Her response wa...
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Locker rental is useful and easy in all of the Walt Disney World theme parks, but why exactly would you need a locker? What about that pair of flip flops just in case your feet become hot and uncomfortable in your trainers or for when your feet get w...
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One of the most frequent questions potential guests often ask villa owners is, ' How far is it to Disney? ' Some first time guests have even been known to ask if a property is within walking distance of Disney! This is a huge generalization and a dif...
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When visiting Orlando, no visit would ever be complete without a visit to Disneyland and their theme parks. In this review I will concentrate on their 4 main theme parks (Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom), although there are...
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With the latest Star Wars release (the Force Awakens) being released in cinemas, Disney are keen to push the Star Wars brand as much as they can (not that they really need to push it all that hard! ). Until the new Star Wars Zone is built at Magic Ki...
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When visiting Crystal River many people take commercial boat trips to swim with the manatees, but if you are looking for something a little different, why not try a Heritage -Eco River tour?
These tours leave The Crystal River Preserv...
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Well we have eaten at many places in Orlando on our many holidays but have never eaten in the Citiwalk area of Universal Studios main due to the fact that it tends to get very busy in the evening with people out for the evening going to the bars and ...
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This article is a follow up to the articles I wrote ' The Conversion of a Florida Holiday Sceptic ' parts one and two.
The article was written by the aforementioned sceptics Sue and Paul and has been submitted for publication with the...
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When we visit Universal Studios we usually go to the San Francisco area either before of after our ride on Jaws or at lunchtime when we are ready for a sit down and something to eat.
If you want to relax and eat here there is plenty o...
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If you are about to spend Christmas in Orlando, there are a few tips I can offer you. First, do not be surprised if people wish you happy holiday, they are not commenting on your trip to America, but wishing you Merry Christmas, they just seem to hav...
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Animal Kingdom is one of the newest, comparatively, of the Disney theme parks within Walt Disney World and is about to undergo a massive change with a new Avatar based land.
Construction of the new “Pandora: The World of Avatar” land ...
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The biggest attraction in this area is The Kilimanjaro Safari. It is taken in a safari vehicle which drives you slowly through the jungle to see all the wild animals in their natural habit...
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We love visiting Epcot and although we only had a few hours to spare on the last night of our holiday we decided to spend those hours visiting their Flower and Garden Festival which we had not managed to go to on that particular holiday.
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One of the highlights of everyone’s visit to Seaworld has to be either feeding the dolphins themselves or watching whilst others feed them.
Friends of our decided to treat their family to an Up Close Tour with the Dolphins and they lo...
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Magic Kingdom holiday Parade and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas party
The Christmas holiday celebrations are special, even more so when you are lucky enough to spend them at Disney world in Florida!
We love Christmas and...
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Whilst it may be cliched and not quite true to say that every little girl dreams of being coming to Disney princess for many it really is a thrill.
The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique provides this unique opportunity to become just such a pr...
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The location for our Bibbidi Bobbidi experience was within the Magic Kingdom. We had been asked to arrive 15 minutes before our appointment time and to bring our own hair brush (in the event this was not required as we were given a comb). It was requ...
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On completion of the makeover Leah was given both of the make up palettes, both of the nail varnish' s, the face jewels that had not been used and a pink princess comb, everything was wrapped carefully in tissue and put into a Disney carrier bag. How...
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When people know we are going to Orlando for our holidays the next question is invariably, ' Will you be visiting Mickey? ' or, ' You' ll be doing all the theme parks then? ' . There is usually an abject look of horror when we reply in the negative! ...
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