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Wet n Wild in Orlando, Florida

Wet ’n Wild was the first water park to open in Orlando and despite both Disney and Seaworld opening water parks Wet’ Wild still stays very busy. There are so many different things to do here. You can start with the Black Hole where y...
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My favourite theme show

I have some tips for which is the best Theme Show to visit and the reasons why I think this is the best show that Orlando has to offer. Firstly I would say that they all shows in Orlando offer good value for money but its a question of ...
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The Rainforest Café

There are two Rainforest Cafes in the Orlando area, both of which are on Disney property. The first one is in Downtown Disney and the best way to find it is to look for the erupting volcano – it is very hard to miss! The second is at the entrance to ...
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What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 2

What’s so great about Universal Studios? Islands of Adventure 2 After you adrenaline fuelled ride on the incredible hulk roller coaster you enter “Marvel Super Hero Island”. Now both my two lads were big fans and the Marvel comics and ...
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Fast Food Outlets at Magic Kingdom

The Plaza Pavilion : Offering a spectacular choice of fresh baked pizzas, chicken strips, salads and huge sandwiches, it’s enough to send your taste buds into orbit ! The Pinocchio Village Haus : Explore this magical corner ...
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Narcoossees Birthday Meal

If you want a really nice meal or have something to celebrate try Narcoossee’s which is behind he Grand Floridian overlooking the Seven Seas Lagoon. If you let them know in advance what you are celebrating they will personalize your menus. Na...
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Disney's Typhoon Lagoon

This is Disney’s first and for me the best of Disney’s three Water Parks. I have two favourite parts of the park the first being the Storm Slides, three body slides which have you twisting and turning through tunnels, caves and waterfalls...
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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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Understated Seaworld

With so many World beating parks to visit, trying to visit all of them can be a challenge in the short time you are in Florida. With most people wanting to visit Disney and Universal, often some other parks can be forgotten or not visited. One of the...
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Mardi Gras at Universal 2010

Mardi Gras, or ‘Fat Tuesday’ as it is sometimes called, is the day before the season of Lent begins, and this is the last day of ‘Carnival’ which starts on ‘King’s Day, ’ January 6th. The festival itself dates back 5, 000 years but it was not until t...
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Walt Disney World Resort Florida ~ Brief Overview

Walt Disney World ® Resort Florida ~ Brief Overview Florida just wouldn’t be Florida without the magic and excitement that is Walt Disney World ® Resort. As one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, the f...
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Mission Space

Epcot’s newest attraction is, of course, Mission Space, an amazing simulator ride that really makes you feel as if you are taking off into space. I am not a ‘natural’ where scary rides are concerned, but this one is absolutely unmissable. Yo...
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Celebration at Christmas

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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Florida Firearms Experience

Want to spend a day away from the parks and still do something with an American feel then the Florida Firearms experience could be what you are looking for. The range is situated South of I4 and West of US27 but good directions are given. If ...
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Riding Sheikra - Busch Gardens

The sun is shining and we are enjoying another barmy Floridian Day, heading west down Interstate 4 towards Tampa. The kids are looking forward to a day at Busch Gardens and their favorite roller coaster Sheikra. Since they have been tall enough to ri...
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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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ZIPLINING IN FLORIDA

Something quite unique is Zipline Safari, which can be found in St Cloud, just south of Holopaw, off the US 441. ‘Forever Florida’ is a 4, 700 acre wildlife conservation area which has nine unique and quite distinct ecosystems. Here you will see wetl...
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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant is one of our family’s favourite places to eat and there are several branches to choose from according to where you are staying. We usually visit the restaurant on West Irlo Bronson Highway (the 192). You c...
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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...
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Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is a major city located in south east Florida along the Atlantic Ocean coastline approximately 30 miles north of Miami. It gained its name from the many forts that were built during the Seminole war after the very first one constructe...
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Character Breakfast at Animal Kingdom

Its amazing how early the children get up when you are on Orlando! With this in mind we decided as a treat for one of the girls birthdays we would take them to the character breakfast at Animal Kingdom. Priority seating is recommended and t...
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Melbourne for the Day

If you take an hour’s drive along the 192 to the Space Coast you will arrive at Melbourne. As this is probably the nearest beach area to Orlando visitors often drive here for a day at the beach but there is more to do in Melbourne than sunbathe. b...
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R Bar Treasure Island

Usually at least once a year when we go to the villa in Orlando we have a few days at Treasure Island on the Gulf Coast. We found this place about 6 years ago when we wanted somewhere with a beach, a pool for the girls and easy access on foot if diff...
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Walt Disney World – Tips - Magic Kingdom

Did you know that you can get a haircut at Magic Kingdom? Visit the Harmony Barber Shop located beside the Car Barn on Main Street. On the Buzz Lightyear ride, aim for the little 'Z's,' they have the most points. And try to hit ...
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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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