There is normally nothing like “a quick shop” in Orlando but this time it had to be as we had promised the girls we would be back in time for them to go to Celebration Town to see the last “Snow” of the night which was at 9. 00pm.
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Can you believe that 2013 will see the 13th Food and Wine festival at the Epcot Park at Disneyworld? And each year it seems to get better and better; this year, for instance, Scotland will be strutting their stuff (or swinging their kilts) for the fi... Viewed 2788 times.
If you enjoy baseball or want to try out a game there’s an opportunity to watch the Atlanta Braves during their spring training. It’s a great way to spend a few hours with the family enjoying an ‘all American’ sport. Dates are usually mid February an... Viewed 2794 times.
If we are planning a day in the Pinellas County area of the Gulf Coast, we like to leave really early and treat ourselves to breakfast when we get there. I would like to suggest to you Frida' s Café and Bakery in Largo for somewhere a little... Viewed 3122 times.
We have had a lot of programmes and series on the television in the last couple of years on the Amish people and it has certainly piqued my interest. So when I saw that we were in the area of an Amish store, I just had to go and have a look.... Viewed 3617 times.
For anyone visiting Disney a trip to Hollywood Studios is a must, always popular with the whole of the family the park really has something for everyone. One of the main attractions at Hollywood Studios is the Mickey’s Fantasmic show.
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We get many questions from potential guests wanting to know when is the best time to book a property in Orlando? The answer to this question is not as simple as you might think, but hopefully I will put your mind at rest, using not only my own experi... Viewed 4453 times.
One of the best things about renting a vacation villa is your own pool!
Just think, you arrive at your holiday destination, tired after a long journey, possibly jet lagged and no doubt just a little hot as you have not yet acclimatised to F... Viewed 4212 times.
You may often wonder why villas are so many and various rates. This is simply because the majority of villas are privately owned, in fact on this web site they all are. The reason why is much more complex.
So many factors come into the eq... Viewed 3678 times.
Although Polk County actually purchased the reserve in 2000 it wasn' t until several years later that it really began to become the great natural resource for the county that it is today when the Polk Nature Discovery Centre was opened in 2008.
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Well folks, it is Mardi Gras time again at Universal Studios. Every year this is the most anticipated event and for 2002, they seem to have topped even themselves!
The 2012 concert line up has such names as Kelly Clarkson (who is current... Viewed 3123 times.
If you are ploughing through all the villas on this site and do not know where the best place to be is, this may help you.
Obviously if your whole reason for visiting Florida is to go to the theme parks then you may think it is easy – jus... Viewed 4535 times.
One of the great advantages of staying in a villa is the flexibility to eat when and whatever you like.
We love getting up early that first morning (early can be 5. 00am! ) and going to Shoneys for an all you eat breakfast. After that we ... Viewed 4097 times.
Checking out of your villa is often a moot point. I am often asked by prospective guests if they can have a late check out. All villas operate in the same way that hotels do, in that we try have new guests arrive on the same day as the previous guest... Viewed 3646 times.
“Gramping” is the new big thing and if you consider the advantages it' s no surprise!
' Gramping ' is where three generations of an extended family decide to holiday together and it’s got some great advantages over holidaying alone. ... Viewed 7383 times.
In Part 1 and 2 of Making the Most of Your villa I wrote about pre planning and the first day at the villa.
When you stay at a villa you may also want to buy things of the villa for the children to enjoy, these are relatively inexpensive.... Viewed 4366 times.
In Making The Most of Your Villa part 1 I shared things we pre planned before our holiday.
The first morning in Orlando everyone seems to get up early. In the summer I like nothing more than to sit by the pool with a cup of tea and watch ... Viewed 4034 times.
It may the first time you have stayed in a villa or you may have been visiting Florida for many years staying in a villa but I thought I would share a few things we find help us to enjoy our stay even more.
Most owners are happy to provid... Viewed 4046 times.
Adventure Island is located right opposite Busch Gardens and is a water park. This attraction opened over 30 years ago and its' theming is influenced by the Key West style.
Adventure Island sits on 30 acres and currently has 10 rides... Viewed 3910 times.
Just a short way off Junction 44 on the I4, Fantasy of Flight is within easy reach of anyone staying in a villa in the Kissimmee area. We find this place and its owner Kermit Weeks, who was performing a fly past the last time we visited, absolutely f... Viewed 4510 times.
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