Tips for your first visit to Disney World Once you have decided to make the trip to Florida and Disney World you need to get a feeling for what you can do. There are any number of books you can buy, plus lots of Florida guides on this web s... Viewed 4960 times.
By now you should have read the Wimps guide, Part 1, so you will know what sort of wimp you are. The following suggestions are for Class 1 wimps, only. In other words, if you are petrified of roller coasters, and won’t consider going on anything that... Viewed 5550 times.
As a former First Class Wimp, I thought that others might like to share my light-hearted summary of things to do at the parks, because, believe it or not, you can still enjoy lots of the attractions. Reading this guide will also save you the indignit... Viewed 4362 times.
From the minute I heard about ‘Soarin’ I knew it was something I could not miss, so I could hardly wait to try it out when we visited our villa, in Orlando, this August. The thing is, as a Class 1 Wimp, who would have to be dragged kicking and scream... Viewed 4308 times.
As one of the newer attractions at Epcot, I am sure many have heard of the arrival of “Mission Space”. This amazing experience was opened in the summer of 2003. It is a spectacular feature, designed as an array of planets in orbit!! Basic... Viewed 5518 times.
The Twilight Zone's Tower of Terror is without doubt one of Disney's Hollywood Studios greatest thrill rides. It is designed to allow everyone in the family to ride and leaves people grinning when they leave. The ride itself is themed on an el... Viewed 4320 times.
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (MNSSHP) is one of the most anticipated events on the Magic Kingdom calendar, and was top our “To do list” for all October Florida visits!! This is a very popular event, and some nights completely sell out!! <... Viewed 4905 times.
Disney does just about everything well, but one thing that stands out over the years, is without doubt the quantity and quality of REALLY good restaurants! Hollywood Studios was the park we tried our first real, “themed “ restaurant! We had just come... Viewed 4472 times.
Not just one for the boys!! Explosions, flames and flying cars – its all in a days work for the stunt team at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida!! Even the less adventurous of us may at some point have thought how exciting it wo... Viewed 4689 times.
Have you ever imagined what it would be like to test drive a car for Ferrari or Lotus? Well, if you ride “Test Track” in Epcot’s Future World it might give you an insight into the exciting world of test-driving. As you enter the waiting area,... Viewed 4405 times.
Held annually from the end of September through October and into November this popular event has now expanded to 45 days, we have visited for the last 4 years and each time it has been bigger and better! We’re off again this year! Normal park ... Viewed 5408 times.
We first saw this spectacular stunt show four years ago at Disneyland Paris and have been eagerly awaiting its arrival at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The show opened in early May this year (2005) and we were one of the first to see it duri... Viewed 4514 times.
A “Hidden Mickey” can be found anywhere on Walt Disney World property, in the theme parks, the resort hotels and their golf courses etc. Here is a list of the Hidden Mickeys that we know about in Epcot but I am sure there are plenty more! Viewed 4282 times.
The Epcot International Food and Wine festival is held every year. It usually starts at the very end of September and runs for 6 weeks (Dates do vary slightly) Having been for the first time last year, I am so disappointed that, despite the re... Viewed 3701 times.
Having taken the “Keys to the Kingdom” tour a few years ago at the Magic Kingdom we thought we would try out the “Undiscovered Future World” tour in Epcot. This is an outdoor walking tour and lasts about four to four and a half hours. It covers all o... Viewed 4698 times.
If you have small children on holiday with you in Florida this is a must-see. They will just love it! Mind you, our own children are all grown up now and they enjoyed it just as much as the little ones and I must admit we will definitely be going bac... Viewed 4562 times.
Have you ever wished you could fly like a bird? Have you ever wanted to try hang-gliding but been too scared to actually go through with it? Well now you can actually do just that, without any of the fear, from the comfort of your own seat on Walt Di... Viewed 4757 times.
I always enjoy visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom and one of my favourite features of the park is the Africa section and the Kilimanjaro Safari in particular. This year we only visited the park for half a day but our first stop was the safari. ... Viewed 5683 times.
If you are visiting Orlando, Florida in October or early November the place to be is Walt Disney World’s Epcot. The always popular Food and Wine Festival was extended from 30 days to 45 days in 2004 and was bigger and better than ever before! Viewed 3752 times.
Anyone who knows me will tell you that I am a real wimp when it comes to the Big Rides at the theme parks. I am scared of heights, hate anything that will turn upside down and get car sick on long journeys when I am a passenger. So for the benefit of... Viewed 4696 times.
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