On a recent pre-Christmas trip to our villa at Highlands Reserve, we took the opportunity to visit the Now Snowing Event at Celebration. The event is held every year between late November and the end of December and we have always been there just too... Viewed 1536 times.
The previous day had been a long one shopping at the Florida Mall and then more at Buena Vista and finished off by more shopping and the cruise at Old Town, a very long day on our feet for most of the day so we had decided today would be a chill day ... Viewed 1398 times.
Now Lake Buena Vista was the first retail outlet that we discovered on our very first trip to Florida it is not on the scale of most of the others but still has this nice almost cosy feel to it, there a few designer shops but also a vanity fair where... Viewed 1229 times.
The morning of Day seven soon arrived and we had breakfast and discussed what we would do today, lots of things were suggested we had full two week ticket to Universal Studios Parks and so wanted to make full use out of them but also enjoy the rest o... Viewed 1224 times.
We were all up pretty early on Day Six we had discussed what we would do today the night before and decided depending on how Will was to either spend another day around the pool and a little bit of shopping or if Will was better to visit Studios new ... Viewed 1328 times.
We spent the afternoon chilling making full use of the pool and spa, but also relaxed on the sunbeds and did a lot of reading everyone had taken books that they wanted to read or wanted to finish reading as with a lot of people holiday time seems the... Viewed 1107 times.
We all woke up and day five and found that Will was not well and all he had been feeling sick and had runs and looking at him he really didn’t look that good, so after a little breakfast it was decided we would have a rest day at the villa around the... Viewed 1325 times.
Florida Trip 2017 Day Four
We had to visit Florida to update our tax details as we have a Disney rental villa in Orlando and have to be registered for the tax we pay, but due to changes we had to renew this and we would either have to ... Viewed 1017 times.
We were soon seated in the ride for the Harry Potter Escape from Gringotts ride now if you' re doing this ride I suggest you do make use of the lockers for any carry on items because you do get thrown around quite a lot.
The ride is gr... Viewed 1493 times.
After the Race Through New York with Jimmy Fallon ride we headed up to the Revenge of the Mummy, Karlie and Will went to queue for this ride and the wife and I went to the area where the blue brother perform their show as there was a forty minute wai... Viewed 1466 times.
We awoke quite early on day three of our trip to Florida around 7. 30 am and so got up for breakfast we had already decided that we were going to take our first trip to the parks and it was to be a Universal day.
After breakfast, we al... Viewed 1512 times.
Finally, after what seemed ages waiting for the silly woman in front we were at the tills, the cashier couldn’t put the shopping through fast enough in our view we wanted to get back to the villa and get outside on the deck and enjoy the sun and the ... Viewed 1208 times.
After a decent night sleep we all awoke pretty early around 6. 30-7am, Shirley was first up and I heard her putting the coffee percolator on so lazed in bed dozing till my coffee was delivered one of the perks of going to Florida as she always wakes ... Viewed 1459 times.
Florida Trip 2017 Day One
We boarded the Thompson flight after a nice breakfast at the airport and the plane was very modern with plenty of legroom I have to say that the inflight entertainment was very poor with just 6 films to choose... Viewed 1356 times.
I would like to tell you all about our experience of going on a cruise.
Last October we decided to go to our villa in Orlando for 3 weeks and as it was our 30 year wedding anniversary we thought we would do a cruise.
So... Viewed 1398 times.
As a nation the US people are hugely patriotic and this manifests itself no more so than in the prominent display of the US flag also know affectionately as the Stars and Stripes or the Star Spangled Banner.
At virtually every point o... Viewed 1894 times.
The Moor at the Gaylord Palms resort
The Moor is the brand new reboot of Sunset Sam’s waterfront restaurant in Gaylord Palm’s Key West Atrium for anybody who visited Sunset Sam’s. For anybody who doesn’t know Sunset Sam’s or has never ... Viewed 2271 times.
I woke this morning a little later than on previous days and I was informed were all going shopping today to the Florida Mall, now don’t get me wrong I like a little shopping when in Florida indeed I have to say I do like a barga... Viewed 1901 times.
Fast Pass + (At Disney World)
Beating the Disney queues with fast pass isn’t as easy as it used to be. Under the new Fast Pass+ system you can nominate 3 rides for the day. You are given time slo... Viewed 1776 times.
There is actually a very simple answer to the question of long queues for the rides in the parks - take Granny and Grandpa! They stand lovingly in the queue while you take the children somewhere else and you join them when the queue is nearly at the ... Viewed 1884 times.
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