Shortly after Will and Karlie returned from the dragon challenge its started to rain once again so we took shelter in one of the Cat in a Hat shops selling lots of sweet goodies so we had fun choosing some sweet treats, but it wasn’t long before the ... Viewed 2818 times.
Well it had been a few days since we had done any of the parks and so thought I was about time we hit Universal Studios once again so this time we decided to visit the islands of adventure but more importantly we were going to make our first visit to... Viewed 2851 times.
Paul’s Florida diary day 4 pm
We decided to have a little lunch around 3pm and afterwards decided that it had been so hot in the day that we would head back and have a hour or so in the pool and then pick up some form of takeaway for o... Viewed 2952 times.
Paul’s Florida diary Day 4 am.
Time for a change today I am informed when I get up. We are going to typhoon lagoon as Karlie has never been no problem there I say I love the Disney water parks plus I think I prefer typhoon lagoon over... Viewed 2963 times.
Pauls Florida diary Day 3 Afternoon into the evening
On the way back to the villa we all decide were a little hungry and so decided to check out the Ihop on the way back for a little late lunch having and never been to an Ihop before w... Viewed 3057 times.
Day 3 Morning
Yesterday was a very busy day arriving at the parks at 10am and not leaving to gone 6pm in the boiling hot heat so we decided for our second day on holiday to do some thing different maybe even take it easy… or that’s wha... Viewed 2793 times.
Break time…. evening on day 2
Next just had to be the Simpsons ride this is a really great ride I reckon its one of the best in the park the lines were not too long and soon we were in the air-co... Viewed 4526 times.
Break time for lunch…afternoon on Day 2
We made our way to Richter’s Burger Company for a quick lunch unfortunately it appeared that the IT system has failed and no place in Hollywood Studios cou... Viewed 3994 times.
The first morning I woke up pretty early around 7am to find glorious sunshine, something I am not used to as the weather in May and June back home in England had not been that great so it made a nice change
I had a little toast and jam... Viewed 4601 times.
Ok, so today is the day, its Saturday morning we awoke at 6am. Will and Karlie were already up and ready to as normal I was the last out of bed, I didn’t take long to get dressed and get t... Viewed 4232 times.
Having bought our villa we used to go there twice a year and had started noticing many more changes. Universal Studios had built and opened Island of Adventures and last year added Harry Potter World and this year, the train from Hogwarts School to W... Viewed 3325 times.
Here we are back again in 1993, all alone, just the two of us. Time is moving on - too fast!
Back to the story.
Highway 192 now led up to Highway 27 and the area we know as Davenport and Clermont. Villas were starting ... Viewed 3378 times.
On our next trip we noticed that Highway 192 was getting wider and longer. Motels and restaurants were popping up along the side of the road and we travelled further before coming to countryside again. Still nothing turning left off Highway 192 thoug... Viewed 3276 times.
When we first took our 2 year old daughter to Walt Disney World, it was November 1979. An awful lot has changed since then, I can tell you.
Back then you had to buy books of tickets for the rides. Big rides like, Pirates of the Caribb... Viewed 3203 times.
When you go to the south of America for the very first time, the differences will leave you utterly amazed. This may be a country with which we share a common language, but that is where the similarity ends.
You may be used to our nor... Viewed 3143 times.
Owners and sometimes guests who hire a villa for more than a week like to keep in touch with family and friends back home. This seems to be especially prevalent with new Grandparents.
As owners ourselves, we always in the past have sp... Viewed 3523 times.
For many people choosing a holiday can be a stressful experience. Trying to balance the needs of the older members of the family with the younger ones can often be hard. Choosing the right location can make all the difference. Orlando has over the ye... Viewed 3515 times.
One of the nicest aspects about a holiday in Florida is the people: they are so friendly and helpful to all British people. They love talking about England and how different things are there. As soon as they here a British accent, that is it – you wi... Viewed 3842 times.
At the time of writing this article, it is almost December 2013 so this could be entitled “What’s new in Orlando 2014”.
What will appeal to Harry Potter fans, is that towards the end of 2014 you will be able to take the Hogwarts train... Viewed 3392 times.
If you could build your own theme park, what rides would you put in there? In other words, select your favourite rides from all Disney, Seaworld and Universal.
I am going to start by choosing the wonderful safari at Epcot; it is such ... Viewed 4218 times.
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