The first time we went to Disney was in 1979 and it was to California. We were having an adult holiday and our friends wanted to go so slightly reluctantly we went along.
Well, of course, we were captivated and could not wait to go back. ... Viewed 2995 times.
We made our first trip to the Panhandle this winter (January 2012) and stayed in a small townhome at Navarre Beach. It is usually about 10 degrees cooler there than in Orlando. Although we found this area ideal for a base, if... Viewed 3235 times.
Our trip to St. Augustine
On our visit to the villa last September we decided to have a 2 night visit to St Augustine.
We left Davenport about 10 in the morning and set off on out journey. It was a pleasant 2 hour drive with no pro... Viewed 2746 times.
Just arrived at the airport exhausted as usual. Collect car and head off “home”. That first thrill of arriving and going to our villa never wears off. We stop at Publix on the way to pick up our groceries for the next few days, tea, coffee, milk etc.... Viewed 3259 times.
New York to Florida – Our East Coast Trip 2010
Last October my Husband Dave and I took a trip to see the sights of New York followed by a drive down the East Coast to Florida. We took my close friend Fiona on what she terms as her trip of a ... Viewed 3095 times.
After months of planning and anticipation we finally arrive at Orlando International Airport on the way to our villa.
Everyone is very impatient to get through immigration but unfortunately this is a process that never seems very quick. O... Viewed 3036 times.
I wanted to do something special for my husband’s 50th birthday and after looking on the Disney World website at all the behind the scene tours, came across the Speciality Cruises under the More Magic, Other Recreation section and thought this sounde... Viewed 4962 times.
Thursday 11 October Well I awoke early this morning and felt all pleased that I could just roll over and snooze and not have to get up and pack and tidy the villa away! However the sun was welcoming me and so I decided to get up and have a qui... Viewed 3732 times.
Wednesday 10 October. Well I woke up this morning and decided I was staying so had quite a lot to sort out. The sun was high in the sky but I resisted the temptation for a quick dip as I needed to get onto a few folks. Most importantly... Viewed 3653 times.
Well I woke up Tuesday morning and decided to stay around the villa and try to relax which I find quite difficult to do as I get bored easily. After a light breakfast, I decided to lie by the pool as it was glorious again. It was so hot I dec... Viewed 3801 times.
Monday 08 October (Columbus Day) Woke up as normal routine and decided it was time for another shopping trip. I had actually forgotten it was the Columbus Day weekend and some bargains would be waiting for me! I decided on the short tr... Viewed 3608 times.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 06 & 07 OCT Had a chill day around the villa and pool, then had a tuna sub from Subway at Champions Gate for lunch. Hubby had a sub that seemed to have every ingredient that Subway sell! It is such a good value price... Viewed 3831 times.
FRIDAY 05 OCT DAY 10 Just sort of chilled around the pool and villa again as we did not get back til 1 am last night. I pottered around and hubby had to go to the Ford garage to pick up some parts for our American car back home so I just did m... Viewed 3647 times.
THURSDAY 04 OCT DAY 9 We just pottered around the villa today as we were planning on going out in the evening to Universals Halloween Horror Night event. Probably also spent half the day on the phone as norm and just chilling oit by th... Viewed 4056 times.
Wednesday Well I like to go to the Gulf Coast at least one day per trip and today was the day, so we got up early and pottered around the villa getting organised and packing a little cooler with cold drinks and Scooby snacks and left the vill... Viewed 3818 times.
Monday New month, new week. Well as hubby was in town we had decided to try and have a bit of a holiday this trip, no DIY on the calendar! Had such a crazy week I can’t remember what we did exactly during the day Monday but it involve... Viewed 3436 times.
SUNDAY We awoke to a rather nice and sunny Sunday morning and after breakfast we decided to go and surprise a few folks. First of all we wanted to check out the garden and pool so for the first time since I arrived on Wednesday I went ... Viewed 3375 times.
SATURDAY DAY 4 Another chill day planned today as I was expecting some great company tonight! Just pottered around the villa again and decided that I really should unpack the bags and bags of shopping, so an hour or so later I had sort... Viewed 3645 times.
Friday Day 3 Got up around 8 am and decided I needed to start catching up with folks and I had two chums I wanted to catch up with in particular. I logged onto this great forum to see if one chum was up and she was logged on so I decided I wou... Viewed 3570 times.
Thursday Day 2 ……was an uneventful day to start with, up early as you do on day 1 but manged til after 6 am, just pottered around then decided mid morning that shopping was the order of the day as I had been here over 12 hours, so off I went o... Viewed 3902 times.
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