Go Visit Mickey and Goofy
One park that seems to be in the shadow of the much better known Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom is Hollywood Studios. Although this park is smaller in comparison it really does pack a lot in. As you arrive the first thing you see is a gia...
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Typhoon Lagoon-13
We all love water parks and when you visit Orlando these park should be high up on your priority list of parks to visit. Let’s start by talking about Typhoon Lagoon. This park is situated on the Disney World complex close to Magic Kingdom. ...
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Downtown Disney The Market Place part 2
There are so many shops in The Market Place and they are all irresistible!A small but lovely shop to visit is Mickeys Pantry which is attached to “The Earl Of Sandwich”. This shop is full of Disney tableware, cooking implements and Disney ins...
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Downtown Disney The Market Place part 1
One of our favourite places for a day away from the hustle and bustle of the parks is Downtown Disney which is situated within Walt Disney World. There is an abundance of free parking which runs along the back of this entire area and there is also va...
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Cirque du Soleil - La Nouba
Cirque du Soleil’s permanent show at Downtown Disney is brilliant. The suspicion that you are in for something special begins as you arrive for the show………… I should say now that I am a huge fan of Cirque du Soleil and I have been fortunate e...
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Blizzard Beach Part 2
If you have younger children there is an area dedicated to them so they can have just as much fun as the grown ups. This area is called Ski Patrol Training Camp and I have to say I was jealous as I was too big to try out the features there, including...
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Blizzard Beach Part 1
Blizzard beach was the second Disney water park that we visited, our first was Typhoon lagoon and that was great and so we just had to check out Blizzard Beach and the famous summit plummet that we had all heard so much about At entrance of B...
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Hungry for more?
October provides such a feast of events in Disney World and the International Food and Wine festival is just one of them! Based in Epcot’s World Showcase, the International Food and Wine festival is now larger than ever with around 30 “Market Plac...
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Fancy a bit of adventure?
When wandering around Pleasure Island during the day, which can be done for FREE by the way, some 7 years ago now I think it was? We realized that in fact there were few places we could enjoy as adults with our 6 year old in tow!! Whilst enjoying...
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Typhoon Lagoon part 2
Typhoon Lagoon part 2The lagoon itself is brilliant it is so big I haven’t seen anything like it in the UK, if you don’t like the deep water the lagoon opens out into a wide shallow bay which is great for the younger children or grown up...
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Typhoon Lagoon part 1
Typhoon Lagoon Part 1Our first trip to a Disney water park was to Typhoon Lagoon many years ago, it was our very first trip to Florida to experience the whole Disney adventureAfter a few days hurriedly experiencing the theme parks we ...
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A Most Spectacular Show – La Nouba
The reputation of Cirque Du Soleil is world renown – and up until this summer I had yet to experience it. Having persuaded my husband and two daughters, who are both musical and gymnasts that they would enjoy it, I bought tickets for the evening show...
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Disney for Those with Special Needs
Disney for those with Special NeedsDisney World is a magical place and need be no less so for those with special needs. If you have any concerns your first port of call should be to Guest Relations located at the entrance to all the parks. He...
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Segway Tour at Epcot
We have visited the Disney Parks a few times before, and fancied doing something a little different. After a little research we found the little advertised Segway Tour and decided to give it a go. There are two tours available every day,...
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Senior Moments At Disney
We love going to Florida as much now as we did almost 20 years ago. In fact the anticipation is greater than ever as we look forward to our familiar favourites and eagerly await new adventures. However, despite the rejuvenating effect of th...
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All Things Disney!
We are ‘Disney fanatics’ in our family and love all things Disney. But did you know that there are lots of other Disney attractions apart from the theme parks? Of course, if this is your first visit you will probably want to spend most of your ...
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Eating Out in Magic Kingdom, Florida
A lot is spoken about the price of eating out in the Disney parks but in Magic Kingdom there are a lot of options. We’ve not tried them all yet but we are getting there!! Like all the Disney parks there are various stalls and cafes serving ...
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Cirque du Soleil, Orlando. La Nouba
Staying at our villa last year, we wondered how to celebrate our Mum & Dad’s 50th Wedding Anniversary. There is quite a wide age range in the family so finding something special that would appeal to a 7-year-old and a 76-year-old was quite a c...
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Christmas at Disney
My favourite time of the year to visit Walt Disney World is in December, preferable before Christmas week when it becomes far too busy. You can enjoy the same Christmas attractions but without the crowds by visiting during the first two weeks in D...
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Downtown Disney-12
Downtown Disney isn't a theme park but is well worth a visit. Set round a lake, it consists of 3 areas, Disney Marketplace, Disney West Side, and the adult playground of Pleasure Island. You can't miss Downtown Disney as you approach it, yo...
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