Easing Nervous Visitors onto Theme Park Rides
I realise this may sound like a strange topic, but I expect many of you are travelling with someone who is nervous of the attractions. Some don’t like the fast motion, others don’t like being jolted and others will suffer from vertigo. ...
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What has Florida got for older teens and young adults?
As we’ve grown older and the appeal of meeting Mickey and friends has worn off a little, the idea of Busch Gardens and Universal’s Islands of Adventure has become more exciting. Busch Gardens has loads of huge rollercoasters including Sheikra and Mon...
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Top Tips for The Parks
So it is your first time in Florida and you want to make the most of your days spent in the wonderful parks. Firstly, book your tickets in advance so you save some dollars and do not have to queue. Use the O. V. link for this as you g...
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How to get the best out of your Orlando holiday.
There is so much to do in the Orlando area that you will need to do a bit of planning to make sure you see all the best bits and what all the various members of your family want to do. If you just arrive and think “Now what”? you may be a bit overwhe...
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Best Time to visit Florida
When to visit Florida is very often determined by your childrens school holidays, however if that is not an issue then these tips should help you pick the best time to visit. To avoid the crowds on your Florida holiday, beware of peak seasons...
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Safety in the Florida Sunshine
If you have never been anywhere other than Europe for your holiday you will need to treat the Florida sunshine very differently. It is exactly like the tropics and sunburn can be very dangerous not just painful. Too often, a day in the Florid...
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Travelling to Florida with a wheelchair
Do you want to go to Florida for your dream holiday but have a family member like us who is unable to walk any distance who needs a wheelchair to get around, that may stop you going? Even worse, would be that person staying at home so you can have yo...
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Planning a Trip to Orlando, Florida
A holiday to Florida needs a bit of planning. There is so much to do that it’s a good idea to plan ahead or you can feel quite overwhelmed by all the choices you have. You can either choose to plan an itinerary for every day of your holiday or decide...
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Christmas in Orlando? Why you should book now
You may think this is a funny subject to address now, just when the summer is about to start, but if you are thinking of going to Orlando for Christmas, now is the time to book. Havn’t decided yet? Here are just a few of the reasons why you s...
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Do’s and don’t’s when selecting what to do in Orlando
With a limited time and so much to do in Orlando it would be helpful to have some idea what each attraction is all about. Different age groups will want different things to do. For example if all you want to do is lie on a beach and relax for 2 weeks...
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How to get the best out of your holiday in Florida
Just knowing a few little tricks will help you get the best you can out of your holiday in Florida. Here are my top ten tips. If you are under 25 or indeed if you just look under 30, always carry photo ID on you. This applies especially i...
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Getting the best out of the theme parks
There is an art to doing the theme parks and getting the most enjoyment out of them. First, shoes! It is essential you wear the most comfortable shoes you possess as you will be on your feet for most of the day. High heels are a complete no, ...
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What to pack for your villa holiday
A holiday in a villa is slightly different to one in a hotel. When you have a holiday in a self catering villa as opposed to a hotel, you will need to think differently. Your first stop will be to the supermarket to stock up on staples at lea...
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First time driving in Florida
If you are apprehensive about driving in Florida for the first time, here are a few pieces of information that I think may help. Always carry your drivers licence in the car with you as this is the law in Florida and keep your rental papers i...
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'Must See'in the Theme Parks
Things not to be missed at the theme parksThe fireworks at Epcot. Illuminations: Reflections of Earth is a fireworks and laser light show at Epcot and can be seen from all around the lagoon in the World Showcase but canny exper...
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Shows not to be missed at the Theme Parks
You may think fireworks are just for children and when you have seen one display you have seen them all. Trust me – this does not apply to the fireworks at Epcot. I hear so many returning visitors saying “Oh we didn’t bother to stay for the fireworks...
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The Best (and worst) Rides in the Theme Parks
Of course I can only comment on the rides I have done myself, but after 30 years of visiting Disney parks, I have done most. However I have never done the thrill seeker rides that turn you inside out and upside down. Having said that, ...
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Planning your trip to Orlando
We all like to plan for our holidays, but planning a trip to Disneyworld is slightly more involved. If this is your first trip to Disney you will need to plan your days out whilst in Florida and not just for the journey. Unlike your normal ho...
Viewed 3576 times since 27 March 2009.

Advice on Theme Parks
Advice from an expert (me!) on theme parks I have been going to Orlando for 30 years now, have owned a villa for 10 years and still have not grown tired of theme parks. I love ‘em! Therefore I feel very qualified to advise you on how to appro...
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Honeymoon in Orlando
Although many see Orlando as a children’ s magical playground, it is also geared up to adults and couples wanting some romance and alone time and is today one of the top wedding and honeymoon destinations in the world. A honeymoon in Or...
Viewed 3964 times since 2 January 2009.

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