Winter Breaks in Florida
I am as mystified as the majority of people on the subject of Global Warming, but one thing I do know is that the further north you live in America, the colder it gets. It follows then that to recharge the batteries in the warm sunshine, a vi...
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Visiting Florida with Disabilities
Visiting Florida with DisabilitiesWhen visiting Florida the disabled do seem to be looked after, whether it is mobility, or visual disabilities help is available in all the parks. In every show there is a separate area for disabled pe...
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Useful Tips for Visiting Florida
Florida seems to have it all – endless beaches, warm seas, year-round sunshine and world-acclaimed theme parks offering days of family fun. When you scratch beneath the surface, Florida has even more to offer. Natural Florida can be experienced on th...
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Pre Plan Your trip
Planning your trip to Florida, if you have never been before, can be a bit of a concern. Apart from the obvious sun clothes and swimsuits do remember to pack some very comfortable shoes – you will be doing a great deal of walking. Also, don’t be temp...
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Beat the Heat
The winter months can be wonderfully warm and is a perfect time to visit Florida. However, if you visit during the hot summer months, there are many things you can do to help keep cool in the summer heat. Take a break. It' s a great w...
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Five Things You Must See, Do and Eat at Disney
Wishes Nighttime SpectacularThe crowds gather, the lights dim and Jiminy Cricket starts his narration telling us how dreams really do come true. Tinkerbell flies in front of the castle and the eagerly awaited show in the sky burst into action...
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Flying with Monarch from Manchester to Sanford
Flying with Monarch from Manchester to SanfordWe had heard lots of horror stories about Monarch, food bad, delays, old aircraft, bad on board service, etc etc, but when we were pricing up for our annual working holiday at our villa, we were s...
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Safety on holiday
Safety in OrlandoNo one wants their holiday ruined by an accident that can be avoided if care is taken. Here are some things that might seem obvious but not always. First, children. Children in cars in Florida must have a child seat a...
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Things to do in Tarpon Springs
Tarpon Springs Aquarium is located in Dodecaneses Boulevard and is open from 10 a. m. to 5 p. m. daily except sunday when they open at a slightly later hour. Here you can see sharks, tarpon and the jew fish which is an endangered species. Try...
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General Tips For Theme Parks
Some tips to help you get the most out of your day at the Theme Parks. Where possible buy your tickets before you go to the parks, you will probably get them a bit cheaper but more importantly save time queuing at the Ticketing Booths.Viewed 3480 times since 24 May 2010.
Things to do in Orlando in cool weather
Having been a regular traveller to Florida for the past 20 years, I find myself in the unusual situation of being here during what is the longest spell of cold weather for many years now. However, if you are planning a visit, then please remember tha...
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Christmas in Florida
Christmas in Florida is simply magical! If you are used to a cold Christmas season, the first thing that will appeal to you is the weather! Imagine spending Christmas Day relaxing by the pool in temperatures in the 80s! Sipping champagne in t...
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Orlando Theme parks with small children
We have been travelling to Orlando with our daughter since she was 3 months old. On her first visit to Magic Kingdom she was 15 months old and not yet walking. She had a wonderful time and enjoyed seeing the shows, parades and all the charact...
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Speed And Signs
Florida 'Standard ' speed limitsMunicipal speed areas = 30mph Business or Residential Area = 30 mph Rural Interstate Limited = 70 mph Limited access highways = 70 mph All other roads and highways = 55 mph* Viewed 4208 times since 1 September 2008.
Packing for your vacation
Ok so you have booked the villa, bought the park tickets, and hired the car. Time to pack!!!If this is your first time staying in a villa you will be pleasantly surprised how little you actually have to take with you. Us Brits tend to pa...
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Taking Older Teenagers To Orlando
Little kids love everything about a Disney holiday. It is just magic for them. But as a mother of kids now 17, 23 and 25 years, I have been through the period with each when they were fed up with Mickey but not quite old enough for Ibi...
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