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Boca Raton
You always need a car in Florida and having a car gives you the opportunity to take highway 1 due south from West Palm Beach to Boca Raton. The ride down highway one is typical of America, you pass through many small-medium sized towns of low...
Viewed 3271 times since 1 September 2008.

Madiera Beach and Johns Pass Village Boardwalk.
We always like to visit the beaches in Florida and one of our favourite places is Madeira Beach which is located in Pinellas County on the Gulf coast of Florida. Madeira Beach is located about half way between St Pete`s and Clearwater beaches...
Viewed 3757 times since 1 September 2008.

Travelling Light
Airlines are really moving the goal posts these days with all their changes to luggage allowances. First they decided to start charging for extra luggage (if they can take extra luggage if you pay more, then it is not a matter of safe...
Viewed 1322 times since 27 August 2015.

A Leisurely Day in the Cocoa Beach Area Part 1
When we visited our villa in March 2011 we were delighted to experience great weather particularly hot for that time of year. Having been to various Theme parks during the first week of our stay we decided Orlando was getting very warm and we decided...
Viewed 2567 times since 2 November 2011.

Ponce De Leon lighthouse.
The Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse Museum was built in 1887 and is one of only a few lighthouses left in the United States. You start your visit at the entrance buildings which houses a gift shop, rest rooms and library. This was built only 1...
Viewed 2867 times since 4 August 2010.

Sunset Ridge
Sunset Ridge Sunset Ridge is a small gated community about ½ mile South of the intersection of the I-4 and the US 27. The community cannot be seen from the US27 so the conveniently located Outpost 27 Tourist Information Centre, with its distin...
Viewed 3017 times since 10 June 2010.

The Armed Forces Military Museum.
If you are an ex serviceman or if you just have an interest in The Military then I would like to tell you about the largest such museum in Florida. The Armed Forces Museum is in Largo, about one and a half hours or so from your lovely theme park ...
Viewed 1911 times since 13 April 2013.

Where to Shop in Florida Part 1
So much choice – so little time! Florida really is a shopper’s paradise. There is a huge variety from shopping Malls to Outlet Centres to small strips of shops as well as the numerous souvenir shops – no one should be short of a Disney T-...
Viewed 2378 times since 8 February 2011.

A teen’s vital tips for a long plane ride to Florida
1. Layers One thing I learned while traveling from wet, damp Scotland in the slushy winter to sunny, beautiful Florida is if you don’t make sure you can go from cozy warm to tropical cool in a second you will be uncomfortable. Wear sweatpa...
Viewed 2181 times since 12 August 2012.

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival
EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival The EPCOT food and wine festival is held every year at EPCOT and takes place all around the World show case lagoon. While the exact dates change slightly each year it normally includes all of Oc...
Viewed 2102 times since 4 March 2012.

Restaurant Guide - Cheesecake Factory
One of our favourites places to eat (my goodness, there are so many! ) is the Cheesecake Factory. We had tried the one in San Francisco, the one in Las Vegas and the one in Hawaii and were determined to give it a shot in Orlando. In the other...
Viewed 3477 times since 1 September 2008.

A Minivan or Grand Caravan - a rental car of choice.
To a British ‘audience’ the phrase “Minivan” conjures up an image of a vintage Austin Mini estate that was popular with plumbers, window cleaners et. al circa 1970 driven with attitude similarly the term “Grand Caravan” sounds like something out of a...
Viewed 2700 times since 17 November 2011.

Visiting Florida for the first time
Visiting Florida for the first time can seem quite daunting. There are many choices of accommodation to start with there are hotels and villas for rent. On this site all the villas are verified so you know when you book one of these ...
Viewed 3270 times since 2 November 2010.

Fueling up in Orlando
When collecting your car at MCO (or any other inbound airport )it will have a full tank of fuel. This may be included in your rental package ( when hiring through US CarHire the gold inclusive option includes a full tank of fuel) or, if not included,...
Viewed 1167 times since 15 January 2016.

Comic books
As we all know America is the home of the comic book, Marvel, DC, Superman, Batman etc, and the spin off movies become bigger and better with X men and the Avengers. Florida has its fair share of comic book fairs and conventions which attracts many v...
Viewed 2561 times since 13 October 2011.

Arts Park at Young Circle Hollywood Beach.
During the overview article on Hollywood Beach, we touched briefly on Arts Park at Young Circle. However, this wonderful waterfront park, deserves a longer look. During the first decade of the 2000s, no less than 5 million dollars has bee...
Viewed 1856 times since 27 March 2013.

Lover’s key state park
Lover’s Key may sound like a ‘make-out’ point from a 1950’s American teen movie but in reality it’s a popular state park on the west coast of Florida. Situated a short drive from Bonita Springs near Fort Myers, it provides a great day out for Familie...
Viewed 2452 times since 13 October 2011.

Outlet Shopping Pt 2
If you have visited Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores and haven’t yet had your fill of outlet shopping, turn right out of the exit and travel two or three miles until you reach Little Lake Bryan on the right hand side of the road, (alternatively travel...
Viewed 2920 times since 12 August 2010.

Charley's Steak House
Every so often in life you make a mistake. Some mistakes are big and costly, some small and insignificant. Once in a while a mistake ends up influencing your life for the better. One November night we made such a mistake. After changing our current d...
Viewed 3444 times since 1 September 2008.

A must for motor fans - Daytona USA
We were on our way up to Jacksonville from Miami when we decided to stop off at Daytona Beach for the afternoon. After spending some time just mooching around and doing a bit of window shopping on the waterfront, we made our way inland to the famous ...
Viewed 3094 times since 1 September 2008.

Farmers Market at Mt Dora.
Do you like Mt Dora? we do not like it. . . . we LOVE it! If you have never been to this charming historic town, do not let the name worry you; no mountains in sight, just a gentle hill! This quaint little town has a gorgeous ...
Viewed 2062 times since 20 July 2012.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach
I have to admit to being rather nervous around water and for this reason it was quite a few years before I decided to venture to a water park with my family. I had absolutely no need to be afraid of anything. My visit to Disney’s Blizzard beach was t...
Viewed 3426 times since 1 September 2008.

A Day At The Space Coast
Cocoa Beach calls itself the East Coasts surfing capital. The famous Ron Jon Surf shop with its neon lights and beach bum sports figure sculptures dominates the motels restaurants and surf shops along its main street. This surf palace has a...
Viewed 3330 times since 1 September 2008.

Tarpon Springs (6)
Tarpon Springs is a small town on the Gulf Coast about half an hour's drive north of Clearwater. If you fancy a different day out - to get away from the razzmatazz of the Disney Parks - what better than a ride out to the Gulf Coast and Tarpon ...
Viewed 3728 times since 1 September 2008.

Winter Park
We have been visiting the Orlando area for the last 12 years and although we love the theme parks and shopping malls sometimes we just like to do something a little different. For the last few years we have tried to fit a visit to the beautiful c...
Viewed 3357 times since 1 September 2008.

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