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Disneyworld......a history.

They call Disneyworld the happiest place on earth and they are not far wrong. It should perhaps more properly be called Walt Disney World Resort, but hey, we all know it as Disneyworld, don' t we? The inspiration for a theme park da...
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How to stop sea sickness – Part 3

If you think or know you that you may have a problem then do not waiting until the last minute before you do something as it always better to prevent the problem rather than trying to cure it. A year to a month before departure start ...
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My favourite stores in Orlando

My favourite store in Orlando is J C Penny and in particular the one in The Florida Mall. Every time I visit they are having a sale and whenever I think I have had a good bargain, I get to the till to find they have taken even more money off. My aver...
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Drive from West Palm Beach to Naples.

After four day’s in West Palm Beach we took to the road again, this time the 441 south towards Fort Lauderdale, we were on our way to the gulf coast and to the resort of Naples. On route we found ourselves skirting around Fort Lauderdale to t...
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Where to Shop in Florida Part 3

In part 2 of these guides I mentioned that if we did not find what we were looking for, or if we just wanted to do more shopping, after we left Premium Outlets just off the I4 we go to Prime Outlets which is located on the original Belz site at the e...
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Florida Mall Part 1

Florida Mall Part 1 Shopping in Florida is one of the most pleasant and rewarding pastimes that I know of on a trip to the Sunshine State. Pleasant, because I love shopping, and rewarding because of all the money I save. In general most go...
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The magic of Christmas in Florida

Walt Disney World is not the only sensational sight at Christmas time. Once you have cleared the (still humourless) customs hall, you will come across the most enormous Christmas tree you have ever seen in the airport terminal. As you drive along thr...
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Daytona Beach

“Turn right. You' ve got six miles of beach to park on”, said the parking attendant. Where were we? Daytona Beach. So we turned right onto the fine, pale sand that stretched before us under the morning sun. With the car parked, and our to...
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Deck the Halls at Celebration - part 2

The young skaters have to observe the rules that are printed on the side of the chalet and these are strictly enforced. Skates are provided to fit each child and they must be returned to the chalet at the end of the skating session. Along...
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Poland: An Overview - Part 1

If you have travelled in Europe and not been to Poland then you have missed out in a big way. The country is currently transforming itself but can still draw on more than 1000 years of history. In this article, I will take a look at what I think are ...
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Olive Garden

The Olive Garden is an Italian restaurant chain which has branches all over Orlando and the surrounding areas. It’s building is very Italian with plates on the walls, vast selections of wines and pictures and murals of Italy on all the walls. Even th...
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Canada: Coast to coast by train – Part 2

Halifax to Montréal Halifax, Nova Scotia is a resonant place to begin any train journey across Canada, it also has a great Scottish heritage that is displayed in numerous places. It was the por...
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Blue Springs

Just north of Orlando at Orange City (Junction 114 on the I4) is a little piece of unspoiled Florida that delights under the name of Blue Springs. Here there is no huge entrance charge, (just $5 per car), no parades, no characters just peace, tranqui...
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Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 16

Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 16 Over the next three parts of this article I have tried to cover some of the more important things that have happened which have affected the way the Bourbon industry has grown and matu...
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Lake Louisa State Park

If you are looking for a little bit of peace and tranquillity away from the hustle and bustle of US192 and the theme parks then a couple of hours at Lake Louisa State Park should do the trick. Located on US27 just seven miles north of US192 L...
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Mount Dora

Mount Dora is a charming little town about 35 miles north of Orlando and is a true Mecca for antique collectors. There are probably more interesting and varied antique dealers per square foot than any other place in Florida. To top that off, nearb...
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Avignon, France - Part 1

If you fancy getting away what better than a trip to the historic and gastronomic Provençal city of Avignon. It is an easy train journey or short flight away and is ideal for that long weekend break you have been promising yourself. W...
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Niagara Falls - Voyage to the Falls

When viewing Niagara Falls from either side of the US/Canadian border you cannot fail to notice the seemingly tiny boats sailing relentlessly up and down the Niagara River to the base of Horseshoe Falls and for many this is an absolute must when visi...
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City of Thessaloniki - Part 1

Thessaloniki was founded in 315bc by Cassander, the king of ancient Macedon and named after his wife. Thessaloniki is the capital of Macedonia and the second largest city of Greece. , Thessaloniki, half-sister of Alexander the Great. It means Victory...
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The Singing Tower

The Singing Tower is the wonderful Carillon Tower at the equally lovely Bok Gardens. Bok Tower sits on the highest point of Florida and is over 60 metres high and is 16 square metres at the foundation level. The views from the far side of...
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America’s wild spaces - Part 8

CONGAREE is in the state of South Carolina and has an area of 107sq km. This is the place to go for wildlife watching, canoeing and hiking, it was created in 2003. Foragers and fishermen may have appreciated it in preh...
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Salute Restaurant, Key West - Part 2

Continued from part 1 After two lovely lunches we had not intended to go to Salute again but on our third evening we were going on a sunset cruise and knew that we would be arriving back in the Centre of Key West at dinner time, a bit ...
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Typhoon Lagoon Refurbished Part 1

Over recent years we had always gone to Blizzard Beach as our favourite Water Park but when we visited in March it was closed for refurbishment so we decided to go to Typhoon Lagoon. We had a late flight back on a Saturday night and as my...
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The Swiss Family Robinson Tree House at Magic Kingdom

Many years ago, as a child I was taken to the cinema to watch that wonderful adventure film, ‘The Swiss Family Robinson, ’ starring amongst others, that great actor, John Mills. Having been shipwrecked, this family of five, including sons Fritz, Erns...
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Goa - Part 2

The Portuguese took their time in Goa, profiting from the spice trade for almost 500 years until they finally relinquished the colony to India in 1961. A few years later the hippies arrived. Their lifestyle involved a sarong, a spliff, a hammock, and...
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