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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 2214 times since 17 November 2011.

Visit Lake Louisa State Park
As you head north along Highway 27 you will come across Lake Louisa State Park which is a beautiful and peaceful gathering of 6 glistening lakes and scenic landscape that spreads itself over gently sloping hills. The Palatlakaha River, which ...
Viewed 1958 times since 26 November 2010.

What to see in Pinellas County
What to see in and around Pinellas County. Clearwater: Visitors will soon understand Clearwater’s nickname - The Sparkling City. The waters from the Gulf sparkle in the daily sunshine, and water sports are around in abundance. It is a gro...
Viewed 1299 times since 18 March 2013.

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...
Viewed 1628 times since 6 September 2012.

A visit to Marineland in St Augustine
Marineland in St Augustine, Florida is the world’s first oceanarium and has a Dolphin Conservation Center , which is a 1. 3 million gallon series of dolphin habitats and is a great place to go and have a really ‘up close’ encounter with these beautif...
Viewed 2910 times since 1 September 2008.

Thai Thani – A Restaurant with a difference!
If you have ever been to Orlando and wanted to try something completely different, and you enjoy Asian food, then Thai Thani Restaurant could be just what you are looking for. On our recent trip to Orlando some friends surprised us with an ev...
Viewed 2859 times since 10 April 2009.

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 2433 times since 10 June 2010.

Angell Phillips Cafe
Florida does fine dining in a casual environment very well and this is perfect when you are on holiday. You can find one such establishment is in Daytona and I think you may enjoy this place after a day trip to the beach. Daytona is only an h...
Viewed 2122 times since 28 October 2010.

Silver Springs Theme Park
If you want a break from Disney but the family would still like to go to a Theme Park Silver Springs is well worth a visit. The Park is open from 10.00am – 5.00pm all year round. This 350-acre nature theme park, which surrounds the headwaters ...
Viewed 4338 times since 1 September 2008.

American Footbal - Tampa Bay Buccanners
My husband has always like watching American Football, and for some reason has always followed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last Christmas when we were in Florida he wanted to go and see them play in Tampa. We booked our tickets from their websit...
Viewed 2648 times since 1 September 2008.

Kentucky: A road trip through the state - Part 17
Kentucky – a road trip through the state:- part 17 It’s now standard practice to char the inside of the oak barrels that the spirit matures in but when did it start? The earliest record of this charring of a barrel can be found in a le...
Viewed 562 times since 8 February 2016.

Disney World through the eyes of a two year old boy - part 2
Climbing up the Swiss Family Robinson’s tree house was great fun, all small boys like to climb and he is no exception. We had trouble getting him of this to go and do other things. The highlight of the day was, and suspect is for most...
Viewed 874 times since 23 December 2013.

Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 35
If you have managed to work your way through all the other articles in this trip then at this point I feel I must own up to a slight use of artistic licence. Kentucky is quite a small state which is what made this trip possible withou...
Viewed 535 times since 25 March 2016.

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...
Viewed 674 times since 8 February 2016.

Kentucky: a road trip through the state - Part 26
Spectacular horse farms have been part of the Bluegrass Region since it was first settled, and so have horse farm visitors. There are about 450 horse farms in the region with about 150 in Lexington/Fayette County. They' re all working farms which mea...
Viewed 646 times since 21 March 2016.

Carrabba’s – Our Favourite Italian Restaurant
We were introduced to Carrabba’s on our first visit to Orlando when we were buying our villa and we have returned there at least once each visit since then. We generally go to the one on the 192 just west of the Formosa Gardens area. It is popular so...
Viewed 3380 times since 1 September 2008.

Kenedy Space Center
This is located 45 minutes from Orlando and is well worth a visit although not really suitable for very young children. Kenedy is open all year except Christmas Day and some special launch days. Some of our guests who went for a launch, no...
Viewed 3826 times since 1 September 2008.

Early December at Treasure Island
Any month is a good month to go to Florida but one of our favourite times of year has to be early December. If there is ever a month to get a bargain in air fares it is likely to be at that time as long as you return home before Christmas. ...
Viewed 930 times since 7 January 2015.

Hialeah to Gainseville: what's in a name?
And here are some more of the origin of Florida place names Lets start with Hialeah in Hillsborough County. Again this has its origins in Muskogee and it translates thus; haiyakpo is a prairie and hili means pretty so there we are, pretty ...
Viewed 1386 times since 7 January 2012.

Airboat Rides in The Everglades
We have visited Florida many, many times but have never ventured any further south than Orlando. With so much to do in the area why would you ever need to go anywhere else? Well, how wrong can you be and we found this out during our recent two-week t...
Viewed 3373 times since 1 September 2008.

Cruising – Hiring a Car in Cozumel
One of the most interesting parts of a cruise is deciding what you want to see when your ship arrives in port. You can, of course, play safe and go with a tour organized by your cruise company, but Cozumel is one port where you can easily hire a car ...
Viewed 2462 times since 4 April 2009.

Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum in New York – Part 1
If you happen to visit New York City there are plenty of attractions that vie for your attention. However if you like recent history, and especially aircraft, then a visit to Intrepid Museum is a must. The museum is an educational and cultural non-pr...
Viewed 603 times since 1 June 2016.

Boca Ciega Millenium Park.
Boca Ciega Millenium Park is one of Pinellas Counties wonderful parks. There are 12 in all. This park, as the name suggests, is one of the newer parks and they have created a Time Capsule to be opened, and added to, every hundred years. Not ...
Viewed 1146 times since 13 April 2013.

Olde Winter Park
Situated about 2 miles off the I4, U. S President Chester Alan Arthur (1881–85) described Olde Winter Park as the prettiest place in Florida, and if he visited today he may still be of that opinion. Develop rapidly from 1880, when the railroad track ...
Viewed 1521 times since 24 March 2013.

DeLeon Springs State Park
A trip to Deleon Springs State Park is well worth the drive from the Davenport / Kissimmee area. Situated north of Orlando and close to Blue Spring Park -the home of the manatee -Deleon Springs is easily reached by taking I-4 to exit 114 then followi...
Viewed 2728 times since 1 September 2008.

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