The Top 5 Outdoor Bars at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando is decidedly more adult oriented than Walt Disney World, and honestly that's why I love the occasional getaway there. For my latest contribution to Orlando Informer, I created a countdown of the Top 5 Outdoor Bars at Universal Orlando. Cheers and enjoy! http://www.orlandoinformer.com/2013/the-big-5-top-five-outdoor-bars-universal-orlando/  

Florida Life, Orlando

Signs of Halloween in Orlando

  And so it begins.  The kids just started school again, the lull in tourism creeps in for the next month, and that means one thing.  It is time to get ready for Halloween in Orlando.  As is customary in Orlando, Halloween and Christmas start early.  Maximize that revenue baby!  Every year I look forward… Continue reading Signs of Halloween in Orlando

My Second Homes, Orlando

How Harry Potter Changed Theme Parks Forever

Harry Potter cast his spell.  The world waited on the edge of their seats as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (WWHP) was set to open. When it opened this new land changed theme parks forever. Universal Orlando's Islands of Adventure already offered exciting thrill rides and technologically advanced wonders such as the Amazing Adventures of… Continue reading How Harry Potter Changed Theme Parks Forever


New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

First came the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and theme parks were changed forever.  This themed land inside Universal's Islands of Adventure represented the first time a domestic theme park re-created a world inside a movie in perfect detail.  Then came Cars Land in Disney's California Adventure - AMAZING!  Now the world waits for "New… Continue reading New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date


An Unexpected Adventure

We stepped out of the tropical atmosphere of Margaritaville Cafe Orlando and into the Florida heat.  To be truthful, the two rounds of margaritas were working their magic.  We breathed in deep and surveyed the excitement of City Walk.  "Wanna go to Islands of Adventure and buy an annual pass?", he asked.  I called my… Continue reading An Unexpected Adventure