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A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

Everyone knows the big three Orlando theme park giants: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. But there are many wonderful attractions throughout Central Florida besides the big three. One of those attractions, Legoland Florida, provides a much more relaxed and intimate theme park experience. First let me state that Legoland Florida is a great… Continue reading A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

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Explore the Hidden Details of Universal Studio’s San Francisco Backlot

Over the past few months I have combed over each of the three backlot themed areas of Universal Studios Florida. I have snapped hundreds of pictures and researched countless details throughout the park to share with you. That's what I love about theme parks: the details! For my latest contribution to Orlando Informer, join me… Continue reading Explore the Hidden Details of Universal Studio’s San Francisco Backlot

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Orlando’s top five theme park Christmas shops

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, yet in certain spots within Orlando's theme parks the holiday spirit can be found year-round. Join me on a tour and top five countdown of Orlando's theme park Christmas shops. Click here to read the countdown, my latest OrlandoInformer.com contribution.   http://www.orlandoinformer.com/2013/big-5-top-five-christmas-shops-in-orlando-theme-parks/

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All in the Details: Hooray for Hollywood at Universal Studios Florida

Universal Studios Florida, to put it simply, is a celebration of Hollywood that offers plenty of movie-based, action-packed thrills to draw thousands of guests daily.  However for me, a non-thrill seeker, there is something else that attracts me. It’s the details and theming; it’s the main reason I am a theme park fan. For my… Continue reading All in the Details: Hooray for Hollywood at Universal Studios Florida

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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/  

Articles, Orlando

Orlando is a Foodie Town, and here’s ten ways to prove it!

What a week in my world it has been. I can't wait to get back in the swing of things. And to kick off the weekend, I just had to share this article with my Florida Lifers. Orlando is best known for the theme parks, of course. But, I have said over and over again… Continue reading Orlando is a Foodie Town, and here’s ten ways to prove it!

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Do Dreams Come True in Orlando?

There are many times I fall in love with living in Orlando all over again. But, there are times when being an Orlando Native means challenge and heartbreak.  The most emotionally challenging aspect of being an Orlando Native is the comings and goings of people. Much like New York City, Nashville, Miami, or Hollywood, Orlando attracts… Continue reading Do Dreams Come True in Orlando?

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First Look: Splitsville at Downtown Disney

There has been a hole in my heart ever since Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney closed.  This why I go to Universal CityWalk rather frequently.  Disney fans all over the world are anxiously waiting for Splitsville to open.  It will open at the former site of the Virgin Megastore.  For more info on what Splitsville… Continue reading First Look: Splitsville at Downtown Disney