Tagged with vacation

Surviving the Holidays in Orlando

Surviving the Holidays in Orlando

All is calm. All is bright.  Only one of these statements can be used to accurately describe the holidays at Orlando. With so many holiday events in Orlando between the awe-inspiring attractions to the deck-the-halls-extravaganza in the hotels, all is bright indeed. The holiday season in itself can be stressful, and as magical as Orlando … Continue reading

Get Some R&R: Kids Want It

Get Some R&R: Kids Want It

So many times I hear from families who express their post-vacation exhaustion. Say it with me now, “I need a vacation from my vacation”. This statement really saddens me.  Vacation in Orlando is not always inexpensive (to put it nicely), and though I believe it is worth every penny, I think it is important to … Continue reading

Appreciation for Animal Kingdom

Appreciation for Animal Kingdom

It may not be the most attended of Disney’s theme parks, but it is very dear to me. Disney’s Animal Kingdom is the largest of the Disney parks and could be considered the most underrated. The wild child of the Disney theme park family, offers unique entertainment, a few thrilling rides, and distinctive details not … Continue reading

Dining Diversions

Dining Diversions

Munching on out-of-the-ordinary food is part of the fun when visiting Orlando’s theme parks.  However, there is a lot of discovery and relaxation to be had when taking a break from the theme parks for a short bit to head to one of the nearby restaurants.  You can enhance your day in the parks by … Continue reading

New Fantasyland – Official Opening Date

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

Quick tips for Magic Kingdom

Quick tips for Magic Kingdom

There are so many tips and tricks that I have to offer for a magical visit to Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. However, who has an attention span that would last that long? Here now is a short collection of tips for visiting the most attended theme park in the world. Yes, you did … Continue reading

An Unexpected Adventure

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

A Very Happy Hour at Margaritaville

A Very Happy Hour at Margaritaville

Disclaimer: This post was written in 2012. Sadly the Lone Palm Airport bar no longer offers Happy Hour. But it’s still one of my favorite places in Orlando and this post is a snapshot of the day my husband and I became Universal Orlando Annual Passholders because we enjoyed ourselves too much at Lone Palm. … Continue reading