Orlando Restaurants – Where to eat?

Orlando is so much more than just theme parks! Although we didn’t visit loads of Orlando Restaurants I thought the easiest way to discuss them was to do a round up post of what we thought were the best orlando restaurants. Dennys The Dennys chain restaurant is the king of breakfasts. Although we visited 2Continue reading “Orlando Restaurants – Where to eat?”

Virgin Atlantic Flights to Florida – Is Premium really worth pushing the budget for?

When we were looking for Florida holidays we decided to book with Virgin holidays which meant we would having Virgin Atlantic flights to Florida. We decided to fly different classes for the 2 flights – Economy Delight for the outbound flight and Premium for our overnight return flight, we weren’t disappointed with our choices! FromContinue reading “Virgin Atlantic Flights to Florida – Is Premium really worth pushing the budget for?”

Encore Resort Reunion Florida Private Villa Rental

For our trip to Florida we opted to stay at Encore Resort Reunion in a Villa with private pool – we felt this would work better for us as there were 11 of us (4 adults and 7 children!) the idea of being stuck in hotel rooms didn’t really appeal! We booked through Virgin HolidaysContinue reading “Encore Resort Reunion Florida Private Villa Rental”

Blizzard Beach – Beach day without the sandy mess!

We knew we wanted to squeeze in a water park and as Typhoon Lagoon is closed and its $20 (£15) to park (!) at Volcano Bay so we decided to go to Blizzard Beach. The weather was looking good with highs of 23, so not too hot either. We thought we would only spend aContinue reading “Blizzard Beach – Beach day without the sandy mess!”

Lights, Camera, Action It’s Hollywood Studios Time!

We were most excited about visiting Hollywood Studios, it’s one park I do remember from when I visited in 1994 (When I was 9!) And again when we visited in 2019.  All information & exchange rates are correct at the time of our visit (28th November) Prices exclude tax I’m going to start off withContinue reading “Lights, Camera, Action It’s Hollywood Studios Time!”

Animal Kingdom Orlando Florida

Next stop – Animal Kingdom! I love the Animal Kingdom, firstly because it’s a great park, but also because there is lots of shade. Animal Kingdom is a zoological park based over 580 acres it is not only the largest of the Disney parks but also the largest theme park in the world. All information &Continue reading “Animal Kingdom Orlando Florida”

Visiting Magic Kingdom during Covid

Today was our first ‘park’ day and we obviously had to start with the big one – Magic Kingdom. This was a super long day for us as we got there at just after 8am and stayed right though to the Fireworks at 8pm. All information is correct as of our visit on 24th NovemberContinue reading “Visiting Magic Kingdom during Covid”

Day 1 at Disney Springs & Wendys

Today we thought we would ease ourselves in gently to Florida time so didn’t book any parks in. We decided to just see how we felt after some sleep. Today we will be visiting Walmart, Disney Springs and Wendys! Walmart Gaz, My sister and her partner headed off to Walmart for food while I stayedContinue reading “Day 1 at Disney Springs & Wendys”

Travelling to the USA? Is it easy as (American) Pie?

We love travelling to the USA. We have travelled to America several times in the past but as it has finally reopened post Covid restrictions this is our first time having to navigate the absolute minefield of requirements to enter. I am going to try and simplify it for you here based on our experiences,Continue reading “Travelling to the USA? Is it easy as (American) Pie?”