Monday, November 28, 2011

Kennedy Space Center Florida-Next Stop Mars! Become an Astronaut of the Future.

After the successful launch of the rocket to Mars mission from Kennedy Space Center in Florida last week, youngsters may be interested in finding out more about becoming an astronaut at ‘Camp Kennedy Space Center’ they can have this opportunity, taught by specially trained and certified teachers.

The week long summer day camp programme offers:- meeting and talking to astronauts, touring the Kennedy space Center, experiencing, imagining and interacting with teams to investigate space travel in the future, design space exploration vehicles, take part in space shuttle mission simulations and learn the challenges faced with space exploration.

Ages 8-14

Open June To August 2012.

Hours: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Payment in advance: $295 per week.

Friday, November 25, 2011

I-Ride Trolley.

For getting around the International Drive area in Orlando Florida there is a transport system called the I-Ride Trolley. It gives guests easy access to the attractions and theme parks in the neighbourhood.

This highly successful transport system has been operating since 1997 and used by thousands of vacationers every year.

It operates daily from 8am.-10.30pm every 20-30minutes.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Family Events at the Orange County History Center Orlando.

Wednesday 30th November 2011. The festive lighting of Heritage Square at 6.15 pm with musical performances, refreshments, crafts, explore the museum and have a visit with Santa.

Saturday December 10th 2011. Family Adventure Day: Drop and Shop.    Leave the children with museum staff chaperones to have an afternoon of craft making and watching movies. Whilst the grown ups do their Christmas shopping.                                 Register and book beforehand.

Sunday December 11th 2011. The museum will be holding ‘The Serious Art of Make-Believe Exhibition’  where the Universal Orlando Resort design team are holding a Meet and Greet session and talking about their exciting art and design work.

The History Center is situated on Central Blvd. Orlando.

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Monday, November 21, 2011

International Drive Orlando.

International Drive is a very popular choice for families on vacation, it has many hotels to choose from and has easy access to the main area attractions Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica and Walt Disney World a short distance away. It is about 30 minutes form Orlando airport.

If you choose to stay and don’t have a car you can use the I-Ride trolley bus service which will take you to brand name Outlet stores, entertainment complexes and cinemas, eating at the many restaurants and don’t forget to spend some time at Wet’nWild Water Park. International Drive also has a large convention centre. often hosting trade shows and conventions.


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Friday, November 18, 2011

Thanksgiving meals at Orlando restaurants.

If you are on vacation in Orlando for Thanksgiving and want to find a restaurant to celebrate. Disney have a list of Restaurants at WDW.

Reservations are suggested.

And for other areas in Orlando information can be found at….  


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Monday, November 14, 2011

Entertainment Events at UCF Arena Orlando.

For festive fun and entertainment visit ‘Light Up UCF’ at Knights Plaza where you will find Ice skating, Santa’s workshop, a free holiday film festival and pictures with Santa!    

Operating from November 11th 2011- January 1st 2012.


At the UCF Arena Orlando Paul Simon is appearing in concert on December 4th. 2011, he will share the stage with guests The Wild Feathers.

The concert begins at 7.30pm.

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Friday, November 11, 2011

Veterans Day Parade in Orlando.

Today is Veterans Day in the United States of America, a day when thoughts are turned to the men and women in the armed forces that have bravely fought around the world past and present.

As a tribute to them there will be a parade on Saturday 12th 2011 at 11.00 a.m. In Downtown Orlando.

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Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.

At Typhoon Lagoon you will find water fun for all the family, with a white sandy beach for sunbathing or relaxing on a hammock. There are fun water slides, a tube ride that lasts 45 minutes travelling through a rainforest and caves. Raft over rapids, try the ‘Crush ‘n’ Gusher’ water coaster with its twists and turns. You can also swim with sharks and tropical fish [with provided equipment and training], there is a surf pool where big waves come every 90 seconds and for thrill seekers you can plunge 65metres down ‘Mount Mayday’! Not forgetting the smaller members of the family who can have fun with water slides and activities at ‘Ketchakiddee Creek’.

The water park is situated at Walt Disney World Florida close to the Downtown Disney area.

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Monday, November 07, 2011

Art Festival at Downtown Disney.

News of Disney’s art show from the Disney Parks Blog….

Disney Art Wallpapers Offer Early Taste of Festival of the Masters « Disney Parks Blog

Friday, November 04, 2011

Downtown Kissimmee’s Festival of Light Parade December 2011.

Kissimmee Florida will be holding the ‘Festival of Lights Holiday Parade’ on Saturday 10th December, bringing the community together, inviting groups, citizens and businesses to take part.

There will be floats decorated with the theme ‘Santa’s Workshop’ street performers, costumes and an evening planned with fun filled activities.

The parade begins at 6.00pm.

Clocks go back in the USA. November 6th 2011.

In Orlando and the rest of the United States the clocks go back an hour to Standard time this week-end. Sunday November 6th at 2 a.m. in the morning.

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Driving Routes from Orlando Sanford Airport.

Landing at Orlando Sanford Airport and need a route to the Main Gate areas of Kissimmee, International Drive, or the Lake Buena Vista area of Orlando?

Please go to the following page……

Handy Storage Lockers for Numerous Vacations in Orlando Florida.

If you have a timeshare or go to Walt Disney World or Universal a couple of times a year and stay in self catering accommodation there is a company that have lockers for your vacation stuff to be stored safely and conveniently, for more information go to………