USA ‘09 – DAY 6 – ANIMAL KINGDOM

Dinosaur RideAnother Disney day again today, this time it was Animal Kingdom. As a contrast to Universal this park was heaving with elbow room only available. I don’t think I have ever seen it quite so busy.

On the busy days you have to be organised to get the most out of the park.… Read the rest

USA ‘09 – DAY 5 – UNIVERSAL APPEAL

Universal StudiosToday was chilly and very windy so it was on with the jumpers as we made our way to Universal for the very first time. Even though this is our fifth time to Orlando we have never been to Universal before – partly because of the additional cost but also because there has just been so much to do at Disney.… Read the rest

USA ‘09 – DAY 4 – A TAXING EXPERIENCE

USA MiscWeather was predicted to be wet today so we elected to go shopping rather than the parks. As it happened it only rained once and that was as we were walking from the car to the shops – hey ho.

There is nothing like the British High Street here in Orlando but outlets are big business with many recognised shops offering their wares at a discount.… Read the rest

USA ‘09 – DAY 3 – DISNEY HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

Disney Hollywood Studios Water TowerThe last time we came here the park was called Disney MGM Studios so there has been a rebranding since then. However, all the attractions remain the same and it is still our favourite park. Probably because it’s the park with the most adult attractions.… Read the rest

USA ‘09 – DAY 1

151 Bloomingdale DriveSo we have made it into the US without any problems. In fact things went pretty smoothly. Once off the plane we were straight to the front of the security line to get our passports checked. Previously we have been waiting in line for over an hour so to be through so quickly was a real novelty.… Read the rest