Bok Tower Gardens sounds like it should be another theme park but in this case it is as the name suggests – it is a garden with a tower. Actually, that’s doing it an injustice as it is a really relaxing place and the gardens are beautiful.… Read the rest
However, being plucky Brits and undeterred by a bit of rain we ploughed on regardless and went to Magic Kingdom.… Read the rest
We went to Universal again today so instead of telling you about the Simpsons ride once more I thought I would post some miscellanea.
First up – coupons. Unless you like throwing money away, in which case skip this section, before going to pretty much any attraction other than the major theme parks don’t go without taking a money off coupon.… Read the rest
EPCOT is a little unusual compared to the other Disney parks in that while it has the traditional rides it also has what it calls its World Showcase. This contains distinctive buildings and themes from a dozen countries around the world.… Read the rest
There are many things missing from US roads, small cars for example, but the most noticeable is probably the absence of roundabouts, so it was quite a surprise to find one in the community our villa is on.
As you can see from the picture below a roundabout is such a rarity that it requires plenty of signs to explain how to use it.… Read the rest
On the busy days you have to be organised to get the most out of the park.… Read the rest
Today 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