Author: FloridaDad

Disney Gaston Push Up Competition

One of the things that we all love about all the parks in Florida but of course Disney more than most is that Florida is a magical place and this is the home of a selection of parks that puts so much effort into making sure that peoples expectations are at least met, if not […]

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Private Cabanas at Water Parks – Worth It?

Private Cabanas at water parks across Florida seem to be one of the new things that happened in Florida since our last trip, they seem to have popped up everywhere. For those that are not sure what they are and the benefits then in parks such as Discovery Cove, Blizzard Beach, Aquatica by SeaWorld and Typhoon […]

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Amway Center Event Setup Time Lapse

Event planning in large centers has been something I have been involved in the past with setting up seating units, staging and more and it is always amazing to see just how the setup changes the space like here at the Amway Center. One thing I have always always been curious about is how you […]

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POWER – Manage your power and cables on holiday

This seems like an unlikely topic for a post in a holiday website about Florida but I think this is very topical for Florida holidays. As a techie chap when I go on holiday my wife seems to enjoy all the planning and then takes charge of the packing of clothes, my main job is […]

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Children Out Of School For A Holiday???

This is a very topical conversation at the moment and of course in the news for all the political arguments going on about whether or not a child should be allowed to miss a vital week or 2 at school. Each persons view differs based on the reasoning of the trip. There are of course a […]

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Top 5 Discovery Cove Recommendations

Discovery Cove is a fantastic day and for us a definite high point of any Florida holiday. As with any park or any attraction, there are tips to try and help you make the most of your time. Before we went to Discovery Cove I researched a fair amount then we had a great day at […]

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Great Clearwater Beach Video

Whilst researching some information about Clearwater Beaches in Florida I came across this video made by David Downing whose role it is to let the public know about the beaches in Clearwater and St Petersburg and thought that the video was so good and descriptive that I decided I wanted to share it by itself […]

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Florida Villa or Hotel? Part Two – A Hotel

There is an amazing selection of hotels in Florida, one of the first decisions of booking the Florida holiday is deciding if you want to stay in a villa or a hotel. The Florida holiday is so different to many other holidays and so the decision is made much harder, there is the villa for […]

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Florida Villa or Hotel? Part One – A Villa

This has always been one of the basic questions for when booking your Florida holiday but it is very common for people to assume a hotel and go from there but there are very different experiences to be held from a Florida holiday depending on the choice of accommodation and so

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Disneys Winter Wonderland Mini Golf

For the first time most recently we managed to make it to Disney’s Winter Wonderland Mini Golf which is located just next to Blizzard Beach (share a car park and great thing to do once the water park has closed). This day we stayed at Blizzard Beach until it closed and then as we left […]

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