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Handy Orlando Apps

Handy Orlando Apps November 15, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Orlando travel apps It really pays to do your pre-vacation research, especially when you’re visiting a place like Orlando where you need to cram a lot into 7 days. Travel sites like NileGuide (shameless plug) and TripAdvisor  can help you navigate through all the attractions, hotels, and restaurants...

Stuck in Orlando During the Holidays? Enjoy It!

Stuck in Orlando During the Holidays? Enjoy It! November 2, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Holiday travel… sure, it’s the best way to bring us closer to our loved ones, but it’s often wrought with the highest number of travel nightmares like delays and cancellations. If you’re stuck in Orlando LONG after your vacation was supposed to have ended, here are some tips to glide through...

Orlando’s LYMMO Service… Free Public Transporation

Orlando’s LYMMO Service… Free Public Transporation August 18, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
by 3rd Wheel Okay… I’ll admit it… Orlando’s downtown is tiny. But it’s smallness is doubtlessly part of its charm.  It’s nearly impossible to get lost in this mini-metropolis, and all the best restaurants, galleries, boutiques, and nightclubs are all minutes apart. Even...

Orlando Vacation Money Saving Ideas

Orlando Vacation Money Saving Ideas July 23, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
The average family of four can easily spend a couple thousand dollars on an Orlando vacation. Between the theme park tickets, meals, accommodations and airfare, the trip bill can quickly add up. But there are a few ways to cut costs without cutting corners. Start by  checking out sites like Groupon,...

Packing For Your Orlando Trip

Packing For Your Orlando Trip July 18, 2010 | Travel Tips | Read More
Wondering what gear you need to have the absolute best Orlando getaway? Here is the ABC round-up of everything you need on your family escape. A is for APPLES… or any other tasty snack. Your tummy and your wallet will thank you for packing some nutritious snacks (granola bars, trail mix) to nibble...

The 411 on Orlando International Airport (MCO)

The 411 on Orlando International Airport (MCO) July 7, 2010 | Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Like most people, I don’t like to spend a lot of time in airports. BUT… to my husband’s chagrin, I like to get to the airport hours before departure to minimize the rush and avoid the anxiety of long security lines and missed flights.  These days, tons of airports are now catering...

Where to Catch World Cup Fever in Orlando

Where to Catch World Cup Fever in Orlando June 10, 2010 | Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
The World Cup of Soccer officially begins on June 11th, a fact that won’t go unnoticed by soccer fans visiting or living in Orlando. Wondering where to catch a match? A  pub of course… and lucky for you, there are no shortages of these classic watering holes spanning the Disney area all...

How to See a Shuttle Launch

How to See a Shuttle Launch June 8, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Sadly, there are only TWO MORE shuttles scheduled to launch from Kennedy Space Center before the current shuttle space program retires to make way for…. ummm… not sure yet. Discovery is slated for lift-off on September 16th and Endeavor will make its final voyage some time in November. Having...

Wine me then dine me – You must explore these top wineries!

Wine me then dine me – You must explore these top wineries! June 3, 2010 | Events, Romantic, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
(Source Lakeridgewinery.com/index.php) Looking for something uniquely different, yet with enough romantic flair to leave you excited – how about exploring a winery? Lakeridge Winery is situated on 80 acres among the rolling hills in Clermont at U.S. Hwy. 27, 3 miles south of Florida’s Turnpike...

GO MAGIC! See an Orlando Magic Game

GO MAGIC! See an Orlando Magic Game May 9, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
While tickets to an Orlando Magic game become a little scarcer during NBA playoffs, during the regular season, tickets of all price levels are plentiful. Here are some helpful details you might need before you head to a game. Getting There For now, the Orlando Magic play at the Amway Arena but starting...