Category Archives: Orlando

Orlando holiday news and Information including; fun activities, sightseeing, restaurants and places of interest.

Veranda Palms Clubhouse, Pool and Fitness Suite

Veranda Palms has firmly established itself as one of the most prestigious resorts in Kissimmee.  Ideally located to reach attractions, shops and restaurants on Highway 192, yet tucked away next to the beautiful Shingle Creek Nature Reserve, this gated resort enjoys the best of both worlds. Now guests and homeowners on the resort have the…

The Best Villas for a Winter Getaway

When you think of holiday villas, you probably think of lying by the pool soaking up the sunshine.  However, villas can also be great places to get cosy and relax in the cooler, winter months.  If you travel to the Canaries or Florida over winter you may actually be spending your days soaking up the…

Historic Downtown Kissimmee

Lake Toho is Great for Birdwatching and Fishing

If you are staying in Kissimmee its very likely that you won’t stray much further than the theme parks and Highway 192 for an abundance of shops, bars and restaurants. However, if you drive just a few miles east down the 192 you will find historic Downtown Kissimmee that offers a much slower pace of…

Road Trip from Kissimmee to Miami South Beach

Miami South Beach's Famous Ocean Drive

When holidaymakers choose Florida, and Orlando/Kissimmee in particular, as their holiday destination, they tend to land up and spend the next few weeks trekking around the World famous theme parks, shopping in designer outlet malls, eating in diners and generally living the life of a tourist in one of the most popular holiday destinations on…

Shingle Creek Nature Reserve – Kissimmee

Blue Heron at the waters edge in Shingle Creek Nature Reserve, Kissimmee

When you’re tired of the theme parks and you fancy visiting somewhere peaceful and relaxing, then why not head to Shingle Creek Nature Reserve in Kissimmee, Florida. This beautiful conservation area houses a stunning array of wildlife spread across 456 acres.

Al Capone’s Dinner and Show

Al Capone's Dinner and Show, gangsters shown

If you are staying in Kissimmee, Florida and you want something different to do then I can highly recommend a trip to Al Capone’s Dinner and Show. Located on Highway 192, just near to the huge Target supermarket, this show transports you to 1930s Gangland Chicago.

Area Focus: Veranda Palms

Veranda Palms Resort

Veranda Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida is the perfect base for families or friends that want to explore all that Florida has to offer. Find out more about this lovely gated community.

Kissimmee Rodeo

Kissimmee Rodeo

Having visited Florida a number of times I feel like I have pretty much seen all I want to see in terms of theme parks, dinner shows and fireworks of an evening. That’s why I decided to try something a little bit different on my latest trip and go to a rodeo. Rodeos are not…

Islands of Adventure: Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

In my book no holiday to Florida is complete without a visit to at least one of the many theme parks on offer. For fans of Harry Potter then the Universal’s Islands of Adventure in Orlando, Florida is a must visit! The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ provides fans with a truly magical experience with…

Siesta Beach in Sarasota – America’s Number 1 Beach

Siesta Beach Sarasota, Sunbathing

Florida has it all, the sunshine state certainly lives well up to my expectations… you find yourself spoilt for choice when deciding on your next adventure. During my recent holiday to Veranda Palms in Kissimmee I managed to squeeze in several essentials trips to Disney, SeaWorld and Universal Studios which saw me needing a welcome…