Posts Tagged ‘ Kissimmee ’

Is Disney World one of the wonders of the world?

Sep 5th, 2016 | By
image of castle at Disney World

Almost every year along comes a survey that shows Britons are less than knowledgeable about major tourist attractions. Another has come along courtesy of holiday comparison website, icelolly.com. Only 6% of people were able to identify all seven modern wonders, with large proportions of Brits missing Christ the Redeemer in Rio, Brazil (60%) and Petra in Jordan. (67%.) When asked about how many wonders they think they had correctly identified, 15% of Brits thought they had spotted 10 out of the 21 wonders and only
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Saturday snippets: 13th of August 2016

Aug 13th, 2016 | By
Bliswort Canal Festival

There are tales of ships and water attractions, red-heads and footballers and Richard Littlejohn apppear in this week’s round-up of travel stories from Adrian.



What’s hot: October 2015

Oct 1st, 2015 | By

Just About Travel tells you what’s hot in the travel world right now



Saturday snippets: 15th August 2015

Aug 15th, 2015 | By

If you travel to Thailand you buy a visa which is valid for just one month. Now the government has announced that there will be a visa multiple entry six-month visas which is expected is to be a huge boost for tourism. It still awaits cabinet approval which is expected to be a formality and the visas should be available before the end of the year in time for the peak winter season. Last month Thailand received 2.6 million arrivals, up by 37% compared to
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Guy Fawkes and Brit week

Nov 5th, 2014 | By

We might huddle in warm clothing and drink mulled wine or soup but in Florida, they probably won’t need to wrap up. Yes Florida, because in Kissimmee they have been celebrating Guy Fawkes Day for some years.



Fifteen minutes of fear

Oct 29th, 2014 | By
Haunted Mansion

Many of us seem to like to be frightened. And that is good for tourism so they create visitor attractions that scare us.



Kissimmee without Disney

Oct 12th, 2014 | By
Big Fun Center

Too old for Disneyworld, (is anyone other than him too old for Disney?) Adrian explores the many other attractions of Kissimmee, the Florida city that probably only grew because of Walt.



Parallel parking in the creek

Sep 21st, 2014 | By

Who said women can’t drive? I saw two do the best parallel park that I have ever seen. In a space only millimetres wider than their vehicle, they performed this most difficult of tasks that would make any male pause in admiration.



Angel and the harness

Sep 15th, 2014 | By

Gatorland also has what is called the Screamin’ Gator Zip Line, which has just recognized as one of the top Zipline attractions in the world. And I know why it is called “screamin.’” As does a certain man called Angel.



Guy Fawkes Night in Kissimmee

Oct 31st, 2013 | By

Today will probably see the largest celebration of Halloween that has been seen in our countries. Saturday will probably see the largest celebration of Guy Fawkes Night yet seen in Florida.



When a hotel is the attraction

Oct 10th, 2013 | By

To stand out in Kissimmee, you have to be brave. After all you have Disneyworld, Universal, Gatorland and other attractions on your doorstop.



Disney,Universal and now chocolate

Mar 9th, 2013 | By

Can there be anyone who hasn’t heard of Orlando or Kissimmee in Florida? What’s the attraction this year? It’s the Chocolate Kingdom Adventure Tour