Posts Tagged ‘ Winter Park ’

Saturday snippets: 10th December 2016

Dec 10th, 2016 | By
nosecone with Santa stretched over it having been hit by a plane

Christmas festivities begin to appear in Adrian’s column along with tigers, all night tube services, how intellectually disabled passengers should be treated and what happened when Santa met Ryanair.

Saturday snippets: 29th October 2016

Oct 29th, 2016 | By
engraving of Black Bart and his ships

Stingrays, a pirate, Halloween, the Forth Bridge and football themed hotels all appear in Adrian’s column this Saturday.

Why ski anywhere else? Colorado has it all!

Oct 28th, 2012 | By

Irene, living in Denver, is an unbiased fan of her home state, Colorado in the US! Here she offers her guide to some of their skiing areas

Going to Orlando? See a Different Side

May 17th, 2010 | By

If one word sums up Orlando to visitors from the UK or Ireland it would probably be Disneyworld. It is also the 4th largest shopping area in the US after New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. The next word might be Universal. espcially sine the Harry Potter area opens next month. But would you think of Winter Park? Similarly if you asked people about shopping in New York, they might say Park Avenue. But have you heard of Park Avenue, Winter Park?
I would be prepared to make a small wager that most of the visitors from our countries never visit Winter Park or even know that it is there. It is about 20 miles away from Orlando and is an upmarket area, a bit like a large village with one main street, Park Avenue, Off this street radiate a few shops, the Morse Museum of Modern Art and, slightly further away, the Polasek Museum and Sculpture Garden. Park avenue is full of boutique shops for clothing, some souvenirs and restaurants galore. hardly a chain store there.