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Orlando Puts On A Party

Orlando Puts On A Party

By SimonSusanVeness 05/06/2015 - 13:20

By ATD’s Florida Experts, Susan and Simon Veness

Eerie apparitions waltzed in a haunted mansion’s courtyard while gravediggers wearily dragged their shovels behind them, fear written all over their faces. The heavens opened up in a torrential reminder of their role in filling Earth’s oceans. And then, a world of wizards showed up.

Florida River-Cruising, Naturally!

Florida River-Cruising, Naturally!

By eleanor.c 22/05/2015 - 08:26

By ATD’s Florida Experts, Susan and Simon Veness

Florida isn’t short of exceptional nature experiences, and we’re always excited to find a new one. We recently took a tour with St. John’s River Eco-Tours in DeBary, just north of Sanford, and were once again reminded of how luxurious it is to leave the make-believe behind for a day and get out and see the “real” Florida.

Succulent Sampling at Busch Gardens Inaugural Food and Wine Festival

Succulent Sampling at Busch Gardens Inaugural Food and Wine Festival

By rosa.a 08/04/2015 - 11:57

By ATD’s Florida Experts Susan and Simon Veness

Food, wine, beer, and live music: what’s not to love about Busch Garden’s Food and Wine Festival? With more than 60 wines and 50 craft beers, plus 9 tasting stations with highly imaginative (and surprisingly ample!) food offerings, the Festival is must-add to your Orlando holiday.

Everything’s Coming Up Roses at Epcot. And Daisies. And Topiaries!

Everything’s Coming Up Roses at Epcot. And Daisies. And Topiaries!

By SimonSusanVeness 12/03/2015 - 13:27

By ATD’s Florida Experts Susan and Simon Veness

March, April, and May are without a doubt the most beautiful time of year for a visit to Epcot, and it’s all down to the Flower and Garden Festival. From the moment guests enter the park, the landscaped areas pop with a riot of colour, and Disney characters in topiary form adding a whimsical touch at every turn.

Sea Life Orlando Makes A Big Splash!

Sea Life Orlando Makes A Big Splash!

By summa 04/03/2015 - 14:58

By ATD’s Florida Experts, Susan and Simon Veness

It’s big, watery and lots of fun, and it’s coming to Orlando with a whole ‘wave’ of new discoveries. In fact, Sea Life Orlando brings 25,000 square feet of interactive touch pools, bubble aquariums, floor-to-ceiling displays, mock coral reefs, and ocean tunnels featuring more than 5,000 sea creatures to Central Florida. And, from 4 May, it’s yours to discover.

Building The Orlando Excitement!

Building The Orlando Excitement!

By ayesha 20/02/2015 - 16:22

By ATD’s Florida experts Susan & Simon Veness

We can practically taste the excitement in the air at the moment here in Orlando. There are various new developments taking place all around Theme Park Central, and two of them – the I-Drive 360 complex and Orlando City Soccer Club – took big steps forward this week.

Making The Most of Water Park Fun…and More!

Making The Most of Water Park Fun…and More!

By SimonSusanVeness 16/02/2015 - 12:57

By ATD’s Florida Experts, Susan and Simon Veness

As if two weeks’ worth of theme park frolics wasn’t enough. Walt Disney World’s four major theme parks can easily absorb the majority of any visitor’s holiday time, but with the added value of ‘water park fun and more’ included in Disney’s Ultimate passes, it would be a shame to miss the smaller-scale attractions.

World’s Biggest Food Fight Comes to Kissimmee!

World’s Biggest Food Fight Comes to Kissimmee!

By ayesha 09/02/2015 - 16:52

By ATD’s Florida experts, Susan and Simon Veness

Goodbye Las Vegas, Hello Kissimmee! The World Food Championship, dubbed “the world’s biggest food fight” will be making its new home in Kissimmee this November, filling the streets of Celebration with amateur and professional chefs, cooking live for an audience of thousands.

This Tree Trek Is A Real Treat

This Tree Trek Is A Real Treat

By ayesha 30/01/2015 - 16:42

By ATD’s Florida experts Susan & Simon Veness

Fans of adventure activities in Orlando will be delighted to know there is a new game in town – one that takes you up to tree-top level and delivers a whole lot of climbing, swinging and ziplining fun!

Our Top 3 New Dining Discoveries

Our Top 3 New Dining Discoveries

By SimonSusanVeness 23/01/2015 - 16:28

By ATD’s Florida Experts, Susan and Simon Veness

Dining out as often as we do, it takes a lot to impress us, but we've discovered three new restaurants we’ll return to again and again for the chance to enjoy fine dining in funky, laid-back style.

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