Airboating At Boggy Creek

A break from Disney and the chance to so something completely different, we were excited as we drove out of Kissimmee and headed for Boggy Creek and an airboat ride. Husband and I had tried this out here years ago, I don’t remember much except that it was a lot of fun. The three of us…

Magic Kingdom Parades

A big part of the Disney and Magic Kingdom experience is the parades. We loved all of them from the trolley dancers to the first parade we happened upon – the Move It, Shake It, Celebrate It Street Party. We were just ambling around Main Street one morning when the music started to blast out,…

Magic Kingdom’s Fantasyland

Fantasyland is probably the area that first comes to mind for most people when you mention Magic Kingdom. Based on Disney’s classic animated films with a bit of a fairy tale theme, I remember being wowed by it all on my first Disney visit, oddly not the effect I experienced this time. We did enjoy this…

Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom

Disney’s take on adventure is all jungles, pirates, treehouses and magic carpets. Definitely a bit of a retro take on it all but I just loved the lush vegetation and that Tiki theme. You are supposed to feel transported to the remote jungles of Africa, Asia and the South Pacific. It did not feel remote…

Snowy Afternoon At Central Park

Our last afternoon in New York came by all too quickly.  We decided to spend it in the green heart of the city – Central Park. This oasis of green in a wall of buildings, smack bang in the middle of Manhattan is a chance to escape from the insanity. Water, wooded paths and lawns,…

Empire State Views

One of the New York skyline’s most famous landmarks, probably the most recognisable building in the USA and a tourist trap – the Empire State Building and I loved it. Once the world’s tallest building, it just has a certain je ne sais quoi – the height, the lines, the spire, those 102 storeys that…