Forgotten Florida: Islands to Discover

  Florida’s fabulous Keys are well known, but what of the Sunshine State’s other islands? Following a sweep of coastline from the panhandle’s extreme west near the Alabama border, all the way down to the distant Cedar Keys south of Gainsville, we take a look … Continue reading
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New Orlando: Things To Do in 2015

2014 has been a brilliant year for buzz-worthy openings at Orlando’s best theme parks. In addition to the celebrated summer unveiling of Universal Studios‘ Diagon Alley at Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Disney completed its Fantasyland makeover with its newest ride, The Seven Dwarfs Mine … Continue reading

Thomas Thorspecken: The Art of Urban Sketching in Orlando

In January 2009, Thomas Thorspecken made a New Year’s resolution to peel back the layers of Orlando, Florida, one daily sketch at a time. He then published each of his hand-drawn masterpieces on his blog, Having spent years animating for Disney only to be tossed … Continue reading

Starlit Flicks: A Guide to Orlando’s Outdoor Cinemas

While much of the country shivers through the autumn and winter months, Orlando shifts into its most pleasant temperatures, making the area the ideal locale to while away warm, sundrenched days that dissolve into coolish, starlit nights with only the slightest hint of a chill … Continue reading

Global Gourmet Orlando: The City’s Finest Ethnic Restaurants

Despite appearances, Orlando is not exclusively preoccupied with theme parks, adventure playgrounds and Disney paraphernalia: the city has a culinary scene to satisfy the most discerning of taste buds too, with food from a vast range of countries and cultures on offer. We’ve picked out … Continue reading

Tips from 35,000 Feet: Our Top Orlando Spots

While Orlando is the simply the best for theme parks and water parks, to see the city as the locals do we always venture 10-15 miles east of it all to Downtown Orlando, College Park and Winter Park for fantastic restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Whenever … Continue reading