Category: U.S.A.

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Daytona Beach

The name Daytona instantly conjures up the image of fast cars and the NASCAR race track. It is obviously the magnet for tourists who enjoy the thrill of the speedway. But there are many other drawcards...

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Disney – Magic Kingdom

Even more so than at Epcot, we felt we were missing something – children! It is so strange to be queueing up for rides when it’s just a couple of oldies. But the Magic...

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Disney – Epcot

Beware the signs all over Kissimmee that advertise cheap tickets to the Disney Parks! We saw the ads in our hotel foyer and thought it was too good a deal to miss. Trouble is,...

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Kennedy Space Center

As a child of the Age of Space Exploration, I had grown up with tales of mysterious and awe inspiring deeds by both Russian and American astronauts. I remember ducking out of Uni one...

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Los Angeles

Well, we weren’t meant to be there for more than just flight changes at LAX, but the Fates decreed otherwise. Coming in to LAX we had been warned of the tiresomely long delays and queues...

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Florida Everglades

Coming off a cruise to the Western Caribbean and doing a back-to-back with another to the Southern Caribbean, we found ourselves at Fort Lauderdale with half a day to kill. The term “everglades” had...

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Key West

  Tales of Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Key Lime Pie, Conch and Pirates and you have the fascination for Key West in a nutshell. This Florida cay juts into the Florida Straits with the...

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USA 2014

Well we just got back from five weeks in the USA and the Caribbean.  A great trip, but not without its dramas. Have you ever arrived at a foreign airport late at night to...