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  1. Orlando podcast – check

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    Orlando podcast – check

    Sep162010

    What do you think of when you picture Orlando? Mickey Mouse? Rollercoasters? Well, you’d be right to. There are lots of both here. But last Monday I spoke to Amy Voss of the Orlando Tourism Bureau to find out what else this city has to offer for my podcast from Orlando.

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  2. The Travel Bloggers Show – the very first one

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    The Travel Bloggers Show – the very first one

    Sep162010

    Last Sunday I attended the first ever Travel Bloggers Show in Orlando. Part of The Trade Show which takes place over the same few days, it was both an introduction to blogging along with tips for those who may already be established in the blogging world.

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  3. Sampling Orlando’s nightlife, after a ‘tweetup’

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    Sampling Orlando’s nightlife, after a ‘tweetup’

    Sep132010

    Are you aware of what a tweetup is? Probably not, although you don't need to Einstein to figure out what it is. It’s when a bunch of people who know each other or are familiar with each other through Twitter ie lots of travel bloggers, meet up in person. Last Saturday I went to the second one I’ve been to since touching down in America.

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  4. The Harry Potter 'Theme Park' – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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    The Harry Potter 'Theme Park' – The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

    Sep112010

    A number of months back, the opening of the ‘Harry Potter Theme Park’ generated an awful lot of media coverage. I saw it briefly in the news myself, but I remember others telling me that it was a park where you could buy wands, visit Hogwarts School and more in the presence of thousands of other muggles. Yesterday I got to see what all the fuss is about.

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  5. Theme parks in Orlando – Universal Studios Florida

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    Theme parks in Orlando – Universal Studios Florida

    Sep112010

    Today I made it to one of the most popular theme parks in Orlando – Universal Studios Florida. It’s actually divided into two theme parks now (it was only one when I was here last). There’s Universal Studios of course, but now there’s a second one also – Islands of Adventure.

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  6. Eating out in Orlando – good value along International Drive

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    Eating out in Orlando – good value along International Drive

    Sep112010

    When I was fifteen I travelled to Orlando with my parents on a family holiday. We stayed in a hotel along a road (more of a motorway really) called International Drive. I remembered that there was a bit of life to be found along it, so last night I returned to see if my memory was serving me correctly.

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  7. Travel journalism – it has its advantages

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    Travel journalism – it has its advantages

    Sep102010

    I am now in the fourth city of this three week adventure to the USA – Orlando. This entire trip is pretty much planned around my visit to this city. I’m in town for the first Travel Blogger Show which is taking place on Sunday as part of the Travel Trade Show.

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