We have travelled through 24 US states and 1 Canadian, stayed in 30 different beds and covered over 23,000 miles in the last 9 weeks (including UK flights). We have driven 5,000 miles in 6 different cars, rode 2,500 miles on 2 trains and flown 16,000 miles in 6 planes! No wonder we’re knackered :).… Continue reading Bye Bye America
We flew from Washington’s Reagan airport this morning to Orlando where we started our adventure! The Reagan airport is actually in Virginia so that’s another state to cross off our list! We are flying back to Gatwick tomorrow so have booked a room in the Hyatt hotel within the airport terminal so we don’t have… Continue reading Loop Complete
We had a few too many drinks last night at the Mardi Gras concert so didn’t make it out of the hotel until 12pm! It was a beautiful day today so we grabbed some lunch at the Hard Rock Cafe then went straight to Universal Studios for the afternoon. We took a walk round the… Continue reading Afternoon at Universal Studios
Last night we went over to Universal Studios to watch the Mardi Gras Concert and Parade. The floats were really colourful and creative and there were so many of them! Entertainers on the floats threw beads to the crowd while music was pumping out. The whole of Universal Studios was lined with eager onlookers wanting… Continue reading Mardi Gras at Universal Studios
Yey, Harry Potter Land 🙂 I had been looking forward to this so much! We were up and out of the hotel by 7.45am to get to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter which is inside Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Our hotel has a special deal that gives us access to the park 1 hour… Continue reading The Wizarding World of Harry Potter
I cannot believe we have been here 3 days already, I’m still a bit jet lagged and waking up about 4am (9am UK time which is about right for me)! Anyways, time to leave what has been home for the last few days and onwards with the adventure, well a short taxi ride down the… Continue reading On the Move Again
This morning we got up early and went off to SeaWorld, we were very excited when we arrived and saw the new roller coaster Manta (video below), if any of you have been to Alton Towers its a bit like ‘Air’. You are strapped in facing the ground and you fly along like a Manta… Continue reading SeaWorld Orlando
We arrived in Orlando yesterday evening and went straight to bed of course 🙂 So this morning we were up bright and early for breakfast at Denny’s, a diner that sells sausages and bacon with syrup on top. Don’t worry we did not eat this but it was fascinating to see. We then took a… Continue reading Hello America!