I took this photo from a boat on Lake Osceola on a sweltering August day in Florida. I was on a Scenic Boat Tour in a lovely town called Winter Park. I was on holiday with my husband and children and we were spending most of our time at the various Disney theme parks. Winter […]
I took this photo last year at Busch Gardens, a brilliant theme park in Florida. I was in the back of a truck on a Serengeti Safari tour of the African plain area. I’d just given this giraffe some iceberg lettuce and I think he wanted some more.
As I sat in the tram and watched the flames devour the truck I could feel their power and heat from where I was sitting, a few metres away. Suddenly water poured into the canyon around us, the flames died and the tram carried us on to the next stage of the tour. I was […]
My first trip to Florida was to review SeaWorld Orlando’s Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin. It was the company’s biggest ever expansion of a single attraction and I was sent there before it opened in order to write a newspaper feature about it. It felt very odd visiting Florida for the first time with no children […]
Discovery Cove in Orlando is like no other theme park I’ve ever heard of or been to. It only admits around 1300 guests each day and when you arrive it’s like checking in to an exclusive hotel. Your entrance ticket includes swimming with dolphins and as much as you’d like to eat and drink from the […]
Busch Gardens in Florida is the oldest of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment’s 11 theme parks. It offers rides, shows and animals and I was a guest there this week while researching a journalism feature. I had a really enjoyable day seeing the animals with Kelly and Stephanie from the press office, but saved the roller coasters […]