Soar over Orlando on MAUIVA

Last week I had the chance to soar over Orlando as part of the MAUIVA sightseeing flight. “Sightseeing from the clouds” is a great marketing line, but my favorite part is how personal the experience is. In a way you get to see what it’s like to be a pilot. You are at an airport with no security at all – head to the hanger and then step onto a plane with the pilot. Put the headset one, hear the air traffic controllers and other pilots...

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If someone told you to jump, would you?

How many times have you been asked that question over your life? Well now you can answer yes as the Stratosphere Skyjump attraction is open for business. The attraction has been awarded the record for world’s longest commercial decelerator jump for its 829 foot fall. The only other SkyJump in the world is on Auckland New Zealand’s Sky Tower, where the fall is ‘only’ 627 feet. Video of some of the first jumps: Plus this one...

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Indoor Ski Resort in Dubai

The Indoor Ski Resort is located in the Dubai Emirates Mall, one of the largest shopping malls in the world. Ski Dubai was built in December of 2005 and it is the world”s third largest indoor ski slope. How large? It measures best online casino 400 meters and uses 6000 tons of snow. The temperature of -1 degrees C during the day and -6 degrees during the night when the snow is produced is monitored by a very efficient insulation...

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Great Scuba Diving Spot

The Blue Hole is a great scuba diving spot in Belize. This geographical phenomena is located approximately 60 miles off the coast of Belize City. The Blue Hole was formed during past ice ages and is now part of the Lighthouse Reef System. There are quite a few other blue holes in the world as well. Here are some pictures of the marine life that thrives in The Blue Hole in Belize:...

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Gatorland Orlando Florida

Gatorland Orlando Florida In 1949 Gatorland was a roadside attraction, today it is internationally known as the Alligator Capital of the World. Gatorland is a 110 theme park and nature conservatory where you can: Get up close and personal with alligators Observe a 10 acre breeding marsh and Bird Rookery See some of the largest and most dangerous Jungle Crocs in the world Take a swamp walk Visit the Flamingo Lagoon Visit Allie’s...

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Copenhagen – The Little Mermaid

“The Little Mermaid” from the fairytale with the same name, by HC Andersen, is probably the best known tourist attraction in Copenhagen. Here are a few things that I bet you didn’t know: 1961 – September 1 Bra & panties were painted on her, and her hair was ‘dyed’ red 1963 – April 28 She was covered in red paint 1964 – April 24 She was decapitated 1976 – July 15 She was covered...

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