4 Tips for your London Vacation

London England can be overwhelming to first time tourists. Here are 4 tips to make your London vacation smoother and more enjoyable to…. For the full post click the following link: http://www.familytravelescapades.com/tips-for-london-vacation/ (note: this link will take you to our new blog, we are the same people, and are in no way stealing content)

Tribute to the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

This week I read that this is the last year for the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights. I was stunned when I initially read this and still am. There are so many great memories associated with this attraction that I am deeply saddened by Disney’s decision. For me and my family there are many happy memories associated with the lights. Disney says they are discontinuing the lights because they are going to construct Star Wars Land and Pixar Place. I believe there is room at Disney World to have both the lights and these new additions.

The Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights

If you have never attended the Dancing Lights in person and only seen photos or Youtube videos of the attraction, I can say that like many things photos or videos don’t it justice. The Festival is a multi-sensorial experience of light, sound, smell, and even touch. There are over 5 million lights. There is Christmas music playing and many times the lights are flashing in perfect synchronization with the music. The lights decorate every square inch of the Streets of America in Hollywood Studios.

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London to Edinburgh Train Ride

We set out for our London to Edinburgh train ride from King’s Cross Station.  For four hours, we sped through the countryside of East England up to the Northern English coast into Scotland.

"King's Cross Station"

"high speed trains"

"platform 9 3/4"

"The Harry Potter store"

Our Harry Potter Tour of Britain

Roly and I are huge Harry Potter fans.  My muggle wife has not read the books, but she recently watched the ‘Sorcerer’s Stone.’  On our recent trip to the Great Britain, we  made it a point to try to visit as many sites associated with the books and movies as possible.  Here is what we saw.

"Ministry of Magic"

Roly acts out the part of Ron Weasley standing look out for Harry and Hermione by the Ministry of Magic’

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