Sometimes you may travel thousands of miles to escape and explore a new far-flung destination different to your norm. But visiting Orlando can at times feel like it’s a small world after all, particularly when taking a leisurely stroll around the World Showcase at Epcot. Can you really visit the UK in the baking sunshine [...]
Author Archive: Rory Hurren
I am a passionate Disney fan currently living in the London Borough of Sutton in the UK. Apart from planning my next Disney trip or watching a Disney movie, my other main interest is technology. I combine these interests by working as a broadcast support engineer for BSkyB looking after their studios and post-production facilities. I love trying to figure out how things work unveiling the technology behind the magic. You will often finding me reading up all about the latest news and rumours for the Disney Parks and the rest of the entertainment industry. I’m gradually working towards seeing all the Disney Parks around the world, with just the Asian parks left. My series of blogs will be taking a look at all things Disney from a Brit’s perspective.
The sheer number of hotels in Orlando can be breathtaking, not to mention all the other types of accommodations that are available. The Orlando Tourist Board estimates that there are currently 450 hotels in the greater Orlando area with a total of 115,200 rooms. Furthermore, there are another 26,000 vacation homes and more than 20,000 [...]
Hi, I’m Rory, a new blogger at the DIS and currently, give or take a mile, I’m about 4337 miles away from Walt Disney World. This is important as it means I’m residing in the United Kingdom and is the reason I’ve been invited to write for the DIS. I’m here to offer up a [...]