Orlando International Airport

OL 002: Orlando International Airport – Simple Tips for Arrivals and Departures

Orlando International Airport – Arrive and Depart with Ease Thank you for listening to The Orlando Local Show, Episode 2. We really appreciate your time and hope this show gives you some useful tips for your next visit to Orlando. Making your way through Orlando International Airport (MCO) is a big part of your Orlando […]

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Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island I’m back from a couple of weeks on Sanibel Island. Maybe millions of people come here to Orlando for vacation, but we go somewhere else for our get-aways. It’s been a couple of years since I was last on Sanibel Islando, so it seemed like a good time to head down there. When […]

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How Did You Celebrate Memorial Day?

I heard that 32 Million people would travel in the United States over the holiday weekend.  You can see a photo of all of them above, jamming up I-4 and keeping me from getting to my house on Saturday afternoon.  It was a dead stop with cops and fire trucks and stupid people trying to […]

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Are You Helping Airport Thieves?

Are you unwittingly helping thieves at the airport? Some people are, according to the Flying with Fish blog. Steven Frischling, author of the blog, travels frequently and writes about how to deal with security issues. In the blog post linked above, he points out how professional airport thieves stake out the baggage carousels at major […]

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Commuter Rail

Commuter Rail approved

For the last 20 years, I’ve heard stories about commuter rail coming to Orlando. One group wanted it, another one didn’t. Everyone wanted the federal government to pay for it. Sometimes the money appeared forthcoming, and then people couldn’t meet the deadlines to get the grant. One plan called for the rail to travel between lanes of Interstate 4.

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