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Thomas Thorspecken: The Art of Urban Sketching in OrlandoEx Disney animator, Thomas Thorspecken, showcases the real Orlando through his daily sketches. We spoke to the artist about his Urban Sketching guide book, being inspired by the city's grassroots arts groups, and how Orlando has evolved over the years

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Starlit Flicks | Orlando's Outdoor CinemasWhile much of the country shivers through the autumn and winter months, Orlando shifts into its most pleasant temperatures, making the area the ideal locale to while away warm, sundrenched days that dissolve into coolish, starlit nights with only the slightest hint of a chill in the air. These evenings are perfect for an outdoor film screening, a trend that has seen many new outdoor cinemas or screenings open up in Orlando.

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Beyond Orlando: Three Great Florida State Parks

by KimTaylor November - last edited November

Florida State Parks | Devils Millhopper

Florida is famous for its incredible natural scenery, from pristine beaches through to wild backwaters and murky swampland. Take a holiday in Orlando and you'll find the area is also home to some stunning state parks, many of which are far enough off the tourist trail to warrant some serious exploration.

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Travelling with Teenagers: Cool Places in Orlando

by KimTaylor October - last edited a week ago by Community Manager

Travelling with Teens | Cool Places in OrlandoOrlando is ripe with things to do for kids, but what about those picky teenagers who are only interested in seeing the cool places? Luckily, we've found five ways to entertain the whole family when travelling with teenagers in tow.

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Best Ethnic Restaurants in OrlandoDespite appearances, Orlando is not exclusively preoccupied with theme parks, adventure playgrounds and Disney paraphernalia: the city also has a thriving culinary scene. Here are some of the best spots to sample gourmet Orlando.

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Scenic Rock Springs | Orlando Spring SwimmingOrlando – inarguably the theme park capital of the world – has some of the greatest waterparks around: SeaWorld’s Aquatica, Walt Disney World’s Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon, and who could forget Wet ’n Wild.But the best-kept secrets of the water variety are the natural springs in Florida...

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