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  • Dining rooms with a view

    Dining rooms with a view
    There are times when the view from a restaurant's dining room can upstage the kitchen's best efforts. It's a bonus that ups the ambience for wonderful eateries and that little something extra that can make an OK destination over-the-top. It is a "myth...
  • NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast

    NASA is only one of the attractions on Florida's Space Coast
    With the future of manned NASA missions uncertain, diversions along the Space Coast of Central Florida are becoming less about space and more about the coast. Not to worry. Towns such as Melbourne, Cocoa Beach and Titusville offer plenty of coast to...
  • High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise

    High-tech fun aboard Disney Dream cruise
    Reporting from aboard the Disney Dream With all things Disney, you come to expect family fun, fairy-tale fantasy and plenty of pixie dust. But it's the technology behind Disney's trademark "magic" that seems to set its new Dream apart from other...
  • Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market

    Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market
    Forty years ago, rock shrimp were considered a trash catch. They were called "peanuts" and "hard heads" because of their tough outer shell. Once opened, the crustaceans revealed a large sand vein that was anything but mouthwatering. Brevard County boat...
  • Disney Dream review: Build for the kids with grown-ups in mind

    Disney Dream review: Build for the kids with grown-ups in mind
    MIAMI — The new Disney Dream has a water ride, the AquaDuck, that propels guests through a clear tube that loops out over the edge of the ship. It has two interactive game floors that parents want to play on. too; a 3-D theater that screens Disney...
  • Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral

    Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral
    Established in 1953, this deep-water port on the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, less than an hour's drive from Orlando (about 54 miles from Orlando International Airport), offers a variety of cruises to the Bahamas and the Caribbean including three-,...
  • Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era

    Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era
    Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton. When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
  • New way to relax at Disney's Vero Beach Resort

    New way to relax at Disney's Vero Beach Resort
    When part of your job involves taking pleasant road trips, it's hard enough to persuade people that you're working even on a tough week. So, sprawled out on the massage table last week in The Spa at Disney's Vero Beach Resort, my mind was racing: "How...
  • Disney Dream cruise ship gets first taste of water

    Disney Dream cruise ship gets first taste of water
    BERLIN (AP) — German shipbuilders say Disney's latest cruise ship, the Dream, is leaving their building docks for its harbor where the craft, the largest built in Germany, will undergo testing. Meyer Werft shipbuilders said Saturday the 1115-foot-...
  • In old Florida, Weeki Wachee and other early tourist attractions still kicking

    In old Florida, Weeki Wachee and other early tourist attractions still kicking
    Lisa is cursing at the Tom Tom on the dashboard. I am cursing at my dysfunctional laptop and/or cellphone. It is raining and cold. Our windows are fogged. Probably with the steam from our ears. This is what happens when 21st-century reporters go off in...
  • Port Canaveral to get third Carnival cruise ship

    Port Canaveral to get third Carnival cruise ship
    Carnival Cruise Lines announced Port Canaveral will be getting a third ship joining two Disney Cruise Line and two Royal Caribbean International ships and will begin sailing in November. The 20-year-old Carnival Ecstasy, currently based in Galveston,...
  • Disney's Fantasy, Dream cruise ships are twins — but not identical

    Disney's Fantasy, Dream cruise ships are twins — but not identical
    When Disney's newest cruise ship, the Fantasy, sails into New York Harbor on Tuesday, it will bear a strong resemblance to the Dream, its twin that debuted more than a year ago. Although the two vessels share a common blueprint, the Fantasy has fresh...