Diagon Alley Universal Studios, Orlando

Diagon Alley Universal Studios, Orlando

                    The Dragon Guarding Gringotts Universal Studios Orlando’s Harry Potter Diagon Alley We had the pleasure of spending the day at Universal Studios  and had a wonderful time.  We especially loved the Harry Potter section of the park.  Note:  The best time to visit any of the theme parks in Orlando, Florida is in the months of September and January.  There are not as many people,…

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The Tower of Terror

The Tower of Terror

        Welcome to The Hollywood Tower Hotel Where you are entering……..   The Twilight Zone Do, do do do, Do, do do do, Do, do do do………. “You unlock this door with the key of imagination. Beyond it is another dimension – a dimension of sound, a dimension of sight, a dimension of mind. You’re moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You’ve just crossed over…

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Gordon and the Sledge Homer

Gordon and the Sledge Homer

          Universal Studios Orlando, Florida The Simpson’s Duff Beer   Gordon  and I outside the Duff Beer Brewery at Universal Studios We spent the day at Universal Studios in Orlando recently.  Had a wonderful time, but I don’t recommend anyone ride The Simpson’s ride.  It was horrible!!  I felt like I had been in a few car wrecks by the time the ride was over.  However…….. There were other things to…

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Magic Kingdom Christmas

Magic Kingdom Christmas

  Christmas in The Magic Kingdom Cinderella’s Castle at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom ———————————————————– Welcome to our Little Magic Kingdom Homage Living here in Florida, just less than 2 hours away from Orlando, we can’t help but be big Disney fans as we visit the parks quite frequently, especially around the holidays. Besides, who didn’t grow up loving the Disney movies at the theater and on t.v.?  And who isn’t fond of Mickey Mouse?…

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Greek Octopus

Greek Octopus

Octopus, a Greek Staple My Nice Little Lunch ———————————— Greek Dinner of Octopus, Mussels, Greek Yogurt with Dill and Pita Chips Oh, and Fried Calamari and Conch Fritters Welcome to our Beneath the 12-Mile Reef Dinner This is our homage to the movie that was filmed in Tarpon Springs, Florida in 1953 about the Greek Sponge Diving Industry.  The movie starred a very young and handsome Robert Wagner.This is also our homage to beautiful Tarpon…

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Egmont Key

Egmont Key

October 2011 Egmont Key and Sightseeing Boat Rides Fort De Soto Bay Pier Tour the old ruins, see beautiful wildlife, and enjoy the beach and island.         This is our Egmont Key field trip from October 3, 2011.  We’ve posted a video of our excursion that day.  Hope you enjoy it.  —————————————————————————————- Egmont Key is a National Wildlife Refuge, National Historical Site and Bird Sanctuary at the mouth of Tampa Bay. Take the…

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Favorites To Do: The Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Favorites To Do:  The Clearwater Marine Aquarium

  The Home to Winter the Dolphin   Julie Lancaster-Whann and Gordon Whann Welcome to our ‘Favorite Links’ page.  We post here various sight seeing attractions in the Clearwater/St. Petersburg/Indian Shores/Tampa Bay area.  Giving you information and a little insight on what there is to do.  Winter the dolphin is a favorite of ours to write about.  Here I’m posting my new print that I just bought by Winter.  I LOVE it! Winter’s Ocean Blue…

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Gordon and Julie Greek

Gordon and Julie Greek

    Greek Picnic on the Beach ——————————- Hello and Welcome to Gordon and Julie Greek We hope to fill this page with some wonderful Greek recipes over time, so check back every now and then to give us a look see. We are a big lover of Greek everything, but especially the food. Dinner at Hella’s In Tarpon Springs, Florida Sponge Docks Click Here for our Dinner at Hella’s Restaurant —————————- We even gave…

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Picnic and Travel Foods

Picnic and Travel Foods

Welcome to our Picnic Page This page isn’t just about picnic foods, it’s also about eating healthy delicious foods inexpensively as I travel. I am probably the only person that I know who looses weight on vacations and outings. Every trip that I have ever taken I loose between 6 – 10 pounds whereas most people tend to gain between 6 – 10 pounds.  It’s because I carry a lot of foods with me and…

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Tarpon Springs Greek Sponge Diving

Tarpon Springs Greek Sponge Diving

Featured on This Page: -Tarpon Springs Julie looking for shells on Anclote Key -Anclote Key -Sponge-o-rama Cruises -Sponge Docks -Beneath The 12 -Mile Reef Film Location -Hellas Restaurant -Picnic at Fred Howard Park -Tarpon Springs Castle Winery ——————————————— I took this photo of a dolphin swimming beside our boat on our way to Anclote Key in Tarpon Springs.  I could have reached out and touched this beautiful creature! ————————– June, 2015 Our Weekend in Tarpon…

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