Orlando Local Customs

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  • 1. Tipping

    tipping at restaurants and bars is an american custom. by law in the united states servers only receive 1/2 of the minimum wage so to make a living they depend on tips. servers basically are outside...

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  • 2. Crowds,Queues, etc.

    FASTPASS is Disney's answer to long lines. It is essentially a "virtual" queuing system. Just insert your park pass into the FASTPASS machine and obtain your ticket with a time to return to ride the...

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  • 3. Theme Parks

    After our second full day at SeaWorld shooting travelogue videos, this was our last venue. My camcorder quit 10 minutes into the Luau ceremonial dancing. As the performers enter the stage area through...

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  • 4. Disney Characters

    I'll be dipped if that wasn't the best-dressed walrus I had ever seen. I'm guessing this walrus must have come from "Alice in Wonderland". While we were walking down Main Street USA heading towards...

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  • 5. Shopping

    Always look out for vouchers, they can be found in leaflets and booklets almost everywhere and there are even some on the internet and can save you several dollars from virtually everything...

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  • 6. FLORIDA: Facts and Figures...

    Little did you know.... Semoran Boulevard was named as such because it runs between SEMinole and ORANge county.... Orlando International Airport does not have the call letters of OIA (even though the...

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  • 7. Animals

    Never feed wild alligators!!! It is illegal to feed alligators in the wild. If you feed an alligator in the wild, you are putting other people at risk and probably condemning the alligator to death....

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  • 10. BEST RADIO STATION

    BEST RADIO STATIONReal Radio 104.1 FMwww.realradio.fmTalk radio is usually hideous. But if you have the choice of suffering the wagging tongues of right-wing...

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  • 11. Pressed Pennies & Quarters

    I had seen machines that do souvenir coins in other places before so this was not a new thing for me to see. It is a custom for Liz to get pressed pennies from...

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  • 12. Pin Trading

    I had never heard of such a thing as "Pin Trading". Liz had told me that it's a Disney custom and has become an obsession for some die hard Disney...

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  • 13. Mickey's Premium Ice Cream Bar

    All the Disney Parks and properties sell the Mickey Premium Ice cream bars and other Mickey themed ice cream treats. I had never eaten one before but Liz...

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  • 14. Refillable Mugs

    For only $12.49 (each) we were able to purchase a refillable mug at our resort. This enabled us to have free refills of coffee, iced tea, soda and hot chocolate...

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  • 15. Orlandos best

    BEST PLACE TO RID YOURSELF OF DEMONSThe Labyrinth at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando1901 E. Robinson St., (407) 898-3621www.fuconet.orgThe goal is to gain...

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  • 16. No speak espanol?!

    When visiting southern FL, southern CA, or even West TX you mite want to brusch up on your'e spainish, because 3/4 of the pop's in theese area's speak only...

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  • 17. BEST SPANISH FOOD

    BEST SPANISHCafé Aragon2415 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, (407) 671-2222, www.cafearagon.comOK, it might be best by near-default, but just because Café Aragon's menu...

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  • 18. BEST SEAFOOD

    BEST SEAFOODHigh Tide Harry's925 N. Semoran Blvd., (407) 273-4422, www.hightideharrys.comWe're very aware of the fact that there are prettier, more elegant (and...

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  • 19. BEST MIDDLE EASTERN

    BEST MIDDLE EASTERNCedar's Restaurant7732 W. Sand Lake Road, (407) 351-6000The thing about Middle Eastern food is, well, every restaurant serves the same stuff...

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  • 20. BEST CEVICHE

    BEST CEVICHEPollo Rico4006 S. Semoran Blvd., (407) 381-5519Seafood cooked in the acidic juice of citrus fruits is a glorious gift to us from the Incas. And the...

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  • 21. BEST MEXICAN

    BEST MEXICANMaria Bonita10615 E. Colonial Drive, (407) 282-1411Try as we might, I can't find a better Mexican restaurant in town than Maria Bonita's. We've been...

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  • 22. BEST LATIN AMERICAN

    BEST LATIN AMERICAN'Pio Pio5752 International Drive, (407) 248-6424Your first jaunt into this fabulous Colombian restaurant will be the beginning of a longtime...

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  • 23. BEST KOREAN

    BEST KOREANShin Jung1638 E. Colonial Drive, (407) 895-7345]Even your uncle from Alabama, who subsists solely on steak and potatoes, couldn't resist the bulgogi...

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  • 24. BEST JAPANESE/SUSHI

    BEST JAPANESE/SUSHIYae Sushi2050 N. Semoran Blvd., Winter Park, (407) 677-1088Picking the best sushi joint in town is like picking the best parents in town: The...

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  • 25. BEST SOUL FOOD

    BEST SOUL FOODJohnson's Diner692 W. Robinson St., (407) 841-0717This is the place to go to nourish the small-town country person in you, even though you'll be...

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