Orlando city life
Orlando is an ideal city for students, especially since it is home to several amusement and entertainment parks and night life is thriving as well. A visit to the famous Disney World is a must and the artistic and cultural scene is pretty rich and varied.
Some of the most popular attractions in Orlando are:
- Mennello Museum of American Art
- Walt Disney World
- Leu Gardens
- Delaney Park
Orlando has many parks where you can wander around and relax and a wonderful natural spot is Lake Eola, also known as Sandy Beach. Around Lake Eola you can admire many historical monuments such as The Amphitheater and The Battle of the Bulge.
If you’re interested in art and culture, go to Orlando Ballet or the Orlando Shakespeare Theater. You can also find many venues for night life entertainment, including roof top bars and numerous pubs and diners.
In Orlando, you will find many places where you can practice golf or go to a basketball, soccer, ice hockey, or baseball match and support the local team.
While in Orlando, you can attend many music concerts or enjoy one of the local festivals and events, like The Florida Film Festival.
International atmosphere in Orlando
Orlando is home to several foreign communities, specifically Puerto Ricans and Asians. Apart from communicating in English, in Orlando, you will encounter many people that speak Spanish, French, Portuguese or Arabic as a native language.
Orlando is also one of the busiest American cities in terms of conferences and conventions, with the Orange County Convention Center as the second-largest facility of this kind in the United States. International people from all over the world attend conference that are held here.
In Orlando, you would experience two seasons: one hot and rainy season, from May until September, and one warm and dry season from October through April. In the hot season, average temperatures are around 33 °C (90 °F), while in the warm season, temperatures range at around 16 °C (60 °F).