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OTR – SideChat 7 – Here Come The Lions

In today’s SideChat we’re joined by Simon and Susan of Veness Travel Media.  Simon is the author of The Brits Guide to Orlando, the #1 selling Orlando travel guide in the U.K.  For this special SideChat though we pick his brain on soccer. He is a regular writer for and He has also written about American sports for most major British newspapers and has been featured on the BBC.  Today we discuss the Orlando City Soccer Club’s first MLS season, what this new team means to Orlando tourism and how Kaka will impact Brazilian tourist’s vacation plans.

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Ken Storey



Special Guests – Simon & Susan of Veness Travel Media

Show Notes

Orlando City Soccer Club


South Florida Condo Sales

MLS Largest attended games

Atlanta confirmed as an expansion


Church Street Station

Mag-lev I-Drive plans | Overall plans

David Beckham’s plans for a Miami MLS expansion


Ken Storey has been blogging about life in Central Florida for the past 12 years. As a 2nd generation Central Floridian he has a passion for and connection with the region. In his spare time he enjoys visiting low budget roadside attractions, Taco Bell, and typically plans road trips with as little interstate time as possible.

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