A friend of mine, Bosse, bought a vacation home on Merrit Island, FL together with some friends of his. He used to fly over to the states, timing the trip so he could watch the shuttle launches from his backyard. They paid extra money for insulating the villa to match Swedish standards. That saved them a lot of money because it was easier to keep the house cool. And it kept out outside noises as well.
Bosse were into competitive pistol shooting so he bought pistols which he brought back to Sweden. When he needed to practice shooting, he went to to the airport shooting range the security used to train at (Don't know if it was Orlando International) and asked if he could shoot there, which he could. This was well before 9-11. One trip he got himself a