Travel to Florida: Hemingway Days in Key West, July 16 – 21, 2013
Jul07

Travel to Florida: Hemingway Days in Key West, July 16 – 21, 2013

Ernest Hemingway, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author affectionately referred as Papa Hemingway called Key West home during the 1930s. Classics the author penned during his stay include The Old Man and The Sea and To Have and Have Not. Celebrating 33 years Hemingway Days 2013 kicks off July 16 with literary and quirky festivities through July 21, the 114th anniversary of the author’s birth.

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Florida Keys Girlfriend Getaways, Romantic Weekends or Whatever Your Escape, Chose Historic Key West Inns
Sep20
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20 Florida Events & Festivals to Experience in 2020
Dec29

20 Florida Events & Festivals to Experience in 2020

From scrub-jays to soda and frog legs to swamp cabbage, here are 20 Florida events and festivals to experience in 2020.

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15 Ways to Love Florida This Summer
Jun20

15 Ways to Love Florida This Summer

Did you know there are ONLY 14 full weekends this summer? The lazy days kick off June 21 and run through September 23, 2019. Here are 14 ways to explore and love Florida this summer.

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Fabulous Florida Foodie Festivals
Jan06

Fabulous Florida Foodie Festivals

Caution. Reading this post may cause tummy rumblings and salivating because here are some fabulous annual Florida foodie festivals.

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Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events
Dec26

Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events

From day hikes to polar plunges and dogs in costumes to the state’s largest fireworks display, step or jump into the New Year with these fun Florida events.

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Five Ghost Walking Tours in Florida You Must Take
Oct18

Five Ghost Walking Tours in Florida You Must Take

Have spirits on the mind? Perhaps a visit to either Fort Myers, Key West, Monticello, Punta Gorda, or Ybor City is in order. Here are five ghost walking tours in Florida and most can be enjoyed year-round.

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Places in Florida to Embrace Your Inner Pirate
Sep09

Places in Florida to Embrace Your Inner Pirate

Ahoy, me hearties! Ever since learning September 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day, a silly holiday invented in 1995 by two guys from Oregon, I always think of September as “Pirate Month.” In celebration, I’ve compiled some of the fun places in Florida to embrace your inner pirate.

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Tips for Saving During Your 2018 Florida Summer Vacation
Jun12

Tips for Saving During Your 2018 Florida Summer Vacation

Who doesn’t love saving a buck when traveling? I’m always looking for ways to stretch my dollars and with summer rolling in, I hope you find these tips useful for saving when visiting Florida attractions.

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Discover Florida’s Downtowns with Free Smartphone App
Feb15

Discover Florida’s Downtowns with Free Smartphone App

Florida boasts a rich history and a free smartphone application published by the Florida Humanities Council shares some of the Sunshine State’s most intriguing stories. Called Florida Stories, users can download the free app to explore more than a dozen downtowns through self-guided audio walking tours.

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Book Dream Vacations During 2016 CyberSummer
Jun17

Book Dream Vacations During 2016 CyberSummer

You’ve been itching for those dream vacations and now is the time to book THEM. Yeah, that’s right, I’m encouraging you to plan for multiple getaways and the CyberSummer event is a terrific place to begin your planning.

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Bring the Taste of the Sunshine State into Your Kitchen with Old Florida Spice Company
Jan13

Bring the Taste of the Sunshine State into Your Kitchen with Old Florida Spice Company

Cooking is one of my hobbies. It’s relaxing and allows me to use my creativity. It also allows me to revisit favorite destinations either by recreating dishes or cooking with ingredients picked up during my travels. If Florida is one of your favorite travel destinations – add a little sunshine to your meals with spices and rubs called Old Florida Spice Company by The Spice Lab.

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Inspiring a Reader to Travel Alone While AARP Offers Tips for Solo Travel
Dec21
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Day Job, Travel Blogging, Social Media. How Do I Do What I Do?
Jan18

Day Job, Travel Blogging, Social Media. How Do I Do What I Do?

Day Job, Travel Blogging, Social Media. “How do you do what you do?” When I’m asked this question I’m not sure how to respond so following is the answer to what I think the question is.

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Paddling the Florida Keys with Burnham Guides
Jan09

Paddling the Florida Keys with Burnham Guides

White caps dotted the Atlantic Ocean side of Marathon Key and I didn’t think my kayaking trip in the Florida Keys was going to happen but Burnham Guides and had a Plan B.

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