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.
From scrub-jays to soda and frog legs to swamp cabbage, here are 20 Florida events and festivals to experience in 2020.
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.
Caution. Reading this post may cause tummy rumblings and salivating because here are some fabulous annual Florida foodie festivals.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.