I love the Orlando Eye

I love the Orlando Eye

My hometown has never looked better. Orlando is known as The City Beautiful and she sure holds true to that term of endearment when viewed from 400 feet in the air. The Orlando Eye is now open and it is the crowning jewel of the new I-Drive 360 complex. Continue reading

Hotel fees and costs you need to budget for

Hotel fees and costs you need to budget for

Going on vacation is such a treat. It’s a fantastic privilege that can pay off in so many ways. But if you don’t factor in all the extra costs and budget appropriately your vacation can go from being refreshing and rejuvenating to frustrating and stressful. I’m a hotelier at heart and I am continually surprised, … Continue reading

SeaWorld’s embarrassing marketing move

SeaWorld’s embarrassing marketing move

Let me start by saying I am a SeaWorld fan and am an Annual Passholder to both SeaWorld and Aquatica. I’ve lived my whole life in Orlando and I’ve seen their countless rescue efforts for over 30 years. For much of my youth I dreamed of being a dolphin trainer and excelled in science in … Continue reading

A review of the food at Universal Mardi Gras

A review of the food at Universal Mardi Gras

New Orleans, the Big Easy, is known for many things. Jazz, art, voo doo, and of course tantalizing Cajun cuisine. Universal Orlando’s Mardi Gras is a popular annual event, but not necessarily because of the special food and beverages offered during this special time of the year. Yet, if you head to Universal Orlando to … Continue reading

A fantastic happy hour at ABO Winter Park

A fantastic happy hour at ABO Winter Park

Anyone who tells you that Central Florida lacks a strong food scene is very mistaken. Orlando is comprised of different neighborhoods each with their own character and their own unique food scene. One of the more upscale food scenes in Central Florida can be found on Park Avenue in Winter Park. It’s one of my … Continue reading