Florida Life, Small towns in Florida

Take a trip along Florida backroads to celebrate Spring

Living in the Orlando metro area makes me appreciate time away amid the real Florida. After being stuck in commuting heck, there is something decompressing about taking a trip down a backroad. Spring comes into bloom, it is difficult to think of a more beautiful time to head to North Central Florida's backroads. As Spring arrives… Continue reading Take a trip along Florida backroads to celebrate Spring

Orlando

The food and drink you’ve got to try at the 2014 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

The big news for this year’s Flower & Garden Festival at Epcot is the return of the delightful food and beverage booths, which are now called “outdoor kitchens.” Get ready to welcome spring with a beautiful floral feast for the eyes and a flavorful feast for your taste buds! I headed out to the opening… Continue reading The food and drink you’ve got to try at the 2014 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

Orlando

Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

A few months back Downtown Disney became the home to four Disney themed food trucks. The trucks have not created much excitement among Disney geekdom, but it seems that the folks at Disney are getting a little smarter. Now the Disney food trucks are actually going mobile. Today and next Tuesday - March 25, 2014,… Continue reading Food truck Tuesday at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Florida Life

The Must-Do Weekend if you live in a Florida City

Being in the Orlando area is exciting. There is always something to do. Life in the city, be it Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Ft. Lauderdale or any other metropolitan area can be exhausting. With so many beautiful beaches, small towns, and relaxing rural areas throughout Florida, there's a must-do weekend you've got to do if… Continue reading The Must-Do Weekend if you live in a Florida City

Orlando

A Guide to Loyalty Programs at Universal Orlando

One of the advantages that Universal Orlando has over Walt Disney World is the number of establishments on property that are popular national and worldwide brands with loyalty programs. Even if you only dabble a little, these loyalty and reward programs can add a lot of value to your vacation. As a member of a… Continue reading A Guide to Loyalty Programs at Universal Orlando

Orlando

Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times

When you hear the name Dick’s Last Resort your imagination is left to wander. If you are familiar with the brand then you know you can expect a great time full of laughs and smiles, and a belly full of great food too! Dick’s Last Resort is now open in Lake Buena Vista and they… Continue reading Dick’s Last Resort Lake Buena Vista Now Serving Good Food and Good Times

Florida Life, Orlando

Cheers and Happy 15th Anniversary to Orlando’s Margaritaville

The post below was originally published on 03/04/2014. As 2015 now marks the 16th anniversary, well... I just don't think I could say it better than I already did.... FINS UP! Today marks 15 years since Jimmy Buffett proudly planted his pirate flag at Universal Orlando and declared CityWalk home to Margaritaville. Over the years… Continue reading Cheers and Happy 15th Anniversary to Orlando’s Margaritaville

The Beach

Top Tips for Combining a Cruise with Your Orlando Vacation

An Orlando vacation is pretty incredible in itself, but there’s a way to take it to uncharted territory. With Orlando’s ideal location in the middle of Florida (we don’t call it Central Florida for nothing!), it is easy to get to one of the nearby cruise ports and head out to the high seas for… Continue reading Top Tips for Combining a Cruise with Your Orlando Vacation

Central Florida Suburbs

Get into the Irish Spirit at this free event in Casselberry

If you are looking for a unique way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend then consider this fun, free event in Casselberry. Around this time of year everyone suddenly discovers their long lost Irish lineage. So gather your friends, packs some chairs, a blanket, and make plans to head to Lake Concord Park for live… Continue reading Get into the Irish Spirit at this free event in Casselberry