It can be tough changing jobs. There's a lot of adjusting and figuring out how to accomplish your new tasks. And it is with this challenge that I missed a chance to getaway to Bahama Breeze - a restaurant which began in Central Florida - to celebrate their Reggae Fest. But just because I couldn't… Continue reading Longing for a getaway at Bahama Breeze
It came out of nowhere, like a perfectly planned booby trap inside a dangerous ancient temple. Walt Disney World announced the opening of an Indiana Jones themed bar coming to Disney Springs (aka Downtown Disney). Immediately I was jubilant, especially when I read that there would be themed special effects reminiscent of my beloved Adventurers… Continue reading Indiana Jones themed bar coming to Walt Disney World, but the natives are restless
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 Hotel fees and costs you need to budget for
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 SeaWorld’s embarrassing marketing move
I am very excited and can't wait to try out the new section of the Sanford River Walk. I have very fond memories of this beautiful, riverside walkway. It is one of the many great enhancements to Downtown Sanford. If you have visited Downtown Sanford, add it to your list now! Check out the Orlando… Continue reading Sanford River Walk is better than ever
Many Floridians are getting psyched about bikes, specifically a potential cross-state biking trail stretching from coast to coast. Florida is magnificent in that you can very easily watch the sunrise on the East Coast and make it on over to the West Coast for the sunset in a matter of a few, very short hours.… Continue reading Getting Psyched about Bikes: Would you bike from one side of the state to the other?
I heard it on the news a few mornings ago and it is now pretty much confirmed. Florida's population is on the verge of overtaking New York state's population. This is no surprise to me. I see it all the time. People from all over the country, and around the world, are flocking to the… Continue reading Florida’s Population is Getting Bigger Than New York!
One of the crowning jewels of the Central Florida area is the city of Winter Park. Beautiful boutiques, unforgettable restaurants, and stunning homes fill Winter Park, FL to the brim. To top it all off, the gorgeous Rollins College campus serves not only as an impressive educational institution but also as a cultural arts beacon.… Continue reading Enrich Your World at Winter Park Institute’s Fall Season
As a fledgling travel junkie, most of all when it comes to traveling and discovering Florida, I love hearing about new TV shows featuring the Sunshine State. Though not a new series, I am still super excited about "Orlando's Top 10 Must Do's" which airs tomorrow at 10am on "Women's Entertainment" or "WE". This show… Continue reading A Must Watch: Orlando’s Top 10 Must Do’s
What a week in my world it has been. I can't wait to get back in the swing of things. And to kick off the weekend, I just had to share this article with my Florida Lifers. Orlando is best known for the theme parks, of course. But, I have said over and over again… Continue reading Orlando is a Foodie Town, and here’s ten ways to prove it!