Florida Life

What It Is Like On a Go-Kart Racetrack at Sea

It seems like a weird idea, racing go-karts on a racetrack at sea. When Norwegian Cruise Line first developed the concept it didn't appeal to me all that much. But, I was mistaken. View from the top most deck of Norwegian Encore at the Encore Speedway entrance Norwegian Encore My husband and I just got… Continue reading What It Is Like On a Go-Kart Racetrack at Sea

Florida Life

What we love about Norwegian Cruise Line

We're back from our four night cruise aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Sun. We departed my home port of Port Canaveral and headed down to Key West and Cuba. It was our second time aboard Norwegian Cruise Line and we'd gladly book again once our budget and schedule allow. Here's a few quick reasons why we… Continue reading What we love about Norwegian Cruise Line

The Beach

Mixology Class aboard the Disney Magic – raise your glass and toast a great experience

Sailing aboard a Disney Cruise offers an ocean of opportunity to indulge. There are so many wonderful experiences waiting for you to enjoy, especially on 7 night or longer sailings. A series of adult beverage seminars is one of the more popular experiences offered on longer sailings. These seminars are a fantastic way to explore… Continue reading Mixology Class aboard the Disney Magic – raise your glass and toast a great experience

The Beach

A lovely place to come home to

Many people have said us Floridians live in paradise. So why would we Sunshine State citizens ever need to get away? Yes, it's true we Floridians enjoy soaking up the sun even in the middle of the work week. For people like me it really is home sweet home. But we too need a getaway… Continue reading A lovely place to come home to

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

The Beach

What a Wonder-ful view in South Beach

One of my (former) favorite talking points is that as a Native Floridian I had never been to South Beach - Miami, FL. I know... can you believe it? Finding a way to deal with the 8 hour drive back from Key West to Orlando, an overnight stay in South Beach was definitely in order.… Continue reading What a Wonder-ful view in South Beach

The Beach

Jet Away to Jetty Park

Today I am daydreaming. I want to go to the beach.  But alas, household chores beckon.  However, just because I cannot make it to the beach this weekend does not mean I can't share one of my favorite Florida beaches with all you Florida Lifers out there. Jetty Park is located in Port Canaveral, Florida… Continue reading Jet Away to Jetty Park