Florida Life, The Beach

ThisFloridaLife Top 3 of 2013: The Beach

That time of year has come, the end of the year in fact. 2013 was quite a year here at ThisFloridaLife. In case you missed any of the greatest moments I am counting down my Top 3 Posts over the next three days. Since much of the country is in the throws of Winter, let's… Continue reading ThisFloridaLife Top 3 of 2013: The Beach

Central Florida Suburbs, The Beach

Exploring Florida’s Beachside Beauty with East Coast Paddle

I simply could not turn down the invitation to experience stand up paddleboarding for the first time. And it turns out, I could not have found a better host and instructor than East Coast Paddle. Besides the awesome opportunity to stand up paddleboard for the first time, this trip allowed me to revisit one of my favorite… Continue reading Exploring Florida’s Beachside Beauty with East Coast Paddle

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

Florida’s Grand Finale: Sunset in Key West’s Mallory Square

Regardless of the amount of Florida sunsets I have enjoyed in my lifetime, I knew nothing would compare to watching the sunset in Mallory Square in Key West. Without a doubt, I was right. With only two nights in Key West, Florida we had to choose our must-do highlights and leave room for spontaneity. I made sure… Continue reading Florida’s Grand Finale: Sunset in Key West’s Mallory Square

The Beach

Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part One)

The moment we realized we had the entire Labor Day Weekend off together we knew we had to do something special.  Even though I am a Florida Native, there is a side of my homestate that I have never really seen: South Florida.  So we booked our room and planned our two night trip to… Continue reading Half & Half: Hollywood, Florida (Part One)