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

Orlando

A guide to enjoying Universal Orlando’s A Celebration of Harry Potter

A Celebration of Harry Potter 2015 is on the horizon. Potterheads, Muggles, and everyone else are anxiously awaiting its arrival much like young little witches and wizards waiting their turn to cross onto platform 9 ¾ for the Hogwarts Express on their first trip to Hogwarts. This event officially debuted last year and seems to… Continue reading A guide to enjoying Universal Orlando’s A Celebration of Harry Potter

Orlando

A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

Everyone knows the big three Orlando theme park giants: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and SeaWorld. But there are many wonderful attractions throughout Central Florida besides the big three. One of those attractions, Legoland Florida, provides a much more relaxed and intimate theme park experience. First let me state that Legoland Florida is a great… Continue reading A walk through Cypress Gardens – the best part of visiting Legoland Florida

Orlando

The Top Five New Year’s Resolutions every theme park visitor should have

A New Year has begun and with it the opportunity for many new changes. Many people are starting the year planning their next vacation to Orlando. Hopefully they do it right. There's a lot of research to be done in order to have an unforgettable Orlando vacation. Visitors should also consider making some changes to… Continue reading The Top Five New Year’s Resolutions every theme park visitor should have

Florida Life

No place I’d rather be: to my mother’s father

There's no place I'd rather live than Orlando. Yesterday was yet another day that solidified this sentiment. I spent the day at Universal Orlando, at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, with a friend who is the bigger "Potterhead" I know. It was magic! In the middle of the day I headed to the other… Continue reading No place I’d rather be: to my mother’s father

Orlando

FunSpot: A totally different world

Those pesky "It's HuuuuuuuuuuuuuGE" and "Fun Spot Style" TV commercials. You know what I'm talking about, so corny. Yet, I have to hand it to FunSpot for being a homegrown, family operation that has really grown over the years. I recently visited and it feels like a totally different world. Now what I mean by… Continue reading FunSpot: A totally different world