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

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

Universal Orlando’s top five desserts worth the indulgence

One of the many joys of visiting theme parks is indulging in sweet treats you might otherwise resist. There are lots of yummy desserts to enjoy through Universal Orlando Resort. In my latest contribution to OrlandoInformer, I take your sweet tooth on a journey through Universal Orlando’s top five desserts. And please note: for this… Continue reading Universal Orlando’s top five desserts worth the indulgence

Orlando

The Pros and Cons of the Monorail Pub Crawl

Perhaps you've heard of the Monorail Pub Crawl, or perhaps the title of this post made you think, "ooooh that sounds fun!" Indeed to hop aboard a monorail, stopping at each resort's lounge for an adult beverage is a fun endeavor, but there are some downsides of which to take note. The Pros Convenient and… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of the Monorail Pub Crawl

Orlando

The Best Time of Year to Visit Orlando and Florida

It's the most wonderful time of the year... ok well, almost. The kids are back in school and most of the professional world is back in full swing. As a result, hotel parking lots show more vacant spaces, the highways are starting to become slightly less cluttered, and the theme parks are starting to regain… Continue reading The Best Time of Year to Visit Orlando and Florida

Florida Life

Living ThisFloridaLife in 2013

ThisFloridaLife started as both a love song for my homestate and a catalyst for me to get out there and enjoy my lifelong home. I dreamed of Paris, Hawaii, Tokyo, London, the Caribbean, and Italy. Those dreams seem more and more out of reach and frivolous, and so a new dream was born: enjoy my… Continue reading Living ThisFloridaLife in 2013