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Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 4 – Flora and Fauna

Aside from the chickens, which are fun in their own right, the Florida Keys and Key West are home to a variety of unique animals, beautiful flowering plants, and the soaring palm tree, which always adds a tropical touch.               More Keys, please … Photo Essay: Florida Keys part […]

Photo Essay: Florida Keys part 1 – Key West

I could spend a week (at least) in Key West just taking pictures … palm trees, chickens, famous bars, unique restaurants, street signs, sunsets … oh, the sunsets … Anyway, you probably get the idea. I gathered a few of my favorite photos into a couple of photo essay posts. Maybe they’ll inspire you to […]

Theme Parks

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival 2016: New and Expanded

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Peyton Manning Celebrates Super Bowl 50 win by going to Disneyland

True to tradition, Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, celebrated the team's Super Bowl 50 win by taking … [Read More...]

Travels with Saint Christopher and a Discount from Get Back Supply Co.

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Hotels

Disney Cruise Line: New Caribbean Cruising Destinations for 2016

My various versions of a “happy place” have just collided in a big tropical way. The fun and adventure of Walt Disney … [Read More...]

Loews Sapphire Falls Resort to open at Universal Orlando in 2016

The Caribbean is coming to Orlando. Universal Orlando, to be exact. I love a good theme, and if I can’t be in the actual … [Read More...]

The Sandals Foundation: New Programs and Partnerships

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Beaches

Savasana in the Sand: Beach Yoga with Farmdog Surf School

On our last trip to the Outer Banks, we rented a surfboard from Farmdog Surf School. As I was browsing the list of … [Read More...]

Sun Protection: Blue Lizard Sunscreen Review

I recently received my very first VoxBox from Influenster. I don't often get pretty purple boxes full of complimentary … [Read More...]

Disney Cruise Line: ‘Frozen’ Characters take to the Sea

Wanna build a snowwwwmannn … in the sand? Olaf’s sun-loving attitude and wonderlust for warm is a perfect representation … [Read More...]

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Music

Schnitzel, Schnaps, and lots and lots of Bier: Oktoberfest Bier Fest at Busch Gardens

One of my travel dreams is to explore the castles, towns, and traditions of Germany and Austria and to attend … [Read More...]

Half Shell Raw Bar, Key West, Makes Cover of Kenny Chesney single ‘When I See This Bar’

Laid-back beach bars, island locations and good music always seem to go hand in hand. If anything can bring it home even … [Read More...]

Balmy Palms Picks Trop Rock Theme Song Finalists

The tropical-inspired lifestyle brand Balmy Palms has selected three finalists in its search for an original trop rock … [Read More...]

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