Margaritaville Hollywood Beach Resort coming to Fort Lauderdale in 2015

One of my favorite brands is making its way to another beach location. Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Beach Resort already has a tropical presence on Pensacola Beach, and it will soon be among the soft sand of Hollywood Beach in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Opening in summer 2015, the destination resort and entertainment complex will be situated […]

Zillow Names the Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home Based Upon Interests

  Who hasn’t taken a trip and wanted to just stay? I know I have. For anybody that might be in the market for a vacation home, Zillow has just come out with its summer edition of “Best Places to Buy a Vacation Home,” categorized by proximity to various vacation types. For the 2014 summer […]

Sun Protection Tips: SolEscapes Packable Sun Hats

Whether you’re sightseeing, strolling around a resort or cruise ship, or spending the day at the pool, beach, or water park, it is crucial to protect your skin and eyes on sunny (or even not so sunny) days. This, of course, means sunscreen. And lots of it. Add a cute sun hat and you’ve got […]

SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund gives $1.2 million to wildlife projects

From Antarctic penguins to Florida’s marine mammals, wild animals around the world will benefit from more than $1.2 million in grants awarded by the non-profit SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund. These generous grants will go to ninety-three wildlife research, habitat protection, animal rescue and conservation education projects. The SeaWorld & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund […]

Escape to Margaritaville via Vegas with Parrot Head Sun Care and Rite Aid

Margaritaville® Parrot Head Sun Care and Rite Aid® are getting together to send a lucky winner and a friend to see Jimmy Buffett in Las Vegas on October 26, 2013. They will also be giving away other very cool Parrot Head prizes. The Prizes     Grand Prize (1) – Escape to Margaritaville Two tickets […]

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 more, and toss in an artistic touch, it is an artist/performer like Kenny Chesney. A Key West establishment that sings of the images and feelings evoked in many of Chesney’s songs has just […]

Travel Tips: Pack light with the Travel Lux Microfiber Towel by SolEscapes

As much as I love beach and resort getaways, I don’t relish packing bulky towels and other water-related necessities. Yes, hotels usually provide pool towels, but they don’t generally allow guests to take those towels to the beach. If you know of anybody that does, please let me know. I recently read about the Travel […]

Far-Out and Fab on Florida’s Gulf Coast – Frenchy’s Oasis Motel

Groovy, cool, neat-o and any other ‘60s saying you might surmise aptly describe the space that makes up Frenchy’s Oasis Motel.  A classic motor lodge with a courtyard-style pool and back “yard” marina, Frenchy’s is located just a walk away from Clearwater Beach.  Backing up to Tampa Bay, views of buildings, boats, birds and my […]

My Mission to Margaritaville

Once upon a time, I sold t-shirts for Jimmy Buffett. We workers in the Merchandise department at Kings Dominion were responsible for that type of thing at concerts…. that little stand where consenting consumers happily hand over their cash to purchase t-shirts, decals, buttons, hats, etc…etc… As a seventeen-year-old, it was a pretty cool deal […]

Celebrity Cetaceans and Marine Miracles

The Warner Bros. movie Dolphin Tale hits theaters on September 23, 2011.  Sure to be the feel good movie of the year, it’s based on the true story of a bottlenose dolphin named Winter.  The movie was filmed on location at her home at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) in Clearwater Beach, Florida.  I have […]

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