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Art Deco Gems of South Beach Miami

Art Deco Gems of South Beach Miami

Miami Beach is notorious for its wild Spring Break parties but this was not the allure for me. It was, in fact, the Art Deco architecture hemming the Miami coastline that was behind my visit. Consequently, whilst my fellow dorm-mates were sleeping off the night before I was busy planning a walking tour around the Art […]

August 3, 2011 | By | Reply More
Mushroom Martini – A Key West Kick

Mushroom Martini – A Key West Kick

Some of the greatest fun in dining while traveling is trying things with unlikely sounding names. Case in point is a Mushroom Martini at the delightful Mangoes on a prominent corner of the main drag, Duval Street in Key West FL.

June 15, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

New At Disney – Pampered Pets, Hawaii Resort & New Cruise Ports

Disney is definitely on the move and spreading their magic to new places. Here are some new Disney offerings to put on your watch list. With Disney now boasting 4 cruise ships, the Mouse is definitely out and about! Disney Cruise Line is bringing their cruise ships to new home ports all across the United States.

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
Florida Is Calling With Great Summer Deals

Florida Is Calling With Great Summer Deals

We’ve had an unusually cold and snowy winter and spring so far is rainy and cool, but there’s  good news from Florida – the weather is beautiful and warm.  Now that all the snowbirds have migrated back north, perhaps it’s time to plan a well deserved getaway to the bright sandy beaches and award winning […]

April 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Amelia Island – An Enchanting Getaway Destination That’s Easy To Reach and Full of Fun

Amelia Island – An Enchanting Getaway Destination That’s Easy To Reach and Full of Fun

Beautiful Beaches, Intriguing History, Gorgeous Inns,  Divine Food, Good Shopping – Wow What A Great Vacation Spot! I’ve just spent a completely magical long weekend on Amelia Island in Florida.  If you’ve never visited this beautiful and fascinating island just off the coast of Jacksonville Florida, you’re missing a lot. When I think of what […]

April 6, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
The British Have Landed in Naples FL and They're Serving Up Pints All Over Town

The British Have Landed in Naples FL and They're Serving Up Pints All Over Town

Winter is on the way and thoughts are leaning toward warm vacation getaways. After the coldest winter on record in Southwest Florida last year, Naples is getting ready for what promises to be a terrific winter season ahead. If October weather is any indicator, they will be 100% correct. October has brought sunny days (80 […]

November 1, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Caution: Dengue Fever Reaches Florida Keys

Caution: Dengue Fever Reaches Florida Keys

28 cases of Dengue Fever have recently been diagnosed in Key West Florida bringing a rapid response from the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District to bring the outbreak under control.  In case you don’t quite recall the details of Dengue, it’s called Bone Break Fever because your bones ache with such intensity that you feel […]

May 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

Don't Take A Disney Vacation Without This App

If you’ll be taking the kids to on Disney vacation this year, here’s a fabulous App you won’t want to do without.  UndercoverTourist.com (a theme park ticket broker) has introduced an iPhone App that gives users up-to-the-minute ride wait times, park and event info, interactive maps, ‘find me’ feature for locating family and friends, parade […]

April 23, 2010 | By | Reply More
Bar Hopping Like A Local In Key West Florida – 7 of the Best Bars in Key West

Bar Hopping Like A Local In Key West Florida – 7 of the Best Bars in Key West

Find the best bars and cafes secluded along quiet lanes and tucked into hidden gardens. While throngs of tourists swarm the main thoroughfares of Key West stopping in every garish bar blasting rock music and Buffet tunes, the locals weave their way through quiet side streets arriving at hidden garden cafes, neighborhood bistros and seaside bars that few tourists are lucky enough to discover. These are the establishments full of charm and panache that can turn Key West visitors into Conch Republic devotes. Clint and I went bar hopping with some locals a few weeks back, and I’m happy to share with you a few of the amazing and entertaining spots they introduced us to.

March 1, 2010 | By | Reply More
5Nt Disney World Family Vacation Only $699pp From JetBlue

5Nt Disney World Family Vacation Only $699pp From JetBlue

JetBlue has some fantastic vacation deals out there for travel this winter.  One of the best is a family vacation to Disney World Florida for the low price of $699 per person. The “Magic Your Way” package”  includes air from New York (other cities available), 5 nights Disney All Star Movie Resort hotel (Quad occupancy), […]

December 22, 2009 | By | Reply More
Calling All Pirates & Wenches – Pirates In Paradise Comes To Key West

Calling All Pirates & Wenches – Pirates In Paradise Comes To Key West

Earlier this month we told you about SEVEN (!) hysterical Key West Festivals that take place each fall – well here’s one more, and this one the whole family will love – Pirates in Paradise!  For a full week from November 28 to December 6, 2009, the 10th annual Pirates in Paradise Festival will turn […]

October 26, 2009 | By | Reply More
Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

Free Disney Park Passes – Volunteer A Day, Get A Day

The Disney organization is doing it’s part to encourage volunteerism across the USA in 2010.  Disney will be  giving away 1 million one day passes to either it’s  Disney World Florida or Disneyland California parks.  Simply volunteer for one day at an approved organization and you will receive a voucher for a full day park […]

October 22, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Six Crazy-Great Fall Festivals In The Florida Keys

Six Crazy-Great Fall Festivals In The Florida Keys

Few places on earth can match the free spirit revelry that is ready to party-out anytime, anyplace as in the Florida Keys. Each fall as summer temperatures cool, party temperatures rise with a host of funky, fun fall festivals. Here’s a list of 6 wild and crazy events that you have to experience to believe: […]

October 1, 2009 | By | Reply More
Club Med Jumps On The Discount Bandwagon – $799 pp for 7 Nights!

Club Med Jumps On The Discount Bandwagon – $799 pp for 7 Nights!

Club Med, long known for providing it’s guests with 24 hours of fun, and the first resorts to offer all inclusive vacation pricing, is making a big splash this fall with its “7 day Weekend” promotion.  Stay 7 nights for the price of 3 – that’s $799 per person all-inclusive, whether you’re traveling as a […]

September 22, 2009 | By | Reply More
September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

September Brings Big Sales at Disney World

Now that the kids have been called back to school, Disney Resorts have begun a super sale – discounting resort rooms from 15 to 42%.  The largest discounts are on deluxe villas where you can save a whopping 42% during most of September and the first week in October.  Check out all the sale details […]

September 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
Had Enough Bad News – Why Not Just Escape?!

Had Enough Bad News – Why Not Just Escape?!

If you’ve had enough of all the negative news, and the badgering of the ads screaming about great travel deals – How about grabbing one of those discounted airfares to Florida and escaping to a spa resort that promises to “Block out the world” for an hour or a day? The last thing on anyone’s […]

March 16, 2009 | By | Reply More
Little Palm Island – Tahiti Style Luxury in Florida

Little Palm Island – Tahiti Style Luxury in Florida

If you’ve ever yearned to experience the lush verdant beauty of Tahiti, but don’t want to fly half way around the world, take heart – a visit to Little Palm Island is about as close to tropical nirvana as you can find in the continental USA. Your journey to this island paradise begins on Little […]

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Route I-95  and I-75 Road Trip Helpers

Route I-95 and I-75 Road Trip Helpers

I’ve just done the winter escape road trip run from New England to Southern Florida and back, and couldn’t have lived without the terrific website I95ExitGuide.com.  This wonderful guide tells you about all things related to Route I-95 from beginning to end, and every exit in between. I began by checking the weather all along […]

February 5, 2009 | By | 1 Reply More
Fantastic Fall Festivals

Fantastic Fall Festivals

For me, Fall is the best time of year to travel. The weather is fresh and brisk, the earth is bursting with abundant harvests, and airfares take a dip between the high summer season and outrageous holiday fares. There’s no better time to venture forth and find a fall festival to enjoy. Here’s a sampling […]

August 28, 2008 | By | 1 Reply More
Amelia Island Promotion Refunds Your Luggage Fees

Amelia Island Promotion Refunds Your Luggage Fees

High gas prices and draconian fees levied by the airlines have travelers in the doldrums. Luckily resort destinations are getting imaginative to attract vacationers to their shores. We’ve found an offer by hotels on beautiful Amelia Island, Florida which will refund your airline luggage fees up to $80 through the end of September. If you’ve […]

July 3, 2008 | By | Reply More